posted: 20.02.2020 09:29

The international conference of the Czech-Polish borderland was successful, more than eighty experts came to discuss to Hradec Králové

The Congress of Czech Polonist Studies was held in a number of places in the Czech Republic in the autumn of 2019. Its aim was to present a wide range of questions and topics related to Poland and Czech-Polish relations in an international context and to constitute polonist studies as an interdisciplinary science.

The part of the congress was the international scientific conference Czech-Polish borderland, organized by the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Hradec Králové together with the Polish-Czech Scientific Society in Wroclaw and other partners. The topic of the conference corresponded to the fact, that the University of Hradec Králové has always been involved in Czech-Polish scientific cooperation and participates in the research of the Czech-Polish borderland, especially in the historical and sociological direction.

More than eighty experts from Central Europe discussed in Hradec Králové from 2nd to 3rd October 2019. The conference was ceremonially opened by chairman of the organizing commitee – prof. Ondřej Felcman from the Institute of History, the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Hradec Králové. The contributions from the participants, which were discussed in terms of several social sciences, after followed. In addition to geography, sociology, history or demography, it was for example regional study of Kladsko and Těšín regions, as well. “The conference became a dignified part of the ongoing congress and was very positively evaluated by the participants,” prof. Felcman summed up the conference.

Program of the conference – here, lectures are available on the website of the Philosophical Faculty of the UHK – here.

The conference was realized within the project “Reflection of Cooperation in the Czech-Polish Borderland”, reg. no. CZ.11.4.120/0.0/0.0/16_008/00001783, co-financed from the Interreg V-A Czech republic – Poland programme through the Micro-Projects Fund in the Euroregion Glacensis.

Author: Hradec Králové region 

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