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CONF./CFP- International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies, March 17-19, 2009, Istanbul

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CONF./CFP- Int'l Conference on Central Eurasian Studies, Mar. 17-19, Istanbul

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Call For Papers

International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies: Past, Present and Future
March 17-19, 2009, Istanbul, Turkey
Maltepe University (Turkey) - University of Tokyo, Islamic Area
Studies (Japan) - University of Tsukuba (Japan)

The organizing committee is pleased to invite paper proposals for the
International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies, organized by the
Maltepe University (Turkey), the University of Tokyo, Islamic Area
Studies (Japan) and the University of Tsukuba (Japan) to be held on
March 17-19, 2009 at the Maltepe University Campus, Istanbul, Turkey.

This multidisciplinary conference will focus on history, politics,
international relations, sociology and media of Central Eurasia in
several panels. The aim of the meeting is to bring together
international group of scholars with academic and professional
interest in Eurasia, to share research experiences, and to discuss
topics and trends in Central Eurasian Studies. Thus, paper topics
relating to the historical, political and socio-cultural aspects of
Central Eurasian studies are welcome. The working language of the
conference is English. Translation will be provided for a key note and
closing lectures. The conference program will feature key note
lecture, panels, a welcome reception, a conference dinner and
additional cultural events to acquaint attendees with the host
institution and the city of Istanbul.

A conference program and papers of the participants will be published
in the conference proceedings format. Proceedings will be available at
the conference.

To apply, please submit the registration form, which may be found at
the end of this announcement, including a 300-word abstract until
December 15, 2008 via e-mail as an attachment (.doc or .rtf formats
preferred) to the conference secretariat at

Travel and Accommodations

To our regret, conference organizers do not have resources to provide
for travel and accommodation of participants. However, organizing team
can assist in booking accommodation for the duration of the conference
at participants' expense, in the Marma Kongre Merkezi Istanbul, which
is situated within the campus. The special rate for conference
participants have been arranged as 80 USD per night (single room) and
120 USD per night (double room). Please contact Mr. Barlas Özbey at if you wish to benefit from the special rates.

Information about the Maltepe University, transportation options,
maps, and lodging information is available on the Maltepe University's
web page at

Registration Fee

The registration fee for the conference is 120 USD and should be paid
to the conference account (we expect to give the bank name and account
number in the 2nd circular).
The fees are intended to cover the expenses of refreshments, lunch,
dinner, cocktails and excursions.

Schedule of Key Dates

Deadline for submission of paper abstracts: December 15, 2008.
Applicants will be notified of acceptance by December 30, 2008.
Deadline for submission of full paper texts: January 30, 2009
Conference: March 17-19, 2009.

If you have any questions related to the conference, please do not
hesitate to contact the conference organizers by e-mail at

International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies: Past, Present and Future
Center for Eurasian Studies, Maltepe University (CESMU)
Address: Marmara Egitim Köyü
Maltepe/ Istanbul 34857
Telephone: +90 216 626 10 50 / ext. 1841 or ext. 1849
Fax: +90 216 626 10 99

Organizing Committee

Assistant Professor, Dr. Güljanat Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun, Maltepe
University, Turkey
Professor Hisao Komatsu, University of Tokyo, Islamic Area Studies, Japan
Associate Professor, Dr. Timur Dadabaev, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Registration Form

1. The author of the paper
2. Institutional affiliation and title/position:
3. Contact information
Postal address:
Telephone numbers:
Fax number:
4. Brief Curriculum Vitae (max. 1 page):
5. Title of paper:
6. Abstract of the paper (max. 300 words):
7. Requests for any audio-visual equipment requests:

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