Mythology of Metamorphoses: Comparative & Theoretical Perspectives
We are happy to announce that the 13th Annual Conference of the International Association for Comparative Mythology is to be held at the Estonian Literary Museum, Tartu, Estonia on June 10-13, 2019. The conference is organized in collaboration with the Centre of Excellence in Estonian Studies and is joint with the 8th Annual Conference of the Centre of Excellence in Estonian Studies. All
members are warmly invited to give a paper and to participate in the discussions.
This year we have the following topics:
1. Metamorphoses and transitions in myth, including but not limited
to the following sub-topics:
• Metamorphosis, shapeshifting, and transformation in myth;
• Transition and passage in myth and ritual;
• Thresholds, borders, and boundaries: related myths, characters,
2. Theoretical Approaches to Comparative Mythology, including:
• New theoretical and methodological approaches in the research of
• History of comparative mythology: old and novel approaches,
changes in methodology;
• Mediascapes and digital mythology;
• New mythologies.
3. A “free topic”, i.e., any other topic you would like to propose/choose for
your paper will be considered.
A list of prospective talks will be published on our website.