The Friends of Soqotra conference:
Soqotra in a Time of Change
The Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies is proud to host Friends of Soqotra conference: Soqotra in a Time of Change – the only conference dedicated to research into all aspects of the Soqotra Archipelago.
After a very successful conference held in Tübingen, Germany in 2009, the Friends of Soqotra, in conjunction with the MARES Project, bring the Friends of Soqotra conference to Exeter.
The focus of this year’s conference will be on the changing nature of the Soqotra Archipelago, looking at past and current issues that have affected the ecology, environment and people of Soqotra Archipelago.
The conference organisers would in particular welcome proposals for papers on subjects including:
- Ecological changes
- Environmental changes
- Maritime and Terrestrial Communities
- Political influences
- Faunal and Floral adaptations and changes
Please note that call for papers is now closed. A final programme is available here.
For further information please contact the Conference Organizer's: Soqotra@exeter.ac.uk .