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Call for papers: Egypt and Austria XII


We are pleased to announce that the Egypt and Austria XII conference will take place at Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb (Zagreb, Croatia) in the week from Monday 17th to Sunday 23rd of September 2018. It will be organized by the Croatian Studies at the University of Zagreb and the Egypt and Austria Society. The conference board has chosen the following theme: Central Europe, Egypt and the Orient: The Current Research.

We would like to invite all scholars with interest in the ongoing research and studies of the interactions between the states of the former Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire up to the 20th Century. The main themes will be: History of Egyptology and Oriental studies, travelers, history of collections, Egyptomania, art, music, philosophy, politics, economy and Sciences, etc.”

The conference will be structured by papers of 20 minutes with 10 minutes discussion for each. The official language of the conference will be English.

Conference fee                                    Regular                    Student

Registration by 31st of May 2018         60€                          45€

Late registration                                   65€                          50€

There will be no charge for members of the Egypt and Austria Society.

The registration fee includes: Conference materials, coffee breaks, conference dinner (last evening), guided tour around Zagreb (in English), free entry to museums in Zagreb (Archaeological Museum, Historical Museum of Croatia, Museum of the City Zagreb, Museum Mimara).

Please register at If you would like to present a paper please send your abstract by email mentioning the name of the author, the title of the paper, an abstract of c. 200 words and 3 keywords to not later than March 31st 2018. Notification of acceptance will be end of April.

For the organizers

Mladen Tomorad, Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb
The Executive Committee of the Egypt and Austria Society

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