Call for Papers

Submission of papers:

If you wish to present a paper you must submit a 300 word abstract (described below) to by 6th of May 2018. You will be notified about the outcome of your application no later than the 1st of June. If you need to organise your funding before June 1, you should submit your abstract as soon as possible, and mention that you require earlier notification.

Content of abstract:

Abstracts should not exceed 300 words and should include:

1) Your name and institution + indication of research degrees and positions held.

2) the title of your paper;

3) a broad indication of its subject area;

4) an outline of its contents;

Please send your abstract in both Word and PDF format.

If you are unsure about whether your paper is suitable, please don’t hesitate to contact us as soon as possible at


The subject matter of your paper may be any Indological topic, provided it is based on primary sources studied in the original language. This includes but is not limited to philological, text-historical, manuscriptological or literary studies. See FAQ for more information.


If your abstract is accepted, you will be allotted a slot of no more than thirty minutes, around twenty minutes of which should be devoted to delivering your paper, and ten minutes for questions and discussion.