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CONF/CfP - The 1st International Conference on Tati Studies, 16-17 May, 2014, Yerevan, Armenia



April 21, 2014

Event Date:

May 16, 2014 - May 17, 2014

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The 1st International Conference on Tati Studies
16th-17th of May, 2014
Yerevan Armenia

Department of Iranian Studies, Yerevan State University, in cooperation with Modus Vivendi Center is organizing the 1st International Conference on Tati Studies (supported by Hyksos Foundation).

The Conference will be held in Yerevan, Armenia on the 16th-17th of May, 2014.
The deadline for submission of abstracts is April 21, 2014.

As an ancient Iranian people with the unique national identity, language and culture, the Caucasian Persians or Tats are now mainly settled in the northern regions of Azerbaijan Republic (Historical Shirvan), as well as in the Autonomous Republic of Dagestan, Russian Federation.

This first convention to study Caucasian Persians or Tats has an aim to showcase to a wider academic public the so far unveiled nature of this Iranian/Indo-European nation and to cover such topics as History, Language, Religious beliefs, Culture and Anthropology.

Abstracts not exceeding 500 words must contain:

· Name(s)
· Affiliation
· E-mail address/fax nr/phone nr
· Title of the paper
· A short abstract (max. 500 words) with a clearly stated thesis

Please email abstracts in Word document format to:

Accommodation, food and events during the meeting will be covered by the Organizers. We will likely have a limited number of travel grants available for a number of participants.

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