Call for Papers: Arab-Soviet Internationalism – Socialist Internationalism, International Organizations and the Politics of Revolution in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Bewerbungsschluss: 15. Dezember 2021

International Workshop on July 13-15, 2022 at the Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin, Germany

⇒ Full-text CfP (PDF)

The German Historical Institute in Moscow, Europe in the Middle East – The Middle East in Europe (EUME), a research program at the Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien, the Texas State University, and the Orient-Institut Beirut invite scholars in the fields of anthropology, history, literary studies and the political sciences to apply to take part in a workshop on »Arab-Soviet Internationalism – Socialist Internationalism, International Organizations and the Politics of Revolution in the 20th and 21st Centuries« to be held in Berlin 13-15 July 2022, at the Forum Transregionale Studien.

The workshop is convened by Elizabeth Bishop (Texas State University), Andreas Hilger (German Historical Institute Moscow), Jeffrey G. Karam (LAU / EUME Fellow of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation 2021-22), and Sana Tannoury-Karam (EUME Fellow 2020-22).

Applications should include:

  • brief academic bio (including name, affiliation/status, titles of relevant works/PhD thesis, and research interests; max. 100 words);
  • short proposal of the paper to be presented (max. 200 words).

Please submit your application to arab-soviet-internationalism(at)dhi-moskau.org by December 15, 2021.

Successful applicants will be invited to expand the proposal to a draft essay of around 5,000-6,000 words that will be pre-circulated among the workshop participants.

All applicants will be informed of the acceptance of their papers by January 31, 2022.

The deadline for the first draft of the pre-circulated essay will be May 16, 2022.

The conference language of the workshop is English.

Funding is available to cover the costs of accommodation and travel for a limited number of participants. Thus, participants are encouraged to secure complementary funding for travel if their home institution offers this option.

Outcomes

We plan to publish (selected) papers from the conference in institutional online-formats and/or in print. We will discuss a special issue of a peer-reviewed journal and/or an edited book of accepted papers.

For any further information, please contact Andreas Hilger via andreas.hilger(at)dhi-moskau.org or colleagues at EUME via eume(at)trafo-berlin.de.