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5th China and The Middle East and North Africa Conference: May 16, 17 and 18, 2019 – Northwest University, Xi’an, China

5th China and The Middle East and North Africa Conference:

The Institute of Middle Eastern Studies

Northwest University

http://english.nwu.edu.cn/ 

Xi’an, People’s Republic of China

May 16, 17 and 18, 2019

Co-Sponsored by

Chinese Journal of Middle East Studies

Shanghai University, People’s Republic of China

http://en.shu.edu.cn/

Cappadocia University, Republic of Turkey

https://www.kapadokya.edu.tr/english/

Description and Objectives:

We organized four very successful academic conferences on this topic in collaboration with Beijing University, on March 17-18, 2015; Qatar University, on March 23-24, 2016; Shanghai University, on June 7-8, 2017; and Nevsehir Haci Bektas Veli University and Cappadocia University on June 20-22, 2018. This year, we will have 5th China and the Middle East Conference in Xi’an, China on May 16, 17 and 18, 2019.

We therefore invite submissions on the following and related topics:

Political Economy of the Middle East

Nationalism and Nation-State

Political Parties

Environmental Issues

Social Movements

Religion and Politics

Gender Issues in the Middle East

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Modern Middle East and Modern China

China’s Foreign Policy Toward Middle East/West Asia

Energy

Trade

Economic Integration

The Belt and Road Initiative

Please include the following in your email:

-Author full name;

-Affiliation;

-Email address;

-Abstract in Word format (200 to 300 words);

-Title of your paper

-A short Biography (NOT A CV)

Please email your submission to tugrulk (at) vt.edu

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Abstract Submission for the Conference: April 15, 2019
  • Conference Draft Paper Submission: May 6, 2019
  • The Conference Dates: May 16, 17 and 18, 2019

In case your abstract is accepted, a draft paper of around 3000 – 4000 words is due two weeks prior to the beginning of the conference. We intend to compile an edited volume with the best papers for publication in an international reference publisher.

There is no fee for this conference. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL COVER YOUR ACCOMMODATIONS (5 nights: June 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2019) AND FOOD DURING YOUR STAY IN XI”AN.

Please note that this is an academic conference only, no non-academic presenters will be accepted.

Any additional queries should be sent to tugrulkeskin (at) t.shu.edu.cn

Organizing Committee:
Dr. Han Zhibin, Professor, Northwest University, China
Dr. Guo Changgang, Professor – Shanghai University, China.
Dr. Hasan Ali Karasar, President – Cappadocia University
Dr. Mohammedmoin Sadeq, Professor – Qatar University, Qatar.
Dr. Gokhan Bozbas, Assistant Professor – Necmettin Erbakan University
Dr. Tugrul Keskin, Professor – Shanghai University, China
Dr. Sean Foley, Associate Professor – Middle Tennessee State University, USA
Dr. Mojtaba Mahdavi, Associate Professor – University of Alberta, Canada
Dr. Nissim Otmazgin, Professor – The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Dr. Juan Cole, Professor – University of Michigan, USA
Dr. Yang Chen, Assistant Professor – Shanghai University, China.

Conference Program

Thursday May 16, 2019

10:00 – 10:15 Introduction and Welcome Speech by Professor Han Zhibin, Director of Middle East Institute, Northwest University of China

10:15 – 10:30 Welcome Speech and Introduction by the President of Northwest University of China

10:30 – 10:45 Keynote Speech -1 by Professor Yang Guang, President of Middle East Studies Association of China, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Shanghai University. (Invited)

10:45 – 11:30 Keynote Speech -2 by Professor Juan Cole, University of Michigan (Invited)

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:30 – 15:30 Special Discussion on Chinese Journal of Middle East Studies

15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 – 17:15 Panel -1

18:00 DINNER

Friday May 17, 2019

8:30 – 10:00 Panel -2

10:30 – 12:00 Panel 3

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Panel – 4

15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 – 17:15 Panel 5

18:00 DINNER

Saturday May 18, 2019

8:30 – 10:00 Panel -6

10:30 – 12:00 Panel 7

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Panel – 8

15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 – 17:15 Panel 9

17:15 – 17:30 Coffee Break

Discussion for future projects and Closing Remarks by TBA 17:30 – 18:00

19:00 DINNER

Sunday, May 19, 2019

BUS TOUR: Terracotta Army – Xi’an: The greatest archaeological find of the 20th century

Source:https://chinaandthemiddleeast.blogspot.com/2018/10/5th-china-and-middle-east-and-north.html

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