Calls for Papers: “The Future of Assyrian Studies” (Miami, March 20-22)

Assyrian Studies Association Symposium 2020
Florida International University
Friday, March 20, 2020 - Sunday March 22, 2020
[Register at <https://www.assyrianstudiesassociation.org/events>]

The Assyrian Studies Association hosts the 1st biennial symposium at
Florida International University, showcasing the work of scholars who
study the works of the Assyrian people from various academic fields
such as political science, literature, archaeology, sociology, law, and history.

Organized into three days, the symposium will include a keynote
address by Professor of Assyriology, Amir Harrak from the University
of Toronto, presentation by Professor of Law, Hannibal Travis from the
Florida International University, 6 panels moderated and presented by
leading academic scholars in their fields, question-and-answer
sessions with the audience, and workshops for graduate students.

Graduate Student Workshop
Graduate students interested in participating in a workshop discussing
their research on any aspect of Assyrian Studies entitled
breakthroughs and Obstacles with feedback from senior researchers from
a variety of fields may apply.If selected, students will be offered
shared accommodations for two nights, food, conference fee of $85 will
be waived, and $200 reimbursement towards flights.

Interested students should submit a 250-word abstract of their
original research with a focus on Assyrian Studies to our Executive
Director, Alexandra Lazar alazar@assyrianstudiesassociation.org no
later than January 15, 2020.

Undergraduate Student Workshop
Undergraduate students interested in the open undergraduate workshop
concerning prospect I the field of Assyrian Studies are also
encouraged to attend. Please email our Executive Director, Alexandra
Lazar alazar@assyrianstudiesassociation.org later than January 15,
2020 with your intent to participate. Conference fee of $85 will be
waived for undergraduates attending the workshop.

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