SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ISRAEL AND JUDAISM STUDIES, 4-8 DECEMBER 2023
YEDİNCİ ULUSLARARASI İSRAİL VE YAHUDİLİK ÇALIŞMALARI KONFERANSI, 4-8 ARALIK 2023
הכנס הבינלאומי השביעי לחקר ישראל והיהדות
المؤتمر الدولي السابع للدراسات الإسرائيلية واليهودية
ШЕСТАЯ МЕЖДУНАРОДНАЯ КОНФЕРЕНЦИЯ ПО ИЗУЧЕНИЮ ИЗРАИЛЯ И ИУДАИЗМА
We are pleased to announce that the Seventh International Conference on Israel and Judaism Studies (ICIJS’23) organized by Israiliyat: Journal of Israeli and Judaic Studies (e-ISSN 2645-890X) will be held in Jerusalem on December 4-8, 2023.
ICIJS’23 is the seventh in an annual conference series hold in December month; the first took place in Konya in 2017, the second in Bandirma Onyedi Eylul University in 2018, the third in Izmir Democracy University in 2019 and the last two were conducted virtually iin 2020, 2021 and 2022.
For those who cannot attend the face-to-face meeting in Jerusalem due to economic, environment (carbon free), political, healthy (Covid) or personal limitations, the opportunity to attend the conference will be provided by video meeting.
Application/ Registration and Presentation
The application/ registration and presentation processes in conference consist of four phases totally:
application by submitting an abstract and
submitting the full text and/or research article (optional)
Accepted submissions may be presented via
a pre-recorded video presentation (with/ without live Q&A), and/or
in-person or remote presenting (with Q&A).
Files of pre-recorded presentations should be submitted via Google Drive to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Fees and Servisces
Face-to-face participants must reserve a room minimum one day, and virtual presenters must pay $25 to hotel. The travel, transportation and accommodation expenses other than this one-day are the responsibility of IJMES participants. These services will be provided at a discount for the participants who want to.
City tours are the responsibility of the participants, while the tours of Jerusalem and its surroundings are held collectively in the morning for those who want to participate, the sessions will be held in the afternoon. Those who wish can also attend with their families.
All presenters who make in-person or remote, pre-recorded (asynchronous) presentations will receive a certificate of e-participation following the sessions.
Abstracts (with/without full text) will be published in the Proceeding and Abstract Book (with e-ISBN). Revised, complete versions of papers will be published in the …. journal or in an edited book upon referees’ decision.
Please, remember the following important dates:
(i) Deadline for Abstract: November 15, 2023
(ii) Notification of Acceptance: after review process without any loss of time
(iii) Deadline for Full Text and/or Research Article Submission and/or pre-Recorded Video Submission: December 4, 2023
(iv) Conference Dates: December 4-8, 2023
ICIJS’23 is pleased to announce that for the seventh time annual awards will again be presented to the authors of distinguished Israel and Jewish studies PhD and MA dissertations and theses written in Turkey in the categories of history, politics and religion. Rewards will also be presented for outstanding academic articles and original/translated books in these fields.
Main Theme and Conference Topics
This year’s conference main theme is “….".The conference theme includes, but is not limited to, the following topics:
• The economy of the Middle East
• Israel’s economy
• Growth and human capital in the Israeli economy
• Israel’s defense Industry
• Israel's R&D dynamics
• The future of Middle Eastern energy reserves
• The effect of political dynamics on regional development
• Economic policy of the region
• Growth analysis
• Future simulations
• Effects of international economic developments on the Middle East
• Changing Regional Effects of the Global Economy
• Effects of the Chinese economy in the Middle East
• Middle East policies in Russian Politics
• Balance of economic power and sectoral growth in the Middle East
• Middle East policies regarding the balance of economic power and regional conflicts
• The present and future of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Region,
• Turkish- Israeli Political Economy
• The future of the Iranian, Turkish, and Israeli Economies from the perspective of regional power
• Middle East policies of the USA and EU
• Archaeology, historiography and the visualization of the past
• Boycott and the Politics of Solidarity
• Conflict management in the Israeli- Palestinian conflict
• Contemporary Jewry
• Deal of the Century
• Displacement and the Refugees
• Egyptology and Judaism in Egypt
• Energy politics
• Halacha and Sharia
• Halachic state vs Jewish state vs Democratic state
• Hamas and Turkey
• Hebrew education in Turkey
• Human rights in Israel
• Identity in Israel
• Ignorance is Bliss vs Knowledge is Power: Muslim knowledge of Israel and Judaism
• Israel and its Neighbors
• Israel- diaspora relations
• Israel–Russia relations
• Israel- Turkey relations
• Israel’s Arab minority: past, present, future
• Israel’s political and legislative shift rightwards over the last decade
• Israel’s political left
• Israeli settlements in the occupied territories
• Israeli universities and colleges
• Jewish history and culture
• Jewish law and Jewish thought
• Jewish manuscript sources: Bible and Talmud, and Rabbinic literature
• Jewish mysticism
• Judaism or Israel focused or related courses in Turkish universities
• Judeo-Islamic studies
• Karaite (Hazar) Studies
• Loss of the Holy Land and Jerusalem
• Migration, settlement and diaspora
• Nation building and state education
• National languages: from old sacred tongue/colloquial to modern high language
• New Directions in Israeli and Jewish Studies
• Eastern Languages and Literatures Department in Turkey and Hebrew Language and Literature Program
• Comparative Semitics and Ural-Altaic Languages
• NGOs related with Jerusalem in Turkey
• Ottoman Jerusalem
• Politics of Human Shielding
• Pre-State Jewish community in Palestine
• Reform Judaism
• Islamic–Jewish relations
• Religion in public sphere: changes and expansion along the years
• Religious nationalism and conflict over the Holy Place
• Religious sites in Jerusalem and holy places tour, religious tourism
• Rule of law in Israel and states of emergency in the occupied territory
• Russian-Speaking Jewish Diaspora
• Sabbatai Zevi and the Sabbatean Movement
• Six-Day War, 1967
• Start-up technology and military industry
• Studies in the archaeology of Israel and neighboring lands
• Study of Jewish names
• The image of Arab/Islam in contemporary Hebrew writings
• The Politics of Archives
• The Turk in the Hebrew literature
• The Turkish Left and Arab- Israeli conflict
• Theology and Jewish thought
• Turkish- Jewish encounters over 500 Years
• Turkish Jews relation with American Jews vs European Jews, their religious identities.
• Turkish TV Series and Actors in Israel
• Turks, Seljuqs, Ottomans and republican Turkey in the Israeli academia
• Two-State Solution One-State Solution?
• War and Religion
• Zionist Congresses
Papers on topics outside this year’s theme are also welcome. The conference’s broader scope includes all subareas of Israel and Jewish Studies. These include (but are not limited to) various disciplines such as current political issues, international relations, the history and sociology of Israel, as well as more traditional sub-fields of Jewish Studies.
The organizers welcome proposals for both individual papers as well as panel sessions. We plan to prepare an analysis report within the framework of a joint opinion/ research.
Please feel free to reach out to us with questions and requests related to the ICIJS’23 at email@example.com or the conference.israiliyat.com website.
See the related web page for all available language translations of the call for papers. For further details and for up-to-date information which have not been translated into different languages, click conference web site in English or Turkish.
Please circulate this Call, among your colleagues and networks.
We look forward to welcoming you to the ICIJS’23 Conference in December.
Organizing Committee co-Chairs, Seventh International Conference on Israel and Judaism Studies