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Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice, Slovakia: The Department of British and American Studies, Faculty of Arts and SKASE (the Slovak Association for the Study of English) Look Forward to Welcoming You to the 12th ESSE Conference in Kosice, Slovakia: Friday 29 August-Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Magazine article European English Messenger

Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice, Slovakia: The Department of British and American Studies, Faculty of Arts and SKASE (the Slovak Association for the Study of English) Look Forward to Welcoming You to the 12th ESSE Conference in Kosice, Slovakia: Friday 29 August-Tuesday 2 September, 2014

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Deadlines

For abstracts of individual papers at seminar sessions and PhD students' sessions and posters: 28 February 2014.

Confirmation of acceptance of abstracts by seminar convenors and PhD session convenors: 31 March 2014.

Registration will begin on 1 April 2014.

Applications for fee waivers: 1 April 2014-15 April 2014.

Early registration: 1 April 2014-31 May 2014.

Late registration: 1 June 2014-29 August 2014.

Registration

Please note that registration will open on 1 April 2014, by which time full details of how to register will be available on the Conference website. A flat fee will be charged for the entire Conference. There will be no daily rate.

ESSE members, early registration by           120 [euro]
  31 May 2014
ESSE members, registering on and after        200 [euro]
  1 June 2014
Non-ESSE members, early registration by       160 [euro]
  31 May 2014
Non-ESSE members, registering on and after    240 [euro]
  1 June 2014
Accompanying persons                          40 [euro]
Postgraduate Students
(please send a letter from the supervisor     60 [euro]
 confirming status)

Fee waivers

A number of delegates for whom attending the conference presents financial difficulties will be granted full or partial fee-waivers. Applications should be sent between 1 April and 15 April 2014 to esse2014info@upjs.sk. Applicants will be informed shortly thereafter whether they have been granted a fee waiver.

Insurance

Please note that neither Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice, nor SKASE, nor ESSE will pay for, or accept liability for, travel, accommodation, living or other expenses incurred by lecturers, convenors, co-convenors, or those invited to participate in round tables, seminars, PhD sessions or posters, unless previously agreed in writing.

All conference participants should be aware that neither Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice, nor SKASE, nor ESSE have or will accept any liability whatsoever for any damage or injury to visitors or their property, or to the university or its property, or to any other party, however such damage or injury may be caused. Delegates are expected to be fully insured by their own institutions or through their personal insurance for personal health, accident/property coverage (also against claims made by third parties) during their participation in the Conference.

Travel

By air: The easiest way to get to Kosice is flying via Prague (Czech Airlines), Vienna (Austrian Airlines), London Luton (Wizz Air) or Bratislava (Danube Wings). Kosice is also connected with Budapest and Krakow airports by minibus service (approx. 3 hours' bus journey).

By train: From Bratislava, Prague, Budapest, etc. there are IC and Express trains to Kosice. You can find detailed information about current train services at www.zsr.sk.

By coach: From many European and Slovak cities and towns there are Eurolines and Express coaches to Kosice. You can find detailed information about current coach timetables at www.cp.sk.

General questions about the ESSE 2014 Conference in Kosice should be sent by e-mail to esse2014info@upjs.sk

Please check the Conference website www.esse2014kosice.sk for the latest information on the Conference.

KOSICE--A UNIVERSITY CITY AND EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE IN 2013

Kosice is a city with an eventful and illustrious past and multicultural and colourful present. It is a seat of culture and education. During the university semesters students make the city their own, and one may find them at every turn: in the theatres, the museums, the galleries, the concert halls, the libraries, and the parks. Almost nine thousand future professionals in medical, legal, scientific, social, philosophical disciplines and arts study at Pavol Jozef Safarik University, further swelling the already large permanent population of the city of over 240,000. …

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