“CULTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF THE CAUCASIAN AND NEAR EASTERN POPULATIONS”
Institute of Oriental Studies
4-6 October, 2019
Academics of any educational and professional level (MA, PhD, Post-Doc and beyond) are invited to submit papers and panel proposals on any aspect of cultural and biological anthropology of the Caucasian and Near Eastern populations, including, but not limited to:
Language Acquisition or the Influence of Language on Culture
Mythology, Folklore, and Literature
From Sacred to Salvation: The Place of Religion in Human Societies
Marriage, Kinship and family, the Role of Women in a Society, the Role of Ancestors, Burial Customs
The Value of Diversity: Culture, Cohesion, and Competitiveness
Ethnicity and Nationalism
DNA, Identity, and Power
Experiencing Origins and Evolution
The working language of the Conference is English. Separate sessions will be organised in Persian and Russian.
Should you decide to present a paper, please, fill the form below by 15 June, 2019.
The scheduled time for keynote speeches is 40 minutes. Each presentation will last 20 minutes and 5-10 minutes will be available for Q&A.
The selected applicants will receive circular letters with further details.
15 June, 2019 — Abstract submission deadline
30 June, 2019 — Notification of acceptance
Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian-Armenian University, 123 Hovsep Emin St., Yerevan 0051, Armenia.
Participation fee for the conference is 100,000 AMD (roughly equal to $200), which includes refreshments, lunches, banquets and cultural programme during the days of the conference.
Prof. Dr. Garnik Asatrian (Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian-Armenian University, Yerevan, Armenia)
Prof. Dr. Levon Yepiskoposyan (Institute of Molecular Biology, National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan, Armenia)
Prof. Dr. Alexandra Buzhilova (Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia)
Prof. Dr. Eugene Kobyliansky (Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel)