Event Date/Time: Nov 04, 2009 End Date/Time: Nov 06, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 01, 2009
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The Center for Cyprus Studies, Eastern Mediterranean University, invites participation in the Seventh International Congress on Cyprus Studies, to be held on November 4-6, 2009, in Famagusta, North Cyprus. The aim of the Congress is to open up a discussion platform for the analysis, development, exchange and critique of ideas on Cyprus-related matters. The Organising Committe will accept paper, panel or poster proposals on international politics and law, conflict resolution; historical perspectives; archeological / architectural artifacts; economy; tourism; environmental issues; social issues; art, literature, music; folklore; sports; education, etc., all related to Cyprus.

Proposals, either in English or Turkish, should include minumum 400, maximum 600 words. The proposals should include information on the presentation topic and clearly express the aim, scope, method and data analysis of the study. In panel proposals, the participant who would like to chair the session should give information on the topic as stated above and should list the other speakers who would take part in the talk. Also, a biodata of maximum 100 words should be attached.

The participants can submit their proposals through e-mail to ulker.osam@emu.edu.tr or nihal.sakarya@emu.edu.tr. All proposals will be blind-reviewed by the Advisory Board. When reviewing submissions, relevance to the congress theme(s), quality of the research and originality of the ideas will be considered. Successful papers accepted by the Advisory Board will be published in the Proceedings by the Eastern Mediterranean University Press.

Deadline for submission of proposals is February 1, 2009.