XIV Symposium: Brussels, 2018

XIII Symposium Agenda

The 2017 Symposium will take place in Vienna (Austria), from May the 25th to May the 28th. The host institution will be schule für dichtung (vienna poetry school, sfd). The sessions will take place at sfd and MQ (both in Vienna’s 7th district, 1070 Wien). The symposion will be held in English. In this page page you can have the latest version of the agenda.

The registration is open, if you have any questions about it please write to us using the contact form here. If you want to attend, please fill in the registration form before May the 5th.


Both in Vienna’s 7th district. Allocation onto venues to be determined.

  • schule für dichtung – vienna poetry school (sfd): mariahilfer str. 88a/stairs – stiege III/door 7, 1070 Wien
  • Museumsquartier, Quartier21, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Wien


Wednesday, May 24th

All day long

Arrival in Vienna
Dinner at Der Fuchs Und Die Trauben | Map: Kandlgasse 16

Thursday, May 25th

9.00 to 10.00
10.00 to 12.45

Meeting 1: Board members only | schule für dichtung (map)
Board working session
Meeting 2: Current members only | schule für dichtung (map)
Working session 1/5
State of the EACWP:
President’s speech: Javier Sagarna
Organizational matters: Next conference and Symposium
Events: Teacher´s training course 2017, etc.
Economic review and membership fee of 2018
Discussion and administrative aspects
Vote on the budget
Website and communication

13.00 to 14.30
14.30 to 16.00

Meeting 3: Current members, applying and new members | schule für dichtung (map)
Lunch at Restaurant Levante [map]
Working session 2/5
New members
Presentation of new institutional members and candidates:
1. Individual member from UK – Cal Smyth
2. Linnaeus University from Sweden – Vasilis Papageorgiou
3. Scuola Omero from Italy – Alice Felci
4. Sadnaot Habait Writing school from Israel – Eskhol Nevo

16.30 to 17.30

Coffe break
Working session 3/5
News from current members
1. CELA Project – Escuela de Escritores / ArtEZ
2. Lea Iandiorio
3. Red PEA – Javier Sagarna
Vote on new members


Friday, May 26th

10.00 to 11.30

Meeting | Place: Museumsquartier, Quartier 21, Raum D – MQ21 (map)
Working session 4/5
News from current members
1. LA (Prague) “resurrected” – Klara Bicanova, Daniel Kubec
2. English Shared Futures – Seraphima Kennedy
3. NAWE conferences 2016-2017

11.45 to 13.00

Coffe break

Evaluation of on going projects (2)
Teachers, staff and school exchanges
Erasmus+ KA1 and KA2, experiences and results
III Pedagogical Conference Torino 2016: results
Next Pedagogical Conference 2018
Communicacion and promotion Normandy 2017
English Shared Futures Event

13.00 to 14.30
14.30 to 16.30

Lunch | Restaurant Kantine, Museumsquartier (map)
Working session 5/6
EAWCP Next Steps: Strategies for the Future
Future projects
Other possible projects (CELA, exchanges…)
Bilateral and multilateral cooperation
Funds and grants
Teacher and staff exchange


Guided walk Vienna – off the beaten tracks! “A not so predictable exploration of Vienna’s 7th district…” | Meeting point: Raum D – Museumsquartier

Dinner| Place: Restaurant Gastwirtschaft Stemann (map)

Saturday, May 27th

10.00 to 13.00
10.30 to 12.30

Meeting | Place: schule für dichtung (map)
Workshops and lectures
Lecture Cal Smith: “Balkan Noir“
Pedagogical activities: lectures and methodological presentations
1. Post-truth fiction
Frank Tazelaar. ArtEZ (The Netherlands)
2. The myth of Tristan in Western literature
Lorena. Escuela de Escritores (Spain)

12.30 to 14.15
14.15 to 15.45
16.00 to 16.15

Individual Lunch
Balcony poetry – Short class with Markus Köhle
Public balcony performance


Open mic | Place: schule für dichtung (map)

Sunday, May 31st


Visit Vienna and lunch | Meet at Riesenrad (map)