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December 07, 2011

CFP Conference: VIII International Academic Conference Tolstoy and World Literature

Deadline: June 1, 2012

On August 11-15, 2012, the State Museum-Estate of Leo Tolstoy at Yasnaya Polyana will host the VIII International Academic Conference Tolstoy and World Literature. We invite applications for papers on Tolstoy's work and art in the context of Russian and world literature, history, philosophy, and religion. On August 14, there will be a round table discussion dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the 1812 war and Tolstoy's War and Peace. Traditionally the Conference is organized with reference to Tolstoy's personal library with books and periodicals in 39 foreign languages. The proceedings of the Conference will be published. Accommodation, meals, cultural program and transportation from Moscow to Yasnaya Polyana and back are covered by the organizers

The deadline for applications is June 1st, 2012. The application includes the information about the participant and the abstract of the paper to be presented. Those who need an invitation for a visa must send the following information BY FEBRUARY 15, 2012: a copy of the front passport page, home institution, address, telephone, and the place where the visa will be issued.

Please forward your application to Galina Alekseeva: gala@tgk.tolstoy.ru or galalexeeva@tula.net
Telephones: (48751)76-1-41, (4872)38-67-10

For an application, please contact Donna Orwin at donna.orwin@utoronto.ca or Galina Alekseeva.

Posted by juliahla at December 7, 2011 01:24 PM