The Middle East and Islamic Consortium of British Columbia (MEICON-BC)

The Middle East and Islamic Consortium of British Columbia (MEICON-BC)  was founded in 2008 as a collaborative project of Simon Fraser University, the University of Victoria, and the University of British Columbia with the participation of other British Columbian universities and colleges. It is hosted by the Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures at Simon Fraser University.

Purpose

The purpose of MEICON-BC is to provide an organizational basis for communication and cooperation among all British Columbian academics interested in the study of the Middle East and Muslim societies and cultures.

Organization

MEICON has no dues or officers, and is open to all British Columbian academics.

Functions

MEICON-BC provides an email list to post information on events of interest to its members and organizes an annual student conference.

Membership

Please email meiconbc@sfu.ca if you wish to be added to our mailing list in order to receive our regular e-digest highlighting upcoming academic events related to Middle East and Islamic studies.