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Conf/CfP - Politics and Society in the Islamic World, 22-23 October 2015, Łódź, Poland


June 01, 2015

Event Date:

October 22, 2015 - October 23, 2015

Opportunity Cover Image - Conf/CfP - Politics and Society in the Islamic World, 22-23 October 2015, Łódź, Poland
Department of Middle East and North Africa Faculty of International and Political Studies,
University of Łodz
Arabic Language and Culture Centre Faculty of Philology,
Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun
Department of European Islam Faculty of Oriental Studies,
University of Warsaw

invite  to participate in the deliberations of the First International Symposium on

 "Politics and Society in the Islamic world"
Łódź, 22-23 October 2015

Planned as a joint initiative of the Department of Middle East and North Africa, University of Łodz, the Department of Arabic Language and Culture, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun and the Department of European of Warsaw University the international symposium will focus on political and social issues of the Muslim world in the 20th and 21st century. Presentations on the various parts of the Islamic world – from Morocco to South-East Asia, including also the Muslims in the diaspora – will analyze issues of domestic policy of states inhabited by Muslims as well as foreign policy and international relations. In the 21st century, especially after the so-called „Arab Spring”, a change of some paradigms regarding  issues fundamental to the development of the world where Muslims or those who rely on Islam  play a crucial role is widely visible. It can be both edifying and destructive force. These problems are exposed with various viewpoints, using a variety of methodologies and national perspectives. Symposium has  an interdisciplinary character, all researchers representing different fields and disciplines are invited to participate in the initiative. 

Conference Venue:

Faculty of International and Political Studies, University of Lodz,

Narutowicza Street 59a, 90-131 Lodz, Poland

Deadline for applications:

an attached application forms below should be sent  online until June 1, 2015 on  the following address:  To participate in the conference it is necessary to obtain feedback on the inclusion to the group of speakers and pay a conference fee of  50 EURO. The fee must be paid until July 1, 2015 the bank account 13 1240 3028 1978 0000 2822 25504, typing in the title transfer Islamic Symposium. The conference fee includes:

– conference materials;

– participation in the banquet;

– article publication after a positive review. It does not include the cost of travel and accommodation (organizers provide assistance in finding accommodation).

Conference languages:

Polish, English, Russian, Arabic

Publication form:

monographic collective work edited by Izabela Kończak, Magdalena Lewicka,

Marty Widy-Bahiesse.

The deadline for submitting texts:
 December 15,  2015.
Organizing Committee:

Prof. Marek M. Dziekan – Head of Scientific Conference

Dr. Izabela Kończak (Department of Middle East and North Africa University of Lodz)

Dr. Magdalena Lewicka (Arabic Language and Culture Centre, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun)

Dr. Marta Widy-Behiesse (Department of European Islam, Warsaw University)

Andrzej Stopczyński MA. – contact person


Application form of the participant

Eligible Countries
Host Country
Conference Type
Publish Date
April 03, 2015


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