Call for contributions Cicero Digitalis Cicero and Roman thought in the age of Digital Humanities


Cicero and Roman thought in the age of Digital Humanities:

Projects and Methods


International conference, Turin-Vercelli (19-20 October 2020)


Call for contributions



The Société Internationale des Amis de Cicéron(SIAC), with support from the departments of Studi Umanistici of Università di Torino and Università del Piemonte Orientale et l’ERIAC (Équipe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Aires CulturellesUniversité de Rouen-Normandie), calls for contributions (papers and/or posters) addressing various topics related to Cicero and Roman thought in digital perspectives.


The range of proposals includes, but is not limited to,


  • ideas for research projects (ongoing or completed) conducted via digital methods or tools
  • digital-oriented didactic strategies
  • digital editions
  • thoughts on how the use of digital methods or tools may impact the study of Cicero and Roman thought



Those interested in contributing are invited to send an abstract via email to


30 April 2020.



Abstracts must be limited to 500 words (bibliography excluded) and may be written in Italian, French, English, German, or Spanish. Contributors are invited to specify whether their proposal is designed as a paper or poster and, if a paper, whether they would be willing to make it a poster if necessary. By way of generic instruction, posters are better suited for a work in progress, whereas papers are the preferred format of a more accomplished project.


The most valuable contribution offered by a scholar at the stages of graduate student, PhD candidate, or post-doc, will be awarded the SIAC prize, for the value of €200.


The organisation is able to cover the expenses for accommodation and meals, but not the travel costs, for the accepted speakers.








Proceedings of the conference will be published on a dedicated issue of COLCiceroniana on line ISSN 2532-5353). All the contributions presented for publication (by 31 May 2021) will be subject to double-blind peer review. The volume of proceedings will be issued by the end of 2021.





Timeline recap:

30 April 2020: deadline for the call for contributions

June 2020: contributors are notified if their submission has been accepted

19-20 October 2020: conference

31 May 2021: deadline for submission for publication

Autumn 2021: publication of the volume of proceedings






Ermanno Malaspina (Société Internationale des Amis de Cicéron, Paris)

Alice Borgna (Università del Piemonte Orientale)

Mélanie Lucciano (Université de Rouen-Normandie)






Clara Auvray-Assayas (Université de Rouen-Normandie)

Andrea Balbo (Università di Torino)

Jean-Baptiste Guillaumin (Université Paris – Sorbonne)

Maurizio Lana (Università del Piemonte Orientale)

Roberto Rosselli Del Turco (Università di Torino)

Raffaella Tabacco (Università del Piemonte Orientale)











For further inquiries please contact


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