Conference and Workshop/CfP - The Persianate World and Central Eurasia, 21-24 February 2018, USA

Publish Date: Jun 22, 2017

Deadline: Sep 30, 2017

Event Dates: from Feb 21, 2018 07:48 to Feb 24, 2018 07:48

First International Biennial Conference and Graduate Workshop on

The Persianate World and Central Eurasia

Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies

School of Global Studies and Partnerships

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

February 21-24, 2018

We define the Persianate World and Central Eurasia broadly, encompassing all those regions historically influenced by Persian culture, as well as those spaces holding modern diasporas. The geographic scope of our conference extends from Iran, Afghanistan, the Caucasus and Central Asia (including Xinjiang) to South Asia, and westward to the states and cultures of the Persian Gulf and the Levant, in addition to diaspora communities worldwide.

Symposia Persica welcomes Prof. Dr. Thierry Zarcone, Senior Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France as the keynote speaker of this conference.

Abstracts must be received by September 30, 2017. Individual posters are also welcome.

A bloc of rooms at reduced rate is reserved at the Atherton Hotel (on campus) for participants. The deadline for the reservation at the reduce conference rate at the Atherton Hotel is January 21, 2018; after this date rooms will be available at the regular rate of the hotel. American Airlines offers two direct flights per day to Stillwater Airport from Dallas-Fort Worth; Tulsa and Oklahoma City are each about one and a half hours drive away.

The registration fee (including: reception, conference dinner, and a concert)

Scholars: $100

Students: $50

The registration fee is non-refundable

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