International Interdisciplinary Boredom Conference

June 16-17, 2017

Tyszkiewicz-Potocki Palace, Ballroom, Poland

Organizer: Mariusz Finkielsztein

Keynote: Erik Ringmar (Lund University, Sweden)

Conference Program

 

16th June 2017 (Friday)

10:30-12:00

Małgorzata Kubacka (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland) Time and Meaning in the Experience of Boredom

Mariusz Finkielsztein (University of Warsaw, Poland) Boredom in the Work of Scientists

COFFEE BREAK (15 min)

12:15-13:45

KEYNOTE LECTURE: Erik Ringmar (Lund University, Sweden) What are Public Moods?

LUNCH (75 min)

15:00-17:00

Joyce Conings (University of Leuven, Belgium) Siri, I’m Bored?

Evelien Van Beeck (University of Leuven, Belgium) Re-enchantment as a Solution for Boredom

Anna Kuszmiruk (Nikolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland) Boredom in Regard to Suffering in Arthur Schopenhauer’s Philosophy

Marina Christodoulou (Alpen-Adria-Universität, Austria) Boredom as a Therapy for the Addiction to Life

COFFEE BREAK (15 min)

17:15-18:30

Linda Caldwell, Edward Smith (Pennsylvania State University, USA) Conceptualizing Boredom in Leisure among Adolescents

WINE RECEPTION

17th June (Saturday)

11.00-12:30

Monika Chylińska (Catholic University of Lublin, Poland) Counterfactual Imagination and Boredom

Agata Mrowiec (Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland) Why Is Boredom Essential in a Chemical Laboratory? – The Chemistry of Boredom

Elif Gezgin, Abrek Canbolat (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey) Winter Sleep: Three Facets of Boredom

LUNCH (60 min)

 

13:30-15:00

Małgorzata Tyszkowska (Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz, Poland) Emotions Experienced in the Classroom during the Adaptation Process

Keith Walker (University of Liverpool, Great Britain) Boredom – Discursive Psychology (DP) as an Analytical Tool

Rasa Pranskuniene (Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Lithuania) Through Boredom to the Wheel of Boredom

15:00-

COFFEE BREAK

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