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The First

International Conference on Debate & Dialogue

an open platform for discussing specialized academic topics to enrich and develop knowledge in the fields of debating, dialogue and argumentation.

The 1st ICDD

QatarDebate Center – a member of Qatar Foundation – cordially invites you to submit an abstract of your research to present as a paper or a poster in the First International Conference on Debate & Dialogue to be held in Doha from 29 – 30 May 2023. ICDD is an open platform for discussing specialized academic issues that enrich our knowledge in the fields of debating, dialogue, argumentation, and other related fields such as philosophy, education, linguistics, and Islamic sciences. The participants will be scholars, researchers, academics and post-graduate students from the global  network of the debate community.

Conference Details

Date

29 - 30 May 2023

Location

Education City - Doha, Qatar

Language

Arabic & English Languages

Submit your abstract now

Abstract Submission Deadline: Tuesday, 28 February 2023

Submission Guidelines

  • Abstracts in either  Arabic or English are accepted (the language of the abstract should also be the language of  conference presentation). Please use this link to fill the online conference application.
  • Abstracts should be 300 words maximum.
  • Submissions are invited for either complete or in-progress research work.
  • The researcher(s) details including full name(s), affiliation(s), email(s) should be provided in the application.
  • A short bio (in third person pronoun) should be provided (150 words maximum)
  • Submissions are open to either one of the following two conference formats:

Paper:

  • Accepted applicants are required to submit a preliminary draft paper of (around 2500 words) as per the deadline outlined below.
  • Each presenter will have 20 minutes for presentation (PowerPoint) followed by a Q & A session.

Poster:

  • Accepted applicants are required to submit the poster design as per the deadline shown below.
  • Posters will have their own schedule in the conference program.

Important Dates

CFP Announcement

Monday, 28 November 2022

Acceptance Notification

Monday, 10 April 2023

Abstract Submission Deadline

Tuesday, 28 February 2023

Deadline for preliminary draft paper (2500 words minimum) or poster submission

Monday, 15 May 2023

Travel Guidelines for International Participants

QatarDebate will provide the following: :

  • Help with Visa
  • Round trip tickets to Doha (only one presenter per paper or poster)
  • Accommodation (only one presenter per paper or poster)
  • Transportation between accommodation and conference venue
  • Meals: Breakfast (at the hotel) and lunch (at the venue)

Participants are responsible for their transportation from and to the airport.

Registration Fees

  • Local participants: QAR 100.
  • International participants: QAR 365 (USD 100).
  • Note: fees must be paid directly after the acceptance notification.

Steering Committee

Dr. Hayat Maarafi

Executive Director Of QatarDebate Center​

Abdulrahman Al-Subaie

Program Manager at QatarDebate Center

Dr. Abdul Gabbar Al-Sharafi

Senior QD Fellow and Associate Professor of Linguistics, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

Mohamed Al-Marri

QD Ambassador and Ph.D. candidate of Political Sciences, University of California - Riverside, USA

Mohammad Khader

Debate Instructor and the coordinator of the academic and research programs at QatarDebate Center

Scientific Committee

  • Dr. Abdellatif Sellami – Director of Education Research Center, Qatar University, Qatar.

  • Dr. Abdul Gabbar Al-Sharafi – Associate Professor of Linguistics, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman.

  • Dr. Ali Al-Sanad – Assistant Professor of Islamic Philosophy, PAAET Basic Education College, Kuwait.

  • Dr. Ali Mahmoud Al-Omari – Assistant Professor of Islamic Philosophy, Fatih Sultan Mehmet University, Turkey.

  • Dr. Hayat Maarafi – Executive Director of QatarDebate – PhD in Psycholinguistics, Qatar Foundation, Qatar.

  • Dr. Maja Nenadović – Consultant – PhD in Political Science from University of Amsterdam, Croatia.

  • Mohamed Al-Marri – Ph.D. Candidate of Political Sciences, University of California – Riverside, USA (QD Ambassador).

  • Mohammad Khader – Debate Instructor at QatarDebate Center – M.A. in DigitalHumanities and Societies, HBKU, Qatar.

  • Dr. Muetaz Al-Khatib – Associate Professor of Methodology and Ethics, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar.

  • Tasniem Hussain – Debate Instructor at QatarDebate Center – M.A. in Global Diplomacy, SOAS, UK – Pursuing J.D. studies in HBKU, Qatar.

  • Dr. Yehia Mohamed – Associate Professor of Arabic, Georgetown University Qatar, Qatar.

  • Zouhir Mednini – Associate Professor of Islamic Philosophy, Ez-Zitouna University, Tunisia.

Submit your abstract now

Abstract Submission Deadline: Tuesday, 28 February 2023

Do You have more Question?

Email us here at:

academics@qatardebate.org