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Call for Participation in International Seminar “Public space, public sphere, and publicness in the Middle East” at CEDEJ, Cairo, Egypt (Sun, 8 Mar. & Mon, 9 Mar. 2020)

(Photo by Erina Iwasaki: Maulid Badawi in Tanta, 2019/10/17)

An international seminar entitled "Public space, public sphere, and publicness in the Middle East" will be organized as follows, under the auspices of SIAS (Center for Islamic Studies at Sophia University) in Tokyo and the CEDEJ (Centre d’études et de documentation économiques, juridiques et sociales) a french research center (CNRS-MEAE) in Cairo, with the support of the JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) in Egypt.

The seminar is open to researchers, PhD candidates and to advanced Masters students interested in this occasion of meeting scholars from different countries. Proposals have to be submitted before January 10, 2020 to the three e-mail adresses indicated below. Please send a 3000 signs summary (maximum) which should mention the research question, methodology and some results.

[Place] CEDEJ, Cairo, Egypt
[Date] March 8th and 9th 2020
[Deadline for submissions] January 10, 2020
[Contact address] Please contact one of the three host centers by email.

As for further details, please refer to the following website:

  • Call for paper (in English and French)
  • Call for paper (in Arabic)


    Research Activities

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    • isramic area studies, sophia university(2006-2015)
    • Inter-University Research Institute Corporation National Institutes for the Humanities
    • Center for Modern Middle East Studies, National Museum of Ethnology
    • Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
    • Center for Islamic Area Studies at Kyoto University
    • Graduate school of international resource sciences,akita univercity
    • Organization for Islamic Area Studies,Waseda University
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