CALL FOR PAPERS

2022 SWEMENA FIRST ANNUAL CONFERENCE  
13-15 June 2022 – Gothenburg University

The first Swedish Middle East and North Africa Network (SWEMENA) Annual Conference will be hosted by The School of Global Studies (SGS) at the University of Gothenburg. We look forward to this opportunity to solidify the network and meet in person, and to hosting excellent papers and panels across all fields and disciplines related to Middle Eastern Studies. We therefore invite contributions from all of those based in Sweden working on topics related to the MENA region. The working language of the conference will be English.  

We invite submissions of abstract of no more than 250 words, on any topic related to Middle Eastern Studies. While submissions are open to all fields and disciplines, we invite you to please attach 3 of the keywords below to your abstract.  

The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, 17 December 2021. We expect to return a decision of acceptance by the end of January 2022.  

To submit your abstracts and for any questions, please contact Dr. Lucia Ardovini (lucia.ardovini@ui.se) and Mattias Svahn (mattias.svahn@ui.se)  

Keywords:
Social Movements
Governance
Violent Extremism
The local
Protest
Conflict
Governance
Minorities
Islam
Gender
Sectarianism
Media
Youth
State-society Relations
Environment/Climate Change
Human Rights
Social Justice
Authoritarianism
Decolonisation
Migration