Call for Papers: 3rd Annual Symposium for The Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies (TIMES) Post-Graduate Forum

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The Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies (TIMES) Forum invites proposals for individual papers on any aspect or sub-discipline of Islamic and/or Middle Eastern Studies for its 3rd Annual Symposium on Wednesday 12th June 2019 at the University of Birmingham, supported by the Theology & Religion Department, UOB. The keynote speaker will be Prof Charles Burnett, professor of the History of Islamic Influences in Europe.

 

TIMES Forum was set up in 2015 by researchers from a range of disciplines at the University of Birmingham and Birmingham City University. Our membership has steadily grown since, with members from different disciplines and institutions in the Midlands and beyond meeting to share their research. With the aim of promoting and providing a platform for post-graduate research on Islam and the Islamic world (broadly conceived), we invite proposals for papers that will be 20 minutes in length. We welcome papers from PhD candidates and ECRs on a wide variety of subjects relating to the Islamic and Middle Eastern world including, but not limited to the following:

·     Philosophy, Theology & Qur'anic studies

·     History - medieval and modern

·     Law

·     Politics and Social Policy

·     Arts and Architecture

·     Literature, Language & Translation

·     Culture & Sociology

·     Intellectual History

·     Sufism

·     Economics and Finance

CfP forms can be downloaded from: https://timespgforum.com/times-symposium-2019/

All completed forms should be sent by email attachment to timesforum@contacts.bham.ac.uk by Wednesday 27th February 2019. 

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