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Second International Conference on Interpreting Quality

Second International Conference on Interpreting Quality

Location: , Spain
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 03-24-2011 Last Day: 03-26-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 10-20-2010
The purpose of this conference is to bring together for fruitful dialogue researchers, teachers and professionals from all modalities of interpreting (conference interpreting, public-service interpreting, sign-language interpreting, etc.). The Conference aims to cast light on Quality from a variety of perspectives, considering the parameters of interpreting quality, the most relevant factors and functions of the process and of the product of interpreting, as well as methodological trends and needs emerging in this research field. We would like to encourage colleagues to submit papers on the quality of interpreting, focusing especially on: - Research methodology - New research findings - Use…
American Society and Its Profession of Arms

American Society and Its Profession of Arms

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 04-05-2011 Last Day: 04-07-2011
The Commandant of the U.S. Army War College cordially invites you to join this critical conversation at the U.S. Army War College’s XXII Annual Strategy Conference to be held at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania from April 5-7, 2011. Join over 20 leading experts, the U.S. Army War College Class of 2011, and 200 other strategists, academics, journalists, government officials, business leaders, and other members of the public as they examine and debate the critical relationship between the U.S. military and the American society. The conference will include panels discussing the changing role of the military; the possible divergence of the cultural…
Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution in Islam

Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution in Islam

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-25-2010 Last Day: 10-25-2010
Book Launch and Panel Discussion It is nearly impossible to speak about contemporary Islam without referring to the subject of violence. Behind the explosive headlines and images of violence, there is a neglected story of how ordinary Muslims around the world, including in the U.S., draw on their faith and tradition to build peace, engage in dialogue, resolve conflict, and use nonviolent strategies in everyday affairs. There are existing principles, tools, and resources inherent in Islam to promote cooperation and resolve conflict nonviolently. This event celebrates the publication of "Crescent and Dove: Peace and Conflict Resolution in Islam" edited by…
27th Annual Conference of the Association for Israel Studies

27th Annual Conference of the Association for Israel Studies

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-13-2011 Last Day: 06-15-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 12-30-2010
27th Annual Conference of the Association for Israel Studies - Call for Papers Brandeis University June 13-15, 2011 www.aisisraelstudies.org/brandeis2011.ehtml “Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State” The Zionist ideal of a Jewish and democratic society has been a central issue since early settlements through the present. It continues to elicit celebration, criticism and debate in the arts, academic disciplines and the public sphere. The challenge of defining Israel also involves diplomatic relations, interactions between Jews and Arabs inside Israel and the region, among Jews in Israel and with the Diaspora, gender issues, the legal culture, the political system, and perceptions…
New Approaches to Quran and Exegesis

New Approaches to Quran and Exegesis

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-23-2010 Last Day: 10-24-2010
New Approaches to Qur'an and Exegesis Center for Global Islamic Studies Fall Conference, 2010 October 23, 2010 - October 24, 2010 (Harris Theater) This conference will bring together international scholars working on the Qur'an and its classical commentary tradition (tafsir). The presenters will discuss how new scholarly approaches to the Qur'an and the tafsir tradition have led to an increasing appreciation for the diversity of ways in which the Qur'an has been received and interpreted by Muslims, and the significance of this research for contemporary Muslim understandings of the text. Keynote Speaker: Seyyed Hossein Nasr University Professor, George Washington University…
Iran Ideology Conference 2010

Iran Ideology Conference 2010

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-09-2010 Last Day: 10-09-2010
In the summer of 2009, Iranians took to the streets in protest, an event that some have described as akin to the American civil rights struggle during the 1960s. A younger generation, between the ages of 15 and 29, stands at the forefront of these events, often defining the movement's terms, slogans and direction while taking yesterday's politicians in their tow. Meanwhile, behind the scenes, an intense political struggle has ensued between major players from competing factions of the previous revolutionary guard. At stake in this struggle is the very meaning of the 1979 revolution, an event whose significance has…
12th International Congress of Ottoman Social and Economic History

12th International Congress of Ottoman Social and Economic History

Location: , Austria
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 07-11-2011 Last Day: 07-15-2011
The 12th International Congress of Ottoman Economic and Social History (ICOSEH) will be held in Retz (http://www.telebuero.at/retz/), a small medieval town some 80 kms to the NW of Vienna and 5kms from the border of the Czech Republic, which is easily accessible from Vienna. Arrangements for this meeting are being handled under the auspices of International Association of Ottoman Social and Economic History (IAOSEH) chaired by Professor Halil Inalcik. The local organizers are Claudia Römer and Gisela Procházka-Eisl of the Oriental Institute of Vienna University. As in previous meetings, papers are expected to be on aspects of the economic and…
Middle Eastern and North African Popular Culture

Middle Eastern and North African Popular Culture

Location: , Austria
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 09-07-2011 Last Day: 09-10-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 02-01-2011
The Sixth International Conference on "Middle Eastern and North African Popular Culture" Vienna, Austria, 7 - 10 September 2011 The Institute of Oriental Studies at the University of Vienna and the University of Oxford, UK, are organising this Conference. One of the objectives is to debate both the continuing cultural specificities of the peoples and cultures of the region, as well as the effects of globalisation in bringing more contact and convergence between them. Popular culture has had a great and lasting impact on the way of life of the populations of the Middle East and North Africa. While the…
International Conference of BRISMES, EURAMES and AFMA: "The Middle East: Aspirations and Challenges"

International Conference of BRISMES, EURAMES and AFMA: "The Middle East: Aspirations and Challenges"

Location: , United Kingdom
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-27-2011 Last Day: 06-29-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 01-10-2011
International Conference of BRISMES, EURAMES and AFMA: "The Middle East: Aspirations and Challenges" - University of Exeter, 27-29 June 2011 The British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) organizes its annual conference 2011 at the University of Exeter in association with the European Association for Middle Eastern Studies (EURAMES) and the Association of Far Eastern Middle Eastern Studies Associations (AFMA). The event will be hosted by the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies (IAIS) at the University of Exeter. Main theme ŒThe Middle East: Aspirations and Challenges with sub-themes, organised by the BRISMES research networks on: - Clerical Authority in…
International Seminar on Modern Trends in Sirah  Writing

International Seminar on Modern Trends in Sirah Writing

Location: , Pakistan
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 03-26-2011 Last Day: 03-28-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 11-15-2010
The purpose of this international seminar (26-27-28 March 2011, in Islamabad, Pakistan)on Sirah is to take stock of the different approaches to the subject, and to attempt critical surveys of the major studies on Sirah along with their theoretical underpinnings during the modern period (circa 1800 onwards). By carefully analyzing the different attitudes, trends, methodologies and contents of these writings an effort will be made to undertake a holistic evaluation of this period and to explore new vistas for future studies on Sirah. Although the main focus of this three-day seminar will be on works in three languages—Arabic, English and…
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Re-enchantment of Arab Television: Audience responses and identity constructions

Location: , Denmark
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 05-27-2011 Last Day: 05-29-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 10-30-2010
The New Islamic Public Sphere Programme invites proposals for papers at the Conference on "Re-enchantment of Arab Television: Audience responses and identity constructions" to be held in Copenhagen, 27 – 29 May 2011 The main issue of this conference is how Arab audiences respond to religion and religious programming on Arab television. A focus on Islamic programming is particularly requested, but also papers on audience responses to other religious programming are encouraged. In spite of the common recognition that the effect of media has to be understood in the encounter between media discourse and audience responses, very often the Arab…
Islam and Muslims in America

Islam and Muslims in America

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 09-28-2010 Last Day: 09-30-2010
The Organization of Islamic Conference in Cooperation with the American Islamic College presents: Conference on “Islam and Muslims in America” Agenda 28 September, Tuesday 7:00 pm*Grand opening of the Dormitory and the Auditorium of the College* with Keynote Address by Secretary General of the OIC H.E. Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu 29 September, Wednesday 8:30 am Registration 9:00 am Welcoming Speech: Dr. H. Ali Yurtsever, American Islamic College 9:10 am Protocol Speeches 10:00 am 1st Panel: The Role of the OIC & The Scope for its Relations with American Muslims Moderator: Mr. Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago Amb. Ufuk Gokcen, Ambassador…
Europe Meets Latin America: A Forum for Young Leaders:"Emphasizing Commonalities or Differences: New Perspectives on European-Latin American Relations"

Europe Meets Latin America: A Forum for Young Leaders:"Emphasizing Commonalities or Differences: New Perspectives on European-Latin American Relations"

Location: , Germany
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 09-12-2010 Last Day: 09-17-2010
The strong cultural and historical links between Europe and Latin America play an important role in determining the nature of contemporary relations between the two regions, and between individual countries within the regions. Recently, however, scholars and key stakeholders have emphasised the importance of treating the two regions as distinct entities, and highlighting the differences between the two. Doing so, it is argued, allows for a more pragmatic, forward thinking approach to foreign policies and regional agreements. In addition to looking at this history and development of cultural diplomacy and its application in bi-regional relations, the forthcoming EMLA Weeklong Seminar…
The September Session of the ICD Academy for Cultural Diplomacy: “Assessing the Societal, Political and Economic Benefits of Arts & Culture”

The September Session of the ICD Academy for Cultural Diplomacy: “Assessing the Societal, Political and Economic Benefits of Arts & Culture”

Location: , Germany
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 09-07-2010 Last Day: 09-12-2010
The Academy Session will explore the history and development of the field of cultural diplomacy and will provide a platform for discussions on a diverse range of related issues including immigration and integration, language and identity, citizenship, and the role of civil society in building bridges between cultural communities. In addition to looking at the history and development of the field of cultural diplomacy and its contemporary application across the world, the forthcoming Academy Session will focus on the societal, economic, and political benefits of arts and culture. In particular, it will consider how artistic and other cultural initiatives can…
Christians and the Middle East Conflict

Christians and the Middle East Conflict

Location: , Canada
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 03-24-2011 Last Day: 03-26-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 11-30-2010
Call for Papers: Christians and the Middle East Conflict Sponsored by the Religion, Culture and Conflict Research Group Trinity Western University 24-26 March 2011 Over the past few years, increasing scrutiny has been applied to the ways in which Christians and Christianity relate to ongoing conflicts in the Middle East. The topic relates generally to the various debates about civilizational and cultural interaction and dialogue. More specifically, the influence of Christianity has been discussed in critical texts covering the relationship of the modern Christian Zionist movement with Western attitudes and foreign policies toward the region in both historical and modern…
International Praxis Conference on Cultural Memory and Coexistence

International Praxis Conference on Cultural Memory and Coexistence

Location: , Turkey
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 03-18-2011 Last Day: 03-20-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 10-01-2010
Literature on cultural memory has extensively developed in the last two decades. Several scholarly works and conferences have been dedicated to it. The “new wars” (M. Kaldor, New and Old Wars: Organized Violence in a Global Era), as well as the current global paradigms drawing on the language of clash have particularly reflected a strong link between cultural memory and conflict. In opposition to the conventional thinking, this conference aims to raise the fundamental question of how individual and collective memories (M. Halbwachs, On Collective Memory) can generate intercultural dialogue practices and therefore used as tools for conflict resolution. We…
XXII International Congress of Byzantine Studies

XXII International Congress of Byzantine Studies

Location: , Bulgaria
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 08-22-2011 Last Day: 08-27-2011
The congress is organized by the Bulgarian Association of Byzantinists and Medievists, a collective member of the Association Internationale des Études Byzantines. Patron: President of the Republic of Bulgaria Georgi Parvanov. For more information: http://cim.bg/index.php/en/view/organizing-congress-byzantine-studies/
Second International Conference on Interpreting Quality

Second International Conference on Interpreting Quality

Location: , Spain
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 03-24-2011 Last Day: 03-26-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 10-20-2010
The purpose of this conference is to bring together for fruitful dialogue researchers, teachers and professionals from all modalities of interpreting (conference interpreting, public-service interpreting, sign-language interpreting, etc.). The Conference aims to cast light on Quality from a variety of perspectives, considering the parameters of interpreting quality, the most relevant factors and functions of the process and of the product of interpreting, as well as methodological trends and needs emerging in this research field.
International Conference on Social Sciences: ICSS

International Conference on Social Sciences: ICSS

Location: , Turkey
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-08-2011
This is a conference for those, who are interested in presenting paper in all fields of social sciences. The conference topic areas especially focus on such disciplines as economics, business, corporate and public governance, political science, sociology etc. The aim of the conference was to bring together a wide audience of academicians, policy makers and practitioners around clearly circumscribed topics, engage participants in fruitful debate, and facilitate mutual understanding.
The Arab-Turkish Congress of Social Sciences (ATCOSS-2010)

The Arab-Turkish Congress of Social Sciences (ATCOSS-2010)

Location: , Turkey
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 12-10-2010 Last Day: 12-12-2010 Deadline for abstracts: 08-10-2010
The congress aims to bring together scholars of the Middle East to exchange ideas and findings concerning the mutual problems of the region, and swap experiences about scientific methods and approaches within Middle Eastern studies. This will be an excellent opportunity to explore the varied intellectual trends across scholarly boundaries. Among the growing trends, we will focuses on the cultural variables in understanding political, economic, social, and historical issues. Such trends are most important for our region since culture is essential for attaining homogeneity and unity in the region while recognizing its diversity. ATCOSS 2010 aims to reconsider cultural factors…

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