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SWEMENA Annual Conference 2024

CMES is organising the Third Annual Swedish Middle East and North Africa Network (SWEMENA) Conference, Lund University, 22-23 August 2024.

This interdisciplinary annual conference reflects SWEMENA’s main objective to bring together different communities of researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers 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 SWEMENA, please visit their website.

Call for Papers, Panels and Roundtables

We invite contributions from all fields and disciplines related to Middle Eastern Studies. Doctoral students and researchers based in Sweden working on MENA-related topics are invited to submit abstracts for papers, panels and roundtables. Researchers outside of Sweden are also welcome to submit abstracts and will be able to participate subject to availability. The working language of the conference is English.

 We welcome proposals in the following formats:

  • Individual papers: Please submit a title, an abstract of up to 250 words and five keywords. Program chairs will compose panels out of the accepted paper proposals.
  • Panels: Please submit a proposal consisting of a panel title, abstract (up to 250 words), 4-5 panel-papers and five keywords. Your panel should include a discussant and a title and abstract for each paper.
  • Roundtables:  A proposal of a roundtable should consist of a title, abstract (up to 250 words), five keywords, chair and 4-5 speakers. 

Abstract submission deadline: Friday 3 May 2024. 

Submit your abstracts and any questions to info [at] cme [dot] lu [dot] se (info[at]cme[dot]lu[dot]se)

Submitters will receive an acceptance/rejection notification via e-mail by 20 May 2024.

Abstract Submission

Deadline: Friday 3 May 2024

Submit your abstract to info [at] cme [dot] lu [dot] se (info[at]cme[dot]lu[dot]se)