- Dale Eickelman, Dartmouth College
- Armando Salvatore, Humboldt University
- Hakan Yavuz, University of Utah
It is intended that an edited volume will be published, based on the proceedings of the conference. Traveling expenses and accommodation for paper presenters will be covered by the organizers, as will be an excursion to the fjords and a concluding dinner. Abstract proposals (maximum 400 words, with a brief CV, maximum two sentences) should be sent by January 31, 2009 to: Ulrika Mårtenson (firstname.lastname@example.org), Itzchak Weismann (email@example.com), or Mark Sedgwick (firstname.lastname@example.org). Acceptances and rejections will be notified by April 2, 2009.