- October 12, 2018
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1.Arabic Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies, part of the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, seeks to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Arabic to teach within the framework of the School’s courses in undergraduate and postgraduate Arabic. This will primarily involve teaching and assessment onAcademic items
2 October 2018 – Yesterday, the Bahrain National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) issued a statement denying the allegations of mistreatment reported by three women in Bahrain’s Isa Town Women’s Prison. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and the European Centre for Democracy and…
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3e Journée d’études franco-allemandes sur le chiisme contemporain | École Pratique des Hautes Études
Journée organisée par Constance Arminjon (EPHE) et Rainer Brunner (CNRS). Paris, 14 novembre 2018.
Posted in: Field-specific (academic), Great Britain, Iraq
Call for Papers:
The Journal of Shia History
Editor- in-Chief: S.Ahmad Reza Khezri, Professor of History and Civiliztion of the Muslims, the University of Tehran
Journal Manager: Mehran Ismaili, Assistant Professor of the History and civilization of the Muslims, Shahid Beheshti UniversityMehransbu@ymail.com
Published by The Iranian Society of Islamic History and Shahid Beheshti University.
For further information and publishing guidelines, see the journal website.
1.The Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-line Assistant Professorship in Comparative Literature with a specialization in comparative approaches to Arabic cultural studies and literature. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, Arabic Studies, or a closely relatedAcademic items
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Integration, class and secularism: the marginalization of Shia identities in the UK Iranian diaspora
Despite ongoing debates about the nature and role of multiculturalism in the UK, the idea of integration remains significant in British immigration policies and community relations, and it orients…
Posted in: News, Afghanistan, Syria
Shiite Syria-war veterans are ready to answer the call of community leaders to protect the Kabul neighborhood that is home to Afghanistan’s largest concentration of the minority sect.