Conferences/Events

25.11.2021. Nominarium - cykliczne seminarium onomastyczne online Polskiego Towarzystwa Onomastycznego i Pracowni Onomastyki Instytutu Języka Polskiego PAN. [Nominarium - a series of online onomastic seminars of the Polish Onomastic Society and Onomastic Laboratory of the Institute of the Polish Language of Polish Academyy of Sciences] "Sprawczość w przestrzeni symbolicznej miast. Społeczny kontekst zmiany nazw ulic a kształtowanie krajobrazu językowego” [Agency in the symbolic urban space. The social context of street renaming and the shaping of the linguistic landscape] Anna Weronika Brzezińska i Małgorzata Fabiszak.

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22-26.09.2021. Konferencja naukowa Polskiego Towarzystwa Ludoznawczego "Miasteczko – Sztetl – Städtlein. Wokół konstruowania wielokulturowości i lokalnego dziedzictwa” [Academic conference of the Polish Ethnological Society “Town - Sztetl - Städtlein. Construing multiculturalism and local heritage”], online, Przysucha, Poland; "Czyje są ulice w Zbąszyniu? Toponomastyka miejska a (re)konstruowanie dziedzictwa kulturowego” [Streets in Zbąszyn: to whom do they belong? Urban topomastics and the (re-)constructing of cultural heritage] by Anna Weronika Brzezińska and Małgorzata Fabiszak

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08-10.09.2021. „Wzajemne oddziaływania języków i kultur w Europie: pogranicza i przestrzenie kontaktów” [“Interaction of Languages and Cultures in Europe: Border and Contact Areasˮ] conference, online, Institute of Lithuanian Language, Vilnius, Lithuania; "Nazewnictwo ulic na polsko-niemieckim pograniczu w obliczu zmian języka urzędowego” [Street naming in Polish-German border area in the light of changes of the language of administration] by Anna Weronika Brzezińska and Małgorzata Fabiszak. [presentation in Polish]

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01-03.09.2021. Linguistic Landscape Workshop 12, online, University of Gothenburg, Sweden; "The Eastern German commemorative city-scape: Tracing ideologically motivated street naming patterns through time and space” by Seraphim Alvanides, Isabelle Buchstaller, Carolin Schneider, Frauke Griese; "Political and administrative processes behind street renaming in Poland” by Małgorzata Fabiszak, Anna Weronika Brzezińska, Patryk Dobkiewicz, Tomasz Dyrmo.

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23-26.06.2021. Researching and applying metaphor Conference (RAAM), online, University of Vilnius, Lithuania; "Narrative triggers: Metonymy and metaphor in the process of recovering temporality in atemporal representations” by Małgorzata Fabiszak and Ewa Olszewska

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07-10.06.2021. Sociolinguistic Symposium 23, online, University of Hong Kong, "Commemorative cityscapes: spatio-temporal patterns in street names in Eastern Germany and Poland” by Seraphim Alvanides, Isabelle Buchstaller, Malgorzata Fabiszak, Frauke Griese, Patryk Dobkiewicz, Carolin Schneider, Anna Weronika Brzezińska

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30.04.2021. WA Lunch Talks, "Spatio-temporal patterns of street renaming in Poland and East Germany”

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15-16.04.2021. Ningbozinan online conference, China - Poland and other Eastern European countries language and culture studies: Significance and Prospects; "Street renaming practices in Poznań and Słubice” by Małgorzata Fabiszak, Anna Weronika Brzezińska and Patryk Dobkiewicz.

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29-31.10.2020. Figurative Language and Thought 5 Conference, online, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridsky, Bulgaria; “Figuration in city as text” by Małgorzata Fabiszak, Anna Weronika Brzezińska, Patryk Dobkiewicz

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08-10.10.2020. "B/ordering cultures: Everyday life, politics, aesthetics” Conference, online, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. "Street renaming as a means of re-ordering the symbolic cityscape in the time of shifting borders” by Małgorzata Fabiszak, Małgorzata Fabiszak, Anna Weronika Brzezińska, Patryk Dobkiewicz, Tomasz Dyrmo

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29.09.2020. “Mapping Space, Mapping Time, Mapping Text” Conference, London, UK. “Spatiotemporal street name changes in Eastern Germany” by Seraphim Alvanides, Isabelle Buchstaller, Frauke Griese, Carolin Schneider.

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18-21.06.2020. Researching and Applying Metaphor Conference Virtual, Hamar, Norway. "Metonymic inscription of ideology in cityscape” by Małgorzata Fabiszak, Anna Weronika Brzezińska, Patryk Dobkiewicz and Tomasz Dyrmo.

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05-07.12.2019. II Konferencja Pamięcioznawcza [2nd Memory Studies Conference] in Warsaw; “Konflikt pamięci czy konflikt władzy? Strategie językowe w dyskusji nad zmianą nazwy ulicy w Poznaniu” [Conflict of memory or conflict of power? Linguistic strategies in the debate over the renaming of a street in Poznań] by Anna Weronika Brzezińska and Małgorzata Fabiszak

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02.12.2019.  Guest lecture (in Polish) at the University of Białystok “Ideologia w krajobrazie językowym: Nazwy ulic jako miejsca konfliktu pamięci” [Ideology in the Linguistic Landscape: Street names as foci of memory conflict]

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19.11.2019. Research Seminar at the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, a research-in-progress report in Polish.

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16-18.09.2019. Poznań Linguistic Meeting, presentations: “Commemorative street naming in Zbąszyń”(1) by Małgorzata Fabiszak, Anna Weronika Brzezińska, and Patryk Dobkiewicz; “To rename or not to rename… - Investigating commemorative street renaming in Eastern Germany”(2) by Isabelle Buchstaller and Carolin Schneider; “Investigating the geography of street name changes: A spatio-temporal approach”(3) by Frauke Griese, Seraphim Alvanides and Isabelle Buchstaller.

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26-28.06.2019. ICLAVE 10: International Conference on Language Variation in Europe;  Leeuwarden/Ljouwert, the Netherlands; presentation: "Shifting border shifting languages: Investigating
commemorative cityscape at the Polish-German border” by Malgorzata Fabiszak, Anna Brzezinska, Isabelle Buchstaller, Seraphim Alvanides, Patryk Dobkiewicz, Frauke Griese.

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07.12.2018. WA Friday Lunch Talks; presentation: “Memory and ideology in a linguistic landscape: Commemorative renaming in East Germany and Poland 1916-20(16)18” by Małgorzata Fabiszak, , Isabelle Buchstaller, Anna Weronika Brzezińska, Seraphim Alvanides, Patryk Dobkiewicz, Frauke Griese, Carolin Schneider

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31.10.-04.11.2018. Urban Language Research: Variation - Contact – Perception; Graz, Austria; presentation: “Media perception of transformations in the commemorative cityscape” by Małgorzata Fabiszak, Isabelle Buchstaller, Anna Weronika Brzezińska and Seraphim Alvanides

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18-21.10.2018. NWAV 47: New Ways of Analyzing Variation; New York, USA; presentation: “Investigating ideological street renaming in Eastern Germany and Poland” by Isabelle Buchstaller, Małgorzata Fabiszak, Seraphim Alvanides, Anna Weronika Brzezińska and Frauke Griese.

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11-14.09.2018. GAL2018: Gesellshaft für Angewande Linguistik - "Sprachen – Kommunikation – Öffentlichkeit"; Essen, Germany; presentation: „Kommemorative Umbenennung von Straßennamen in Ostdeutschland und Polen – methodologische und anwendungsorientierte Ansätze“ by Isabelle Buchstaller, Małgorzata Fabiszak, Seraphim Alvanides and Anna Weronika Brzezińska

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23-27.07.2018. LAUD2018/CLIC 2018: The 38th International LAUD Symposium and The Second Cultural Linguistics International Conference; Landau, Germany; presentation: “Competing ideologies, competing semiotics: A critical perspective on politically-driven renaming practices in Eastern Germany and Poland” by Isabelle Buchstaller, Małgorzata Fabiszak, Seraphim Alvanides and Anna Weronika Brzezińska

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