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The 6th China, Islam and the Middle East/North Africa conference.


June 4 – 5, 2020 Konya, Turkey


China and the Middle East

China and North Africa

Islam and Muslims in China

US-China Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa

Cold War in the Middle East 

China’s Foreign Policy Toward Middle East/West Asia

The Belt and Road Initiative

Asia and the Middle East 

Political Economy of the Middle East

Nationalism and Nation-State

Political Parties

Environmental Issues 

Social Movements

Religion and Politics

Gender Issues in the Middle East

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict  

Modern Middle East and Modern China



Economic Integration 


Please include the following in your email:

-Author full name;


-Email address;

-Abstract in Word format (200 to 300 words);

-Title of your paper

-A short Biography (NOT A CV)



  • Submitting Proposals: by April 17, 2020
  • Information about accepting the proposal: By May 1, 2020
  • Preliminary conference program: May 11, 2020
  • Final conference program: May 22, 2020
  • Submitting Draft Version of Paper: May 29, 2020  
  • Submitting Papers for Publication: August 30, 2020

In case your abstract is accepted, a draft paper of around 3000 – 4000 words is due two weeks prior to the beginning of the conference. 


There is no fee for this conference. PLEASE NOTE THAT  ACCOMMODATIONS (4 nights: June 3, 4, 5 and 6, 2020) AND FOOD WILL BE COVERED BY THE ORGANIZERS DURING YOUR STAY IN KONYA, TURKEY.


Please note that this is an academic conference only, no non-academic presenters will be accepted.


Any additional queries should be sent to 

Gokhan Bozbas or Tugrul Keskin 

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