In the frame of the International Center for the Study of Late Antiquity “Theodosius the Great”, the fourth edition of the International Colloquium New Perspectives on Late Antiquity will be held in Segovia, 25-27 October 2012. This year the theme of the congress is the Eastern Empire from the 4th to the 6th centuries, from the usual interdisciplinary perspective of this research group and with special emphasis on the relation between the frontiers and the capital of the Eastern Empire. Among the invited speakers: J.M. Blázquez (UCM), C. Markschies (Humboldt-Univ. Berlin), J. Niehoff-Panagiotidis (Freie Univ.-Berlin), S. Montero (UCM), P. Barceló (Univ. Potsdam), N. Christie (Univ. Leicester), E. Livrea (Univ. Firenze), C. Blánquez (UCM), J. Signes (Valladolid), J.J. Ferrer (Castellón), C. Martínez Maza (Málaga), A. Merrils (Univ. Leicester), and others.
Additionally some shorter papers (about 20 min.) shall be selected by the Scientific Committee. Please send your proposal before July 31th 2012 (title, 300 words abstract and short CV) to firstname.lastname@example.org
We also beg you help spreading this call for papers among scholars interested on the subject. Best regards.