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5th international conference “Modernism in Europe – Modernism in Gdynia”

Dworzec Morski - konferencja

The 5th international conference “Modernism in Europe – Modernism in Gdynia”, organized by the City of Gdynia, will be held on October 20-22, 2016. The title of this year’s conference is “20th century architecture – preservation – conservation”.


The conference will constitute an opportunity to review the current state of research on modernist architecture developed in 20th century as well as to discuss issues connected with preservation and conservation of the modernist architecture, including that of the inter-war period.



1 May 2016 Deadline for abstract submission 
1 June 2016Notification of acceptance
1 May 2016Start of registration (without abstracts) 
15 September 2016Deadline for full paper submission 
31 September 2016End of registration (without abstracts) 
20-22 October 2016Conference 

Invited Speakers:
Theodore Prudon, USA ▪ Vladimir Shukhow, Russia ▪ Jeremie Hoffmann, Israel▪ 
Wolfgang Thoener, Germany▪ Vladimír Šlapeta, Czech Republic ▪ Adalberto del Bo, Italy ▪ 
Ana Tostões, Portugal ▪ Edward Denison, Great Britain ▪ Andrzej K. Olszewski, Poland ▪ 
Jacek Purchla, Poland ▪ Małgorzata Rozbicka, Poland ▪ Maria Jolanta Sołtysik, Poland 

Scientific commitee:
Prof. Andrzej K. Olszewski, Ph.D., Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Poland
Prof. Jacek Purchla, Ph.D., Director of International Cultural Center, Poland
Prof. Antoni Taraszkiewicz, Ph.D., Eng., Arch., Gdańsk University of Technology, Dean of the Faculty
of Architecture,  Poland
Prof. Maria Jolanta Sołtysik, Ph.D., Eng., Arch., Gdańsk University of Technology,  Poland
Prof. Adalberto del Bo, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Małgorzata Rozbicka, Univ.-Prof., Ph.D., Eng., Arch., Warsaw University of Technology, Director of Heritage Board of Poland
Bogusław Szmygin, Univ.-Prof., Ph.D., Eng., Lublin University of Technology, Chairman of Polish National Committee ICOMOS
Jeremie Hoffmann Ph.D., Director, Conservation Department, Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, Israel
Marek Stępa, Ph.D., Eng. Arch., Deputy Mayor of Gdynia
Robert Hirsch, Ph.D., Eng. Arch., Gdańsk University of Technology, Head of Municipal Office of Monuments Protection in Gdynia,

Plan of conference:
Day 1 Thursday, 20th October 2016 afternoon session: opening of the conference and speeches 
Day 2Friday, 21st October 2016morning and afternoon sessions:  speeches and debate
Day 3 Saturday, 22nd October 2016morning session: speeches and presentation of selected examples of modernist architecture in Gdynia

General principles of participation:

Participation in the conference is free of charge. The organizers do not cover travel expenses nor the costs of stay.


Information for speakers:

Participants interested in presenting a paper related to the thematic scope of the conference, previously unpublished, should send their abstracts in English (ca. 3000 characters) together with a registration form, a biographical note and a list of important professional achievements.

Participants will be notified of the acceptance of papers according to the schedule.

Download registration form


Information for other participants:

To register for the conference please fill in the registration form available on the organizers’ website. Please note that due to the limited number of places available, your registration is subject to confirmation by the organizers.

Download registration form


The four previous conferences in the “Modernism in Europe – Modernism in Gdynia” series were held in 2007, 2009, 2012 and 2014. They gathered professionals and enthusiasts of modern architecture from several countries from all over the world.


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