Call for Papers : International Association of Scandinavian Studies 2016

Call for Papers : IASS 2016

The International Association of Scandinavian Studies (IASS) will be hosting its 31st conference at the Department of European Languages and Cultures (Scandinavian section) of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, from 9 to 13 August 2016. The theme will be ‘The Transition between “the Nordic countries” and “Europe”’.

The organizers warmly invite researchers in the field of Scandinavian studies from around the world, as well as any other interested parties, to attend.

You can sign up between 15 January 2016 and 1 May 2016 via the homepage of the IASS conference. The link will redirect you to the Groninger Congresbureau, which will handle all registrations. Early-bird prices are available until 15 March at a rate of € 80. After this date, the price will be € 110.

Proposals for 20 minute lectures in the form of abstracts (approx. 250-300 words) can be submitted via the IASS home page by the deadline of 15 January 2016.

Submission form Call for Papers

The homepage also provides an overview of the ideas and topics that form the background to the conference’s theme, which can be used as inspiration for lectures and papers. The primary languages during the conference will be any of the Scandinavian languages, with English as the secondary language.

Information about the conference fee, excursions and the closing banquet will be made available on the homepage, as will information on hotels and accommodation in varying price ranges.

Should you have any questions regarding proposed speaking topics or practical matters, please contact the organizing committee on iass2016@rug.nl . FAQs will be made available on the website from 1 December.

More information and contact : http://www.rug.nl/let/organization/bestuur-afdelingen-en-medewerkers/afdelingen/afdeling-europese-talen-en-culturen/iass-congres-2016/call-for-papers

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