Saturday, December 18, 2004


VI th Congress of Phoenician Punic Studies - Call For Papers


The VI th Congress of Phoenician Punic Studies will take place from 26.09.2005 - 1.10.2005, in Lisbon.

Faculdade de Letras. Cidade Universitária.

The VI th Congress of Phoenician Punic Studies aims at bringing together scholars interested in Punic and Phoenician phenomena. We want that the congress be characterized by a lively exchange in many small groups, rather than by formal plenary sessions.

The conference welcomes papers and sessions on any topic.

Nevertheless, we think organized classic session, but other types of presentations, like posters and round table sessions, areencouraged.

1. Registration procedure
All congress participants (paper; round table or poster proposal) are required to register. When you have pre-registered we willsend you information on final registration, payment and accommodation. The pre-registration form should include an abstract (200 -300 words) of the proposed paper.

2.Acceptance of papers
Please send your pre-registered form (to the e.mail: <> ) as soon as possible, butbefore February l, 2005 at the latest. No individual should present more than one paper. However, individuals can present a secondpaper if they are participant in a roundtable.

Notification of acceptances will occur by March 1 2005. All accepted participants arerequired to handle their final registration and payment before April 1 2005. Your proposal will not appear in the final programunless you have handled your final registration and payment before that date.

Abstracts that are sent in through the electronic form will be available on the Internet with the program.

3. Types of sessions

3.1. Round tables sessions
Gather five or eight speakers who each will present a paper on a related topic and a moderator who will introduce the discussionwith a prepared comment on the papers. Confirm participation and arrangements with these individuals the (date of) exchange ofpapers and the way the session will be conducted.

Submit the proposal for a round table session with the pre-registration form for each individual speaker. The deadline for this isFebruary 1, 2005, but please send your form as early as possible.

3.2. Plenary sessions
Plenary sessions consist on the presentation of papers (15 minutes), followed by general discussion.3.3. Posters sessionsPosters are accepted and a poster session will be held. All of them will be published in the Procedure, the same way as the otherspapers.

4. Publication
The papers given at the Congress will be published in a refereed volume. Authors are encouraged to submit their papers two monthafter the Congress. Details will be announced later.

5. Payment of fees
The Congress fee does not include meals or hotel accommodation. Participants will receive information on hotel accommodation whenare informed about acceptance of their proposal.

The large majority of the participants will be contributing to the Congress as a paper author, or as a round table organizer.

Full fee - Payment in advance - 150€
- Payment on location - 200€

Special student fee - Payment in advance - 50€
- Payment on location - 100€

Therefore we cannot - regrettably - afford to waive the Congress fee for those of us who are a contributing to the organization. Inother words, every participant will have to pay the Congress fee. The Congress fee does not include meals or hotel accommodation. Participants will receive information on hotel accommodation when they are informed about the acceptance of their proposal.

6. Practical advices
The Congress sessions will be held at the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa. Alameda da Universidade. CidadeUniversitária.

Oral presentation (all European languages accepted, in priority: Portuguese, Spanish, English, French, German, Italian) could incorporate transparencies, slides and PowerPoint presentations; however, a preference will be given to the PowerPoint presentations.

Posters should have a maximum size of DIN (841 X 1189 mm) in a vertical portrait set-up. Posters should be arranged during the reception, and they will be on display during the whole congress. A special session poster has been scheduled and the authors arekindly request to be by their posters in order to facilitate de discussion.

E.mail Congress secretariat:

Address: Ana Margarida Arruda. UNIARQ. Faculdade de Letras.
Universidade de Lisboa. Alameda da Universidade.
1600-214 Lisboa.Portugal.

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