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CONF.- The World of Islam: History, Society and Culture, Moscow, Dec. 11-13
International Conference on Islamic Studies
"THE WORLD OF ISLAM: HISTORY, SOCIETY & CULTURE"
December 11-13, 2007, Moscow
Russian State University for the Humanities and Mardjani Foundation
for Support of Research and Cultural Programs are organising an
international conference "THE WORLD OF ISLAM: HISTORY, SOCIETY and
CULTURE" which probably will be held in December, 11-13 2007 in Moscow.
The conference aims to discuss various problems of Islamic history and
contemporary political and cultural development of Muslim societies
from a wide interdisciplinary perspective.
We are calling for contributions related to various fields of social
sciences: history, cultural anthropology, political and social
science, cultural studies within the Conference general problematique.
We are also most welcoming participants specialising in Arabic and
Islamic Studies as well as social and political science.
Conference discussions are planned to be held around the following
* Study of 'Classical' Islamic Heritage (annales, manuscripts etc.)
* Islam in Russia and Eurasian countries: an imperial legacy and
* A 'Greater Middle East' and Islam in the 20th and 21st centuries'
During the Conference will be held and international symposium "Egypt,
Middle East and Russia" organised in collaboration with the Cairo
Also two special "round tables" will be organised as a part of
Round Table - I
Islamic religious knowledge and the modern challenges of Russian society
Round Table - II
Islamic Economy: tendencies and perspectives of development
We are welcoming contributions in research fields mentioned above as
well as additional panel proposals within the general conference
problematique. The Conference working languages are Russian, English
If you are interested in participating in the conference, please
contact the Conference organising team before October 15, 2007 by the
following e-mails: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
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