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International doctoral student conference called Filov’s Readings and entitled “Balkan Archaeology”

07.05.2016
The National Archaeological Institute with Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Department of Archaeology of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski jointly organize an international doctoral student conference. It will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria from 17 to 20 November 2016. See invitation.

The conference topic this year is Balkan Archaeology. Our goal is to facilitate working contacts between the youngest researchers of Balkan past. Presentations will be grouped in three sections: Prehistory, Classical Archaeology, and Mediaeval Archaeology.

All doctoral students of archaeology working in this field are welcome. We recommend that participants discuss the subjects of their presentations with their supervisors. Presentation abstracts (400-500 words) will be collected in advance and will be accessible before the start of the conference. The time allotted to each presentation will be 20 minutes. After the conference articles will be published in Bulgarian e-Journal of Archaeology.

The final day of the conference is intended for a sightseeing trip and visits to museums. The organizers will arrange hostel-style accommodation for foreign participants.

Working language: English
Participation fee: € 20

Deadlines:
Participation request: July 30, 2016 (each participation request must contain the name and status of the participant, the name of the university or other institution of higher education, and the presentation title)
Abstract submissions: October 10, 2016

Contact: balkan.arch.16@gmail.com