CONF./CFP- Study of Mongolian Symbolism, Ulaanbaatar, Sept. 9-10, 2009
Posted by: Gaby Bamana <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Call For Papers / Invitation
"Study of Mongolian Symbolism: Quest and Perspectives"
Centre for the Study of Nomadic Culture and Civilization,
National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
September 9-10, 2009
The Center for the Study of Nomadic Culture and Civilization, National
University of Mongolia, invites panel and paper proposals for its
first Conference on Mongolian Symbolism scheduled for September 9-10,
The Center takes the chance of the unique occasion of the symbolic
date of September(9) 9, '09 at 9 hours 09' at which the number nine
comes up five times (09/09/09, at 09:09) to organize this conference.
This is an exceptional date when the symbolic number for the Blue Sky
which is also the highest unit number (fullness) is up five times thus
connecting the symbolism of nine to the symbolism of five (Beginning,
origin, foundation). This Conference is intended to celebrate this
The Center welcomes panels and paper topics related to all aspects of
Symbolism in the Mongolian cultural area. The Mongolian cultural area
including (but not limited to): The Republic of Mongolia, The Inner
Mongolia Autonomous Region (PRC), Xingjian Autonomous Region (PRC),
Buriyati (RF) and Kalmukya (RF).
Practitioners and Scholars of Humanities, Social Science disciplines
and Mongolian studies are welcome to participate.
Registration for the conference starts on September 8, 2008.
Presentations and discussions start on September 9. 2009 at 9: 00 AM
through September 10, 2009. The conference closes on September 10,
with a reception.
Deadline for submission of panel/paper proposals (with 250 words abstract):
March 1, 2009.
Notification of acceptance: by March 31, 2009.
Papers should be submitted to the Conference Secretary: by August 1, 2009.
Papers are accepted either English or Mongolian language.
Papers should be in MS Word or PDF formats, (ft: Times New Roman or Arial
Please indicate any audio-visual equipment requests (e.g., overhead
projector, slide projector, video player);
Conference language: English and Mongolia (translation will be provided)
Registration: registration starts on September 8, 2009, PM
* $150 for overseas scholars
* $50 for local scholars
The Center for the study of Nomadic Culture and Civilization operates on a
limited budget and will be able to offer accommodation to overseas scholars
during the conference. However the Center will provide, upon request, mailed
or faxed invitation letters to support an application for a visa or travel
Prof. S. Dulam, Director, Center for the Study of Nomadic Culture and
Civilization, National University of Mongolia
Gaby Bamana, Research Assistant, Centre for the Study of Nomadic
Culture and Civilization, National University of Mongolia
Request for more information:
P.O. Box 21/1305
Tel #: 976-99765774
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