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TIMES Postgraduate Symposium 2017- Call for Papers now open!

The TIMES Postgraduate Forum invites proposals for individual papers on any aspect or sub-discipline of Islamic and/or Middle Eastern Studies for its first Annual Symposium. TIMES Forum was set up in 2015 by researchers from a range of disciplines at University of Birmingham and Birmingham City University. We meet every month at UoB to discuss our research and the approaches used by different disciplines to study the Islamic and Middle Eastern world.

Papers will be 20 minutes in length and are welcome on a wide variety of subjects relating to the Islamic and Middle Eastern world including:

  • Philosophy, Theology & Qur'anic studies
  • History, medieval and modern
  • Law
  • Economics and Finance
  • Politics and Social Policy
  • Arts and Architecture
  • Literature, Language & Translation
  • Culture & Sociology
  • Intellectual History
  • Sufism

We will also consider creative visual submissions. Registration is free and there are a number of bursaries available to support travel expenses for speakers. If you will be claiming travel expenses, please mention this with your submission.

Please click here for details: https://timespgforum.wordpress.com/about/