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Third International Conference on Islam "Islam and Democracy", Madison, Wisconsin, USA, 13-14 April 2012‏

Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 11:49 PM
From: International Conference on Islam <>

ICI'12 - Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to December 18, 2011

Following the great response to our call for papers, we are pleased to inform you that we have extended the abstract deadline for the Third International Conference on Islam to December 18, 2011, to allow participants additional time to complete their submissions.

Abstracts are currently invited for giving talks at the conference. Please submit your abstract to by December 18, 2011 according to the abstract preparation guidelines. Please see the following updated call for papers for more information. You can also check our website at<> for updates.

The Third International Conference on Islam "Islam and Democracy"
April 13-14, 2012
Madison, Wisconsin, USA<>

Abstract submission extended deadline: December 18, 2011

Keynote Speakers:
Seyyed Hossein Nasr, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
John O Voll, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Theme: The theme of this year's conference will be "Islam and Democracy".

Scope: Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

* Islamic Theological Perspectives on Democracy
* Islam, Liberalism, and Pluralism
* Islam, Secularism, and the State
* Islam and Nationalism
* Muslim Women and Democracy
* Islam and Democracy in the Middle East
* Islam and Democracy in Central Asia
* Islam and Democracy in Europe
* Islam and Democracy: Turkey Model
* Arab Spring


* Call for Papers: October 3, 2011
* Abstract submission extended deadline: December 18, 2011
* Conference registration starts: January 1, 2012
* Publication of program: March 1, 2012
* Paper submission deadline: March 23, 2012
* Registration deadline: April 1, 2012
* Conference: April 13-14, 2012

If you are interested in giving a talk at the International Conference on Islam, please submit the following to<>:

* Your full name, institutional affiliation and contact information
* 1 page CV/Bio
* The title of your presentation and a 300-word abstract
The submissions will be peer reviewed and accepted abstracts will be published in the proceedings of the conference. The file format should be *.pdf, *.doc, or *.txt.

Each participant must register by April 1, 2012. The registration fee is US $20 for regular participants; there is no fee for UW-Madison students with valid identification. The registration fee covers the expenses for reception and relevant materials (e.g., program, proceedings). For registration, please visit<>. For all questions regarding the conference, please check<> or contact

The conference will be held at the Union South on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus.
For the full address and directions, check

You can stay at the Wisconsin Union Hotel located in Union South where the conference will be held. Here are some other suggestions for other places to stay in Madison:
For more information on the conference please check<>, or send an email to:<>