The Ninth Nordic Conference on Middle Eastern Studies takes place in Lund, September 19-21, 2013.
The conference “Everyday Life in the Middle East” is organised by The Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies (NSM). NSM organises a Nordic and international conference every three years. This conference is open to all scholars and students who specialise in Middle Eastern Studies. The conference is also open to journalists, policy makers, activists, diplomats and others who have interests in the Middle East.
The conference is organised in cooperation with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University.
The conference is supported by a generous funding from the Crafoord Foundation in Sweden.
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Senior Fellow James M. Dorsey (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and author of the Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer Blog)
Professor Jean-Pierre Filiu (Middle East Studies, Science Po, Paris)
Professor Farhad Khosrokhavar (EHESS-CNRS, Paris)
Film Director Nabil Maleh (Damascus/Dubai)
Associate Professor Christa Salamandra (City University of New York)
Deadline for registration and payment: July 22, 2013.
The deadline for submission of abstracts is March 17, 2013.
Acceptances and rejections will be notified by April 8, 2013.