On 17-18 October 2024, Edith Hall (Durham University) and Vayos Liapis (Open University of Cyprus) will be convening a fully online conference on Euripides’ Phoenician Women, prompted by the summer 2024 production of the Cyprus Theatre Organisation and directed by Magdalena Zira, which has been timed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus.

Abstracts are invited of 300 words addressing any dimension of the tragedy, including both its aesthetic, social, moral political aspects within the original context of its production and its subsequent performance and reception history. It is intended to publish an edited collection of essays based on the conference papers. PhD students and Early Career Researchers are warmly encouraged to submit.

Please send abstracts to [email protected] by 1st August 2024. Responses and invitations will be sent out on 1st September 2024.