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CfP - 15th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies, University of California, USA, 24 February 2017

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Deadline: Sep 15, 2016

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15th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies
24 February 2017

We enthusiastically invite graduate students and recent post-docs (Ph.D., within the last two years) in fields associated with Armenian Studies (broadly defined) to present their recent research. Work in progress is encouraged. Research papers are accepted on all aspects of Armenian studies, including, but not limited to:

  • literature,
  • history,
  • gender studies,
  • sociology,
  • anthropology,
  • economics,
  • art history,
  • and much more.

We encourage comparative themes and interdisciplinary approaches. Panel submissions are also welcome.

This year we are pleased to announce that thanks to a generous donation a $500 prize will be awarded for the best paper presented on an aspect of the history and culture of the Armenian community of Salmast, Iran.

Applicants should submit presentation abstracts of no more than 250 words and their curriculum vitae by September 15, 2016. Abstracts should provide a brief description of the work, clearly outlining the theoretical perspectives and methodology to be applied in the paper.

Please attach the required documents in the form of a Word document. Please note that a 20-minute time limit for presentations will be strictly enforced (roughly 8-10 pages double-spaced). Invited participants will be required to submit a draft version of their full presentation by December 20, 2016.

Travel grant and accommodation will be provided to selected participants.

A reception will be held on the Wednesday evening prior to the event to welcome the colloquium speakers. Students will have an opportunity to meet with faculty and students on campus, tour Armenian Studies resources, and visit Armenian Studies classes. The colloquium will conclude with a reception.

Priority of acceptance will be given to those who have not presented at the colloquium before. Limited travel grants will be available to assist those who would otherwise be unable to attend. Travel grant applications will be sent to all invited participants.

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