Call for papers: 8th international research conference “Faces of war”

24 February 2023

The conference “Faces of war” is an event that has been organised by EUA member University of Łódź, Institute of History, since 2017 and is attended by over a hundred participants every year. This year’s conference will be held on 1-2 June 2023 and the topic will be “War and Society”. The call for papers is now open.

Proposed issues

  • war damage and reconstruction
  • migrations and demographic losses
  • health effects of wars
  • the impact of wars on culture and art
  • cultural and religious conflicts
  • changes in social structures
  • the impact of wars on army and military
  • archaeological study of battlefields and burials of conflict victims

Chronological range

  • from antiquity to the present day

Preferred scientific disciplines

  • interdisciplinary conference

Duration of speeches

  • 15 minutes


  • language of speeches: Polish, English, Ukrainian
  • language of presentation: English and language of the speech (bilingual presentation)

The form of participation

  • on-site (Institute of History, University of Łódź, ul. Kamińskiego 27a, 90-219 Łódź, Poland)
  • online (on the MS Teams platform)

Registration fee

  • 400 PLN
  • Bank account number: 10 1240 6292 1111 0011 2037 8743
  • Payment deadline – from 5 April to 7 May 2023

The organisers can fund a limited number of grants for the international researchers. This could include waiving the conference fee for the online participants or providing the accommodation in the University Training and Conference Centre. Travel costs or accommodation in other locations could not be covered. Researchers interested in obtaining the grant should get in touch with the organising committee by e-mail ( ). Online participation for listeners is free of charge.



  • deadline for submitting applications with abstracts (approx. 200 words) – from 9 February to 31 March 2023
  • deadline for payment of the conference fee – 7 May 2023
  • announcement of the conference program – 20 May 2023
  • conference – 1–2 June 2023
  • submitting articles for printing – 30 September 2023


  • Ministry of Education and Science
  • Faculty of Philosophy and History, University of Łódź
  • Institute of History, University of Łódź
  • State Archives in Łódź
  • Polish Historical Society – Łódź Branch

For more information, please visit the event webpage.

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