Call for Proposals: 2022 Symposium on Education in Muslim Societies

The International Training and Education Program (ITEP) at American University and the Advancing Education in Muslim Societies (AEMS) initiative of the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) invite submissions of research presentations for the sixth Symposium on Education in Muslim Societies: Implications for Policy, Pedagogy, Training, and Development. The Symposium will be held in a hybrid format (with an option for virtual or in-person participation) at The American University in Washington, D.C., on November 11-13, 2022. The Symposium presenters will be expected to ready their papers into publishable articles for submission and blind peer reviews to the Journal of Education in Muslim Societies (JEMS), a semi-annual journal published collaboratively by the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) and Indiana University Press. JEMS encourages and seeks manuscripts in subject areas such as comparative education, P-12 education, youth development, curriculum reform, higher education, civil society, nonformal education and training, among others (see more details at

Full Call for Proposals:

Please submit your 500-word proposal, along with other relevant information, at the following link no later than June 15, 2022:

For questions, please email:
-Prof. Elizabeth A. Worden, Associate Professor, School of Education, American University
-Dr. Ilham Nasser, Director of Human Development Program, AEMS at IIIT