Application form: proposals for the conference should be sent to
and should include the following information:
- Paper title;
- 5-10 keywords;
- Author’s first and last names;
- Affiliation (institution);
- Educational status or degree (student, post-graduate student, PhD, professor, etc.)
- Text of the abstract in an attached file (see formatting requirements below)
Deadline for submission of application forms and abstracts: 1 April 2014.
Reviewing: The abstracts submitted to the conference will be reviewed. The Programme Committee will reject papers not meeting the conference topic or quality requirements. The reviewers’ comments will be transmitted to the authors.
Notifications of acceptance by the Program Committee will be sent by email before 15 May 2014. The accepted abstracts will be published before the conference.
Guidelines for the authors
Abstracts are limited to 8500 characters (including whitespace). Papers in MS Word/Open Office and PDF formats must be e-mailed to
Accepted file types: .DOC, .DOCX and .ODT. Text font: Arial 12 pt. Spacing: 1.5 lines. Margins: 2 cm (left, right, top, and bottom); alignment: justified, text indent: +1 cm. Page numbers should be situated in the middle of the top margin. Word hyphenation must be avoided.
Italics and bold may be used for emphasis; avoid using capital letters, letter spacing, and underlining. Glosses should be given in single quotes (‘ ’). References should be given in square brackets and formatted in the following way: [surname_of_the_first_author_or_the_first_word_of_the_title year_of_publication].
If the paper is written in English, references must be formatted according to Digital Medievalist journal guidelines (http://digitalmedievalist.org/journal/1.1/submission/#documentation). For papers in Russian and in Bulgarian, see the corresponding call for papers.
All other kinds of notes (except bibliographic references) are formatted as footnotes with automatic numbering.
If characters not available in Unicode MS are used, the corresponding fonts should be submitted with the paper. The following filename format is recommended: author’s_surname.* (for example, ivanov.doc).
Author’s/authors’ given name(s) and surname(s)
Full name of the organization, city, country
Summary (up to 500 characters)
Text of the abstract