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Autochtonous Peoples of the Caucasian-Caspian Region, International Conference, 5-7 Oct., 2012, Yerevan, Armenia

Publish Date: Feb 02, 2012

Deadline: Jul 15, 2012

Event Dates: from Oct 05, 2012 12:00 to Oct 07, 2012 12:00

Autochtonous Peoples of the Caucasian-Caspian Region
Yerevan, Armenia
5-7 October, 2012


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:
• Name(s)
• Affiliation
• 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.

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