23rd International Congress of the German Middle East Studies Association
The 23rd annual congress of DAVO (German Middle East Studies Association for Contemporary Research and Documentation) takes place at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. It is organized by Prof. Dr. Oliver Schlumberger (Institute of Political Science - IfP) and Prof. Dr. Johann Büssow (Department for Oriental and Islamic Studies - AOI) with the support of Ms. Stephanie Wagner (IfP).
Ms. Amke Dietert, the General Secretary of this congress, should be addressed for all conference related correspondence.
Call for Proposals
The organizers of the DAVO-Congress call upon scholars of all relevant disciplines, who engage in research on the contemporary Middle East (and its relations to other regions), to hand in:
Proposals for pre-organized panels and
Proposals for individual papers
Our understanding of the Middle East comprises the member states of the League of Arab States, Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Turkey, Israel and the Islamic countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States.Proposal
Panels for the Presentation of Research Projects by Advanced Students and Postgraduates
Advanced students and post-graduates who are members of DAVO have the chance to present their current research projects for a MA-Thesis or a dissertation in special panels. The discussions are intended to provide additional ideas and concepts for the improvement of the current research work of young members of the German Middle East Studies Association. For further information contact Dr. Nadine Scharfenort (Center for Research on the Arab World, University of Mainz), email: email@example.com.
Arab Film Festival
6-8 October 2016
The University of Tübingen is proud to host this year's DAVO-Conference.
The conference will take place in cooperation with the Tübingen Arab Film Festival. Conference participants will enjoy free entry to the opening movie of this year's film festival. Furthermore, participants will also have free access to the so-called Souq al-Film on Saturday 8 October. The Souq al-Film is a special feature within the festival in which several movies are shown in parallel from 12:00 - 22:00 h, complemented by panels and discussions with artists and directors. Thus, as a participant, you have the opportunity to gain not only academic food for thoughts, but also cultural inspiration, within a few steps only.
The organizers and hosts of DAVO 2016 and the Arab Film Festival are looking forward to welcoming you in Tübingen in October.
We still accept your Papers We want clarify that the deadline for the contribution of individual papers is 30 June 2016. Previously a wrong deadline was announced. We apologize for the miscommunication and hope you use the opportunity to send us further porposals
Additional Panel We are happy to announce that Dr. Sabine Hofmann and Dr. Markus Loewe of the DAVO Economics Working Group will also host a panel at the 2016 international DAVO Congress. For this panel the deadline for contributions has been extended until July 10. Get more information below or visit our Panels Section. It’s[…]