Publish Date: 04.05.2017

Category: News from the University

The Department of German, Dutch and Scandinavian Studies and the Department of Translation studies of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana and the Institute for German Culture and History in South East Europe (IKGS) at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich are organizing the international interdisciplinary conference Into the Unknown. Visions and Utopias in the Danube-Carpathian Region in 1917 and Beyond (Blick ins Ungewisse: Visionen und Utopien im Donau-Karpaten-Raum.1917 und danach / Pogled v negotovo: vizije in utopije v podonavsko-karpatskem prostoru leta 1917 in pozneje), which will take place at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana from Wednesday, 10 May, to Friday, 12 May 2017.

The papers will present political and social ideas, visions and utopias which were born at the end or just after the end of World War I in the Danube-Carpathian Region and include reflections in literature, journalism and historiography as well as political and social visions and changes in church structures.

Working languages of the papers are Slovenian, English and German. The papers will be simultaneously translated into all three languages.

The opening is scheduled for Wednesday, 10 May 2017, at 10.30, in classroom 31 (ground floor). 

The concept and the programme of the conference, summaries of papers, biographies of participants and all other important information are published in all three languages here.

Everybody is kindly invited.