Conference Programme

“Time, Space and Mobility”

International Conference

20-22 January 2017 – Warsaw, Poland
organised by Interdisciplinary Research Foundation



Session 1: Temporal Dynamics and Spatial Horizons


Mark Riley, University of Roehampton London (UK)

The Time of the Walk –  Using Paul Celan’s Poem Todtnauberg as a Field Guide to Walking the Heidegger Rundweg at Todtnauberg


Sophia Emmanouilidou, TEI of the Ionian Islands (Greece)

Temporal Dynamics and Spatial Horizons in Alejandro Morales’s novel The Rag Doll Plagues


Gurkan Yilmaz, Eotvos Lorand University (Hungary)

Andrzej Wajda and Losing Heimat – Time – Identity: War Triology


Session 2: (Re)Constructing Time, Space and Mobility


Ralitsa Zhekova Lyutskanova, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” (Bulgaria)

The Freak Show: Time, Space and Mobility


Hatice Bay, Hamburg University (Germany)

The Construction of Heterotopias of Resistance in Latife Tekin’s Berji Kristin: Tales from the Garbage Hills


M. Önder Göncüoğlu, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University (Turkey)

Anxiety of Change: Orhan Pamuk’s Snow and the Idea of Progress in a Socio-Political Turbulent Milieu


Session 3: Exploring the Change and Transition


Rafał Smoleń, University of Warsaw (Poland)

Le navigazioni di Alvise da Ca’ da Mosto e Pietro di Sintra (c. 1465) as an illustration of peaceful contacts between the Europeans and the Africans in the second half of 15th century


Małgorzata Wronka, University of Salamanca (Spain)

“Time has no meaning, space and place have no meaning, on this journey”: Time and Space in Jeanette Winterson’s Sexing the Cherry


Session 4: Present and Past Reinvented


Grzegorz Kubinski, Pedagogical University in Cracow (Poland)

God’s condominium. The case of enthronement of Jesus as King of Poland


Ieva Zindziute, Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania)

Variations in Policies of the Linguistic Integration of Immigrants at the Time of a Highly Intense Mobility and Migration in Contemporary Europe


Natalia Chodorowska, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (Poland)

In search of family past. The memory space of German post-war generation


Session 5: Space and Time: Cultural Representations


Swapna Sathish, Fine Arts Stella Maris College (India)

Space and Time in the Milieu of Material Culture from Colonial India


Natalia Gronowska, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities (Poland)

Art in the Space Age: Between artificial and artistic


Session 6: Social Aspects of Spatiality and Temporality


Justyna Sala-Suszyńska, Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej w Lublinie (Poland)

Childhood – in the past vs nowadays


Magdalena Żegleń, Academy of Physical Education in Cracow (Poland)

Recreational physical activity among people with disabilities in the aspect of environmental barriers


Session 7: Urban Spaces and Places


Grzegorz Marciniak, Uniwersytet Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego w Warszawie (Poland)

Monuments and historical sites in Komorowo/Ostrow Mazowiecka


Azadeh Pourtazak, Tehran Islamic Azad University (Iran)

Investigating the effects of space-time compression on cities structure