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9.00 amINTRODUCTION TO THE SYMPOSIUM: Julian Stern (Bishop Grosseteste University, UK) and Małgorzata Wałejko (University of Szczecin, Poland) link to MS Teams
9.10 amWELCOME TO THE SYMPOSIUM: Rector of the University of Szczecin
Anna Murawska: Head of Pedagogy Institute (University of Szczecin, Poland)
9.20 amPLENARY SEMINAR 1: Julian Stern (Bishop Grosseteste University, UK): Personhood, Alone and Together
10.05 amBREAK
Contemporary loneliness
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Isolation and therapy
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Solitude and religion
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Moderator: Piotr DomerackiModerator: Piotr KrakowiakModerator: Jarosław Horowski
Michael O’Sullivan (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China): Cloneliness: on the reproduction of loneliness Anna Linka (University of Szczecin, Poland): Culture shock in the counselling process as an experience of migrant’s and social service professional’s lonelinessMichael Buchanan (Australian Catholic University, Australia): Enhancing the Goals of Catholic Education: Solitude Practices
Liliya Babakova (Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, Bulgaria) Nataliya Alexandrova (International business school, Sofia, Bulgaria), Ognyan Koychev (Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”Plovdiv, Bulgaria), Plamen Tzokov (Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”Plovdiv, Bulgaria): Impact on experiences during a pandemic on the experience of lonelinessChristine O'Dea (York Business School, UK), Julian Stern (Bishop Grosseteste University, UK): In-group and out-group loneliness: the experiences of Chinese top-up students in a UK universityElżbieta Osewska (Higher State Vocational School in Tarnów, Poland): Loneliness of a Global Child on the Way to God
Katarzyna Ciarcińska (University of Szczecin, Poland): A lone voice – a voice not heard. Mechanism of silencing and objectificationMarek Nowak (University of Warsaw, Poland): Religious voluntary loneliness
Richard Knight (School of Psychological and Social Sciences York St John University, UK): The wounded healer - a poetic inquiry into isolation and disability Gillian Simpson (York St. John University, UK): Breaking the loneliness and making meaning: Autoethnography as method in learning religion
Piotr Goniszewski (University of Szczecin, Poland): Loneliness, solitude and community in the light of John Main's Christian meditation
12.00 pmBREAK
Personal loneliness link to MS Teams
Solitude in education link to MS Teams
Moderator: Anna LinkaModerator: Katarzyna Ciarcińska
Eyal Rosenstreich (Peres Academic Center, Israel),
Yael Dubinsky (Kinneret Academic College, Israel): Hugz©: Tackling loneliness with a holistic approach through a digital app.
Katarzyna Wrońska (Jagiellonian University, Poland): Solitude and Selflessness as the Challenge and Test of (good) Education
Joanna Flis (University of Szczecin, Poland): Social phobia and Internet addictionEva Alerby (Luleå University of Technology, Sweden): Silence and educational spaces: An intertwined relationship
Enkhbayar Batsaikhan (Otgontenger University, Mongolia): The study on the interrelations between emotional intelligence and loneliness Tomasz Donatowicz (Social Primary School named after Lady Sue Ryder, Poland): Shaping the need for silence in early childhood education students
Barbara Chojnacka (University of Szczecin, Poland): The experience of loneliness in the parentification trajectoryElżbieta Magiera (University of Szczecin, Poland): Teacher’s solitude in the history of pedagogical thoughts
Ewa Rojewska (University of Szczecin, Poland): Solitude and loneliness in family life in Jesper Juul conceptionMałgorzata Wałejko (University of Szczecin, Poland): The contemplative University
Social solitude link to MS Teams
Quietude link to MS Teams
Sex alone, together link to MS Teams
Moderator: Marcin MuszyńskiModerator: Katarzyna WrońskaModerator: Małgorzata Wałejko
Jan Biba (Charles University, Czech Republic): So bad, even introverts are here: democratic solitude between participation and apathyEric Bien (Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium / Nigeria): The desired „noise” of inner silenceBeata Bugajska (University of Szczecin, Poland): Loneliness of homosexual older adults - case analyses in biographical perspective
Henrieta Anișoara Șerban (Academia Românã, Romania): Estrangement from „the existence in the immediate” (the excessive role of image, consumerism and hyper-morality)Teresa Olearczyk (Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University, Poland): Silence, concentration, creativityAbigail Klassen (University of Winnipeg, Canada): Unaroused, but Seeking Something: Asexuality Revisited
Aleksander Cywiński (University of Szczecin, Poland): The politics of solitude in macroscaleRichard E. Cleveland (Georgia Southern University, USA) Cultivating Healthy Solitude & Mindfulness in Children Olga Szynkaruk (University of Szczecin, Poland): A Microcosm of Solitudes. Individuality, Collectivity and Identity in the BDSM Subculture
David Weir (York St. John University, UK): Solitude in Leadership DevelopmentSandra L. Bosacki (Brock University, Canada): Multifaceted silences in adolescence: Implications for social cognition and mental health Kamil Węgorowski (University of Szczecin, Poland): Love & the Internet – a case study of loneliness in modern international relationships
Adam Neal (University of Warwick, UK): Social PovertyBarbara Żakowska (University of Szczecin, Poland): Being alone or interbeing? Mindfulness for teachers - finding the work balance
4.15 pmBREAK
4.25 pmPLENARY SEMINAR 2: Ben Mijuskovic (California State University, USA): Loneliness is not a medical disease nor a psychiatric disorder; it’s the existential essence of man link to MS Teams
5.10 pmEND OF DAY
9.00 amINTRODUCTION TO DAY 2: Małgorzata Wałejko link to MS Teams
9.05 amPLENARY SEMINAR 3: Jarosław Horowski (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland): The morality and the loneliness link to MS Teams
9.50 amBREAK
Moderator: Anna Murawska link to MS Teams
Eyal Rosenstreich, Liel Cohen, Or Nahum, Michal Baliakob (Peres Academic Center, Israel): Loneliness and COVID-19: The typology of loneliness and use of technology to connect with others as revealed by Ecological Momentary Assessments (EMA) during lockdown
Danuta Anna Michałowska (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland): Aloneness the context of neoliberalism
Irena Ramik- Mażewska (University of Szczecin, Poland): Loneliness of women with intellectual disabilities
10.45 amBREAK
Alone in theory link to MS Teams

Older loneliness link to MS Teams
Moderator: Julian SternModerator: Gillian Simpson
Christophe Perrin (Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium): Might God have been wrong?Elżbieta Dubas (University of Lodz, Poland): Adult Loneliness
Piotr Domeracki (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland): Between Monolectical and Dialectical Philosophy of Solitude and CommunitivenessAnna Warchlewska (Poznań University of Economics and Business, Poland): Financial exclusion of people over 65 years old – loneliness trap
Karolina Nowak (Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poland): Between the alienated "math person" and the common "people person". Ethical dimensions of personal alienation and community in the fintech eraArkadiusz Wąsiński (University of Lodz, Poland): Experiencing loneliness as a source of existential suffering in a case of Alzheimer's disease
Simon Smith (University of Surrey, UK): Solitude, Separation, and Absence n the Dialectics of ConsciousnessRafał Iwański (University of Szczecin, Poland): Loneliness and care of the elderly
Martyna Klimek (Hospice Foundation in Gdansk), Anna Janowicz (Hospice Foundation in Gdansk, WSB University in Gdansk, Poland): The family carer should not be alone. First steps towards inclusion of lonely family carers of people at the end of life in Poland
Piotr Krakowiak (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland): Learning from others about reduction of solitude and loneliness in end-of-life care. How British Carers UK model can inspire Polish society and help family caregivers
12.45 pmBREAK
Thinking solitudes link to MS Teams
The art of being alone link to MS Teams
Moderator: Henrieta ȘerbanModerator: Aleksander Cywiński
Sarah Pawlett Jackson (The Open University and the University of Roehampton, UK): Alone without you, alone without an usPaula Wiażewicz-Wójtowicz (University of Szczecin, Poland): Alone in Art
Anna Murawska (University of Szczecin, Poland): Does hope die in loneliness? Multidirectional relationship between hope, loneliness and solitudeTorgeir Fjeld (Ereignis Center for Philosophy and the Arts, Norway): After words, silence: interpassivity and trauma in Bergman's middle years
Gizem Kayahan (Instanbul Technical University, Turkey): Does freedom lead to loneliness?Joanna Sobesto (Jagiellonian University, Poland): How to embrace the aloneness of a translator: the case of Bolesława Kopelówna
Paulina Wężniejewska (University of Szczecin, Poland): There are different kinds of solitude. Between the desert of seclusion, the garden of solitude, and the palace of mysteryJoanna Król (University of Szczecin, Poland): Lonely towards the system: a subculture of beat generation in the Stalinist period in Poland (1948-1956)
Anna Murawska: Head of Pedagogy Institute (University of Szczecin, Poland)
Julian Stern (Bishop Grosseteste University, UK) and Małgorzata Wałejko (University of Szczecin, Poland) link to MS Teams
3.00 pmOPEN CHAT link to MS Teams