Scotland in Europe Conference V (21st-23th September, 2022)

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Wednesday 21st September

Registration from 14.00


Welcoming Address room 131


Keynote Lecture: Przemysław Biskup; Chair: Aniela Korzeniowska

The Challenges to Scotland’s Post-Brexit Bid for Independence in the Form of Changes in the International System




Section 1 room 131

Section 2 room 132


Chair:Aniela Korzeniowska

Political Perspectives

Chair: Izabela Szymańska

Multimedia Perspectives


Wojciech Lewandowski

Not So Much United: Comics, Scotland, and the Future of the Post-Brexit United Kingdom


Dominika Lewandowska-Rodak

James Robertson and Roland Barthes: the Role of Photography in And the Land Lay Still



Krzysztof Winkler

Scotland in a New Geopolitical Reality

Lucyna Krawczyk-Żywko

Coffee, the Woman, and Justice for All: BBC’s Radio 4’s James McLevy


Robert L. Hodgart

What Next, Scotland – Problematic Times Ahead?

Aleksandra Ożarowska

Exoticising Scotland: the Image of Scotland in 19th-Century Italian bel canto operas

Thursday 22nd September


Keynote Lecture: Silke Stroh Chair: Monika Szuba

Scottish Writers of Colour and Their Place in the Canon: a European Perspective room 131


Section 1 room 131

Section 2 room 132


Chair: David Malcolm

Scottish Poetry Today and Yesterday part 1

Chair: Silke Stroh

Robert Burns in Europe


Monika Kocot

The Music of What Happens in Kenneth White’s Poetry

Jochen Petzold

From Depoliticising Burns to Trumpeting the Revolution: Ferdinand Freiligrath and the Early Reception of Robert Burns in Germany


Monika Szuba

In the Fold: Thomas A. Clark’s Poetic Practice

Aleksandra Budrewicz

The Polish Reception of Robert Burns in the 19th Century


Coffee break

room 121


Chair: Barry Keane

Translating into Scots

Chair: Aleksandra Budrewicz

Historical Perspectives



Adrianna Stańczak

Scottish and European Folklore in the Scots Translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Clément Guézais

Signed with Ink or Written in Blood? Comparing the Narratives of the Franco-Scottish Friendship in the Later Middle Ages



David Malcolm

Fit wye am ah daein thon?: On Owersetting Classic European Verse intae Scots

Paweł Rutkowski

Small Things in Motion: The Jacobite Material Culture in the 18th Century


Derrick McClure

Polish Poetry into Scots: a Growth Industry

Katarzyna Gmerek

That Gloomy Dreamer. A Scottish Teacher of 19th-century Eastern European Romantics


Lunch break



Chair: Dominika Lewandowska-Rodak

The Utopian and the Real(hybrid)

Chair: Petra Johana Poncarová

Scottish Poetry Today and Yesterday part 2 (hybrid)


Katarzyna Pisarska (online)

The Utopian Imagination of J. T. McIntosh

Barry Keane

Memories of Sea and Stone. On Alan Riach’s The Winter Book (2017)



Aniela Korzeniowska

Ali Smith and Ian Rankin. How Two Contemporary Scottish Novelists Bring the European Past into the Present

Anastasiia Fediakova

Features of Existentialism and Doubleness in the Works of Iain Crichton Smith




Uwe Zagratzki

“Europe for Scotland” – The Contextualisation of a Political Campaign

Morgan Martin (online)

Where has the Sea Mither gone? : Orkney identities and environmental precarity in the work of Margaret Tait and Bessie Skea



Conference Dinner in Sofra Restaurant, Wilcza 71

Friday 23rd September


Section 1 room 131

Section 2 room 132


Chair: Jochen Petzold

Around Translation (hybrid)

Chair: Derrick McClure

From Drama, through Language to Sport in Literature


Kathleen O’Donnell (online)

The Role of Works in the Translation of Scottish Literature in the Greek-Speaking World: the Poems of Ossian by James Macpherson and ‘In Imitation of Ossian’ by Thomas More


Petra Johana Poncarová

Ruaraidh Erskine of Mar and Symbolist Drama in Scottish Gaelic


Izabela Szymańska

Polish Translations of George MacDonald’s Works Through the Prism of Their Paratexts


Anna Łukaszewicz

/r/ and /l/ lenition in Scottish English: a Sociolinguistic Perspective


Attila Dosa

Recent Translation and Reception pf Scottish Literature in Hungary: Trends, Tendencies and Paradigm Shifts



Michał Mazurkiewicz

Sport in Scottish Literature: Robin Jenkins and Other Selected Examples


Coffee break

room 121


Closing Guest Lecture: Magdalena Charzyńska- Wójcik Chair: Izabela Szymańska

A Scot Found in Translation. Forensic Investigation into the History of a Certain Book room 131