Call for papers: Laetae segetes VII

The Department of Classical Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, formally announces the International PhD Student Conference Laetae segetes VII, an opportunity for beginning researchers to present their work. This event is a continuation of similar colloquiums held biennially since 2005. On these occasions, young scholars from various universities submitted their contributions, the majority of which were published in the conference proceedings or in the journal Graeco Latina Brunensia – the online version of the journal is available at http://www.phil.muni.cz/journals/index.php/graeco-latina-brunensia

Conference date and place: November 18–20, 2020, Brno, Czech Republic. 

Abstracts

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) until August 1, 2020 via the following address: https://forms.gle/rGPEFg5FopccSpzA7
Acceptance notification will be sent to you until August 20, 2020.

Presentations

Individual 20-minute paper presentations will be followed by 5 minutes of discussion. ProgrammeParallel sessions and panel discussions will be scheduled over three days; papers will be grouped by sessions (Ancient Literature; Classical Languages; Ancient history; Medieval and Neo-Latin Studies; Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies). The conference programme will be available at http://classics.phil.muni.cz

Registration

Standard registration fee is 60 EUR/1 500 CZK.
Payment should be made by bank transfer until October 5, 2020.

The participation fee includes: reception meal (as specified in the conference programme), and refreshments during coffee breaks.
The participation fee does NOT include: hotel booking and payment.

The organizers recommend Hotel Continental, where university guests get a price reduction, or University Hotel Garni.

Publication

All papers will be considered for publication in Graeco Latina Brunensia (articles published in this journal are covered by the following databases: Lʼannée philologique, Medioevo Latino, Poiesis, ERIH+, and SCOPUS). 

Events

To be specified. 

Conference Coordinators

Katarina Petrovićová (petrovic@mail.muni.cz) and Irena Radová (radova@phil.muni.cz).

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