CFP: Middle East Studies Association 57th Annual Meeting in Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Call for Papers
February 16, 2023
Quebec, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies


MESA’s 57th Annual Meeting
Montréal, Québec, Canada

November 2-5, 2023


The Middle East Studies Association of North America invites and encourages submissions for its 57th Annual Meeting to be held in person in the fall of 2023. Submissions by students are more than welcome. If you are interested, please make sure to have your proposals in by the deadline on February 16, 2023 at midnight (EST).

Submissions may be in the form of pre-organized panels, pre-organized roundtables, or individual papers (to be formed into panels by the program committee). All submissions must be made through the myMESA submission system (


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Membership is required to submit a proposal. To join or renew your membership, create or login to your myMESA account. Contact the MESA Secretariat at with questions about membership. Preregistration payment is not required until May 15, after the program committee decisions are released. 


Please note that if you cannot attend in person in 2023, we encourage you to instead submit proposals next year in 2024, when the meeting will be held virtually.


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