CALL FOR PAPERS
International Multidisciplinary Conference
The Chair of Social Pedagogy and Andragogy at The Institute of Educational Sciences of Pedagogical University of Cracow has the great pleasure to invite you for the conference
which will be heldon 14-15 November 2013 in Cracow, Poland.
The theme of the conference is
Woman in the Cultural Mosaic:Dimensions of Live-space and Active Citizenship
Registration form (in English) is available here: pdf / word
Please send abstracts (max. 300 words) to: firstname.lastname@example.org before 20th of July 2013
The deadline of submission has been extended until 20th September 2013
Conference fee: 350 PLN
Price includes: book proceedings, conference materials, mineral water, coffee, tea and refreshment during breaks, lunches and gala dinner.
This fee does not cover the accommodation.
There are two possibilities of payment:
with the note: conference “Kobiety”, participant’s name and surname
For those who are interested, we can provide accommodation at the hotels:
Za Kolumnami http://www.up.krakow.pl/ach/ds/index2.php3?lang=en_ds
Pedagogical University of Cracow, named after the National Education Commission, (originally named the National Higher College of Teacher Training and is 1952 the Higher College of Teacher Training) is the oldest pedagogical university in Poland.
The University was founded 67 years ago, in 1946.
In country-wide rankings of colleges it is on the top of the rating among pedagogical colleges.
Presently the Pedagogical University has more than 20 000 students studying in 6 faculties,
20 fields of studies and 40 specialities.
Among highly qualified teaching and academic staff there are 800 academic teachers
including 190 independent scholars.
The President of the Committee:
prof. Zofia Szarota
The secretaries of the conference:
Jolanta Maćkowicz, Ph.D.,
Ewa Zawisza-Masłyk, Ph.D.,
Magdalena Lubińska-Bogacka Ph.D.
dr Maria Jordan
dr Ewa Pająk-Ważna
dr Małgorzata Rozenbajgier
dr Jolanta Rybska-Klapa
mgr Joanna Łaszyn
mgr Anna Kawula
Additional information for the participants
Getting to Cracow
Cracow airport, John Paul II International Airport Cracow-Balice, provides direct domestic and international connections to many cities in Europe.
A nearby Katowice-Pyrzowice airport (80 kms west of Cracow) offers direct flights to several cities mostly in Germany, UK, Spain, Italy and Scandinavia. Transfers to Cracow are available directly from the airport by different companies, e.g. http://www.matuszek.com.pl/transfery_en.html
The journey by a taxi to the city center from John Paul II International Airport Cracow-Balice
takes around 30 minutes (cost: about 20 EUR).
The train and the public transport connection to the city center is also available
The distance between the airport and the city center is 3 km.
Local transport in Cracow
Cracow has a fairly dense public transport system which consists of tramways and bus lines operated by a municipal company MPK and a number of private-owned minibus fleets. More about: http://www.krakow-info.com/transpor.htmVisa Information:
Poland as European Union Member State and the country of Schengen travel-free area is bound by common regulations concerning entry and short-term stay. We recommend the citizens of non-EU countries to check whether they should possess visa to enter and stay in Poland or not at http://www.msz.gov.pl/en/travel_to_poland/visa/
Find out more on the conference venue:
Cracow is located in the south of Poland. More on Cracow http://www.krakow.pl/english/
See more around Cracow:
Auschwitz Auschwitz – Birkenau Memorial and Museum
Wieliczka Salt Mine http://www.kopalnia.pl/
Zakopane – Tatra Mountains http://www.discoverzakopane.com/