Conferences/Calls for Papers Roundup

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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

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

Location: SOAS | Funding Available: Yes

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

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 

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 

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 

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 

Sufism and Philosophy: Historical Interactions and Crosspollinations

Sufism and Philosophy: Historical Interactions and Crosspollinations

26-27 April 2019

Call for Papers Deadline: 15 November 2018 | Location: Birmingham, UK | Funding Available: Travel and accommodation covered for speakers 

Contemporary Africas, Creative Africas: Conceptual and Methodological Advances in African Studies

Contemporary Africas, Creative Africas: Conceptual and Methodological Advances in African Studies

4-5 April 2019

Call for Papers Deadline: 30 November 2018 | Location: Leeds, UK | Funding Available: Yes 

The Politics of the Judiciary and the Legal System in Contemporary Iran

The Politics of the Judiciary and the Legal System in Contemporary Iran

4 December 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A| Location: London, UK | Funding Available: N/A 

Drugs in the Medieval World (ca. 1050-ca.1400)

Drugs in the Medieval World (ca. 1050-ca.1400)

7-8 December 2018

Call for Papers Deadline: N/A| Location: London, UK | Funding Available: N/A 

The Arab World as Ghurba: Citizenship, Identity and Belonging in Literature and Popular Culture

The Arab World as Ghurba: Citizenship, Identity and Belonging in Literature and Popular Culture

21 June 2019

Call for Papers Deadline: 30 December 2018| Location: University of Warwick, UK | Funding Available: N/A