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The conference will be held at the Department of Iranian Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands.
Papers should touch upon Sino-Iranian relations in one of the following areas:
International relations, international political economy of Iran and China across the New Silk Roads (Belt and Road Initiative), Sino-Iranian diplomatic, military, security, or energy relations; China and Iran in relation to third parties such as Turkey, Saudi Arabia, US, Russia, India, Pakistan, or the EU; Sino-Iranian historical, cultural, or civilizational Interactions, Sino-Iranian artistic, literary, and religious interactions throughout history.
Deadline for abstracts: September 25, 2018
Within the framework of the ‘Traveling Concepts’ strand of Language Acts & Worldmaking, this conference will focus on the many ways in which Al Andalus becomes a figure of thought, a means by which societies, minority groups, and individuals past and present represent and critically engage with questions of religious pluralism, intercultural contact and national identity.
Deadline for abstracts: 31 August 2018 (250-400 words)
Online Application: http://lawmalandalus.org/apply
Call for papers: http://lawmalandalus.org/call-for-papers
The conference series seeks to provide a forum for investigating all aspects of the Qur’an and how it is read and interpreted. Our objective is to encompass a global vision of current research trends, and to stimulate discussion, debate, and research on all aspects of the Qur’an.
Deadline for abstracts: 30th April 2018
The peer-reviewed online journal “Middle East – Topics & Arguments” (META) is calling for submissions for its thirteenth issue, which will be entitled “Contacts”. Continue reading
This one day multi-disciplinary symposium will bring together scholars and students to address various topics related to slavery and liberation. The symposium also proffers new research approaches and methodologies.
Papers on the following general themes are currently being accepted:
- Slavery, abolition, liberation
- Islamic law and slavery
- Colonialism and its legacy
- Racism and discrimination
- Justice and human rights
- Culture and arts
- Economic empowerment
Please send your abstract (maximum 300 words), including a title, together with a brief CV and biography to Professor Behnaz Mirzai at email@example.com.