1. STUDENT BURSARIES: New MSc The Globalised Muslim World, University of Edinburgh
The Alwaleed Centre at the University of Edinburgh is launching its new MSc The Globalised Muslim World in September 2021.
To mark the launch of the programme, the Centre is offering ten £3000 student bursaries which are available to both UK and international/EU students.
To be eligible to apply for a bursary, prospective students must submit their application by 29th March 2021.
Further information about the programme and the bursaries can be found here: www.alwaleed.ed.ac.uk/msc-the-globalised-muslim-world
2. Open Access Journal: Journal of Medieval and Islamic History
Journal of Medieval and Islamic History (in Arabic حولية التاريخ الإسلامي والوسيط) is an annual peer-reviewed journal issued by Seminar of Medieval and Islamic History, History Dept., Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University. It is founded in 2000 AD by Prof. Rafaat Abdul-Hamid, Prof. Ahmed Abdel-Raziq, and Prof. Tarek M. Muhammad. It is a scholarly print and open access on-line international journal, which aims to publish peer-reviewed original research-oriented papers and book reviews in the fields of Medieval History, Medieval Slavonic History, Crusades, Byzantine History, Byzantine Egypt, Islamic History, and the relations between East and West.
Journal of Medieval and Islamic History encourages and provides a medium for the publication of all original research contributions of significant value in all aspects of Medieval History and Civilization are welcome. It aims to publish research that contributes to the enlargement of historical knowledge or the advancement of scholarly interpretations.
The certified abbreviation of the journal is JMIH. It is presided over by a distinguished board of Historians and Academicians and is backed by an international advisory board panel consisting of prominent individuals representing many well-known Universities. JMIH publishes high-quality papers and review papers, too. It gives the chance to the academics to publish their top papers, book reviews, and studies widely.
3. Webinar via zoom – Intercultural Relations in New Zealand in Commemoration of Christchurch Mosques Massacres 15 March
Organized by The University of Waikato Islamic Studies Group, New Zealand
More details available on: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/fass/UWISG/events
4. University of Edinburgh – Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies PhD Scholarship
The Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications for one PhD scholarship in any area within its expertise.
Applications for both the Scholarship and the PhD must be made by the 3rd May 2021. Successful applicants will be advised by no later than the end of June 2021.
Full information and the admissions portal can be found at:
5. University of Edinburgh – PhD Scholarship
European Research Council (ERC) project: The Finances of the Caliphate: Abbasid Fiscal Practice in Islamic Late Antiquity (CALIPHAL FINANCES)
In order to be considered for the scholarship, please ensure that you have applied for the PhD programme in the first instance and then use the application form to apply for the scholarship, the deadline for both the PhD and Scholarship applications is the 3rd May 2021.
Successful applicants will be advised by no later than the end of June 2021.
Full information and application portal at:
6. The IISS at the University of Michigan is pleased to announce our next event with Sara Nur Yıldız entitled The “Talisman of the World”: Mawlāna Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī and the Mongols in 13th-Century Seljuk Anatolia on 16 March, 1:00-2:30 PM (ET).
Please register here: https://myumi.ch/K4nN
For more information: https://ii.umich.edu/islamicstudies/news-events/events.detail.html/80967-20824898.html
For any questions, please contact the IISS Coordinators:
7. Religious Hatred, Prejudice, Islamophobia and Antisemitism in Global Context
P Hedges, Bloomsbury, 2021
8. Horner Jarrahi Persian Studies Speaker Series lecture by Houri Berberian
March 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invite you to a virtual talk by Houri Berberian, author of “Roving Revolutionaries: Armenians and the Connected Revolutions in the Russian, Iranian, and Ottoman Worlds.” The lecture is part of the Horner Jarrahi Persian Studies Speaker Series, established by Carolina alumni Shaida Jarrahi Horner ’93, MAC ’94 and Vance L. Horner II ’92.
For further information and to register, see: