Conference: “Words Laying Down the Law”

Translating Arabic Legal Discourse

The Governance Programme at the Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations invites papers in the disciplines of legal anthropology, law and comparative law, legal pragmatics, sociolinguistics and discourse analysis, politics and translation studies for a two-day conference on translations of legal discourse in Arabic-speaking contexts.

Deadline for papers: 31 May 2019
Notifications of acceptance: 1 June 2019
Deadline for registration: 1 July 2019

Conference: “Transcultural Interplay through Art and Social Life”

Transcultural Interplay through Art and Social Life: Iranian Diaspora in Europe and beyond

The conference plans to deepen the notion of the Transcultural in relation to ‘Iranian’ artistic matters. Emphasis is put on investigations into the richness and complexity of artistic expression and the reciprocal effects and correlations that can be observed between the arts and in social life generally.

International Conference: “Ibadism and the Study”

Ibadism and the Study of Islam: A view from the edge”

The Conference will locate the study of Ibadism interdisciplinarily as we examine how the spatial metaphor of center and edge, when applied to the study of Ibadism, can gesture to new research orientations in the field of Islamic studies.

Deadline for abstracts: 21 January 2019

2nd Conference of the Fachverband Arabisch e.V.

Competency Orientation in Arabic Language Teaching

2nd Conference of the Fachverband Arabisch e.V. (Call for Papers Arabic)The so-called competence orientation determines curricula and targets for modern foreign languages in the German-speaking education systems. Arabic didactics has hardly dealt with this topic yet.

However, the same applies to the target language Arabic: Successful communicative action requires communicative, intercultural and methodical skills.

The 2nd conference of the Fachverband Arabisch e.V. in cooperation with the Institute of Arabic Studies of the Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg will focus on theoretical and practical questions in order to connect with general foreign language didactics in this respect.

Call for Papers: German | Arabic | Deadline 1 April 2019

Programme: German and Arabic