International Conference: “Identity and Conflict in the Middle East and its Diasporic Cultures”, University of Balamand, Lebanon, 20-22 March 2014

This conference will consider the ways that representations of conflict through word, sound, and image have reconceptualized histories, geographies, religions, cultures, and political and economic systems, and affected peoples’ identities and lived experiences, across the Middle East and Middle Eastern diasporas.

Submission of abstracts will be accepted from scholars of literature, film, media, and music, as well as history, anthropology, sociology, psychology, linguistics, translation and political science. Deadline for submission of abstracts 20 October 2013. For information and call for papers please visit: