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Call for Papers- “Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in the 19-20th Century”

Call for Papers- “Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in the 19-20th Century”

Marking the 40th Anniversary of the Society for Armenian Studies (SAS)
The Society for Armenian Studies

Washington DC, 21-22 November 2014

To mark the 40th Anniversary of its founding, the Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) is holding a two day conference at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Washington, DC on November 21-22, 2014. The conference will take place in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) that is going to be held in Washington DC, 22-25, November, 2014.The theme of the conference will be “Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in the 19-20th Century”. Scholars in the field are hereby invited to submit abstracts by the 1st of September 2014, on one of the 3 themes listed below.

Participation will be limited to 14 papers. Accepted papers will be announced by the 15th of September. SAS will provide travel expenses (up to $500.00) for those who may not be able to procure financial support from other sources. Young scholars are warmly encouraged to submit proposals. Abstracts, 300 words in length, along with an email contact address and an indication of the conference theme chosen, should be submitted to:

Abstracts are invited on any of the following themes:

1. Contribution of the Armenians to the Ottoman Economy, Culture, Art, and Architecture.

2. Armenians of the Ottoman Empire from the Balkan Wars (1912-13) to World War I

3. The Armenian Genocide and its aftermath

Organizing Committee