CfP: ICAEM 2020, Epic, Society and Religion in the Ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean cultures, 5–7 June 2020, Tartu, Estonia

On 5-7 June 2020, the Research Centre of Ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean Cultures (CAEMC), with its seat at the University of Tartu, Estonia, organizes its 19th International Conference of Ancient East Mediterranean Studies (ICAEM 2018), this time on the topic “Epic, Society and Religion in the Ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean cultures”. The conference takes place in Tartu, Estonia.

Deadline for submission of your topic and abstract is 31 January 2020. Abstracts should not be longer than 200 words and should be submitted to Acceptance of papers will be announced by 15 February 2020. Feel free to forward this call for papers to your colleagues who might be interested in the topic but are not on this list. The conference language is English.

Confirmed keynote speakers are Prof. Margalit Finkelberg (Tel Aviv University), Prof. Andrew R. George (University of London), and Prof. Christoph Levin (University of München).

There is no conference fee but those wishing to take part without a paper should register by e-mail due to space limits. Registration is open until 15 May 2020. If you need information on hotels, transport or other practicalities, feel free to contact the organisers at
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Ivo Volt
Lecturer, Department of Classical Studies, University of Tartu
Editor-in-Chief, University of Tartu Press
Tel. +372 5271764