2020 Conference information


AIS 2020 Conference is Cancelled, But Plans to Reschedule are Underway.
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Conference Dates / Location

  • Dates: August 25th-28th-2020
  • Location: University of Salamanca, Spain, at the Faculty of Philology



  • Individuals: $100.00 USD All Access
  • Students: $60.00 USD All Access


 Information about the conference venue


Travel Information

  • Fly into Madrid Adolfo Suarez International Airport (MAD)
  • Take a direct bus to Salamanca from T1 or T4. For tickets (https://www.avanzabus.com/ ). The bus is very convenient and comfortable and has WiFi
  • There is a train from Madrid Chamartin Train Station (https://www.www.renfe.com)
  • Please hold off making bus and train arrangements until details regarding discounts are availalbe. Keep checking this page in the next couple of weeks.
  • There will be a sightseeing tour in Salamanca on the evening of August 26th. Please register now with your name and number of participants. The fee will depend on the number of sightseers and will be paid directly to the company. (https://associationforiranianstudies.org/conferences/2020/sightseeing-tour)


Health and Safety Update

  • In response to queries about the potential impact of Covid-19 on plans for AIS 2020, we have added a page that will be updated as necessary: Health and Safety Update


Publishers book your space now

  • The exhibit space is the patio of the Faculty of Philology.
  • Refreshments available for participants are available to exhibitors
  • Exhibitors receive two conference passes
  • For further details consult the Conference Chair MIGUEL ANGEL ANDRÉS TOLEDO <maat@usal.es>
  • Book your space now


Proposal Submission

  • The submission page is now closed to receive proposals for papers, panels and roundtables. The deadline for proposal was July 15 2019 (11:59 Pacific Time).


Contact Information

Website technical problems  admin@associationforiranianstudies.org

General inquiries director@associationforiranianstudies.org

For all inquiries in regard to the conference logistics contact: Dr. Miguel Ángel Andrés-Toledo at maat@usal.es



AIS gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors of the Thirteenth Biennial Conference


Poster Contest Results

The Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Salamanca organized a logo and poster contest for their students for the AIS 2020 Biennial Conference.The AIS Conference Chair along with two Professors of Design selected the 8 finalists on this page from more than 70 proposals.