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The Maghreb Studies Association has organised various conferences in the past and papers from the conferences were published in The Maghreb Review. Details of past conferences can be found on our Past Conferences page.

Next Conference

The Maghreb Review and Maghreb Studies Association Conference 2019
To be held in Oxford in early 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.

Those interested in attending the conference, please apply for a registration form before the end of August 2019, by emailing