The Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham is seeking applications for 2 post-doctoral research fellowships and for 1 PhD studentship. The fellows and PhD student will work as part of the ERC-funded project “Creating an alternative umma: Clerical authority and religio-political mobilisation in transnational Twelver Shiism”. For more information on the project, see: https://alterumma.bham.ac.uk/
Further information and particulars on the fellowships and the PhD studentship are available here:
(Beirut) – Bahraini authorities should restore citizenship to hundreds of nationals whose citizenship they revoked through executive orders or court decisions since 2012, rendering most of them stateless, Human Rights Watch said today.