Call of papers for: An international conference on “Religion and the State”
The Arab Association of Constitutional Law, the Tunisian Association of Constitutional Law and the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School issue this call of papers for:
An international conference on “Religion and the State”
The Arab Association of Constitutional Law and the Tunisian Association of Constitutional Law, with the support of the "Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change" at Harvard Law School, will be holding an international conference in Tunisia during 24-25 March 2017. The conference title will be: “Religion and the State”. In order to inform the discussions that will be taking place at the conference, the organisers are commissioning a number of papers, covering the following issues:
Individuals who are interested in participating in the conference must submit an abstract in accordance with the following instructions:
- If you are interested in carrying out any of the above studies, please send an abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 17:00 Tunis time on 18 November 2016. Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words, which includes the research methodology and the main research question that will be addressed in the study. Applicants should also send their CVs, including a list of publications, with their abstracts.
- Abstracts may be submitted by individuals, co-authors or institutions. Membership in the Arab Association of Constitutional Law is not a requirement.
- Abstracts and papers are strongly encouraged to adopt a comparative approach. Abstracts and papers that focus on individual countries will still be considered.
- Individuals from outside the Arab region who wish to submit an abstract that focuses on developments that are taking place outside the Arab region are encouraged to do so, while ensuring that all discussions are aimed towards furthering and enriching the discussion in the Arab region on the topics set out above.
- Abstracts may be submitted in Arabic or English.
The individuals who will be selected to carry out the above studies will be required to prepare oral presentations summarizing their findings at the conference.