2021 CILIS Islamic Studies Postgraduate Conference

Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Call for Papers

If you are a current postgraduate student studying in any research area relating to Islam, you may like to consider presenting a paper at the conference.  You will gain invaluable feedback from fellow students, as well as leading scholars and researchers.

Examples of possible presentations and panels include (but are not limited to):

  • Islam and Education
  • Islamic Thinking
  • Muslims and Gender
  • Muslims and Modernity
  • Islam and Identity


Required materials for application:
1) biography (strictly 100 words max.)
2) abstract (strictly 100 words max.)
3) complete and submit online form CALL FOR PAPERS by 5pm, Friday 24 September 2021

If you would like further information, please email law-cilis@unimelb.edu.au

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the conference will be held via Zoom this year. The number of speakers will also be strictly limited to a total of 15 speakers. Please apply early to ensure a chance of being included in the conference.


Monday 16 August - Registration for conference opens - speakers and observers
Friday 24 September - Deadline for CALL FOR PAPERS
Friday 8 October - Notification of successful applications
Wednesday 10 November - 17th Annual CILIS Islamic Studies Postgraduate Conference

Call for Papers