Eighth European Conference of Iranian Studies
St. Petersburg, 15 – 19.09.2015

1st call for papers

The President and the Board of the Societas Iranologica Europaea have the pleasure to invite you to the 8th Conference of Iranian Studies to be held in Saint Petersburg, at the State Hermitage Museum and Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, from Tuesday September 15 till Saturday September 19, 2015.

Should you decide to present a paper, please fill the pre-registration form available at the site of the conference, and send an abstract not exceeding half a page (1500 characters) by November 1, 2014 to the organizing committee at the following e-mail address:

view the first circular (pdf)

Abstracts of conference papers
Electronic edition (pdf)*
Location of the venues
schemes and views (pdf)*
Conference program
Small format, with index of speakers (pdf)*
Large format, in colour (pdf)* updated!

Video record of opening ceremony
ECIS8. Day 1. Gallery
During the conference. Photos by V.B.Ivanov
Press about the conference. Marianna Bakonina in Nevskoe Vremia.
Interview with Pierfrancesco Callieri, the President of SIE
Mikhail Piotrovsky, the director of the State Hermitage, speaks about the conference (since min 41)
tel/fax 007-812-7109896
Insitute of Iranian Studies, Austrian Academy of Sciences,
1030 Wien, Apostelgasse 23, Austria,
attn. Pavel Lurje
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