Aboriginal North America and Europe:


Strengthening Connections

An interdisciplinary international conference

Faculty of English

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland


Call for Papers


The aim of the conference is to bring together aboriginal and non-aboriginal North American and European scholars, artists and activists and provide a venue for exchanging views, ideas and scholarship findings related to the present, the past  and the future of aboriginal peoples of North America. We invite scholars representing multiple disciplines (history, sociology, ethnology, anthropology, culture studies, literary studies, law, politology, linguistics and others) to share their research results and pedagogies; and aboriginal activists and artists to share their experiences, knowledge and art.

We are no longer accepting presentation proposals. 

If you have any inquiries, contact the conference secretaries  at: strengtheningconnectionsPoznan@gmail.com or submit your question via the conference website.

Conference organisers:

Agnieszka Rzepa

Elżbieta Wilczyńska

Zuzana Buchowska

November 11-13 2016, Poznań, Poland




Prof. Hartmut Lutz has worked on aboriginal literatures of Canada; author of numerous publications including "Contemporary Achievements: Contextualizing Canadian Aboriginal Literatures" (2015) professor emeritus of the universities of Greifswald (Germany) and Szczecin (Poland); recipient of prestigious awards, including the Diefenbaker Prize from the Canadian Government (2003) & the International Council for Canadian Studies Certificate of Merit (2013) click the picture to see full CV


Radosław Palonka, Ph.D. an archeologist focusing on aboriginal cultures of North America; conducted research on, among others, Ancestral Pueblo sites in the canyons of the Four Corners area in Colorado (USA) assisstant professor at the Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University in Kraków; recipient of the Award of the Minister of Higher Education of Poland (2011), Fulbright and Kosciuszko Foundation Fellow click the picture for his website & a list of selected publications