Call for Papers: Reappraising the Iran-Iraq War Thirty Years Later



29 August 2010

About

Most of the recent scholarship on the Iran-Iraq War has either focused on the war itself or specific issues such as Iraq's use of chemical weapons and the Kurdish genocide. By contrast, relatively little has been written on important issues including: American, Soviet, European or Arab policies towards the war; the role played by third-party mediators such as the Islamic Conference, the Arab League, and the United Nations in ending the war; the international arms trade and the war; the treatment of prisoners-of-war; and the role of opposition groups like the KDP, PUK, Mujahedin e-Khalq, SAIRI, and the Islamic Dawa Party. How have perceptions of the Iran-Iraq War changed in the thirty years that have passed since the war began? Who were the war's victors: Iraq, Iran, Israel, the Gulf States, or even the United States? How has the war affected the regional dynamics of the Persian Gulf?

Purpose

To address these gaps in the current scholarly understanding of the subject, this conference will bring together policy practitioners, leading academics, and promising young scholars who are working on the various aspects of the Iran-Iraq War. Papers submitted to and accepted by the conference will subsequently be published in an edited volume.

Proposals

Proposals of up to 500 words and a CV should be sent to the conference organizers, Bryan Gibson and Ranj Alaaldin, at Ideas.Middleeast@lse.ac.uk| by 30 April 2010. Notification of acceptance will be made by 14 May. Successful applicants will be expected to email their papers by 31 August.

http://www2.lse.ac.uk/internationalHistory/events/lseIDEASEvents/iranIraqConference.pdf



 
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