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Subject: Call for papers: International PhD Student Conference Laetae segetes III

Dear Colleagues,

The Department of Classical Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic would like to formally announce International PhD Student Conference Laetae segetes III, at which beginning researchers can present the fruits of their work. This event is a continuation of similar colloquiums held in 2005 and 2007 ; on these occasions, young scholars from Central European universities submitted their contributions, the majority of which were published in the conference proceedings – an online version of the proceedings is available on the website http://www.phil.muni.cz/wuks/home/publikace

CONFERENCE DATE AND PLACE: November 13–16, 2012, Brno, Czech Republic.


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 August 31, 2012 via e-mail to the following address: radova@phil.muni.cz or marie.okacova@mail.muni.cz. Acceptance notification will be sent to you till September 13, 2012.


Individual 15–20-minute paper presentations will be followed by 5 minutes of discussion.2


Parallel sessions and panel discussions will be scheduled over four days; papers will be grouped by sessions (Ancient Greek and Latin literature; Classical languages; Latin Middle Ages and Byzantology; Neo-Latin and Modern Greek studies). The conference programme will be available on the website http://www.phil.muni.cz/wuks/


Standard registration fee is 45 EUR/1 100 CZK.

Payment should be made by bank transfer until October 13, 2012. Registration can be done via University Shopping Centre, where you get a confirmation of your registration: https://is.muni.cz/obchod/baleni/58520?lang=en

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); single room: ca 33 EUR per night; double room: ca 40 EUR per night (two persons) – the stated prices are valid from 1 January, 2012.


All papers will be considered for publication in refereed conference proceedings that will be launched in 2013.

On behalf of the conference organizing committee, with kind regards, Irena Radová and Marie Okáčová Conference Coordinators

Department of Classical Studies
Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University
Arna Nováka 1
602 00 Brno
Czech Republic
Tel.: 00420 549 49 3850
Fax : 00420 549 49 37 41
website: http://www.phil.muni.cz/wuks/