MESA - Middle East Studies Association

Conferences

 

 

 

 

 


 

October 2017

12-13 October
Before the Printed Word: Texts, Scribes and Transmission - A Symposium on Manuscript Collections Housed at the Institute of Ismaili Studies
Information: http://iis.ac.uk/events/printed-word-texts-scribes-and-transmission

18-20 October 2017
7th Istanbul Human Security Conference: Human Security in Difficult Times
Abstract Deadline: June 20, 2017
Information and CFP: www.istanbulhumansecurity.org

21-22 October 2017
Islam in America: Civic and Religious Youth Identities
Featuring Keynote Speaker, Dr. Ingrid Mattson
Respect Graduate School, Bethlehem, PA
Abstract Deadline: May 8, 2017
Information: http://www.respectgs.us/conference-2017/

23-24 October 2017
Renewal of Islamic Thought: Contemporary Issues
International Institute of Islamic Thought, Herndon, VA
Abstract Deadline: May 31, 2017
Information: http://www.iiit.org/conference-in-honor-of-dr-taha-jabir-alwani.html

November 2017

1-3 November 2017
Between Realpolitik and Utopia: A Century with the Balfour-Declaration
University of Basel, Switzerland
Call for Papers Deadline: June 30, 2016
Information: https://nahoststudien.unibas.ch/fileadmin/ orientsem/user_upload/redaktion/Dokumente_Ott-Cat/balfour-conference_2017_11_1-3_basel.pdf

16-19 November 2017
(Re)Presenting Muslim Bodies of Performance, A Research Group at the American Society for Theatre Research
Atlanta, GA
Abstract Deadline: June 1, 2017
Information: http://www.astr.org/?page=17_WSSubmissions

22-24 November 2017
Tricontinental 2017
Yeditepe University, Istanbul
Information:  tricontinental.yeditepe.edu.tr

23-25 November 2017
The Question of Borders Among the Residents, the Passer-by and the Intermediary
University of Balamand (Al-Kurah, Lebanon)
Deadline for Abstracts: End of January 2017
Information: www.balamand.edu.lb

December 2017

1-2 December 2017
Arab Traditions of Anti-Sectarianism
Houston, Texas
Abstract Deadline: August 1, 2017
Submissions to: makdisi@rice.edu and artakriti@uh.edu
Information: http://antisectarianismconference.blogs.rice.edu/

6-7 December 2017
"Pluralism in Emergenc(i)es: Movement, Space, and Religious Difference"
Sponsored by Columbia University
Amman, Jordan
Abstract Deadline: July 16, 2017
Information: http://ircpl.org/call-for-papers-pluralism-in-emergencies-movement-space-and-religious-difference/

2018

January 2018

18-19 January 2018
BAAL/Routledge Workshop: Cognitive Approaches to Language Education
Glasgow University
Abstract Deadline: November 30, 2017
Information: cognitivelinguisticsglasgow@gmail.com https://baalroutledgeworkshopcognitivelinguistics.wordpress.com/

25-26 January 2018
Appropriations, Representations, Productions: Engagements with "Nature" in the MENA Region from the 19th Century Till Today
Zentrum Moderner Orient
Abstract Deadline: January 31, 2017
Information: Katharina Lange katharina.lange@zmo.de

26-28 January 2018
Re-thinking Nationalism, Sectarianism, and Ethno-Religious Mobilisation in the Middle East
University of Oxford, UK
Abstract Deadline: September 15, 2017
Information: http://www.pmb.ox.ac.uk/content/call-papers-re-thinking-nationalism-sectarianism-and-ethno-religious-mobilisation-middle OR contact mideastconf@pmb.ox.ac.uk

February 2018

21-24 February 2018
Symposia Persica: First International Biennial Conference and Graduate Workshop on The Persianate World and Central Eurasia
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2017
Information: https://www.iranian-persiangulf.org/symposia-persica


March 2018

14-16 March 2018
War and Peace: Representations and Symbols in the Arab World
Grenoble Alpes University/Saint Martin d'Heres
Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2017
Information: guerreetpaix85@gmail.com.

23-24 March 2018
"Islam in the Post-Obama Era" 35th Annual Conference of the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS)
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Abstract Deadline: December 1, 2017
Information: http://acsis.us/index.html or contact Natan J. DeLong-Bas delongba@bc.edu

29 March-1 April 2018
"Humor and the Making of Middle Eastern and North African Modernities"
(Seminar is part of the American Comparative Literature Association Meeting)
Los Angeles, CA
Abstract deadline: Open Sept. 1-23, 2017
CFP: https://www.acla.org/seminar/humor-and-making-middle-eastern-and-north-african-modernities
Information: Mostafa Abedinifard m_abedinifard@yahoo.com

29 March-1 April 2018
"The Rule of Verbal Art: Decorum in Pre-Modern Criticism"
(Seminar is part of the American Comparative Literature Association Meeting)
Los Angeles, CA
Abstract Deadline: September 21, 2017
Information: Rob Ames rames@mail.harvard.edu

April 2018

Sometime in April 2018
Workshop on the dimensions of the Caspian Sea as a geographical frame for historical study
New Haven, CT
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2017
Contact/Information: Lora LeMosy lora.lemosy@yale.edu

3-7 April 2018
Society for Applied Anthropology 78th Annual Meeting: "Sustainable Futures"
Philadelphia, PA
Abstract Deadline: October 15, 2017
Information: www.sfaa.net/annual- meeting/

6-7 April 2018
Interdisciplinary Conference on Kurdish Politics and Societies
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Abstract Deadline: October 1, 2017
Information: http://ccr.yale.edu/affiliated-activities/call-papers-0

6-8 April 2018
The Caspian Sea in the History of Early Modern and Modern Eurasia
Yale University Program in Iranian Studies, New Haven, CT
Abstract Deadline: August 15, 2017
Information: Lora LeMosy lora.lemosy@yale.edu

12-13 April 2018
Locating Muslim Cinema(s): The Politics of Culture and Identity
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Abstract Deadline: September 1, 2017
Information: khalilmo@msu.edu and firdaws2@msu.edu

June 2018

June or July 2018
2018 AIMS Annual Conference
Oran, Algeria
Abstract Deadline: August 15, 2017
Information: http://aimsnorthafrica.org/annual-conference/
Questions: Contact Jonathan Wyrtzen at jonathan.wyrtzen@yale.edu

6-9 June 2018
The International Society of Islamic Legal Studies, IX Islamic Law and Society Conference
Tampere, Finland
Abstract Deadline: July 31, 2017
Information: http://www.isils.net/conferences

8-9 June 2018
2018 International Conferece: Teacher Education and Education Research in the Mediterranean
University of Malta Valletta Campus
Abstract Deadline: January 15, 2018
Information: https://www.um.edu.mt/events/teerm2018/home

25-28 June 2018
BRISMES 2018 Annual Conference, "New Approaches to Studying the Middle East"
King's College, London
Abstract Deadline: December 1, 2017
Information: http://www.brismes.ac.uk/conference/call-for-papers/

September 2018

6-8 September 2018
Eleventh International Conference on the Inclusive Museum
University of Granada, Spain
Abstract Deadline: October 6, 2017
Information: http://onmuseums.com/2018-conference/call-for-papers?utm_source=Z18A_danUNV&utm_campaign=Z18A_danUNV&utm_medium=Z18A_danUNV

 

 



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