Thursday, June 30, 2016

Call for papers

„Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Slavic Unit
The Polish Lectorate
The Lectorate of Modern Greek Studies
„Alexandru Philippide” Institute of Romanian Philology
The Iași Branch of the Romanian National Arhives


We are pleased to invite you to the Conference on
 Traditional Greek culture in the European context: connections with the Romanian and Slavic world. The Athos – Athens – Sofia – Bucharest – Iași – Kiev – Moscow cultural axis,
organized in the context of the Dies Academicae,  the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University Days and on the occasion the Year of the Russian-Greek friendship’ Iași, 3-4 November, 2016
a.     Linguistics and Translation Studies
b.     The Balkan area: history and present
c.      Romanian-Russian-Greek literary confluences
d.     Pilgrimages, emigration, mentalities
e.     Philosophy and theology
f.      The Slavonic and Greek cultural heritage. Greek schools in the Romanian Principalities

Suggested topics:

·       Popular culture, folklore, postfolklore, internetlore
·        Slavonic and Greek loanwords in Romanian
·       Reception of Greek images and ideas in traditional culture: Russia, Romania, Poland, Bulgaria, Ukraine
·       Greek emigration in Romania
·       Russian and Romanian travellers to Greece
·       Ancient and modern theatre
·       Sacred art: Greek artists in Iași
·       Portraits of personalities of Russian and Greek origin in Romania

The languages of the conferences are: Romanian, Russian, English and Greek.

Please confirm your participation by sending a short CV (name, address, institutional affiliation), your titles and abstracts (in Romanian and English, no more than 200 words) by 10 September 2016.
The papers should be submitted by 15 October 2016.
Skype attendance will be also possible.
No registration fee required.

          The program of the conference also includes:       
Exhibition of documents in Romanian, Slavonic and Greek at the University Museum; Russian and Greek book exhibition at the Central University Library (BCU); Book presentation.

Scientific committee: Professor Leonte Ivanov, dr. Angeliki Mouzakiti, dr. Marina Vraciu.

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