Russian State Hermitage Conferences

The State Hermitage museum is happy to announce Call for Papers for two conferences: Christian Orient: Cultural Interactions with other Traditions (September 28-29 2017) and Byzantium Within the Context of the World Culture dedicated to the memory of Alisa V. Bank (October 2-4 2017).

The Christian Orient conference topics include the wide range of problems concerning Eastern Christian contacts with other religious groups and traditions, focusing basically on discussing written sources.

Byzantium Within the Context of the World Culture conference emphasizes mostly studies in different aspects of Byzantine cultural heritage.

You can choose any of these conferences or participate in both of them.

The deadline for submitting proposals to the conferences is June 1 2017.

Please send the title of your paper to

The conference languages are Russian and English.

On September 30–October 1 2017 (Saturday, Sunday) there will be a special cultural programme for the speakers.

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