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2010 Western Commission for the Study of Religion (WECSOR)

2010 Western Commission for the Study of Religion (WECSOR)

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 03-13-2010 Last Day: 03-15-2010 Deadline for abstracts: 09-30-2009
The Islamic Studies section encourages the submission of proposals that are related to the academic study of Islam. We are particularly interested in papers that touch directly or indirectly on the 2010 AAR/WR theme of "La Frontera” (border, boundary, or frontier). This theme calls for analysis of the many types of boundaries, including geographical, spiritual, cultural, chronological, theological, transformational, and theoretical, that are found in our societies and in our lives. You are also welcome to submit papers having to do with Islamic Studies that are unrelated to the topic of the conference. Proposals, no more than two pages in…
Negotiating Multiple Islams: Societies, Traditions, and Cultures in Context

Negotiating Multiple Islams: Societies, Traditions, and Cultures in Context

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 04-04-2009 Last Day: 04-05-2009
6th Annual Duke-UNC-CH Graduate Islamic Studies Conference The Duke-UNC Islamic Studies Conference is an annual international conference drawing graduate students from programs such as religious studies, history, comparative literature, Islamic studies, anthropology, political science, sociology, and cultural studies. Negotiating Multiple Islams: The study of Islam today has moved well beyond early Orientalist assumptions of seeing it as a monolithic religious entity. Static and reductionist categories have been replaced in order to account for the dynamic and "lived" aspects of Islam, bringing into focus its multiple interpretations and manifestations that transcend cultural boundaries. "Lived Islam" includes the variety of ways that…
Byzantine and Ottoman Civilizations in World History

Byzantine and Ottoman Civilizations in World History

Location: , Turkey
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-21-2010 Last Day: 10-24-2010 Deadline for abstracts: 10-01-2009
A Symposium Sponsored by Istanbul Sehir University and the World History Istanbul Sehir University and the World History Association proudly announce a symposium focusing on the world-historical significance of Byzantine and Ottoman civilizations, 330-1922. The symposium will consist of approximately 30 papers by Turkish and international participants, plus a keynote address and several other plenary sessions. The official languages of the symposium are English and Turkish. Panel and paper proposals dealing with Byzantine and/or Ottoman civilizations in the context of world history and across all relevant disciplines are invited and should be submitted electronically *using this form only *no later…
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TIMA 2009 Islamic Codicology Workshop

Location: , United Kingdom
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 09-07-2009 Last Day: 09-11-2009
The Islamic Manuscript Association, in conjunction with the University of Cambridge, announces the third annual workshop on Islamic codicology, to be held 7-11 September 2009 at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and the Cambridge University Library. The workshop will be led by Professor François Déroche, Director of Studies at the Ecole Practique des Hautes Etudes in Paris and author of the book Islamic Codicology: an Introduction to the Study of Manuscript in Arabic Script. The five-day programme will provide an overview of Islamic codicology with a comparative focus on the methods of localising and dating Islamic manuscripts.…
Veiled Constellations

Veiled Constellations

Location: , Canada
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-03-2010 Last Day: 06-05-2010 Deadline for abstracts: 10-01-2009
The Veil, Critical Theory, Politics, and Contemporary Society This conference offers a forum to problematize the prevailing surrounding the veil while exploring the veil's subversive potential.The extent to which the veil can erode, or even invert power and oppression is, with the exception of various Islam-inspired positions, an overlooked and under-explored area of academic theorizing. We ask what new insights may be unearthed in moving beyond the impetus to repudiate, fear, or adore the veil. This conference is a unique opportunity to discuss those contested voices situated within the interstices of the liberal, conservative and Islamic constellations, and, in the…
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The Path to alliance of Civilizations through the Asian Community

Location: , Indonesia
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 11-04-2009 Last Day: 11-06-2009 Deadline for abstracts: 09-01-2009
The University of Indonesia is jointly organizing the Fourth International Conference of the Asian Philosophical Association (ICAPA 2008) in Jakarta, Indonesia on 4-6 November 2009 in cooperation with Fatih University of Turkey, DaeDong Philosophical Association of Korea. The sessions will be arranged thematically and each paper will be allowed twenty minutes for presentation. The languages of the conference are English, Bahasa Indonesia, Korean and Turkish. Accepted papers will be published in a proceedings volume one week before the conference will take place. Prospective participants are invited to send abstracts of their proposed papers by 1 September 2009 to the following…
2nd International Seminar on Islamic Thought (ISoIT2 2009)

2nd International Seminar on Islamic Thought (ISoIT2 2009)

Location: , Malaysia
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-06-2009 Last Day: 10-07-2009
Welcome to the Second International Seminar on Islamic Thought (ISoIT2 2009). It is a medium of discussion for all Muslims over the world the issues pertaining to the Muslim and Islam. It is a place where the Muslim scholars, researchers, academicians meet every five years to discuss the global issues related to Islam and non-Muslim counterparts. The Seminar will provide 3 Main Sessions for paper presentations by reputable scholars from renowned institutions and 16 Parallel sessions, comprising papers on different topics crossing through various academic disciplines and intellectual fields. In addition to the theoretical and practical disciplinary thrust reflected in…
ECOA

ECOA

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 09-23-2009 Last Day: 09-25-2009
ABECC is the world’s largest, multi-industry gathering of ethics and compliance officers. Distinguished keynote speakers, leading subject matter experts, and the most prominent ethics and compliance officers in the field will address critical issues facing ethics and compliance practitioners today. ABECC provides the perfect opportunity for the exchange of creative ideas, and proven methods for implementing and maintaining ethics, compliance and business conduct programs.
7th Asian Youth Forum

7th Asian Youth Forum

Location: , Philippines
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 12-01-2009 Last Day: 12-06-2009 Deadline for abstracts: 08-01-2009
The Asian Youth Forum (AYF) is a college-aged students and young people’s network organization founded in 1999 by Professor Kip Cates of Tottori University (Japan) together with the help of language educators and academic professionals who have been actively part of the Pan Asian Conference (PAC) and are members of international language (English) associations in the Asian region. The idea of the AYF is to bring together college and university students and young people from all over the Asian region to an international convention to meet with other youth and educators and provide them a venue where they could share…
African Identities in the Age of Obama

African Identities in the Age of Obama

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-08-2009 Last Day: 10-10-2009 Deadline for abstracts: 07-05-2009
To provide a critical forum for the continued examination of African identities, the African and African American Studies program at George Mason University will host a multidisciplinary conference titled "African Identities in the Age of Obama." On January 20, 2009, the first African-American president Barack Hussein Obama was sworn in as the President of the United States of America. His inauguration as the 44th president reminds us that beliefs about persons of African ancestry based on their phenotypical appearance are precarious at best. We should not assume, for example, that the black skin of the newly-elected leader of the United…
Waste Management and Remediation of Legacy Contamination

Waste Management and Remediation of Legacy Contamination

Location: , Kazakhstan
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 09-16-2009 Last Day: 09-16-2009 Deadline for abstracts: 07-31-2009
WasteTech Central Asia 2009 Main Topics of the Conference: 1. Waste management strategy in the Republic of Kazakhstan 2. Further development of legislation in the sphere of waste management 3. Best practices for waste recovery, recycling, treatment 4. Methods and technologies for remediation of legacy contamination (permanent biocontamination, heavy metals, oil products, anthropogenic mineral wastes) 5. Economical stimulus in waste management Participants: - manufacturers of equipment, traders, suppliers of goods and services, developers of waste management technologies and legacy contamination remediation, engineering and - consulting companies - industrial company’s managers (oil & gas, mining, food, pharmaceutical and other sectors) -…
Aspen Cultural Diplomacy Forum

Aspen Cultural Diplomacy Forum

Location: , Spain
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 09-15-2009 Last Day: 09-17-2009
Join world leaders, policy makers, corporate and media executives, diplomats, artists, cultural entrepreneurs, and philanthropists as they discuss the role of media, arts, and culture in promoting mutual understanding and sustainable human security. A very limited number of public passes will be made available. The Aspen Institute and Centro Niemeyer are pleased to announce the second edition of the Aspen Cultural Diplomacy Forum to be held from September 15 to 17, 2009, in Aviles, Asturias, Spain. This premier convening on cultural diplomacy is an independent and worldwide program of the Aspen Institute's Global Initiative on Culture and Society. It will…
Darwin's Impact on Science, Society and Culture: A 21st Century Reassessment

Darwin's Impact on Science, Society and Culture: A 21st Century Reassessment

Location: , Portugal
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 09-10-2009 Last Day: 09-12-2009 Deadline for abstracts: 07-10-2009
The world changed dramatically after Darwin, and we are still coming to terms with the Darwinian revolution, as well as its impact on virtually every domain of human culture. We will reassess this impact especially on science (Biology, genetics, Artificial Life, Psychology and Linguistics), philosophy (Anthropology, Ethics, Epistemology, Aesthetics), and religion (Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and other religious faiths). The reception of Darwinism in the different countries and cultures will also be a major issue that is to be addressed in the Congress. The deadline for abstracts/proposals is 10 July 2009. Main key speakers: Michael Ruse, George Coyne, Francis Ayala,…
English and German Nationalist and Anti-Semitic Discourse (1871-1945)

English and German Nationalist and Anti-Semitic Discourse (1871-1945)

Location: , United Kingdom
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 11-10-2010 Last Day: 11-11-2010 Deadline for abstracts: 04-15-2010
CALL FOR PAPERS The Historical Discourse Working Group and the Leo Baeck Institute London with the support of the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations would like to announce their first international conference to be held at Queen Mary, University of London on 10-11 November 2010. PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE FOR THIS CONFERENCE The conference organisers, Professor Felicity Rash, Dr Geraldine Horan, Dr Daniel Wildmann and Dr Stefan Baumgarten, invite proposals in the form of abstracts of about 150-200 words on relevant topics in the analysis of pre-1945 nationalist, anti-Semitic or colonialist discourse. We welcome contributions which discuss issues…
EBEN Annual Conference 2009

EBEN Annual Conference 2009

Location: , Greece
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 09-10-2009 Last Day: 09-12-2009 Deadline for abstracts: 05-15-2009
”Pathos for Ethics; Leadership, Excellence and the Quest for a Sustainable Future” According to the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, the existence of leadership pre-assumes three elements: Ethos for promoting Business Ethics, Logos and Logic for promoting Business Excellence and Pathos for Ethics being vital for the Sustainability of Business Excellence. The international economic status and its implications to employees The international economic uncertainty has a direct impact on economic structure affecting everyone’s business life. At the time of writing this article, the European consumers whether employees, investors or pensioners are very anxious due to the following reasons: increase in unemployment,…
Global Conference on Global Warming 2009

Global Conference on Global Warming 2009

Location: , Turkey
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 07-05-2009 Last Day: 07-09-2009 Deadline for abstracts: 05-25-2009
The primary themes of the conference are global warming and climate change, not only in engineering and science but also in all other disciplines (e.g. ecology, education, social sciences, economics, management, political sciences, and information technology). It covers a broad range of topics on energy and environment policies, energy resources, energy conversion technologies, energy management and conservation, energy security, renewables, green technologies, emission reduction and abatement, carbon tax, sustainable development, pollution control and measures, policy development, etc. Therefore, papers on related topics are solicited from all relevant disciplinary areas, ranging from current problems, projections, new concepts, modeling, experiments and measurements,…

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