CFP: MEHAT Conference, May 2016, University of Chicago

Call for Papers  

31st Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference

The University of Chicago

May 6–7, 2016

Graduate students, affiliated faculty, and independent scholars from a broad range of disciplines are invited to submit proposals on any topic concerning the Middle East and Islamic world from the advent of Islam to the present day. Disciplinary focuses include but are not limited to: history, sociology, anthropology, political science, economics, literature, philosophy, art history, cinema and media studies, gender studies, and diaspora studies.

Submissions should be sent electronically to mehat.conference@uchicago.edu no later than Friday, February 12, 2016. You may submit as individuals or as prearranged panels, with the latter strongly encourage. Please include each presenter’s name, institution, and position, and attach a 250-word abstract with a tentative title. Abstracts will be evaluated anonymously, so please do not include any identifying information. Selection results will be announced in the middle of March 2016.

For updates and announcements, please see the MEHAT website and Facebook page. For specific inquiries, please write to mehat.conference@uchicago.edu.

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