CFP: New Research on Ancient Armenia

Geneva Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

University of Geneva, 8 June 2018

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Concept

The Armenian Studies team (Unité d’aménien) at the MESLO Department, University of Geneva, ispleased to invite graduate students and early career researchers (not yet holding a permanent position inAcademia) to present their current research on any aspect of Ancient and Medieval Armenia to an audience of their peers.

The workshop has been conceived as an international forum in which the newest generation of researchers in the field can engage in meaningful discussion on methodologies, problems and perspectives. Presentations detailing work in progress, research projects, and innovative approaches are welcome.

In the interest of drawing attention to comparatively less-known topics, preference may be given to subjects other than ‘Classical’ 5 th century language, literature, history and art.

Abstracts and Deadlines

Each participant will have 20 minutes to present his/her paper, plus 10 minutes for questions anddiscussion.

Applicants are invited to submit a title, short abstract (no more than 300 words) and a brief academicbiography by 15 February 2018. Please send your documents as .pdf files to: atelier.arm.genevois@gmail.com.

Working Languages

French, English, and Armenian.

Travel Grants

Limited grants are available to assist with travel and accommodation expenses: those who cannot obtain financial support from their home institution and would otherwise be unable to attend are invited to submit a short statement in support of their request along with their abstracts. Applications for grants of up to 300 CHF each will be considered (to be paid after the workshop). The organizers reserve the right to make decisions on the matter at their sole discretion.

Further Information

For any clarifications, please do not hesitate to contact Dr Irene Tinti (irene.tinti@unige.ch).

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About thegrailquest

Anastasija Ropa holds a doctoral degree from Bangor University (North Wales), for a study in medieval and modern Arthurian literature. She has published a number of articles on medieval and modern Arthurian literature, focusing on its historical and artistic aspects. She is currently employed as guest lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education. Anastasija’s most recent research explores medieval equestrianism in English and French literary art and literature, and she is also engaged as part-time volunteer horse-trainer. In a nutshell: Lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education Graduate of the School of English, University of Wales, Bangor. Graduate of the University of Latvia Passionate about history, particularly the Middle Ages A horse-lover and horse-owner

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