WAC Inter-Congress in Lódz, Poland – Programme


5th September

Opening address

Presentations during the day.

Evening : Conference Dinner.

6th September

Presentations during the day

4.30pm. Ethnographic film presentation.

Evening: Dinner and social evening in Pub district of Lodz.

7th September

Morning: Presentations

Afternoon ; Field trip.

Visit to Zelazowa Wola, Chopin’s Birthplace and childhood home for a private concert. This will be followed by a trip to nearby Lowicz to visit the archaeological field base for the local motorway excavation programme. The trip will conclude in the evening with a Polish Barbeque and entertainment in the ruins of the nearby 16th Century castle.

8th September

Presentations to 4pm .

4pm Ethnographic film presentation.

9th – 11th : Post conference field excursion. (200 Euros to be paid on registration).

This trip is an optional extra and is not included in the conference registration fee.

An optional post-conference field trip will be offered 9th – 11th September providing a minimum of 10 people sign up. Maximum number of people is 20 so if you wish to attend please book early.

Leave Lodz on the 9th September:

Visit to Polish flint mines at Krzemionki (http://www.krzemionki.pl). Arrive Krakow (www.krakow.pl.en). Evening meal in typical Krakow restaurant.

10th September. Guided tour around the Medieval City of Krakow and visit to the e archaeological Museum. Evening meal in typical Krakow restaurant.

11th September. Leave Krakow and visit Palaeolithic cave sites (www.ojcow.pl/english/caves.htm). Arrive Lodz evening of the 11th. End of trip.

Additional nights in the university hotel in Lodz can be arranged as required.