Call for papers:


6th China and The Middle East and North Africa Conference


Collaboration with

Necmettin Erbakan University

Center for Turkish Area Studies


June 4 - 5, 2020

Konya, Turkey


Co-Sponsored by

Sociology of Islam Journal, Brill

Center for Global Governance, Institute of Global Studies, Shanghai University




Description and Objectives:

We organized five very successful academic conferences on this topic in collaboration with Pekin University, on March 17-18, 2015; Qatar University, on March 23-24, 2016; Shanghai University, on June 7-8, 2017; and Nevsehir Haci Bektas Veli University, Cappadocia University on June 20-22, 2018 and Shanghai University on May 17-18, 2019.


This year, we will have 6th China and the Middle East and North Africa Conference on June 4 – 5, 2020 at Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey.


We therefore invite submissions on the following and related topics:


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

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