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XXVIth Congress of the International Arthurian Society
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Due to the persistence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the XXVIth Arthurian Congress of the IAS is cancelled

It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the XXVIth Congress of the International Arthurian Society at Catania University, Italy, held on July 25th - 31st 2021.

The congress themes are as follows:
Arthurian Alterities
Arthurian Iconographies
Retelling, resumption, repeating
Paratexts in Arthurian manuscripts
Places of Arthurian emotion

Plenary lectures
Carlos Alvar (Genève)
Keith Busby (Wisconsin)
Annie Combes (Nantes)
Anatole Pierre Fuksas (Cassino)
Matthias Meyer (Wien)
Antonio Pioletti (Catania)

Key dates


    Abstract Submission

    Until 20 December 2020


    Notification of Applicants

    15 January 2021


    Congress Registration

    From 1 April 2021 to 10 July 2021



    From 25 to 31 July 2021


Local Organizing Committee

Eliana Creazzo, Gaetano Lalomia, Antonio Pioletti

Scientific Committee

Fabrizio Cigni, Maria Colombo, Eliana Creazzo, Barbara Ferrari, Anatole Pierre Fuksas, Massimiliano Gaggero, Gaetano Lalomia, Lino Leonardi, Marisa Meneghetti, Antonio Pioletti, Arianna Punzi, Roberto Tagliani


The congress will take place at the Benedictine Monastery of San Nicolò l'Arena, Piazza Dante 32, Catania (Italy).

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Registration fees

Standard110 €
PhD and independent students60 €
Accompanying people60 €

Congress dinner
Excursion to Syracuse
Etna excursion
Price currently not available

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