CFP: West meets East: Contact and Interaction between India and the Mediterranean World from the Hellenistic period to Late Antiquity

Seen on the Classicists list (please direct any queries to the folks mentioned in the item and not to rogueclassicism):

CALL FOR PAPERS

Colloquium – Monday, 20th June, 2011 – to be held in the History
Department of University College London.

West meets East: Contact and Interaction between India and the
Mediterranean World from the Hellenistic period to Late Antiquity.

Abstracts are invited from postgraduate students who would like to present
a paper related to any subject connected with relations between India and
the Mediterranean World. These include, but are not limited to:

Trade
Religious exchange, e.g., Early Christianity and/or Buddhism
Diplomacy
Medicine
Art

This colloquium will provide students with the opportunity to present and
discuss their research within the context of broader themes of contact
between East and West. The aim is to foster greater collaboration among
those studying under the umbrella of East-West relations.

Please submit an abstract of about 300 words, together with a working
title for your paper, to s.jansari AT ucl.ac.uk. The length of papers will be
c.20-30 minutes. The deadline for submissions is Monday, 14th February
2011.

Early registration would be appreciated because numbers are limited owing
to venue constraints.

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