Migration Studies Symposium 2018/CfP - Arab Migration to Latin America: Migratory Dynamics and Their Impact on Societies, Spain

Publish Date: Oct 02, 2017

Deadline: Oct 20, 2017

Arab migration to Latin America: migratory dynamics and their impact on societies

The International Congress of Americanists is a scientific activity of a long tradition. The first Congress was held in the city of Nancy in France, in August 25 of 1875, called by the Société Américaine de France and they have met without interruption since then. Its immediate goal: “contribuer au progrès des études ethnographiques, linguistiques et historiques relatives aux deux Amériques, spécialement pour les temps antérieurs à Christophe Colomb, et de mettre en rapport les personnes qui s’intéressent à ces études”.

During the ten first versions of the International Congress of Americanists, the seat was in Europe. The first Congress in America was held in Mexico, in 1895. Since then, it has been tried to alternate the seat between the old and new world.

Along the time, the Congresses increased the number of subjects studied and nowadays they gather specialists in Anthropolgy, Archaeology, Art, Law, Economy, Education, Philosophy, Geography, History, Linguistics, Sociology, Urban Studies, Human Rights and other technological areas.

Today the International Congress of Americanists (ICA) meets every three years and is attended by a high number of participants in a wide variety of scientific activities: simposia, conferences, meetings of international associations and organizations related to american studies, etc.


  • Anthropology
  • Archeology
  • Art and Cultural Patrimony
  • Communication and New Technologies
  • Cultural studies
  • Economic studies
  • Education
  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • Innovating Symposia
  • International Relations
  • Linguistics and Literature
  • Migrations
  • Philosophy and Thought
  • Political studies
  • Social movements
  • Social Studies
  • Sciences and the Environment
  • World Views and Religious Studies

This symposium is interested in receiving proposals that include theoretical and methodological reflections, and / or case studies related to some of the following questions of analysis: causes and dynamics of the population movements from Arab countries towards Latin America; Arab diasporas in Latin America; transnational activism of Arab communities based in Latin America; elites of Arab origin and political participation in Latin American countries; Arab migration and its cultural influence in Latin America. Abstracts and papers can be submitted in English and Spanish.


Maximum 300 words


Spanish and English

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