The Maghreb Review and Maghreb Studies Association

Conference 2019
To be held in Oxford on 9 – 10 September 2019

The theme is:

The conference will focus upon Russia’s current and historical role in the Mediterranean region and its impact upon international relations. We hope to attract scholars with an interest in subjects as diverse as: Russia’s emerging Mediterranean ambitions during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars; the Crimean war in the 1850s; Russian diplomacy and Greek independence; Russian aspirations with regard to Constantinople/Istanbul and the Turkish Straits; Soviet involvement in the Spanish Civil War; Soviet post-1945 diplomacy regarding Italy, Libya and the international governance of Tangier; Soviet policy towards Egypt and Israel/Palestine; and Russia’s recent involvement with Turkey and in Syria and Iran.

Language: The conference will be in English or French

The programme will be available here nearer the time. At present, our conference Speakers are coming from The UK, USA, Russia, France and Kosovo.

Those interested in attending the conference, please note:

1. Apply for a registration form in early August 2019;
2. The deadline for registration is 23 August 2019;
3. There will be strictly no registration at the conference and no admission without registration.

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