Call for Papers – Origines et mutationes circa principio Mare Balticum

Transfer of people, ideas, technologies and religion in the Baltic Sea Region between VIII-XVII centuries. We hereby have the pleasure to invite you to the international conference aimed at wide range of researchers, e.g. from Ph.D. Candidates to Professors, giving each of them an opportunity to exchange knowledge or start new research projects.

The focus of the conference is “transfer”, which best explains the changes Baltic Sea region has undergone from VIII to XVII centuries.

Presentations & Conference proceedings are divided into 4 main groups:

1. Transfer of People: Settlement process, Trade, Logistics, Diplomacy
2. Transfer of Ideas: Law, Tradition & Customs, Political Concepts
3. Transfer of Technology: Land & Maritime Craft, Agriculture, Medicine
4. Transfer of Religion: Dispersion of pagan beliefs; Christianization process

Place: Gdańsk – Old Town, Poland
Host – University of Gdańsk
Date: 10th – 13th September 2014 (note: date may change slightly)
Language: English
Abstracts: Paper proposals (max 700 signs with spaces) or 3-papers panel proposals (1800 signs) should be sent till 1st March 2014
Application Form: Please type your Scientific Title, Full name & surname, University or Institution.
Alternatively please send link.
Further information will be passed to participants in early March 2014.
Presentations: Max. 20 minutes
Proceedings: Max. 12 pages, with summary, scientific apparatus & bibliography should be sent till 15th October 2014 A.D.

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