Call for Papers: Culture and Conflict in Palestine/Israel
The conference brings together scholars from the social sciences and the humanities who examine culture as a field of social and political conflicts in the Palestinian-Israeli context. Papers accepted to the conference should be based on original research, investigating cases in which specific areas of cultural production or consumption became political battlegrounds. These areas could include art, literature, cinema, theatre, music, dance, sports, and other fields. Participants must commit to contributing a chapter to an edited volume.
The organizers will cover reasonable transportation expenses to Gainesville, Florida, as well as accommodation and meals during the conference. Please submit an abstract of approximately 400 words outlining clearly your argument, as well as your method, and/or sources to Tamir Sorek, email:firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 1, 2019: Notification of acceptance
January 1, 2020: Deadline for submitting full papers to the conference (Min. 6000 words, Max. 10000 words).
April 1, 2020: Deadline for submitting papers for publication.
The event is sponsored by the Alexander Grass Chair in Jewish Studies and the Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at the University of Florida.
Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at the University of Florida.
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