OCT 2023

An International Conference

The Treaty of Lausanne: After a Century of Implementations, Transformations and Complications (ICTLCA-2023)

4-5th of Oct 2023

Organised by

UOD - The Bishkeci Center for Human Studies, UOD - Centre for Genocide Studies,
Zakho Center for Kurdish Studies, University of Zakho (UOZ),
The Kurdistan Institution for Strategic Studies and Scientific Research, Sulaimaniyah

The University of Duhok (UOD) hosts a series of International Conferences on vital questions of our time with local impacts, On this occasion the UOD remembering the 100th Anniversary of the Lausanne Treaty. Following the Treaty of Lausanne's ratification, the western half of the Middle East—the former Ottoman lands-- experienced numerous geographical and political shifts that resulted in national, religious, and economic crises and conflicts, as well as outbreaks of civil wars, uprisings, and attempts at genocide. These actions have had severe and long-lasting social, psychological, and economic implications. Conflicts among the region's nations persist to this day. ➤ EXPLORE

The International Conference on The Treaty of Lausanne: After a Century of Implementations, Transformations, and Complications (ICTLCA-2023) will be held in Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, on Oct 4-5, 2023. UOD will once again welcome professors, researchers, and other academics from across the world. Attendees of the ICTLCA conferences 2023 will have the opportunity to engage in cross-border perspectives on the 100th anniversary of the Treaty of Lausanne and identify new partnership and grant opportunities during one of the many networking sessions scheduled in the programme, bringing with them a treasure trove of knowledge and experience. ➤ EXPLORE TO FIND OUT MORE


  • Abstract submission deadline : 1/3/2023

  • Abstract acceptance: 10/3/2023

  • Full paper submission: 10/6/2023

  • Full paper acceptance: 10/8/2023

  • Conference time: 4-5/10/2023

Please note that attending and participating in the conference is free of charge. ➤ EXPLORE

The ICTLCA 2023 will take place at The University of Duhok (UOD), in the City of Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). The city of Duhok is located in the heart of mountainous area of Kurdistan in valleys between the Zawa and Kélíya Sheda Mountains. The city offer beautiful nature resorts of Zawa Park, Duhok Dam and more as well as historical sites in a stone cast away from the city, ➤ EXPLORE MORE

The ICTLCA 2023 project is intended to provide extensive academic and social interaction. The goal of the conference is for professionals to develop scientific contacts in order to cooperate on common challenges. The University of Duhok (UOD) prioritises excellent practises in international research and academic engagement.


A keynote speaker's responsibility is to actually set the "keynote" for this gathering. They are in charge of defining the general tone and cadence of the gathering, which will reverberate throughout the event. They will put into context the gathering and provide insightful expert opinion. ➤ EXPLORE MORE

All participants (either attending the conference personally or virtually) have to register via the Online Registration Form. Register in time to get access to all conference sessions, the exhibition and demonstration area and to the welcoming and closing ceremonies.

The Organization Committee is in charge of overseeing all activities during the conference. Members of the conference organising committee are there to give knowledge on conference content and subjects of interest, such as quality and provenance.

The Submission Information page describes the types of submissions and how to submit your work to ICTLCA 2023 conference. It provides information to help you through the process from abstract submission to preparing your presentation at the conference. This section provides information about the types of submissions invited for consideration. It should be read in conjunction with the Call for Papers and also the Submission Guidelines section. Papers should address one of the topics listed in the call for papers and can describe a wide range of research.

The ICTLCA is being organised in collaboration with numerous higher education institutions in the Kurdistan area. This project benefited from their tight teamwork. The conference will provide a forum for researchers to engage and form new collaborations for future collaborative research and academic endeavours. Our overseas guests might look into joining this event and become partners in order to attend the conference. There will be opportunities for authors having papers to present to be funded to attend. ➤ EXPLORE

Becoming a conference sponsor is undoubtedly one of the most effective ways to gain visibility. That makes sense: major companies attend conferences and exhibitions because they want to improve their public social image, network with other professionals, or otherwise benefit from the experience. We would like to share with you the advantages of becoming a conference sponsor, as well as provide you with more information regarding different sponsorship packages and what they entail. ➤ EXPLORE