FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BYZANTINE AND MEDIEVAL STUDIES (CBMS)
17-19 MARCH 2023
CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline for abstracts: December 19, 2022
The Byzantinist Society of Cyprus (BSC/ΒΕΚ: Βυζαντινολογική Εταιρεία Κύπρου) invites papers to be presented at the Fourth International Conference on Byzantine and Medieval Studies, to be held in Nicosia, Cyprus, between the 17th and the 19th of March 2023.
Scholars, researchers, and students are encouraged to present their ongoing research, work-in-progress or fieldwork report on any aspect of the history, archaeology, art, architecture, literature, philosophy and religion of Cyprus and the broader Mediterranean region during the Byzantine, Medieval and Ottoman periods.
The languages of the conference will be Greek, English, French and German.
On behalf of the BSC,
Nikolas Bakirtzis, Maria Parani, Christina Kakkoura, Doria Nicolaou, Rania Michail
Paper proposal submission material (see formatting details below):
Every paper proposal submission must be accompanied by an abstract between 300 and 500 words summarizing the presented research, report or work-in-progress and indicating its original contribution.
Please provide the requested information and submit your abstracts using our online application forms:
Paper proposal: https://forms.gle/cu6fqwbkwppqv3KH7
Sessions of up to five papers can be submitted together in the following form by the session organizer.
Session proposal: https://forms.gle/kNmCC9g7vJZYfqs7A
Paper proposals will be reviewed based on their abstract and accepted on merit. This review will be anonymous. Notification of paper review will be sent by email by January 2023. Papers will be grouped in sessions according to their topic and theme. Each participant may deliver only one paper limited to 20 minutes. Accepted paper abstracts will be published in the conference’s ‘Book of Abstracts’.
Graduate Paper Awards: The best graduate student papers will be selected and awarded upon the conclusion of the conference.
The conference is organized by the Byzantinist Society of Cyprus. For membership information please visit the society’s website: http://www.byzantinistsociety.org.cy
For inquiries send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paper proposal preparation instructions
When submitting your proposal through our online application form, you will be asked to provide the following information:
Name, position or graduate status and academic affiliation (i.e. Prof., University of…), email address, address, phone, title of paper, abstract.
If you encounter technical difficulties with our online application form, you may also send us your proposal via email (email@example.com), in the following format:
Prepare the paper proposal as a single Microsoft WORD document. Font: Times New Roman, 12 point. Line spacing: single.
Include the following information in the listed order. Please align text left and allow a blank line between each information detail:
Name, position or graduate status and academic affiliation (i.e. Prof., University of…), address, phone, email address, title of paper.
Title line: No more than two lines. Do not use an all capital-letters title. Boldface and centered. Skip one line.
Author line: Author’s name followed by institutional affiliation in parentheses or, for independent scholars their city. No titles or degrees (i.e. Prof., Dr, PhD). Boldface and centered. Lower case, capitalize first letters of words. Skip two lines.
Abstract text: Justify text. No intend in the first line of paragraphs. Skip one line between paragraphs. Foreign language words transliterated and italicized. No footnotes or images. The abstract text is the sole responsibility of the author/s and will be included in the electronic Book of Abstracts.