Call for papers: Irfán Colloquia in California, May 2006

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Call for papers: Irfán Colloquia in California, May 2006

Postby Jonah » Fri Nov 25, 2005 3:12 am

<center><big><b>CALL FOR PAPERS</b></big></center><h4>BAHÁ’Í BELIEF SYSTEM: Conceptual Analysis and Practical Applications</h4>Program starts on the evening of May 25 and ends in the afternoon of May 28. It will be followed by a special program commemorating the Ascension of Baha’u’llah on the evening of May 28 and early morning of May 29.<br><Br>The main purpose of the `Irfán Colloquium and its publications is to encourage, support and promote deeper and systematic studies in the Bahá’í Writings and beliefs. Participants at the colloquia sessions, in addition to benefiting from the scholarly presentations, have a unique opportunity for associating with scholars and those seriously interested in Bahá’í studies and discussing topics of mutual interests. Furthermore, they receive a set of `Irfán publications that include the abstracts and the texts of the papers presented at the `Irfán Colloquia as well as valuable elucidations. <br><Br><b>Abstract Submission Information:</b><Br><u>Please pay attention to the following guidelines for submitting your proposals</u><ol><li> Type the title in capital letters on the first line. Skip a line.</li><li> Type the author’s name/s. Skip a line. </li><li> Type the abstract (about 500 words) that includes the main points, methodology, and final conclusion.</li><li> If necessary include the main references for further studies.</li><li> There will be 45 minutes for each presentation plus 10 minutes for question and answers.</li><li> Please try not to deliver your presentation by reading your paper.</li><li> Written texts for projection should have less than eight words per line.</li><li> If you wish to provide handouts please send them four weeks before the start of the program. </li><li> Type the following information for the author’s at the end of the abstract:</li><ol type=a><li> Mailing address and phone number (with area code)</li><li>Fax number and e-mail address</li><li> List audio-visual aids (if needed)</li></ol></li></ol>Deadline for submission is 01/31/2006. Transmit electronically to: iayman@ameritech.net<br><br>Venue: Bosch Bahá’í School, Santa Cruz, California<br>For registration and reservation of accommodation: contact Bosch Bahá’í school:<br>Tel: 831-423-3387; E-mail: bosch@usbnc.org; Web site: <a href="http://www.bosch.org">www.bosch.org.</a><br><Br>See more info at <a href="http://irfancolloquia.org">irfancolloquia.org</a>.

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