Sapiens Ubique Civis IV – Szeged 2016

Call for Papers: Sapiens Ubique Civis IV – Szeged 2016

PhD Student Conference in Classical Studies, Szeged Hungary, August 24–27. 2016

The Department of Classical Philology and Neo-Latin Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Szeged, Hungary is pleased to announce its International PhD Student Conference Sapiens Ubique Civis IV – Szeged 2016. The aim of the conference is to bring together an international group of young scholars working in a variety of periods, places, languages, and fields. Papers on a wide range of classical subjects, including but not limited to the literature, history, philology, philosophy, linguistics and archaeology of Greece and Rome, Byzantinology, Neo-Latin studies, and reception of the classics are welcome.

Lectures: The language of the conference is primarily English but German papers are welcome as well. Thematic sessions and plenary lectures will be scheduled over four days. The time limit for each lecture is 20 minutes, followed by 5 minutes of discussion.

Abstracts: Abstracts of at most 300 words, plus title and references, should be sent by email as a Word attachment to no later than May 22, 2016. The document should also contain author information including name, affiliation and contact email address, and the title of the presentation. Acceptance notification will be sent to you till June 12, 2016.

Registration: The registration fee for the conference is 50 Euros. Payment should be made by bank transfer after the acceptance of the papers. The participation fee includes conference pack, reception meal, closing event, extra programs, and refreshments during coffee breaks. The participation fee does not include accommodation, but the conference coordinators will assist the conference participants with finding accommodation in the city centre.

Publication: All papers will be considered for publication.

Getting here: Szeged, the largest city of Southern Hungary, can be easily reached by rail from Budapest and the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (formerly known as Ferihegy Airport). The trains depart every hour between 5 AM and 9 PM. Those who prefer travelling by car can choose the European route E75, and then should take the Hungarian M5 motorway, a section of E75, passing by the city. We look forward to your participation in this conference.

Kind regards,

Dr. János Nagyillés PhD Head of Department, Chairman of the Conference Committee

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