1.Conference: “Afghanistan – View from Inside and Outside”, Berlin, 16-17 February 2018
2. Colloque : “Les imâms dans la cité séculière. Légitimités, fonctions, engagements dans et en dehors de la Mosquée”, CHERPA SCIENCES PO Aix-en-Provence, 21-22 février 2018
Ce colloque vise d’abord à mieux cerner le quotidien des imâms exerçant dans l’hexagone, l’hétérogénéité des tâches accomplies dans et hors des mosquées, ainsi que les types d’interactions existant entre les imâms, les fidèles, les administrateurs du culte, etc-
Information : https://halqa.hypotheses.org/3998#more-3998
3. Annual Meeting: International Qur’anic Studies Association, Denver, CO, 17-20 November 2018
Please feel free to contact the chairs specified by each program unit to which you’d like to apply if you require further information or experience difficulties with the submission process.
Deadline for abstracts: 7 March 2018. Information: https://iqsaweb.wordpress.com/2018/01/24/call-for-papers-iqsa-annual-meeting-2018/
4. Post-doctoral Fellowship in Middle East Studies, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Researchers with training in Environmental Studies, anthropology, political economy, urban studies, and geography are particularly welcome to apply.
Deadline for applications: 1 March 2018. Information: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/postdoctoral-scholar-fellowship-trainee/1209/6989608.
5. Articles on „Muslims and Jews in Latin America” for “Hamsa: Journal of Judaic and Islamic Studies”
The main aim of the Journal is to create a virtual multi-disciplinary space in which all perspectives of the History, Language and Literature of Jews and Muslims can converge, as well as themes on Judaism and Islam in general.
Deadline for abstracts: 30 April 2018. Information: https://iismm.hypotheses.org/28186
6. European Award of Iranian Studies
This Award is for an outstanding PhD (or equivalent) dissertation in Iranian Studies, completed and successfully defended at any European academic institution between January 1st, 2015 and December 31st, 2018.
Deadline for applications: 15 January 2019. Information. http://www.societasiranologicaeu.org/content/sie_award.html
The University of Texas at Austin – Lecturer of Arabic
ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute – Visiting Fellowships, Pre-modern
interactions between Asian societies and Civilizations
Tel Aviv University – Senior Academic Position in Arabic and Islamic
College of Idaho – Howard Berger-Ray Neilsen Endowed Chair of Judaic
Tel Aviv University – Tel Aviv University, 2 Post-doctoral
fellowships, Historical Studies, Preference various aspects of
University of Southern California – Postdoctoral Scholar, Middle East
Yale University – Smith Richardson Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships
ADF Fellowship in Druze and Arab Studies, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) and the American Druze Foundation (ADF) are offering this Fellowship to both untenured and tenured holders of PhDs. The fellowship residence at Georgetown University is required for a period of nine months.
Deadline for applications: 9 March 2018. Information: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/fellowship/10757
The Department of Art History at the University of Sydney invites applications for a full-time, continuing position in the arts, architecture and/or material culture of the Islamic world.
Area and period of specialisation are open, but candidates whose work complements existing departmental strengths in the early modern world (ca. 1400-1900) and who demonstrate engagement with global, transcultural, and transregional currents in the discipline are especially welcome. The department is particularly interested in candidates whose work engages with Islamic arts of the Persianate and/or Indian Ocean worlds, and demonstrates current critical and theoretical approaches within the discipline. We encourage candidates with interests in object-oriented teaching and/or experience in Curatorial, Museum and Heritage Studies, as well as those able to create connections with other University strengths, including in South, Southeast, or East Asian, and/or Arabic Studies.
For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.
Closing date: 11:30pm, 7 March 2018 (Sydney time)
Director of the GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies (IMES), Universität Hamburg
The successful candidate is expected to teach and conduct research in the field of contemporary history and politics in the Middle East. As Professor of the Faculty of Humanities the incumbent will have teaching obligations of one course per semester (two teaching hours per week) and examination duties. She or he
is further expected to participate actively in the instruction of students pursuing a teaching degree in the respective discipline.
Deadline of applications: 15 March 2018. Information: https://www.giga-hamburg.de/sites/default/files/md_pdf/GIGA_UHH-GW_IMES-Director_W3_2277_Website_eng_180201.pdf
Fellowship at the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies, Stanford University
The fellowship is open to scholars and artists working on the modern history of Iran, particularly the period of 1941 to 1979. Preference will be given to scholars who have worked on aspects of modern Iranian foreign policy, history, and culture. Fluency in Persian is required.
Application deadline: 15 May 2018. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lecturer in Arabic, University of Iowa
The Arabic Program in the Department of French and Italian invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Arabic language to begin August 2018. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible re-appointment thereafter in three-year increments, pending college approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching.
Deadline for applications: 28 February 2018. Information: https://clas.uiowa.edu/dwllc/news-events/position-opening-lecturer-arabic
Ten Scholarships for PhDs, Post-Docs and Senior Scholars on “History and Society during the Mamluk Era (1250-1517)”, University Bonn, Germany
The Annemarie-Schimmel-Kolleg is offering scholarships for a period of ten months with a prospective start date of September 2018. The program will focus on the study of mobility and immobility, material culture, environmental history, borders, intellectual history and poetry from the Mamluk Sultanate to the Ottoman Empire.
Deadline for applications: 31 March 2018. Information: https://www.mamluk.uni-bonn.de/mamluk-events/call-for-applications-2018-19.pdf
8. International Conference: “No Country for Anthropologists? Contemporary Ethnographic Research in the Middle East”, Institute of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies (ISEK), University of Zurich, 2-3 November 2018
The conference explores the obstacles to do ethnography in the Middle East and take them as the starting point for reflection upon the role of anthropology with a view to the Middle East of today.
Deadline for abstracts: 1 May 2018. Information: http://www.isek.uzh.ch/en/anthropology/nocountryforanthropologists.html
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