Workshop/CfP - New Research on Ancient Armenia, 8 June 2018, Switzerland

Publish Date: Dec 10, 2017

Deadline: Feb 15, 2018

Event Dates: from Jun 08, 2018 12:00 to Jun 08, 2018 12:00

New Research on Ancient Armenia

Geneva Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

University of Geneva, 8 June 2018


The Armenian Studies team (Unité d’aménien) at the MESLO Department, University of Geneva, ispleased to invite graduate students and early career researchers (not yet holding a permanent position inAcademia) to present their current research on any aspect of Ancient and Medieval Armenia to an audience of their peers.

The workshop has been conceived as an international forum in which the newest generation of researchers in the field can engage in meaningful discussion on methodologies, problems and perspectives. Presentations detailing work in progress, research projects, and innovative approaches are welcome.

In the interest of drawing attention to comparatively less-known topics, preference may be given to subjects other than ‘Classical’ 5 th century language, literature, history and art.

Abstracts and Deadlines

Each participant will have 20 minutes to present his/her paper, plus 10 minutes for questions anddiscussion.

Applicants are invited to submit a title, short abstract (no more than 300 words) and a brief academicbiography by 15 February 2018. Please send your documents as .pdf files to:

Working Languages

French, English, and Armenian.

Travel Grants

Limited grants are available to assist with travel and accommodation expenses: those who cannot obtain financial support from their home institution and would otherwise be unable to attend are invited to submit a short statement in support of their request along with their abstracts. Applications for grants of up to 300 CHF each will be considered (to be paid after the workshop). The organizers reserve the right to make decisions on the matter at their sole discretion.

Further Information

For any clarifications, please do not hesitate to contact Dr Irene Tinti (

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