1.Mustakim Arıcı, trans. Faruk Akyıldız, “Silent Sources of the History of Epidemics in the Islamic World: Literature on Ṭāʿūn/Plague Treatises,” Nazariyat: Journal for the History of Islamic Philosophy and Sciences 7, no. 1 (April 2021): 99-158, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.12658/Nazariyat.7.1.M0132en, https://www.nazariyat.org/en/issues/cilt-7-sayi-1/mustakim-arici.
2. ONLINE & HYBRID “27th International Congress of the German Middle East Studies Association (DAVO)”, University of Osnabrück, 16-18 September 2021
Scholars are invited to hand in proposals for contributions from all relevant disciplines in social sciences and humanities which are based on research on the contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and the entire Islamic World and its relations to other regions. Papers can be presented in-person in Osnabrueck or online where all panels will be accessible.
Deadline for abstracts of contributions to open panels: 1 July 2021. Deadline for abstracts of individual papers and closed panels: 15 July 2021.
3. ONLINE Conference: “Looking towards Peace in Afghanistan after the US-NATO Withdraw-al”, Arab Center Washington DC, 21-23 June 2021, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm EDT
Speakers will address the formal negotiation process and the nature of a potential political settlement. They will also consider long-term planning for core recovery concerns and cross-sectoral and sustainable peace-building, including refugee return and peace education, from the perspective of inclusivity.
Information, program and registration: http://arabcenterdc.org/events/looking-towards-peace-in-afghanistan-after-the-us-nato-withdrawal/
4. ONLINE Lecture in the Mighty Magazines Online Series: “Accessing Arab American History: A Digital Archive” with Dr. Akram Khater (North Carolina State University), Berlin, 22 June 2021, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm CEST
The speaker will explore the effort to gather, digitize, and develop an Arabic OCR program all in an effort to create the first searchable database of Arab American newspapers, journals, and books. I will also explore the challenges and pitfalls of such a political project.
Information and registration: https://www.geschkult.fu-berlin.de/en/e/palread/Events/Accessing-Arab-Ameri-can-History_-A-Digital-Archive.html
5. ONLINE Lecture: “What’s Left of Syria? Thinking about Revolutionary Outcomes” by Adélie Chevée (European University Institute), Part of the Lecture Series: “10 Years So-called Arab Spring – a Critical Perspective”, Critical Students of Islamic and Arabic Studies (KIARA), Uni-versity of Leipzig, 23 June 2021, 7:30 pm CEST
How do we measure successes and failures of a revolution? Looking back at ten years of revolutionary struggle, I propose to investigate the transformations of the cultural world brought in the aftermath of the Syrian Uprising to rethink how we make sense of revolutionary outcomes.
Information and registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mlYg2OAuQw2v-D8sJROjLw
6. ONLINE Conference: “Islamic Thought and the Epistemological Challenge of Modernity”, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, 24 June 2021, 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm CEST
The conference will discuss the epistemic condition of modernity in contemporary Muslim thought. The point of departure is the comprehensive thesis by Lahouari Addi about the persistence of Greek metaphysical framework informing Muslim theology and discourse. The conference will debate both the thesis, and philo-sophical attempts to overcome so conceived epistemic gap between Muslim religious discourse and the ef-fects of modernity.
Information and registration: http://cgs.flu.cas.cz/en/events/501-video-conference-islamic-thought-and-the-epistemological-challenge-of-modernity
7. ONLINE Two Panels on “Digital Humanities in Ottoman and Turkish Studies: Initiatives, Pro-jects, and Online Resources”, Orient-Institut Istanbul (OII) and Digital Ottoman Studies (DOS), 24 June 2021, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm TRT
For information and registration until 22 June 2021: https://networks.h-net.org/save-date-june-24th-digital-humanities-ottoman-and-turkish-studies-initiatives-projects-and-online
8. ONLINE International Symposium on “Religion and Civilization in the Middle East”, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, 22-24 October 2021
The symposium will focus on the issues of historical dynamics of the Middle East, the identity formation processes of the Middle Eastern peoples, the conflicts centered on religion and civilization, the language and culture, and the philosophical accumulation.
Deadline for abstracts: 20 July 2021. Information: https://sempozyum.erbakan.edu.tr/UODMS/en/s/717/0
9. New Master’s Degree Professional Program: “Contemporary Art in the Arab World, Iran and Turkey (MasCAIT)”, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice in Cooperation with the University of Ge-neva, 2021/22
The Program offers an educational program which balances theory and practice, starting from a global per-spective and focusing on modern and contemporary artistic production in the Arab world, Iran and Turkey. Online Open Day on 30 June 2021.
Deadline for applications: 23 November 2021. Information: https://www.unive.it/pag/33862/
10. Museum Director Sought
The Director of the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University (CAM) will be committed to museum excellence and possess a deep appreciation for the visual arts, changing museum field, community engagement, and high-quality visitor experiences. The Director will represent the CAM regionally and nationally to external stakeholders, community partners, and the Niagara University community. The Director must have a demonstrated track record of responsible budget development and management, fundraising, grant writing, excellent written, verbal, and computer skills; familiarity with social media platforms; demonstrated track record of problem-solving, and organizational and decision-making skills; demonstrated proficiency in managing personnel and developing relationships, knowledge of current issues and best practices in museum management. A master’s degree or equivalent experience with at least five years of executive leadership or senior management experience in a museum or related nonprofit organization.
For information on how to apply visit https://niagara.applicantpro.com/jobs/1759762.html
11. Medicine and Shariah
A Dialogue in Islamic Bioethics
Edited by Aasim I. Padela
Contributions by Ebrahim Moosa
Notre Dame, 2021
Receive a 20% discount online*:
*Valid until 11:59 GMT, 31st December 2021. Discount only applies to the CAP website
12. The Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (AKU-ISMC), London, is organising an online short course (22-24 September 2021) on Education and Networks of Learning in Islamic History by Dr Aslisho Qurboniev and Gowaart Van Den Bossche.
13. The Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (AKU-ISMC):
The Idea of the Silk Road: Historians Debate and Discuss
This Modern Concept
A Panel Discussion With
AKU-ISMC’s Sarah Bowen Savant
7 July 2021 | 12 noon BST | Online