Call for Papers

We  invite  all  persons  who  are  interested  in speaking at the 2018 conference  to  submit  an  abstract  of  150  -  max. 250 words plus a meaningful title indicating the planned content of your presentation. The official language of the conference is English; papers will be accepted, presented and published only in English. The abstracts  must be submitted by email and fit the conference main topics.

 

All speakers are requested to prepare a visual presentation.  Accepted formats: Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe PDF or a folder with .jpg images, ordered by file name. Please bring your presentation on a USB stick (flash drive). Please limit the size of your file to 25 Megabyte maximum.

Registration -- Procedure & Fees

Indication of interest

If you are interested to speak at the conference but have no abstract ready yet, please send us a short email, so that we have you on our radar. The earlier we know who would like to participate in the conference, the better we can plan it. The same applies for potentials participants in the artistic contests.

 

Abstract deadline

Abstracts and fiction contributions must be submitted before 15 Septeber 2018. Please use the Abstract Submission Form below.

 

Approval

All submitted abstracts are subject to approval by our Scientific Committee.  Review will take place continuously and may take 2-4 weeks.

 

Registration and payment

After your abstract has been approved, please pay the conference fee to our bank account. Please indicate your name and your country while making the payment. After your fee has been received, you will be automatically be added to our registration list and be admitted to the conference. For payments not made from an Euro, British Pound or US Dollar accounts, we recommend using Transferwise.

 

Fee schedule

The regular fee for participants is 149,-- Euros. For listeners-only, students without regular income and participants from the East-European countries, there is a reduced fee of 99,-- Euros only.

Day ticket for spontaneous visitors: 33,-- Euros.

Staff and students of Transilvania University of Brasov:  Reduced day ticket price of 15,-- Euros.

The costs of hotel, lunch and dinner are not included, but Transilvania University of Brașov will host all participants for a special evening banquet or dinner.

 

Account Details:

 

 Account holder: Johannes de Roos

 IBAN: DE2670020270006460406380
 (in an older version of this page, the IBAN erroneously started with DE80...)

 SWIFT (BIC): HYVEDEMMXXX

 Bank: HypoVereinsbank, Muenchen, Germany.

 

As a reference, please write: Brașov Dracula Conference 2018 -- Your name -- your country.

 

Excursions

A guided walk through the centre of Brașov will be free of charge.

Further excursions: t.b.d.

 

Flights and Accomodation

Flights and accomodation should be booked by the particpants. We recommend using flight searching engines such as Priceline, Cheaptickets or Kayak,  and hotel booking platforms such as www.booking.com.

We recommend to book your flight to Bucharest well in advance. From Bucharest, there are several bus and train services to Brașov. Alternatively, you  can travel via Sibiu (Hermannstadt).

Prices for food and accomodation in Brașov are moderate, compared to other European countries, especially the UK and Ireland.

 


 Email of the Organising Committee: dracongress@gmail.com

 

Please send all communication regarding the conferences to this email address only, not to the University or our private email addresses.


Abstract Submissions Form

Please, copy and paste this into your email or text file
_________________
Country:
City:
First name(s)
Last name:
Academic title(s) (if you have one):
Your name as it will appear on our bank slip when you transfer the registration fee
 (if different from above):
Email address where you can best be reached:
Affiliation (University, institute, or independent researcher):
If you would like to speak:
Hundred words about yourself (position, publications, qualifications, experience):
Title of your planned presentation:
150-250 words abstract of your planned presentation:
Format of your files for projection:  MS PowerPoint / Adobe PDF / Folder with .jpgs
Will you participate in the costume contest:  Yes/No

Will you participate in the fiction contest:  Yes/No

Will you participate in vampire cupcake contest:  Yes/No
______________________
End of copy and paste 


Location

Aula Sergiu Chiriacescu of Transilvania University of Brașov.
Address: 41 A Iuliu Maniu Street, Brașov, 500091, Romania.