Thursday, April 30, 2009

CFP : International Conference on Classical and Byzantine Literature, Brno, Czech Republic, September 19-22, 2010

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research into Ancient Languages and Early Stages of Modern Languages and the Department of Classical Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic would like to formally announce International Conference on Classical and Byzantine Literature : "Literary crossroads" to be held in 2010 and invite you to submit an abstract for the colloquium. Source

Conference date and place : September 19 - 22, 2010, Brno, Czech Republic. 

CALL FOR PAPERS should be submitted no later than January 31, 2010 ; early submissions are encouraged because the number of conference paper presentations is limited. 

ABSTRACTS of papers to be presented in English, German, Italian or French are invited for consideration by the Conference Academic Committee. Please submit your abstract (up to 200 words) in the attached submission form until January 31, 2010 via e-mail to the following address : Acceptance notification will be sent to you until February 28, 2010. 

Individual 20-minute paper presentations will be followed by 10 minutes of discussion. 

Parallel sessions and panel discussions will be scheduled over four days ; papers will be grouped by sessions. The conference will also include a junior session within which PhD students can present their papers. The conference programme will be available on the above mentionned website. 

Standard registration fee is 50 EUR / 1 500 CZK. Payment should be made by bank transfer until June 30, 2010. The confirmation of your registration will be sent to you by e-mail once we get the receipt of your payment from our Department of Economics. 

Please transfer the total sum to : 
ACCOUNT NUMBER : 85636621/0100
ACCOUNT OWNER : Masarykowa univerzita, A. Novaka 1, 602 00 Brno. 
BANK : Komercni banka, a.s., Regionalni pobocka Brno, nam. Svobody 21, 631 31 Brno.
IBAN : CZ4301000000000085636621
VARIABLE SYMBOL : 2177000209

The participation fee includes : Conference Proceedings, reception meal (as will be specified in the conference programme) and refreshment during coffee breaks. Participation fee does not include : hotel booking and payment, and excursion. The organizing committee will book rooms for the conference participants only at the University Hotel (Garni) ; please see the attached form : single room : ca. 27 EUR. per night ; double room : ca. 32 EUR. per night (two persons) - the stated prices were valid until January 31, 2009. For further information on Brno hotels, please visit the Centre website

Brno, Czech Republic. 
More information on travel connections, accommodation, and organization will be provided on the Centre website once it becomes available. 

All papers will be considered for publication in refereed Conference Proceedings that will be launched in 2011. 

On behalf of the conference organizing committee, with kind regards, Markéta Kulhankova and Irena Radova, Conference Coordinators. 

Members of the Conference Committee : 
Head of the Centre : doc. PhDr. Dasa Bartonkova, CSc.
Dr. Markéta Kulhankova
Dr. Irena Radova
Mgr. Marie Okacova
Mgr. Marie Zakova. 

Centre for Interdisciplinary Research into Ancient Languages and Early Stages of Modern Languages and Department of Classical Studies
Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University
Arne Novaka 1
602 00 Brno
Czech Republic 
Tel/fax : 00420 549 49 37 41
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