Programme
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 4 November 2013
Preliminary programme: 18 November 2013
Conference: 7-9 March 2014
Deadline for submission of manuscripts to Pantheon: 31 May 2014
 
Draft conference programme (please check back for changes)
 
Please note that observers are requested to pay a 20zl attendence fee per day, 10zl. with valid student ID.
 

◊ Friday, 7 March

10:00

Opening

Inga B. Tøllefsen & James R. Lewis: Gender and Paganism in Anglophone Census Data

Morgana Sythove: "All acts of love and pleasure are my rituals…”

 

11:15 coffee

 

11:30

 

Adam Anczyk: The “Left-Wing” of Paganism? Politics, Ethics and Gender in Contemporary Druidry

Giuseppe Maiello & Kamila Velkoborská: Transgender  in Contemporary Czech Paganism

 

12:45 lunch (We have a reservation at a nearby restaurant.  Lunch is not included in the conference fee, but the 'meal of the day' costs zl.13.)

 

14:00

Michal Spurgiasz: Gender and the Occult in the 20th Century

Irena Hladeckova: Comparison of gender - related rites and rituals in Czech and Irish Wiccan groups

Maciej Witulski: Gender among worshippers of Modern Witchcraft – stereotypes and facts. Example of Polish Traditional Wiccans and Eclectic Witches.

 

15:30 Coffee

 

16:00 Informal visit to the Ethnographic Museum

 

18:00 dinner

 

 

◊ Saturday, 8 March (International Women’s Day)

10:00

Hubbes László Attila: New Hungarian Mythology – The Feminine Aspect – (Re-)Invented Goddess-Mothers, Priestess Maidens in Recent Hungarian Mythic Narratives

Inga Jankauskienė: Variety of the Pagan Movement in Lithuanian Music

 

11:00 Coffee

 

11:15

Olga Pawlik: Living in two worlds – ontological relativity in the context of RKP society members’ family life

Dorota Solega: Woman in rituals of Native Faith neopagan groups and her sacral role in the light of traditional folk rites.

 

 

12:45 lunch

 

14:00

Deniver Vukelic: Gender issues in Croatian Native Faith Movement

Lenka Brichová: Why Female and Intimate Matters? Check the Goddesses of Czechs


16:00  'Dzien Baby' concert at Klub Herbaciany 'NieLubiePoniedzialkow' ul. Szlak 14

 

18:00  Evening at the opera (The Witches at the Opera: Woman – Knowledge – Power)

 


◊ Sunday, 9 March

10:00

Aitamurto, Kaarina: Methodological discussions in the study of Paganism and in the study of Islam

Adam Anczyk and Matouš Vencálek: From Pagan Studies to Scientific Study of Modern Paganisms

James R. Lewis: Stop Ignoring the Numbers! Pagan Studies and Quantitative Methods

 

11:30 coffee

 

11:45

Michael Strmiska: Judaism and Paganism: Not Quite Polar Opposites.

Anna Zaczkowska: The perfect Native Faith believer. Patterns of women’s behavior in selected Russian Neopagan groups.

Miroslav Vrzal: Pagan Metal Warrior: Construction of Male Gender in Pagan and Folk Metal Music

 

13:15 lunch

 

Scott Simpson: Constructing Masculinity in Polish Rodzimowierstwo: Tradition and Nature

 

Trip to Achaeological Museum (Violence and Ritual in the Neolithic: A mass grave of the globular amphora culture in Kosice)

Visit to the 'Women, Knowledge & Power' exhibit at the Sukiennice

WH AGH