We invite single-paper and full-panel proposals for the conference ‘Representing Islam: Comparative Perspectives’ organised jointly by the Universities of Manchester and Surrey and supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of Britain.
We anticipate proposals on topics emanating from the fields of Political Communication, Communication Science, Media Studies, Film Studies, Cultural Studies, Sociology, Social Psychology, Translation Studies, Sociolinguistics, and Modern Languages.
Confirmed plenary speakers:
• Thomas Deltombe (France, journalist)
• Alisher Khamidov (Kyrgyzstan, journalist)
• Kenan Malik (England, writer and broadcaster)
• Prof Tariq Modood (England, Bristol University)
• Dr. Elizabeth Poole (England, Staffordshire University)
An edited volume based on selected conference papers will be published.
The conference fee will be discounted for students.
Please send panel and paper proposals (title + 250 word abstract) by January 31, 2008 to Oxana.Poberejnaia@manchester.ac.uk
Conference Organisers: Professor Stephen Hutchings, Dr Galina Miazhevich (University of Manchester); Professor Chris Flood, Dr Henri Nickels (University of Surrey).
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