Armenian through the Ages

Linguistic and Philological Perspectives

Call for Papers

The Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics at the University of Oxford, in association with Wolfson College, will hold a conference entitled “Armenian through the Ages: Linguistic and Philological Perspectives” at Wolfson College, Oxford, on 24–25 July 2020.

We invite submissions of abstracts for 20-minute oral presentations (+ 10 minutes of questions) on any topic of research concerning Armenian language, linguistics, or philology from all time periods, regions, and language varieties. Submissions from Early Career Researchers (late-stage doctoral students and post-docs) are particularly encouraged. Abstracts may be written and talks presented in either English or French.

We endeavour to publish the proceedings of this conference in a peer-reviewed volume or special issue of a journal, for instance in the Series Armenian Texts and Studies, published by Brill and edited by Theo Maarten van Lint and Valentina Calzolari.

Anonymous abstracts of no more than one page (pdf format, DIN A4 or US Letter, Times New Roman, 12pt, 2.5cm margin on all sides) including references and diagrams may be submitted electronically to no later than 12.00pm GMT on Friday, 13 March 2020. Submissions will be evaluated and speakers notified by 30 April 2020.

A PDF version of the Call for Papers is available to download here.

Speakers invited to present a paper will not be charged a conference fee; meals and refreshments during the conference will be provided free of charge.

A limited number of bursaries to help cover speakers’ travel and accommodation costs are available. Speakers should notify the organisers upon acceptance whether they intend to apply for a bursary. Doctoral students can further apply for membership of the Philological Society and thus for one of its Travel & Fieldwork Bursaries.

For enquiries and questions, please email the organisers at: .


The organisers are very grateful to the following organisations, funds, and societies for their financial support of this conference: