Events Resource – Conferences/Calls for Papers

Check out our new resource, advertising events in Islamic Studies. Each page focuses on specific types of events, including museum exhibits, conferences, and lectures, packaged as a convenient, one-stop shop for all related events. This page will be updated as conferences are announced.

 

 

Book Review Colloquium in Islamic and Middle East Studies for Grad Students

Book Review Colloquium in Islamic and Middle East Studies for Grad Students

11 October 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: 15 June 2018 | Location: George Mason University | Funding Available: Yes

Conceptualizing Sectarianization

Conceptualizing Sectarianization

06-09 September 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: 15 June 2018 | Location: Universität Bern | Funding Available: Yes

Impact of Emerging Digital Technology and Social Media on Muslim Communities

Impact of Emerging Digital Technology and Social Media on Muslim Communities

14 September 2018

Call for Abstracts Deadline: 23 March 2018 | Location: City University of New York | Funding Available: No

2018 Symposium on Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society: Education and Muslim Societies Track

2018 Symposium on Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society: Education and Muslim Societies Track

02-03 October 2018

Call for Proposals Deadline: 08 June 2018 | Location: Indiana University | Funding Available: Yes

Muslim Minorities and the Refugee Crisis in Europe: Narratives and Policy Responses

Muslim Minorities and the Refugee Crisis in Europe: Narratives and Policy Responses

08-09 November 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: 30 June 2018 | Location: Warsaw School of Economics | Funding Available: Yes

Digital Media, Islam, and Politics in the Middle East

Digital Media, Islam, and Politics in the Middle East

28-29 September 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: Universität Basel | Funding Available: No

Political Change and Territorial Conflicts in North Africa and Middle East

Political Change and Territorial Conflicts in North Africa and Middle East

22-23 November 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: 05 September 2018 | Location: Universidad de Granada | Funding Available: N/A

Reconstructing Neighborhoods of War: Beirut, Warsaw, Dresden, Aleppo et al.

Reconstructing Neighborhoods of War: Beirut, Warsaw, Dresden, Aleppo et al.

29 November - 01 December 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: 01 August 2018 | Location: Orient-Institut Beirut | Funding Available: N/A

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

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

27-28 March 2019

Call for Papers Deadline: 30 June 2018 | Location: SOAS | Funding Available: Yes

The Reach of Empire - The Early Islamic Empire at Work

The Reach of Empire - The Early Islamic Empire at Work

11-13 October 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: University of Hamburg | Funding Available: No

Muslim Cultures in the Indian Ocean: Diversity and Pluralism, Past and Present

Muslim Cultures in the Indian Ocean: Diversity and Pluralism, Past and Present

12-14 September 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: Aga Khan University | Funding Available: No

25th International DAVO Congress

25th International DAVO Congress

04-06 October 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: Frankfurt University | Funding Available: No

The Levantines: Identities and Heritage

The Levantines: Identities and Heritage

02-04 November 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: The American School of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece | Funding Available: No

Muslims in America - SAMLA 90

Muslims in America - SAMLA 90

02-04 November 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: Sheraton Birmingham in Birmingham, AL | Funding Available: Yes

Jihadi Audiovisualities

Jihadi Audiovisualities

04-05 October 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: University of Mainz | Funding Available: No

Arabic as a Language of Knowledge Transfer and Production: A Look into the Future

Arabic as a Language of Knowledge Transfer and Production: A Look into the Future

03-04 March 2019

Call for Papers Deadline: 30 October 2018 | Location: The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies | Funding Available: Free registration, meals, and accommodation for international participants

Reception, Appropriation, and Innovation: Byzantium between the Christian and Islamic Worlds

Reception, Appropriation, and Innovation: Byzantium between the Christian and Islamic Worlds

30 November - 01 December 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: University of Edinburgh | Funding Available: No 

Emir Abdelkader between the Two Shores

Emir Abdelkader between the Two Shores

27-28 November 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: L’université Mustapha Stambouli de Mascara, Mascara, Algeria | Funding Available: N/A 

2nd International Congress on Ottoman Studies (OSARK)

2nd International Congress on Ottoman Studies (OSARK)

17-20 October 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: Tirana, Albania | Funding Available: N/A 

Cinema-Going in The Arab World: Exhibition, Distribution, and Audiences

Cinema-Going in The Arab World: Exhibition, Distribution, and Audiences

14-15 September 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo | Funding Available: Digital Cinema Studies will provide financial assistance to two scholars from underrepresented or ‘Global South’ countries to help cover workshop attendance expenses 

Association of Global South Studies 2018 Conference

Association of Global South Studies 2018 Conference

18-20 November 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, Albuquerque, New Mexico | Funding Available: N/A 

Counter-Memories: Towards an Archeology of Memoryscapes in Contemporary Iranian Cinema

Counter-Memories: Towards an Archeology of Memoryscapes in Contemporary Iranian Cinema

06-08 December 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: University of Basel | Funding Available: N/A 

Political Violence in Syria: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Political Violence in Syria: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

14-15 September 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: Utrecht University | Funding Available: Transport, accommodation, and meals during the workshop will be covered by the organizers 

Middle Eastern and Balkan Mobilities in the Interwar Period (1918-1939)

Middle Eastern and Balkan Mobilities in the Interwar Period (1918-1939)

13-14 September 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location:The Skilliter Centre for Ottoman Studies, the University of Cambridge | Funding Available: Speakers’ food and accommodation will be covered 

Professional Mobility in the Islamic Lands (900-1600): ʿulamāʾ, udabāʾ, and Administrators

Professional Mobility in the Islamic Lands (900-1600): ʿulamāʾ, udabāʾ, and Administrators

20-21 March 2019

Call for Papers Deadline: 15 September 2018 | Location: SOAS, University of London | Funding Available: N/A 

Middle Eastern Crafts: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Middle Eastern Crafts: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

11-12 October 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: Victoria & Albert Museum, London | Funding Available: N/A 

Border Crossing: Historians of Islamic Art Association 2018 Biennial Symposium

Border Crossing: Historians of Islamic Art Association 2018 Biennial Symposium

25-27 October 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: Yale University | Funding Available: N/A 

Oriental Studies in Europe, 1500–1700 Panel, RSA Annual Conference

Oriental Studies in Europe, 1500–1700 Panel, RSA Annual Conference

17-19 March 2019

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel and the University of Toronto | Funding Available: Yes, limited number of travel grants available | Conference Website

New Geographies in Political Thought: The Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Mediterranean Panel, RSA Annual Conference

New Geographies in Political Thought: The Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Mediterranean Panel, RSA Annual Conference

17-19 March 2019

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel and the University of Toronto | Funding Available: Yes, limited number of travel grants available | Conference Website

Contemporary Art and Petrocultures of the Middle East Panel, CAA Annual Conference

Contemporary Art and Petrocultures of the Middle East Panel, CAA Annual Conference

13-16 February 2019

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A | Location: New York City | Funding Available: N/A | Conference Website 

Religions of Asia, SECSOR

Religions of Asia, SECSOR

08-10 March 2019

Call for Papers Deadline: 01 October 2018 | Location: Greenville, NC | Funding Available: N/A

Undergraduate Sessions, SECSOR

Undergraduate Sessions, SECSOR

08-10 March 2019

Call for Papers Deadline: 01 October 2018 | Location: Greenville, NC | Funding Available: N/A