Fourth Conference - Istanbul 2017

4th ECRC International Scientific Conference

Istanbul - Turkey

Marmara University – Ilahiyat Fakültesi



“Contemporary Perspectives in Social Sciences and Humanities - 2”

(Challenges and Horizons)


General Introduction

ECRC organizes its 4th ECRC International Scientific Conference, aiming at presenting contemporary perspectives in social sciences and humanities. These contemporary perspectives discussing emerging topics in addition to revisiting recurring topics from contemporary perspectives as well. Thus, this conference is an opportunity for researchers and others to exchange ideas in a way to help decision makers to take appropriate decisions. The theme of this 2nd international conference is about horizons that researchers should look for in order to scientifically examine the challenges that they feel in their societies.

Conference Languages

In order to enable as many researchers as possible to meet, communicate and exchange experience, Arabic and English are going to be the working languages of the conference.

Tracks and Paper Submission

The conference has the following Tracks:

(a) Sharia’a, Islamic Studies and Law

(b) Social Sciences (Psychology – Education – Sociology and Social Work – Administrative Sciences – Politics and Economics – Media and Communication – Geography).

(c) Humanities (Language – History – Philosophy - Arts)

All submissions should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical. The maximum paper length, excluding references and appendixes, is as follows: (a) Arabic paper is 10 pages (2.5″ margins on all sides, 14 Traditional Arabic,  spaced 1.5 lines each); and (b) English paper is five pages (2.5″ margins on all sides, 14 Times New Roman, double spaced). 

All submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated by a panel of experts based on originality, depth, and relevance to the conference, contributions and readability. Moreover, every paper should be focused and concise (unnecessary elaborations are not encouraged). Articles submitted to the conference should meet these criteria and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Any submission should include an abstract, not exceeding 100 words. Manuscripts should follow any accepted scientific publication style in the preparing the manuscript (e.g., APA style 6thed.). Any paper that does not follow these guidelines will be accepted for review. All papers are to be emailed (Microsoft Word) on: the name of the conference)

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: 10/9/2107

Notification of acceptance:

Within two weeks upon receipt, a notification of acceptance is issued and e-mailed to the corresponding author should the paper is accepted for the conference.

Conference Venue

Turkey – Istanbul

Marmara University – Ilahiyat Fakültesi

Conference Program

To be announced a week prior to the conference opening ceremony

Conference Chair

Dr. Abdulmuhsen Ayedh Alqahtani –Kuwait University

Conference Co-chair

Dr. Jarrah Alfadhli – Kuwait University

Conference Coordinator

Mr. Mohammad Adnan

Click here for Conference Program

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