We invite submissions to the 1*st International Academic Conference – Family Business in the Arab World* [http://www.fbaw.ae/]. The conference will take place in Sharjah at American University of Sharjah (7th and 8th March 2018). In collaboration with *Journal Family Business Strategy* [ https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-family-business-strategy], papers presented at the conference will be eligible for a special topic section, “*Contextualizing Family Firms in the Arab World*.” We encourage scholars, especially PhD students and young researchers, whose research focuses directly or indirectly on family businesses in the Arab World to submit their works in progress at different stages. Abstract submission should be one document with a cover page (title, author’s name, affiliation, email) and a two-page abstract (topic of research, theories, method, results, contributions) Abstract submission should be sent electronically to www.fbaw.ae . Deadline Abstract by 30/11/2017 Authors Notification by 31/12/2017 Final papers (final submission) by 31/01/2018 *Rodrigo Basco, Ph.D.* Associate Professor Sheikh Saoud bin Khalid bin Khalid Al-Qassimi Chair in Family Business American University of Sharjah Last post:Call for papers: “Contextualizing Family Firms in the Arab World” <https://familyfirmblog.wordpress.com/2017/05/11/contextualizing-family-firms-in-the-arab-world/> Facebook: Family Business Chair - American University of Sharjah <https://www.facebook.com/Mgtfamilybusiness/> ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.