DICSEP 10 Programme

Programme of the DICSEP 10 conference

Dubrovnik International Conference on the Sanskrit Epics and Purāṇas 10 conference call

DICSEP 10 First circular

The Tenth Dubrovnik International Conference on the Sanskrit Epics and Purāṇas will discuss, as in the previous conferences, many aspects of current research on the Sanskrit epics and Purāṇas: critical editing of texts, composition, literary techniques, history of texts, chronology, intertextuality, historical context, religious and mythological contents, relationship of texts to the earlier Vedic and later Tantric texts, the contemporary importance of this tradition, etc.

The theme of the 2023 conference will be:

Current work and research on the Sanskrit epics and Purāṇas

The proceedings of the DICSEP are edited by the International Editorial Committee and published by the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts.


The work of the conference will be organised both in sessions for the presentation of papers and in workshops on related topics. The organisers will make every effort to ensure that there will be no parallel sections in order to encourage the fullest participation. The conference will begin on the morning of Monday, August 14, 2023, and close on Saturday evening August 19. Participants should plan to arrive by the evening of Sunday, August 13, and the departure should be planned not earlier than the following Sunday morning, August 20. The working hours for the conference are planned from 9am to 1 pm and from 5pm to 7pm, with breaks for coffee on every day except the excursion day. The total time for presentation of a paper is expected to be 30 minutes: 20 minutes for the paper and 10 minutes for discussion. During the conference two business meetings of the International Organising Board are planned over afternoon tea or early evening drinks.


The registration fee (covering administration, mailing, programme printing costs and coffee at the conference) is:

– until April 30, 2023………….. 100 EUR

– from May 1, 2023……………. 150 EUR

Registration fee can be paid direct (by money order) to the Zagreb bank:

Hrvatsko filozofsko društvo / Croatian Philosophical Society, DICSEP

The matrix No of the Society, if asked for, is: 3251594

OIB number (Identification number of the Society) 06756605498


Trg bana Josipa Jelačića 10, 10 000 Zagreb

IBAN: HR4423600001101509268


For those who are unable to obtain a money order, payment in cash can be made upon arrival at the Registration desk in the IUC. Without payment of the registration fee it will not be possible to receive the materials of the conference and other facilities. Information about payment, the completed Registration Form and any other communications about registration, cancellation or alteration, should be sent to Dr. Ivan Andrijanić and Professor Mislav Ježić.


You are invited to register and to announce

– the title of your paper or

– your proposal for a workshop with names of its conveners or

– your intention to attend the conference as an auditor.

The deadline for the titles of papers / workshops

March 31, 2023

The deadline for the abstracts

April 30, 2023

After you have sent us the abstracts of your papers or proposals for workshops, the Board will make the selection and work out the list of the accepted participants with papers, and of workshops with the names of their conveners, that have been accepted by the Board. You will receive all the information about the acceptances by the middle of July.

The registration of auditors does not undergo any selection by the Board. After we receive your abstracts, we shall prepare the final time-table with the abstracts. It will be sent to all the participants by e-mail in advance and you will receive the printed booklet at the conference.

Call for papers / participation

Accommodation possibilities

Registration form