Call For Papers

1er Symposium international des Études de la Culture et des arts Tamouls en France

Samedi 16 janvier 2021 à Paris / Saturday 16th January 2021 in Paris / ஜனவரி 16, 2021 சனிக்கிழமை பாரிஸில்

Etudes de la Culture et des arts Tamils -Tamil Arts and Culture Studies – தமிழ் கலை மற்றும் கலாச்சார ஆய்வுகள்

Thème: Tradition et Modernité

Theme: Tradition and Modernity

தலைப்புபாரம்பரியம் மற்றும் நவீனத்துவம்

Face-to-face conference and / or videoconference


1.    Classique et Moderne Tamil

2.    Tamil culture and language: today and tomorrow

3.    Classical Tamil Literature

4.    Ancient Tamil Civilization

5.    Tolkaappiyam

6.    Tirukkural

7.    The relevance of Tirukkural today

8.    Tamil Culture

9.    Modern trends in Tamil prose and poetry

10. Modern trends in Tamil novels and short stories

11. Computer technology and its potential contributions to Tamil studies

12. Tamil Isai on Carnatic music and on the lyrics of Tamil film music

13. Tamil Isai and performing arts

14. Tamil music

Call contribution :

Please submit an extended abstract in French / English / Tamil (1 page minimum, 2 pages max excluding references) in pdf format to

The title of your message should read “Submission to 1er Symposium international des Études de la Culture et des arts Tamouls en France / [n]”, where n is the number of the key topic of your paper (amongst the list of 14 topics listed above)

Important Dates :

Abstract Submission November 30th, 2020

Notification of Acceptance December 15th, 2020

Conference Dates January 16th, 2021

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