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Call for Papers: Decolonisation and Performance Studies

This special issue of Global Perfomance Studies explores ways of framing and rethinking histories and discourses of Performance Studies as a field rooted in Western systems of knowledge production and communication linked to forms of cultural and political imperialism. GPS seeks proposals for: Critical, analytical, and creative articles, essays, position papers, manifestos, performance texts, scores, scripts, digital art, and performance archives. This issue is multilingual. Proposals are accepted in Arabic, English, and Spanish.

Call for Papers: Body, Medicine, and Feminism: the Life and Work of Nawal El Saawadi

Papers are invited for an international conference on the life and work of Nawal El Saawadi who died on Sunday, 21 March. The organisers invite papers that consider the role of the body and medicine in Dr. El Saadawi’s oeuvre, but also papers dedicated to the spirit of her work and thought. The conference will coincide with a special issue of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies devoted to medicine and feminist practice in the Middle East, with the journal’s Third Space section devoted to the memory of Dr. El Saadawi.

Call for Papers: Imperialism and Resistance in Middle East and North Africa (Special Issue of Journal of Labor and Society)

The Journal of Labour and Society is pleased to announce the call for papers for a special issue journal publication on the theme of Imperialism and Resistance in Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Call for Papers: Islamic Perspectives on Exotheology

There have been many developments in the nascent field of Islam and science in the past few decades. However, one neglected and understudied topic is the discussion of exotheology. Much has been said from Christian and Jewish perspectives, but Islamic perspectives are still marginal. This conference aims to fill this gap by inviting scholars from all over the world and from different backgrounds to help make sense of this relatively unexplored territory.