Tag Archives: History

Mar. 20-21, Scotland conference on “Islamisation: Comparative perspectives from History”

[ March 20, 2015 to March 21, 2015. ] A conference on “Islamisation: Comparative perspectives from History” will be held
20-21 March 2015, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland.

The spread of Islam and the process of Islamisation has naturally attracted the attention of scholars working on many diverse parts of the Islamic world. However, such research has often been carried out in isolation, and [...]

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CFP Deadline: Sep.15, Conference on “Islamisation: Comparative perspectives from history,” Scotland

[ September 2, 2014 to September 15, 2014. ] A conference on “Islamisation: Comparative perspectives from history,” will be held 20-21 March 2015 at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.

Submissions are invited for this international conference which covers Islamisation down to c. 1800 in all areas of the Muslim world.

To apply please send an abstract (500 words) and short (1 page) CV to iran@st-andrews.ac.uk [...]

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June 16-18, Workshop, “The Pope, the Roman Curia and the World. Research tools for History and History of Law,” Germany

[ June 16, 2014 2:00 pm to June 18, 2014 4:00 pm. ] As in previous years, the Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte invites doctoral students and young researchers to participate in the workshop “Studientage”. This year the focus will be on “The Pope, the Roman Curia and the World. Research tools for History and History of Law”. The workshop will take place in Frankfurt am Main from 16th [...]

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Apr. 10-11, Inaugural Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies, Scotland.

[ April 10, 2014 to April 11, 2014. ] The Inaugural Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies will be held in the University of Edinburgh on 10 – 11 April 2014.

The conference as a whole aims to provide a showcase of the range and depth of Islamic Studies today across the UK.

Registration for the conference will open in January 2014, and early [...]

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CFP Deadline: Dec. 9, Inaugural Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies, Scotland.

[ November 26, 2013 to December 9, 2013. ] Call for Papers:.
The Inaugural Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies will be held at the University of Edinburgh on 10 – 11 April 2014, and the organizers invite proposals for whole panels or individual papers on any aspect or sub-discipline of Islamic Studies, broadly understood to include both Muslim-majority and Muslim-minority contexts, and [...]

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Nov 15-16, Global Secularisms Conference, USA

[ November 15, 2013 to November 16, 2013. ] The Global Liberal Studies Program at New York University will hold a conference on the topic of Global Secularisms on November 15 and 16, 2013 in New York, NY.

The history of secularism — and the word should be made plural — helps define the crises of our moment. This conference returns to these issues, in [...]

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Oct. 24-26, Workshop, Islam in Europe through the Balkan Prism, Bosnia and Herzegovina

[ October 24, 2013 to October 26, 2013. ] This conference aims to look at Islam in Europe “through the Balkan prism”. What are the historical, institutional and religious traits that characterise endogenous European Muslims? How have they recast themselves vis-à-vis European models and ideas?

The workshop will be held October 24-26, 2013 at the University of Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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June 20-21, Conference on “Jews and Muslims in the Czarist Empire,” Germany

[ June 20, 2013 to June 21, 2013. ] This conference deals with the Muslim and Jewish experiences in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union from the 1860s until the 1920s. Numerous excellent studies in recent years have enhanced our understanding of the Jewish-Russian as well as the Muslim-Russian historical encounter. The conference intends to bring together specialists from both fields to allow [...]

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CFA Deadline: Apr. 30, European Grants for training on “Teaching Intercultural Citizenship,” Spain

[ April 28, 2013 to April 30, 2013. ] EUROCLIO in close partership with Ikastolen Elkartea (Basque-School Networks) are organizing the Fall 2013 International Training on ‘Teaching Intercultural Citizenship through Historical Heritage and Memory. Traces of the Past as Resources for Living together in the Present’. The training will take place in San Sebastian (Spain) between 11-16 November 2013. All History, Heritage and Citizenship [...]

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CFP Deadline: May 1, Workshop, “Religion and Locality in the Chinese World,” Australia

[ March 31, 2013 to May 1, 2013. ] Date: 27-28 August 2013
Location: The Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW), College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University
Convenors: Dr Benjamin Penny, Mr Paul Farrelly

This workshop on “Religion and Locality in the Chinese World,” will explore histories of how religion is created, transmitted, embodied and changed in specific locations in late imperial, [...]

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