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: “The Egyptian Revolution of 1919: The Birth of the Modern Nation”

Logo: The Egyptian Revolution of 1919The Egyptian independence movement in 1919 led to the recognition of Egyptian sovereignty in 1922, an Egyptian constitution in 1923, and Saad Zaghloul’s appointment as the first prime minister of a government elected by suffrage in 1924.

To mark the centenary of the revolution, the British Egyptian Society (BES), the London Middle East Institute (LMEI) at SOAS University of London and the Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL) are holding this conference.

The event will be held at the Brunei Gallery at SOAS University of London.

The programme of this conference can be found here.

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