Call for papers

Formations of Middle Eastern Subjectivities
Cultural Heritage, Global Structures and Local Practices

Papers, panels and roundtables on all topics within the field of Middle East and Islamic studies are welcome, including – but not limited to – the following themes:

Researching the Middle East beyond the confines of area studies; The urban bias in Middle East studies; The meanings of age and generation in the Middle East; Global/local Islam and Muslims’ religious practices; Configurations of Conflict in the Middle East; Nationalism and post-colonial identities; ‘Being there’: Accounts, testimonials and politi- cal subject formation in the Middle East; Middle Eastern economies in global and historical perspective; The makings of cultural heritage in the Middle East; Cultural memory and the meaning of place; Middle East Media; Visual, literary, and popular cultures; Language politics and identities; The Middle East and global networks: Migration, diaspora and transnationality; Minorities in the Middle East; Middle Eastern Christians within and outside the Middle East.

DEADLINE
The deadline for submitting proposals for a roundtable or a pre-organized panel is 31 December 2015 and for individual papers 31 January 2016

Roundtable
For a roundtable, please submit a proposal comprising an abstract of about 150 words on the theme and the names and institutional affiliations of convener, chair, and panelists.

Pre-organized panels
For pre-organized panels, please submit a proposal comprising the names and institutional affiliations of convener, chair, and panelists, as well as title and abstract of about 150 words for the panel as such and for each paper presented. A pre-organized panel consists of a chair plus 3-4 panelists with single papers.

Individual papers
The deadline for submitting proposals for individual papers is 31 January 2016. Please submit your name, in- stitutional affiliation and the title and abstract of your paper not exceeding 150 words.

Submissions
All submissions should be sent to the following e-mail address:
nordic2016@sdu.dk.