Conference Speakers LANGUAGECONF Keynote Speaker Dr. Barbara Łukaszewicz Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Polish Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland. Topic: Foreign language and culture learning in crisis: Ukrainian learners of the Polish language in the aftermath of the war in UkraineDr. Barbara Łukaszewicz is a researcher at the University of Warsaw, where she conducts classes in Polish as a foreign language and selected thematic areas of Polish culture (e.g. the course “Jewish Culture in Poland”). Main areas of her scientific and professional interest: methodology of teaching Polish language and culture as foreign ones, developing inter/cultural competence, cultural linguistics. She is an author of the book “Emotions – Culture – Language. Expressing Negative Emotions in Polish Glottodidactics” (University of Warsaw Press: 2022, ISBN: 978-83-235-5718-0), a workbook and exercise book for learning Polish as a foreign language at intermediate level “Rely on Polish!” (START Polish Press: 2022, ISBN: 978-83-957525-8-2) and over 20 published research papers.