Networks 2023 Call for Papers

The Department of Languages and Literatures 

of Partium Christian University, Oradea (Romania)

in cooperation with the

Intercultural Studies Research Center at the Reformed Theological University, Debrecen (Hungary)

 is pleased to announce the fifth



to be held onsite on

24 November 2023


Keynote speaker:


Calum T. M. Nicholson

(University of Cambridge)

Hubris and Humility in the Anglosphere: a Comparative Perspective from Central-Eastern Europe 




The Networks conference will be devoted to the exploration of intercultural relationships as well as cultural negotiations.  The topics will evolve around perceptions and interpretations of differences/similarities between societies (eg. Western vs. Eastern), communities, individuals, as well as cultural transactions expressed in narratives and in language.

We invite proposals for papers in English investigating different aspects of the theme in the following fields:

·         American/British/Canadian Literatures, Travel literature

·         Central Europe and the English-Speaking World

·         Cultural Studies

·         ESP

·         Ethnic Studies

·         Gender Studies

·         Intermediality

·         Language Studies

·         Literary Theory and Criticism

·         Literatures in the English Language

·         Multilingualism and Multiculturalism

·         Philosophy

·         Postcolonial Studies

·         Religious Studies

·         Translation Studies



Submission of proposals:

25 October 2023


Paper submission:

15 February 2024


Please, fill in the registration form here:



Partium Christian University, str. Primăriei nr. 27. 410209 Oradea

Email Address:


Conference fees

Early-bird Registration

250 RON / or 50 Euros by 31 October 2023


Late Registration

350 RON/ or 70 Euros by 24 November 2023 (on site)

The fee covers participation costs, conference paper folder, conference programme, coffee breaks, lunch and closing dinner. A selection of conference papers will be published in print.

Method of payment:
By bank transfer.
Account number: RO88 OTPV 22 0000 290 701 RO03 (lei)
RO48 OTPV 22 1000 290 701 EU 01 (euros)
Please, indicate the following payment purpose on the bank transfer order: Networks Conference. Bank transfer charges have to be paid by the registrant.
Requests for invoice must be indicated by email to the Organizers, at



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