Call for Papers: The Road Travelled, 9th Annual International Islamophobia Conference

30 Jan 2018


The theme for the ninth annual International Islamophobia Conference is framed by a critical article written by Professor S. Sayyid and Abdoolkarim Vakil ( on the occasion of Runnymede Trust publishing, “Islamophobia: Still a Challenge for us all”. We included the full article below to contextualize the ninth annual conference call for papers, which seeks to examine five areas framed by the authors and abstracts should engage one or more of these strands. The conference welcomes panels organized around one of the themes or a panel that have distinct papers each covering one of the themes.

1. What’s In A Name
2. Islamophobia and Racism
3. The Globalization of Islamophobia
4. The Muslim Ghost in the Machine
5. Are We There Yet?

Note: Abstracts are limited to 300 words and a one paragraph (100 words) biography to be used for the program, if the paper is selected.

Abstracts are due by Jan. 30th, 2018

Response to abstracts by Feb. 15th, 2018

Final Invite by March 1st, 2018

Conference Dates: April 27-29, 2018

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 (All day)
Sponsored By: 
CRG’s IRDP at the University of California, Berkeley & Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies at the University of Leeds, UK, The Islamophobia Studies Journal, ReOrient
UC Berkeley