The Centre for Advanced Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), Lund University is organising the third annual conference of the Swedish Middle East and North Africa Network (SWEMENA) on 22-23 August 2024 in coordination with the SWEMENA Steering Committee.

This interdisciplinary annual conference reflects SWEMENA’s main objective to bring together different communities of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers across Sweden with an interest in the Middle East and North Africa region. SWEMENA encourages the dissemination and discussion of new research on Middle Eastern politics and society and provides a network for scholars, students, policy-makers, and others with related research interests.

For more information about the conference and call for papers, panels, and roundtables, please visit CMES website. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 3 May 2024.

The SWEMENA Steering Committee:
Alaa Tartir – Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
Ellen Lust – The Program on Governance and Local Development, Gothenburg University
Isabell Schierenbeck –  School of Global Studies, Gothenburg University
Josepha Wessels – School of Arts and Communication, Malmö University
Karin Aggestam – Centre for Advanced Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University
Paul T. Levin – Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies, Stockholm University 
Rouzbeh Parsi – The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) 

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