8th EDUCATION CULTURE SOCIETY CONFERENCE
University of Wrocław and Foundation Pro Scientia Publica
are pleased to announce the 8th international conference EDUCATION, CULTURE AND SOCIETY. The conference will take place on 11-13 September 2021 at the University of Wrocław, Poland.
The main topics are usually problems tocontemporary education related to cultural and social change. We especially invite transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary scholars as one of our aims is to avoid the sometimes unclear divisions between different branches and disciplines as well as to promote knowledge above all boundaries.
We invite all papers, yet especially those dealing with the following:
- modern challenges of education, culture and society
- problems in education are related to the social and cultural change
- issues in higher and adult education
- the idea of the university in the modern world
- academics and academic work in contemporary times
- cultural and social experience
- foreign language acquisition and learning
- religious education in the world of mixed values
- ICT in education
The application form (please find it here: APPLICATION) should be sent by 31st August 2021. Participants will be provided with a computer and a multimedia projector. Presentations should be saved in the .pdf format (PDF Reader). The allotted time for each presentation is 15 minutes (+ questions and discussion). The language of all proceedings (lectures, papers, posters, discussions) is English.
This year we plan two additional sections: an online section and a networking section. An online section is an answer to those of you who cannot come in person due to various reasons – there is an allotted time of 10 minutes for a video presentation. The presentation should be made available to the organisers at least 30 days before the conference and we reserve the right to reject a presentation due to quality issues. The networking section is for participants who either look for partners in their research projects or with to participate in a project.
The conference participants are also entitled to submit their papers for the international academic semi-annual “Journal of Education, Culture and Society”, a reviewed periodical (for more information, see: www.jecs.pl). The journal is indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (part of Web of Science) and Urlichsweb since 2019, Academic Search Complete (EBSCO), Index Copernicus, ERIHplus, CEEOL, DOAJ, CEJSH, JournalSeek, UGC (India) and BazHum. The “Journal of Education, Culture and Society” is published in printed form as well as on-line in open access. The papers for the 2nd issue of the Journal need to be sent by May 2021. The Journal issues will be ready in print for the conference meeting. Articles should be sent to the Editor in Chief (email@example.com) and after the acceptance- registered for publishing by authors themselves in Open Journal System on the internet site of the journal (www.jecs.pl). The decision of the Editor in Chief regarding the acceptance of the text usually takes 2-3 days.
The conference fee is 195 EUR (plus an OPTIONAL additional payment of 25 EUR for solemn dinner at the second day of the conference and 150 EUR for a tour around Poland after the conference). The basic conference fee covers: participant’s speech or poster (max. 2 presentations per participant), participation in the networking section, the peer-reviewed publication (in case of positive review) in the “Journal of Education, Culture and Society” (max. 1 publication per participant), printed issues of “Journal of Education, Culture and Society” containing the positively reviewed papers submitted by the participants, full access to all sessions and lectures, admission to the opening ceremony, certificate of attendance (to be received at the conference personally), conference materials, a book of abstracts, coffee breaks, max 2 lunches, cultural event, and guided Wrocław city tour. In the case of pandemic and online conference- the conference materials will be sent by post to the indicated address.
Authors of the accepted for publication submitted article will be asked to pay an additional 55, – EUR after receiving positive reviews and registering in the system.
Participants who send texts meeting the highest standards by the end of January will be exempt from paying the fee. The final decision will be taken by reviewers in consultation with the editor-in-chief.
We offer 20% discount for
-the low-income countries (see: https://iamcr.org/income),
-groups larger than 3 participants,
-regular participants of the conference (3 times or more).
Please contact the secretary of the conference in any doubt.
Data for payment:
Conference account in EUR for payments from abroad:
owner Fundacja Pro Scientia Publica
adress ul. Redycka 37, 51-169 Wrocław, POLAND
mBank S.A. FORMERLY BRE BANK S.A. (RETAIL BANKING)
SWIFT CODE: BREXPLPWMUL
IBAN PL 50 1140 2017 0000 4012 0123 9862
noticed for: 'ECS 2020 conference fee'
address of the bank: Al. Piłsudskiego 3, 90-368 Łódź
For payment from Poland- PLEASE pay in zlotys for domestic account!
(Dla płatności w złotych z rachunku krajowego proszę używać krajowych rachunków złotówkowych, jako przelicznik kursu walutowego proszę stosować średni kurs NBP z dnia wykonania przelewu, w razie wątpliwości proszę się skonsultować z sekratrzem konferencji)
Conference account in zlotys for payment from Poland:
owner Fundacja Pro Scientia Publica
address ul. Redycka 37, 51-169 Wrocław,
BANK: Volkswagen Bank Polska SA
account no: 55 2130 0004 2001 0536 2769 0004
noticed for (tytulem): "konferencja ECS"
For further information, please see our website (http://variograf.uni.wroc.pl/conference/ecs2021/) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope to see you in Wrocław!
Aleksander Kobylarek Head of the Academic Committee
Martyna Madej Conference Secretary
Aneta Kobylarek (Fundacja Pro Scientia Publica, Poland), Academy of Modern Senior – critical thinking for seniors
Aleksander Kobylarek (Fundacja Pro Scientia Publica, Poland), Increasing digital competencies – the growth of education in society
Martyna Madej (Fundacja Pro Scientia Publica, Poland), Çelik Mustafa (Nazilli Hayat Boyu Ogrenme Dernegi, Turkey), CrITiC – critical Internet usage
Wiktoria Matras (Fundacja Pro Scientia Publica, Poland), Intergenerational bridge: connect to create
Magda Švecová (Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave, Faculty of Mass Media Communication, Slovakia), Mustafa Çelik (Nazilli Hayat Boyu Ogrenme Dernegi, Turkey), Aneta Kobylarek (Fundacja Pro Scientia Publica, Poland)
Mateusz Studniarek (Fundacja Pro Scientia Publica, Poland), SENECA: SENiors for European CulturAl heritage