12th Melammu Symposium call for abstracts

The 12th Melammu Symposium will take place at the same time with the 64th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale and will be held in Innsbruck, Austria on July 16th through 20th, 2018.

The main theme of the Rencontre is “The Intellectual Heritage of the Ancient Near East” and coincides with the scientific aims of the “Melammu Project”, namely the investigation of the continuity, transformation, and diffusion of Mesopotamian and Ancient Near Eastern cultures from the third millennium BCE through the Ancient World until the Islamic periods and after. Abstracts can be submitted through the RAI website after registering under “Registration”.

Papers belonging to the main theme, “The Intellectual Heritage of the Ancient Near East”, will be divided into the following thematic sections: (1) Literature, (2) Science, (3) Religion, (4) Visual Arts, (5) Cultural Transfer, (6) Geography and Landscape. Please indicate your preferred sections in the topics together with your abstract submission. You can find further information on the RAI website.

The deadline to send titles and abstracts for 64th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale is the 15th of March.