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Wed Feb 18 2015

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Date: 17-Feb-2015
From: Benamí Barros García <>
Subject: 16th Symposium of the International Dostoevsky Society
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Full Title: 16th Symposium of the International Dostoevsky Society
Short Title: IDS2016

Date: 07-Jun-2016 - 10-Jun-2016
Location: Granada, Spain
Contact Person: Benami Barros
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 14-Jul-2015

Meeting Description:

XVI Symposium of the International Dostoevsky Society
The Legacy of F.M. Dostoevsky: 150 Years since the Publication of ''Crime and Punishment''

The Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the 16th Symposium of the International Dostoevsky Society to be held at the University of Granada, June 7-10, 2016. The Symposium will commemorate the 150 years since the publication of “Crime and Punishment”.

The main goal of the Symposium is to promote the multidisciplinary research of this essential novel, and bring together Dostoevsky researchers who are interested in the different topics of the Conference:

1. “Crime and Punishment”: 150 years since its publication
2. New contributions to the study of Dostoevsky’s life and work
3. Dostoevsky in the world of Sciences and Arts
4. Dostoevsky’s contributions to comprehension of literary process, fiction and literary communication
5. “Crime and Punishment” in Spain: Specificities of its reception and translation into Spanish

Plenary speakers: To be confirmed in the second conference letter by the middle of April

In addition to scheduled sessions, a round table on “Translating Dostoevsky” is planned during the symposium.

Symposium participants will be limited to about 160 speakers. Membership in IDS is required before registration. Further information about membership can be found here:

Participation fee includes: Abstract publication, paper publication, coffee breaks, and cultural program
Cultural program: Night visit to Alhambra, flamenco performance, and closing dinner (optional, see Conference fee)
Venue: Faculty of Philosophy and Literatures, University of Granada (Spain)

Organizing Committee:

Enrique Quero Gervilla (Chair. University of Granada), José Antonio Hita Jiménez (Co-chair. University of Granada), Benamí Barros García (Executive Secretary. University of Granada / University of Oxford), Natalia Arsentieva (University of Granada), Sultana Wahnon Bensusan (University of Granada), Ekaterina Maslova (University of Granada / Omsk University).

Further details about paper publication requirements, registration, and visa applications (if required) will be announced after the notification of acceptance.

For any other questions or concerns, please email

We look forward to seeing you in Granada.
Organizing Committee of the XVI IDS Symposium

Call for Papers:

Submission form must be submitted via Easy Abstracts by July 14, 2015.
Submission form includes author name(s), affiliation, email address, academic position, institutional affiliation, abstract (up to 500 words), title and language of the presentation, and a brief CV (up to one page) that includes a list of publications about Dostoevsky.

Abstract submission:
Abstract submission deadline: July 14, 2015

The Program Committee will review the submissions and decisions will be announced on the IDS website by October 1, 2015.

The official languages of the symposium are Russian, English and Spanish.

Presentations, which should last exactly 20 minutes, will be followed by 5 minutes for questions and discussion.

Important Dates:

- Abstract submission: July 14, 2015
- Notification of acceptance: October 1, 2015
- Program announcement: April 28, 2016
- Conference dates: June 7-10, 2016

Page Updated: 18-Feb-2015