Conf/CfP - Society and Culture in the Muslim World, 30-31 May 2020, Tehran, Iran

Publish Date: Oct 14, 2019

Deadline: Nov 20, 2019

Event Dates: from May 30, 2020 12:00 to May 31, 2020 12:00

 The 2nd International Conference on 'Society and Culture in the Muslim World'

Tehran, Iran, 30-31 May 2020

It is our pleasure to inform you that Allameh Tabataba'i University (the largest public university specialized in humanities and social sciences in Iran) will hold the second international conference on “Society and Culture in the Muslim World”   on 30-31 May 2020 in Tehran. Enjoying the active partnership of a wide variety of national and international academic entities, the conference aims to provide a suitable platform for researchers from across the world interested in issues concerning Muslim societies and communities. Therefore, the conference themes (see below) address a broad range of issues pertaining to society and culture from a multidisciplinary perspective and welcomes contributions from any academic discipline in arts, humanities and social sciences.

Conference Themes: 

Main themes of the conference are listed below. Researchers from any discipline within the broad fields of arts, humanities and social sciences can address the following themes as well as other themes not covered in the list but related to the overarching theme of 'society and culture in the Muslim world'. Papers written from an interdisciplinary perspective are especially welcome.

  1. Social Thought, Muslim Social Thinkers and Indigenous Social Sciences
  2. Identities, Values, Social Changes and Religious Developments
  3. Globalization, Modernity and Muslim Societies
  4. Sects, Denominations, Ethnicities and intercultural Relations
  5. Diaspora (Muslims in Non-Muslim Societies and Non-Muslims in Muslim Societies), Migration and Refugees
  6. Children, Youth and Generational Issues
  7. Media, Communications and representations
  8. Family, Women and Gender
  9. Social Problems and social work
  10. Islamophobia and Interfaith Understanding
  11. Democracy, Social Movements and Civil Societies
  12. Social Development, Social policy and Welfare
  13. Socio-environmental Issues
  14. Leisure, Sports and Tourism
  15. Cooperation, Social Innovation, labor and production
  16. Cities, Rural Areas and Regional Development
  17. Population Dynamisms and Policies
  18. Science, Education and Technology
  19. Conflicts, Resistance, Peace and Proximity (Taghrib)
  20. Cultural Heritage, Arts, Popular Culture and Cultural Policy

Keynote Speakers

  • Prof. Sari Hanafi, President of the International Sociological Association
  • Prof. Syed Farid Alatas, Professor of Sociology at the National University of Singapore

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