Movement and Migration in the Middle East: People and Ideas in Flux

The University of Edinburgh is holding a conference on ‘Movement and Migration in the Middle East: People and Ideas in Flux‘ from 5-7 July 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 27 January 2017. The Programme will be added as soon as they are available.

Topics are:

• Migration: Migration Routes, Communications, and Integration
• Diaspora Communities and Social Movements
• Religious Movements: Communities (Ancient and Modern), Interfaith Connections, Religious Authority, and  Evolving Theological Interpretations
• Radicalisation and Counter-Radicalisation Movements
• Trade Movements: Ancient and Modern Economic Collaborations and Enterprises
• The Politics of Borders and Bodies: Trafficking, Labour, and Militarisation
• Geographical Boundaries in Urban, Regional, and International Contexts
• Political and Social Movements: Ruling Elites, Structures of Government, Minority and Majority Movements
• Cultural Movements: Connections Within Art, Architecture, Literature, Film and Music
• Linguistic and Etymological Movements and Language Development
• Virtual Movements: Social Media, Gaming, and Global Communications Networks