The theme for the multidisciplinary conference is “Transformations of Identity and Space in the Middle East and North Africa”. Proposed papers are encouraged to explore present and past approaches to the main theme of the conference from all fields and disciplines of the Middle East, North African and Mediterranean studies. Selected papers of the conference will be published in a peer-reviewed academic journal.
The colloquium is organized by the Finnish Institute in the Middle East (FIME), the University of Eastern Finland, Faculty of Theology, and the University of Helsinki, including the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions. The event will be held at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu, Finland.
Please see: http://fime.fi/en/fifth-finnish-colloquium-of-middle-east-and-north-african-studies/.
Further information: Ms. Päivi Miettunen, paivi.miettunen(at)fime.fi, tel. +358 40 7756 877.