Tehran, 2012The Fourth International Conference on Contemporary Philosophy of Religion
The Fourth International Conference on Contemporary Philosophy of Religion


How to Publish in an International Research Journal

“The 1st Workshop on Philosophical Essay Writing in English”

Workshop Instructor: Dr. Amir Dastmalchian
(PhD in Philosophy & Research Fellow, Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue, Geneva)

Workshop Assistant: Alireza Sayadmansour
(PhD Student in Philosophy, Dept. of Philosophy, Univ. of Tehran)

Iranian academics have found it difficult to exchange philosophical and religious ideas in international fora through the medium of written English. The result of these difficulties has been the lagging behind of Iranian academics in the international academic arena. The attractive written presentation of research requires attention to not only content but also structure and literary quality, among other things. The main objective of this workshop is to provide participants with useful techniques concerning philosophical essay writing and to close the gap among Iranian academics between philosophical creativity and written presentation.

Target Audiences: suitable for PhD students and early-career researchers who would like to publish in an international research journal.

Class size: 30 (approx.)

Duration: 3 hours

Language: the facilitator will speak in Persian and English; participants can respond in either English or Persian, according to their preference.

Aims: to provide students with practical advice for publishing in international research journals and to practice English speaking and listening.

Prerequisites: participants should come to the workshop with an idea for an article that they are prepared to discuss.

Activities and discussions to include:

  • (1) how to plan an article;
  • (2) originality: the key ingredient;
  • (3) common mistakes;
  • (4) key tips;
  • (5) questions and answers.

Registration Fee: 30,000 Tomans = 300,000 Iranian Rials

Please submit your application (including the scanned file of fee receipt) to philorconf@gmail.com before 15 January 2015

Venue: Department of Theology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University

Schedule: 25 January 2015, 14:00-17:00