- This event has passed.
Call for Papers: Near Eastern Studies Graduate Student Conference, UC Berkeley (13-14 Mar | UC Berkeley)
November 15, 2019
The Near Eastern Studies graduate students at UC Berkeley would like to invite the graduate students in your department to participate in theÂ 2020 UC Berkeley Near Eastern Studies Graduate Student Conference.
The conference will take place onÂ March 13â€“14, 2020Â on the UC Berkeley campus,Â consisting of two days of thematically-organized panel sessions. Faculty will serve as the respondents for each of the panels.
Applicants should submit anÂ abstractÂ of no more thanÂ 250 words by November 15th, 2019.Â Please fill out theÂ abstract submission formÂ on our website. Paper presentations should be approximately 20 minutes in length, which will be followed by a short, discussant-led question and answer session.
As an interdisciplinary department, we will accept submissions from any sub-discipline of Near Eastern Studies, including, but not limited to: history, archaeology, anthropology, linguistics, religion, literature, art/art history, and/or architecture.
Please note, however, that the topic of any submitted paper must, then, be relevant to any of the cultures which have inhabited the broader Near East from the Neolithic to the Present, from Morocco and al-Andalus in the West to Central Asia in the East, and from Ethiopia in the South, to the Caucasus in the North.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any additional questions. For more information about registration, travel, and accommodation, please visit ourÂ website. Questions about the conference should be directed toÂ firstname.lastname@example.org.