H-Net network on issues of gender in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.

H-Gender-MidEast

H-Gender-MidEast is an international network for social scientists and humanists interested in scholarly exchange on issues of gender in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. It aims to build a network in tune with shifting geographical articulations and to bring together gender-focused issues from within a wide range of (inter) disciplinary positions.

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Call For Papers 3rd International (Non)Western Fashion Conference

The third edition of the (Non) Western Fashion Conference is focussing on the politics of fashion from a global perspective. Despite so-called fashion globalization, the epicentre of fashion is still very much concentrated in Europe. But what do we really know about the global politics of fashion? How does fashion intersect with global politico-economic processes? What are the global power relations embodied in fashion? How do the meanings of fashionable and traditional dress relate to that hegemony? How should agency and orientalism be understood? What are the mechanisms that ensure that the centre of fashion is retained in Europe? How can alternatives be identified and how are they co-opted? What are the politics of fashion appropriation and exclusion?

Call for Papers and Panels: ASMEA Seventh Annual Conference

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is currently seeking paper proposals and panel proposals for presentation at the Seventh Annual ASMEA Conference being held October 30 - November 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. 

Call for Papers:

Arab Film Festival Texas - CAMCSI @UNT

The Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute at the University of North Texas invites you to the Second Annual Arab Film Festival Texas! The films featured are award-winning films from Palestine, Iraq, Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Syria. The program will consist of short films, feature films, and documentaries.

Deadline Extended: 2014 International Neighbourhood Symposium

2014 International Neighbourhood Symposium

“Exploring the Challenges of Political and Social Change in the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South”

Heybeliada, Turkey

24 – 29 June 2014

The Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University will host the 4th International Neighbourhood Symposium at Heybeliada, Turkey between Tuesday, 24 June and Sunday, 29 June 2014.  This year’s Symposium will focus on “Exploring the Challenges of Political and Social Change in the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South”.

Deadline Extended: Call for Applications for 2014 International Neighbourhood Symposium

2014 International Neighbourhood Symposium

“Exploring the Challenges of Political and Social Change in the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South”

Heybeliada, Turkey

24 – 29 June 2014

 

The Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University will host the 4th International Neighbourhood Symposium at Heybeliada, Turkey between Tuesday, 24 June and Sunday, 29 June 2014.  This year’s Symposium will focus on “Exploring the Challenges of Political and Social Change in the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South”.