Call for Papers

The Organizing Committe of the XIII International Colloquium on Gregory of Nyssa is delighted to invite scholars to submit short papers concerning the main topic of the Colloquium. All papers approaching Gregory’s In Canticum from different points of view are welcome, especially those from theological, philosophical, philological or historical perspectives. In addition, we invite scholars who are carrying out research projects about Gregory of Nyssa even in different areas to submit their proposals.

The Committee will take into account all submissions and make decisions regarding acceptance. Each paper should run approximately 15 min. plus 5 min. for discussion and may be presented in the following languages: Italian, English, Spanish, French and German. Submission deadline of short papers is the 30th of May 2014. All submissions should be sent by e-mail to both Prof. Giulio Maspero ( and Prof. Miguel Brugarolas ( The following information should be included:

  • Title
  • Abstract (200 words)
  • Name
  • Affiliation
  • Short CV

The Organizing Committee will notify the authors if the papers have been accepted by the end of June 2014. Young scholars who have to apply for funding can submit their proposal asking for a quick evaluation and will receive an answer before their deadlines.