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Fifth International Hilandar Conference
Raska, September 2002


The Fifth International Hilandar Conference will be held in Raska,
Yugoslavia from September 8-14, 2002 (with presentations September 9-12)
under the co-sponsorship of the Cultural Center of Raska and the Resource
Center for Medieval Slavic Studies of The Ohio State University.  The
conference theme will be: Love of Learning and Devotion to God in Orthodox
Monasteries.  Papers are solicited on any topic relating to learning,
culture, or monastic life in medieval Slavia Orthodoxa.

Please send a title, one-page abstract, and brief curriculum vitae to the
Resource Center for Medieval Slavic by email ( or fax
(+1-614-292-7859) no later than May 1, 2002.

Raska, Yugoslavia is located in the picturesque Kopaonik Mountain Region
and is near the monasteries of Gradac, Stara Pavlica, Nova Pavlica,
Nikoljaca, Studenica, Sopocani, Petrova Crkva, Djurdjevi Stupovi and Crna
Reka. These cultural monuments date from the 9th through the 13th

Conference participants will receive complimentary registration, housing,
meals, transportation to and from Belgrade airport, and local excursions.
Additional inquiries should be directed to:

The Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies
The Ohio State University
225 Main Library
1858 Neil Avenue Mall
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1286, USA

Phone: +1-614-292-0634
Fax:   +1-614-292-7859

Daniel E. Collins, Chair
Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures
The Ohio State University
232 Cunz Hall
1841 Millikin Road
Columbus, OH 43210-1215, USA