CFP: Symposia Iranica Graduate Conference

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Symposia Iranica

SYMPOSIA IRANICA: 1st Biennial Graduate Conference on Iranian Studies at the University of St Andrews, 13-14 April 2013

Deadline for submissions: October 15, 2012

Call for Papers
Symposia Iranica invites proposals for individual papers, pre-arranged panels, and poster presentations that relate to any aspect of Iranian studies.

These include (but are by no means limited to): literature, political science, philosophy, anthropology, religions and theology, geography, sociology, archaeology, music, history of art, architecture, international relations, education, history, linguistics, Diaspora studies, new media and communication studies, film, and the performing arts. Interdisciplinary papers are also very welcome.

Submissions are welcomed from the following:

1. final year undergraduates;
2. postgraduates;
3. doctoral candidates; and
4. post-docs who graduated within three calendar years of the submission deadline.

All abstracts will be peer-reviewed and successful applicants will be notified about acceptance of their proposals by 1st December 2012. We also hope to publish selected conference papers.

Applicants for papers and panels are warmly encouraged to compliment their proposals with a poster presentation.

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Symposia Iranica is a large, unthemed international graduate conference. It seeks to challenge, nourish, and encourage current and future generations of scholars in Iranian studies by showcasing the best and latest research undertaken by students across the field.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of Iran Heritage Foundation.