3rd International Kurdish Studies Conference

“Shifting Dynamics of the Kurdish Cause in a Changing Middle East”

This interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together researchers from a range of disciplines working on Kurdish history, politics, culture, gender, minority rights and diaspora to examine the ongoing political, social and cultural developments in the lives of the Kurds and Kurdistan.

The abstract deadline: March 15th, 2019.
Proposals for sessions and suggestions to format, including panel discussions, roundtables and workshops or book launches are welcome.
Contact: KurdishStudies@mdx.ac.uk

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Conference: “China and Iran’s Political and Cultural Relations”

Screenshot Leiden University, Persian and Iranian Studies

Screenshot Leiden University, Persian and Iranian Studies

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

Information: m.forough@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Conference: Al-Andalus in Motion: Travelling Concepts and Cross-Cultural Contexts

Call for Papers: Al-Andalus in Motion: Travelling Concepts and Cross-Cultural Contexts

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 Qur’an: Text, Translation, and Culture, 2018

Quran 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