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2. University lecturer in Persian language
A position of university lecturer (SKO 1009) in Persian language is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo.
The main teaching responsibilities of the university lecturer will be within Persian language. The person employed must have experience with teaching at Bachelor level, preferably also at Master’s level. She/he will teach Persian courses at BA level and will be responsible for examinations. Teaching includes practical language (grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary etc.), as well as exercises and testing. Preparation of course materials and glossaries is also part of the duties.
The vacancy is a teaching position, with 75 % teaching and dissemination work, 19 % academic development work, and 6 % administration. The teaching will normally be at bachelor level. Within the normal duties and academic competence, the person appointed may also be directed to work outside his/her department. The appointment is made on condition that changes to the subject area and tasks may be determined by the employer.
Application deadline: January 8th, 2018
3. Conference: “The Concept of Tolerance, and the Concept of Peace in Judaism, Christianity and Islam”, Chair of Oriental Philology and Islamic Studies, University of Erlangen, 13-15 December 2017
4. Conference: “Afghanistan: Views from Inside and Outside”, Zentralasien-Seminar, Humboldt-University, Berlin, 16-17 February 2018
The Conference is organized by Ingeborg Baldauf, Siegmar W. Breckle and Conrad Schetter from the “Working Group Afghanistan” (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Afghanistan: AGA) to present and discuss recent research results on social issues and other themes, especially on mobility and migration.
Deadline for abstracts: 17 December 2017. Information: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Conference: “Orientalism, Neo-Orientalism and Post-Orientalism in African, Middle East, Latin American, Asian/Chines Studies” on the 15th Anniversary of Memory of Edward Said (1935-2003) and 40th Anniversary of His Book (1978), Center for Global Studies, Shanghai University, 17-18 May 2018
Themes focus on Orientalism/Neo-Orientalism/Post-Orientalism from the perspectives of the following disciplines: Imperialism and New-Imperialism; Sociology, Political Science/International Relations; Think Tanks, International Organizations, and NGOs; Liberal and New Left Discourse; Development Studies; etc.
Deadline for abstracts: 29 February 2018. Information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/22055/discussions/229960/cfp-orientalism-neo-orientalism-and-post-orientalism-african
Research Associate (Wiss. MitarbeiterIn), “Bibliotheca Arabica”, Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Leipzig
Required Experience: PhD in Arabic or Islamic Studies; Research in the field of Arab literary history and manuscripts (codicology); Research focus in at least one of the following fields: Arabic literature, libraries in the Islamicate world, history of science, interreligious/interconfessional literary reception.
Deadline for applications: 15 December 2017. Information: https://www.saw-leipzig.de/de/ausschreibungen/stellenausschreibungen/stellenausschreibung-biblarabica-wme.pdf
Two Postdoc positions in the Research Program “The Senses of Islam: A Cultural History of perception in the Muslim World”, Utrecht University
Qualifications: A PhD in Islamic Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, or associated fields. Or a PhD dissertation in one of these fields already accepted by the PhD committee; knowledge of at least one primary Islamicate language, preferably Arabic, but other languages will also be considered; etc.
Deadline for applications: 5 January 2017. Information: https://www.uu.nl/en/organisation/working-at-utrecht-university/jobs
7. Fully Funded Degree Programs in M.A. and PhD, University of Religions and Denominations (URD), Qom, Iran
Applications are invited from students around the globe interested in pursuing a Doctorate or Master’s programs in 1. Religions, 2. Philosophy, 3. Shiite Studies, 4. Islamic Denominations, 5. Mysticism, and 6. Gender and Women’s Studies beginning in the spring of 2018. Tuition for the entire program and upon their eligibility, they may be funded for their accommodation and meals as well. Accepted students also will have the opportunity to learn Persian for free in a six-month language course.
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- November 28, 2017
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