Crossing the borders. Interdisciplinary research in Arabic and Islamic
Yerevan State University, Yerevan, Armenia, May 2016
The Chair of Arabic Studies at Yerevan State University in cooperation
with Middle Orient project is pleased to invite graduate students (MA
and PhD) and recent post-docs of all fields associated with Arabic and
Islamic Studies (broadly defined) to present their recent research
during the graduate conference entitled “Crossing the borders.
Interdisciplinary research in Arabic and Islamic studies”, which will
take place on May 5-6, 2016.
Research papers are accepted on all aspects of Arabic and Islamic
studies, including, but not limited to:
–Islamic Studies (History, religion, politics)
–The History of Arabic countries
–The Arab world in the framework of international relations
–The topical issues of Arab Middle East
Each participant will be expected to speak for no longer than 20
minutes. At the end of each session the discussion will be opened by
the session moderator.
For submitting a paper proposal, please send an abstract of proposed
paper (no more than 300 words) and a current CV to
firstname.lastname@example.org by 15th of February, 2016. Abstracts
should provide a brief description of the work, clearly outlining the
theoretical perspectives and methodology to be applied in the paper.
Notifications of acceptance will be sent until 29th of February, 2016.
All proposals will be subjected to peer-reviews. The selected papers
will be published in the proceeding volume of “Arabic Studies”- the
annually published official journal of the Chair of Arabic Studies,
For any enquiries regarding the conference, please contact