1.University Lecturer in the Eastern Islamic World and Persian-speaking Lands, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge
This appointment will start on 1 September 2018 and is tenure-track, subject to an initial probation period.
Deadline for application: 17 ‘December 2017. Information: https://www.ames.cam.ac.uk/faculty/jobs/university-lecturer-in-the-eastern-islamic-world-and-persian-speaking-lands
2. Conference: “Inscribed Objects in the Islamicate World: Aesthetics, Adab, Society”, Paris, 24 November 2017
3. Roundtable: “Approaching Religious Texts in Early Islam: The Sanaa Qur’an Palimpsest as Example”, Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, 11 December 2017
The round table brings together five scholars of the Qur’an and early Islamic documents, focusing on a manuscript dating to the 7th century CE. The morning sessions are dedicated to the manuscript itself and the afternoon sessions focus on the transmission and use of religious texts in early Islam more generally.
4. Workshop on “Islam in Central Asia and China”, Center for Global Studies, Shanghai University, 18 December 2018
If you are interested in coming to Shanghai University, please email an abstract and a short bio to Associate Professor Tugrul Keskin firstname.lastname@example.org. Flight and accommodation will be covered. Sorry for the short notice.
5. Conference and Workshop: „The Translation of the Qur’an in Indonesia“, Yogyakarta, 30-31 July 2018
The conference invites scholars and advanced students to discuss the role of specific translations, the intentions of their authors, their social relevance, the linguistic dimension of transferring Arabic content into a local target language, and the emergence of conflicts over the translation of the Qur’an in the Indonesian context. Organized by Professors Moch Nur Ichwan (mailto:email@example.com) and Johanna Pink (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org).
Deadline for abstracts: February 28, 2018. Information: https://www.orient.uni-freiburg.de/islamwissenschaft/konferenzen-vortraege
6. First International Course on “Gender and Women’s Studies”, Women Research Center, Qom, Iran, 3-6 March 2018
The Intensive Course endeavors to enhance scholarly attention to Gender and Women’s Studies based on Islamic Shi’a point of view and seeks to offer an original and insightful image of women in Iran.
Deadline for registration: 30 December 2017. Information: http://shortcourse.wrc.ir/
Professor in the Social/Political Sciences (Salary Level W3) to Study Islam in Europe in the 20th and 21st Centuries; University of Münster, Germany
The post will be filled at the earliest possible date. We seek candidates with an excellent track record in empirical research on the state of Islam and on the social situation of Muslims in Europe and/or on the social and political treatment of Islam and Muslims in European societies.
Deadline for application: 30 November 2017. Information: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55979
Projects and Fundraising Manager, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science
Candidates should have: Strong research project management and fundraising skills; Knowledge of the funding landscape for Middle East studies and the social sciences; Connections within the Middle East research community and an interest in Middle East Studies.
Deadline for applications: 30 November 2017. Information: http://www.lse.ac.uk/middle-east-centre/opportunities.
Senior Research Specialist for “Arab Barometer”, Princeton University; Based in Washington DC
The Senior Research Specialist assists in questionnaire development, performs quality control procedures, assists in statistical analysis, undertakes data analysis to support reports and presentations for dissemination of the findings. Arabic language skills highly desirable
Assistant Professor of Non-Western (Middle Eastern) History, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
This is a 10-month, tenure-track position. The appointment begins 1 August 2018.
Deadline for applications: 15 December 2017. Information: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56037
Assistant Professor in the History of Africa, the Middle East or South Asia and the History of Islam, Wagner College New York
The position is to begin Fall 2018. Teaching requirements include introductory Global History survey course, as well as upper-level courses on Africa, the Middle East or South Asia and Islam.
Deadline for application: 15 December 2017. Information: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56057
Visiting Assistant Professors in International Relations (Focus Middle East), St. Lawrence University, New York
The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester, including introductory courses in international relations and upper-level courses related to the Middle East. The position is renewable for up to one additional year.
Deadline for application: 8 January 2018. Information: https://employment.stlawu.edu/
Earlham College – Assistant Professor, Asian Religions
University of Wisconsin – Madison – Assistant Professor,
Ottoman/Middle Eastern History
8. Harvard University Asia Center
As part of its mission to promote intra- and inter-Asian research, the
Asia Center offers two postdoctoral fellowships.
The Asia Center Postdoctoral Fellowship is available to recent Ph.D.
graduates who engage seriously with at least two Asian countries. In the
case of Southeast Asia, research may be on a single country, although
preference will be given to applicants with comparative or cross-border
The Victor and William Fung Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship is
available to recent Ph.D. graduates who engage seriously with at least
two Asian countries with the requirement that their research includes a
component dealing with Greater China.
Applicants may apply to one or both fellowships using the same application.
Application Deadline: Friday, January 12, 2018
For more details https://asiacenter.harvard.edu/postdoctoral-fellowships
9. The 3rd Course of Philosophy of Islamic Art, 4-13 March 2018, Iran
Call for registration: Islamic School of Art (ISOA) is a private academic art center which holds training courses to familiarize artists, professors and students of all around the world with different fields of Islamic art. On March 4-13, 2018 ISOA is going to hold a ten day course on “Philosophy of Islamic Art”. The Program is going to be held in four cities of Tehran, Qom, Kashan and Isfahan, and involves the following activities: theoretical and practical lessons, presentations of various essays about Islamic Art, visits to museums and the great masterpieces of Islamic architecture, familiarization with the social and traditional culture of Iran through participation in religious festivals, experiencing Iranian traditional music, and visits to bazaars, mosques, religious centers and other places of relevance and interest.
For more further information and registration please visit: http://www.isoacourses.com/2017/10/10/philosophy-of-islamic-art-2/
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