The Program Committee of the 29th Annual Conference of the Association for Israel Studies, to be held at the
University of California, Los Angeles, June 24-26 2013, invites scholars conducting research on any aspect of
Israel studies to submit proposals for individual papers, organized panels and roundtable discussions. Of special
interest are proposals relating to the theme of the conference—“Israel in the International Arena: Scholarship,
Imagery, Discourse and Public Policy.”
Please see the AIS website for more information on the conference theme. Proposals for papers on the theme and other topics relating to the broader field of Israel studies are welcome,particularly such that reflect innovative methodological approaches and novel research questions.
Deadline for Submission of all Proposals: January 10, 2013
Submission Guidelines and Travel Grants:
Individual papers and panel proposals should be submitted using the online submission form available on the AIS
website. Late proposals will not be accepted. Individual paper proposals should not exceed 250 words. The
committee strongly encourages scholars to submit panel proposals. Panel proposals should include information on
the panel theme and on each individual paper and should not exceed 750 words. PhD students who have completed their course work are encouraged to apply and should provide the email of their advisor for approval.
All presenters will be required to register for the conference and be current AIS members. Registration is online at the AIS website (http://www.aisisraelstudies.org/).
A limited number of travel grants will be available for PhD students and PhD holders without university travel
Program Chair, Dr. Arieh Saposnik,UCLA
For questions please contact Arieh Saposnik or the conference coordinator, Ms. Maura Resnick:
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