Call for Papers
The Islamic Republic of Iran:
Multidisciplinary Analysis of Its Theocracy,
Nationalism, and Assertion of Power
Conference to be held November 8 - 10, 2009
Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center
Paper Submission Deadline: September 1, 2009
Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) announces a conference on "The Islamic Republic of Iran: Multidisciplinary Analyses of Its Theocracy, Nationalism, and Assertion of Power" to take place at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center under the auspices of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH on November 8-10, 2009.
The Conference is meant to examine from a number of academic disciplinary perspectives the domestic and foreign policies of the current Iranian Republic, especially as these policies reflect attitudes and ideas of the "other", whether internal or external. Proposals are encouraged from disciplines such as ethnic studies, history, political science, religious studies and sociology.
Proposals, to include a CV and an abstract of no more than 400 words, must be submitted by September 1, 2009. Submissions via email are encouraged. Submit to:
Professor Peter J. Haas, Ph.D.
Abba Hillel Silver Professor of Jewish Studies,
Chair, Department of Religious Studies, and
Director, The Samuel Rosenthal Center for Judaic Studies
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-7120
Professor Samuel M. Edelman, Ph.D.
Executive Director, SPME
8 Falcons Pointe Drive
Chico, CA 95928
530-570-8137 cell and office