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The 17th Annual Graduate Student Pre-Conference

November 27, 2022


The 17th annual Graduate Pre-Conference will take place virtually on November 27, 2022, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA). This year's MESA meeting takes place in Denver, CO November 27, 2022. AATT Pre-Conference participants are strongly encouraged to attend the MESA conference.

The conference is designed to encourage research making significant use of sources in Turkish or other Turkic languages by graduate students in a  variety of disciplines enrolled in academic institutions in North America.
This year’s Pre-Conference will be held online. Presenters who will be on-site in Denver at the MESA Conference, will be invited to a joint dinner.


Call for Papers- closed

Students should submit a 250-word proposal for a paper together with the following information:


  1. Name

  2. Current institutional affiliation (department/university)

  3. Adviser's name

  4. Educational background (undergraduate and graduate degree programs)

  5. Current status (taking courses, preparing for exams, researching dissertation, writing dissertation, defended/deposited dissertation)

  6. Title of dissertation (if applicable)

  7. Contact information (email, telephone number, preferred mailing address)

The deadline for submission of proposals is September 30, 2022.

Graduate students already presenting a paper at MESA are not eligible to participate concurrently in the Graduate Student Pre-Conference.

Proposals should be submitted by email to Erika H. Gilson  and Hakan Karateke.

Applicants will be informed of the selection committee's decision by October 15, 2022.

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