For foreigners

We invite all those interested in International Studies to the

XIII Conference of Polish Geopoliticians

Dates:  December 5, 2021

Place: at the Institute of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk, ul. Jana Bażyńskiego 4, 80-309 Gdańsk

Organizers: Polish Geopolitical Association (Polskie Towarzystwo Geopolityczne, PTG)

I. Main Theme:

“Practical geopolitics during the COVID-19 pandemic” 


The goal of the conference is to define the slogan with its most important components and  discussion about the emerging problems. The most important topics presented during the meeting will be: 

1.  Geopolitics as a discipline of science (geopolitical studies and subjects in Poland and other countries; the attitude of the main fields of study of international relations to geopolitics; geopolitical topics in leading think-tanks) 

2.  Global and regional change in the balance of power in the post-pandemic era 

3.  Economic or socio-economic crisis as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic 

4.  A new dimension of geoeconomics as a consequence of the economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic 

6.  The Sars-Cov19 virus as an instrument of the political game 

7.  Social perception of the pandemic and plans to counteract it, and the consequences for state policy 

9.  The sense of security and the need for security – the evolution of the approach to security issues in the society and the political establishment of states. 

10.  New media and their role in creating regional and global processes 

11.  The prospects of the US-China geopolitical rivalry; 

12.  US policy towards the EU, the Pacific Region; 

13.  The future system in terms of polarity (one-two-pole); 

14.  The impact of the pandemic on the international position of underdeveloped countries; 

15.  Geopolitical future of selected countries 

16.  The impact of a pandemic on the transformation of political and economic systems; 

17.  Protectionism and interventionism during and after the pandemic; 

18.  The role of social media in the time of a pandemic; 

19.  The impact of the pandemic on political and military alliances; 

20.  Anti-vaccination movements and their impact on the economic and social situation of states. 


2. Official languages: Polish and English 

3. Papers  will be published in the  quarterly Przegląd Geopolityczny” (Geopolitical Review) – 20 points  on the list of the Ministry of  Science and Higher Education of Poland and in European Journal of Geopolitics 

4. Conference fee: 

A. For participants with their own papers: 400 PLN (300 PLN for PTG members). 

The fee includes the publishing of the paper, conference materials, possibility of participation in the discussions, catering (coffee and lunch break), certificate of participation in the scientific conference with paper. 

VIP OPTION: cost 530 PLN  

The VIP fee includes the participating with own paper, the publishing of the paper, VIP conference materials  extended with additional publications, possibility of participation in the discussions, catering (coffee and lunch break), certificate of participation in the scientific conference with paper. 


B. For Participants without papers to present: 300 PLN (200 PLN for PTG members.) 

The price includes conference materials – the observer’s pack, catering (coffee and lunch break), possibility of participation in discussions, certificate of participation in the scientific conference. 


PLEASE MAKE ALL PAYMENTS TO: Polskie Towarzystwo Geopolityczne before November 21, 2021 

with the adnotation: “offering to Polskie Towarzystwo Geopolityczne XIII ZGP”  


Polskie Towarzystwo Geopolityczne 

ul. Majora Lupaszki 7/26 

30-198  Krakow 

Bank BGZ 04 2030 0045 1110 0000 0390 535050 


5.  The form and deadline for registering  

Please send a completed confirmation details (name and surname, title and abstract of presentation/article, personal titles, postal adress, afiliated institution, attached payment confirmation in pdf) to: before November 21, 2021.  


6. Articles for publicaton: 

Articles in their final form will be accepted until January 1, 2022 (before midnight). We are expecting articles not surpassing 40,000 letters (including spacing) or 22 standard pages (12 letter font according to Times New Roman, interline – 1.5.) 

Please send articles to: