05.03.2015-06.03.2015

Galicia after Galicia

An international conference that summarises the research project “The Myth of Galicia” and the resulting exhibition under the same title, presented at the ICC Gallery. The invited Austrian, Polish, Ukrainian and American experts discussed the unceasing phenomenon of this already non-existent place, its multi-dimensionality, Galicia becoming a universal symbol for Poland, Austria, Israel, and especially contemporary Ukraine.

The conference speakers: Emil Brix, Andrzej Chwalba, Krzysztof Czyżewski, Patrice Dabrowski, Edyta Gawron, Jaroslaw Hrycak, Kazimierz Karolczak, Maria Kłańska, Katarzyna Kotyńska, Paweł Kowal, Börries Kuzmany, Jurko Prochasko, Dominika Rank, Mykola Riabczuk, Isabel Röskau-Rydel, Robert Traba, Wacław Wierzbieniec oraz Larry Wolff.

Conference topics:
  • Galicia as a laboratory of myth
  • Galicia – Polish Piedmont?
  • Galicia and Ukraine in Europe – the birth of civil society
  • Galicia as the periphery 
  • Galicia – the mother of Israel? The myth of Galitzianer
  • Galicia after Galicia

Partners: Austrian Cultural Forum, Consulate of the Republic of Austria, Institut für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa in Vienna, Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv.Partners: Austrian Cultural Forum, Consulate of the Republic of Austria, Institut für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa in Vienna, Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv.
 
Conference venue: The International Cultural Centre, Kraków, Rynek Główny 25
The conference is held in Polish and English
 
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