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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshop-Flyer: (D’) Ecrire les mondes arabes et musulmans
Through various mechanisms of engagement with the public (research-creation workshops, symposia, training workshops, documentary projections, presentation of art-science works) this forum will question the writing practices through which researchers, teachers, but also other actors in society (artists, bloggers, journalists, editors, directors) think, represent and discuss Arab and Muslim worlds.
The Orient-Institut Beirut is hosting a symposium on ‘Contextualising the Art Salon in the Arab Region‘ from 27-28 October 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 5 June 2017. Please find the full Call here.
Al-Hakawati is an Arabic Cultural Trust working similar to a public library. It includes titles on folktales, fairy tales and myths of the Arabic and Islamic Culture as well as biographies, artists and art, architecture, environment and religion.