World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies

Barcelona, July 19th - 24th 2010

General Information

The WOCMES Barcelona 2010 combines diverse activities, hoping to provide our participants with an academically unique, culturally rich, and time-wise entertaining program.

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The Scientific Program will include: Panels, Round tables, and Poster-abstracts selected between December 2008 and December 2009, in addition to Keynote lectures by a selection of speakers.

Meetings in Conjunction where institutions, organizations or associations have planned their annual meeting, or conference, or informatory seminar or reception in the framework of WOCMES

The Cultural Program will include the WOCMES exhibition on campus, a selection of cultural activities in Barcelona, and the Film Festival showcasing a range of films recently released from across the Middle East and North Africa

As for the Book Fair, it offers exhibition booths for publishers, editors, university press, booksellers and authors wishing to promote their publications to the academic community of WOCMES Barcelona 2010. On another level, it provides exhibition space for universities, research institutions and non-governmental institutions willing to provide information about their activities and contribution to Middle Eastern culture.

The Social Events program includes a handful of receptions that will provide the WOCMES participants with an opportunity to get to know others attending the congress as well as the attractive city of Barcelona. Within the same frame of entertainment and socialization, WOCMES has arranged a number of Musical concerts in the congress venue.

Last but not least, WOCMES provides a Sightseeing Program which offers optional full or half day tours to participants to discover the city of Barcelona and the region of Catalonia.