Autochtonous Peoples of the Caucasian-Caspian Region
5-7 October, 2012
CALL FOR PAPERS
The International Journal Iran and the Caucasus (BRILL, Leiden-Boston), in cooperation with Yerevan State University, “Modus Vivendi Center”, “Caucasian Centre for Iranian Studies”, “International Society for the Study of Turkey, Iran and the Caucasus”, “Public Relations and Information Center”, and the “Armenian Association for Academic Partnership and Support – ARMACAD”, organises an International Conference “Autochtonous Peoples of the Caucasian-Caspian Region” (supported by Hyksos Foundation).
The conference will be held in Yerevan, Armenia, from the 5th to 7th of October 2012.
The forum is supposed to cover a wide spectrum of problems concerning this important multicultural area – history, archaeology, linguistics, culture, literature, religions, anthropology, and current political issues.
Papers presented should directly address relevant issues concerning one or several autochtonous peoples of the mentioned region, including but not restricted to North Caucasian and Western Caspian peoples.
The working languages of the conference are English and Russian.
Deadline for submission of abstracts is July 15, 2012.
The application form must contain:
• E-mail address/fax nr/phone nr
• Title of the paper
• Abstract not exceeding 500 words
Please email your abstracts in Word document format to:
Dr. Khachik Gevorgyan
Secretary of the Organising Committee,
The Organising Committee will likely have limited travel and accommodation grants available for a number of participants.