Graduate Student Workshop on Religion, Law, and Politics in the Middle East
About The Event
Date: April 23, 2020
Venue: 341 Eggers Hall, Maxwell School of Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US
• The Middle Eastern Studies Program, Syracuse University,
• The Daniel Patrick Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs,
• Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University and
• Syracuse University Press
On 23 April 2020, the Middle Eastern Studies Program at Syracuse University will host a one-day interdisciplinary graduate student workshop on religion, law, and politics in the Middle East. The workshop will serve as a venue for advanced graduate students (ABDs) to meet and share their work-in-progress and receive extensive feedback on their dissertation projects from a panel of interdisciplinary experts.
Topics include but are not limited to state-religion relations, secularism, religious movements, religious law and courts, religious authority, social movements, political violence, democratization, political parties, gender, sectarianism, colonialism, political systems, migration, and refugees.
During the workshop, participants will also meet with editors from Syracuse University Press and attend a presentation about transforming doctoral dissertations into successful book manuscripts.
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