1.Williams College: Massachusetts: Arabic Studies
Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies
The Arabic Studies program at Williams College seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning July 2018. Specialization open, PhD in hand by September 2018 expected. Excellent training and experience in teaching Arabic to non-native speakers are essential, as is a rigorous scholarly agenda. The teaching load is 2-2 plus a January course every other year. The college and the program value teaching and research equally highly, and will expect the new colleague to contribute to the ongoing process of building our vibrant Arabic Studies program.
Applications are due no later than September 20, 2017 and should include a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the candidate’s promise as a teacher.
For further details about this job search and application instructions, please see:
2. Religion and Law in Medieval Christian and Muslim Societies (RELMIN 8)
Religious Minorities in Christian, Jewish and Muslim Law (5th – 15th centuries)
J. V. Tolan, C. Nemo-Pekelman, N. Berend, Y. Masset (eds.)
454 p., 7 b/w ill., 156 x 234 mm, 2017
3. Call for Papers: Beyond Bedouin and Bania: Arabia-South Asia Relations
SUBMISSION DEADLINE | 20 SEPTEMBER 2017
The Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore invites
papers for the conference Beyond Bedouin and Bania: Arabia-South Asia
Relations. This is the 4th Muhammad Alagil Arabia Asia Conference.
By dint of proximity and other reasons, Arabia and South Asia are
neighbouring regions which have been involved in each other’s affairs for
centuries. While their relations are not always the most visible, peoples
from the two regions enjoy a degree of familiarity and mutual knowledge
that defies conventional notions of cultural and religious difference.
This conference will explore and map the range of relations between Arabia
and South Asia in the present and the past through a number of topics such
as those below. Proposals are welcome for these topics as well as others.
Joint proposals for panels of 3-4 presenters are welcome as well; please
provide panel title, respective paper titles and abstracts.
In this conference, we seek to gain a better understanding of the following
Cities and Networks
Creole Scripts and Songs
Mercenaries and Militaries
Legal Platforms (e.g. Islamic, English)
Princely States/Monarchies/Indirect Rule
Empire in the Gulf
SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS
Submissions should include a title, an abstract of no more than 300 words
and a brief biography including current affiliation, research interests,
and publications. Please note that only previously unpublished papers or
those not already committed elsewhere can be accepted. The organisers plan
to publish a special issue with selected papers presented in this
conference. By participating in the conference, you agree to participate in
the future publication plans (special issue/journal) of the organisers.
Please submit your proposal, using the provided proposal template
to Dr Nisha Mathew at email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> and Sharon at
email@example.com by 20 September 2017. Notifications of acceptance will be
sent out by early/mid October 2017.
Prof Engseng Ho
Asia Research Institute, and Middle East Institute, National University of
Miss Sharon Ong
Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies, Haverford College, PA
The candidate is expected to maintain a strong research program that engages broad theoretical interests in religious studies and contribute to the Middle East and Islamic Studies concentration.
Deadline for application: 15 October 2017. Information: https://apply.interfolio.com/44014
5. Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for the Study of Islamic Culture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Applicants should have at least a doctoral degree in Islamic Studies, Religious Studies, History or a related discipline; research capability in the studies of Islam in China, e.g. Islam and Chinese culture, Islam and Chinese society; good command of both spoken and written Chinese (Putonghua) and English, knowledge of Arabic will be an advantage.
Application as soon as possible. Information: https://cuhk.taleo.net/careersection/cu_career_non_teach/jobdetail.ftl?job=170001OB&tz=GMT%2B08%3A00
6. A Hindu munshi’s ‘Chain of Yogis’: a Persian manuscript in the Mackenzie Collection
7. The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research, or combination teaching and research award in over 125 countries for the 2018-19 academic year. We have extended the deadline for select opportunities for scholars of all disciplines with an interest of traveling to the Middle East. The complete awards catalog is available at http://awards.cies.org.
Jordan: All Disciplines (8358-JO): Scholars in any area of interest are welcome to apply. Applicants are encouraged to explore the award descriptions to Jordan to learn more about the grant experience and the exceptional support offered by the Fulbright Commission.
Jordan: Study of the United States (8359-JO): Scholars from a large range of disciplines, including American Literature and Political Science, are encouraged to apply.
Saudi Arabia: All Disciplines (8371-SA): Scholars in any area of interest are welcome to apply.
Applications are due September 12, 2017. For more information on program eligibility and how to submit a competitive application, visit www.cies.org or email MiddleEastNorthAfrica@iie.org with any questions. We’re happy to set up one-on-one phone consultations with prospective applicants.
Dartmouth College – HISTORY OF THE ISLAMIC MIDDLE EAST
University of North Texas – Tenure Track Assistant Professor,
Royal Ontario Museum – Curator, Islamic Art & Culture
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