1.Conference: „Serbest Kurdish Studies“, Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1-2 June 2018
This year’s conference will focus on three themes: The development of Kurdish Studies as a field, the idea of Kurdistan and its transformation in relation to political and cultural change in the region and diaspora, and the possibilities and dilemmas of Kurdish politics across the Middle East region
Deadline for abstracts: 30 March 2018. Information: http://buffett.northwestern.edu/programs/kurdish-studies
2. PhD Scholarship in Arab and Islamic Studies, IAIS, University of Exeter, UK
The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies is seeking to recruit one excellent doctoral student whose area(s) of specialization fit(s) and complement(s) the research interests of our academics. The award covers: payment of tuition fees for 3 years; maintenance allowance for accommodation and living expenses of £14,777 per annum. The studentship is open to Home/EU and International students.
Deadline for applications: 10 April 2018. Information: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/money/fundingsearch/awarddetails/?id=3062
3. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sociology/Anthropology of the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula, IAIS, University of Exeter, UK
The post holder will contribute to further enhancing the research profile of the Centre for Gulf Studies and of the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, particularly in areas related or complementary to the sociology and anthropology of the contemporary Gulf and Arabian Peninsula.
Deadline for applications: 18 April 2018. Information: https://jobs.exeter.ac.uk/hrpr_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=818054LD3g&WVID=3817591jNg&LANG=USA
4. History Assistant Professor in Middle East History, Department of History, United States Military Academy
Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria: 1) academic accomplishment (a Ph.D. is preferred), 2) ability to teach the Middle East version of “Regional Studies in World History” and the “Modern Middle East” elective, 3) demonstrated proficiency in student-centered and active-learning instruction, 4) demonstrated scholarly potential, 5) demonstrated potential to contribute to cadet development.
Deadline for applications: 30 March 2018. Please mail applications to Richard.Lovering@usma.edu
5. Assistant Professor of Arabic, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, Virginia Military Institute
Three-year, non-tenure-track appointment, beginning 1 August 2018, with conversion to tenure-track very likely. Specialization open; Ph.D. in Arabic / Arabic Studies or related field required. The successful candidate should provide evidence of experience in teaching Arabic language, literature and culture at all levels.
Deadline for applications: position open until filled. Information: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000416542-01
6. Articles for “Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization (JITC)”
JITC invites Call for Papers on the following themes for the upcoming issues of the journal: Spring 2018: “Islamism and Post-Islamism”, fall 2018: “Postcolonial Studies and Muslim” and spring 2019: “Anthropology of Islam”. The scope of the Journal is deliberately given as wide a berth as possible; various aspects of Islamic Thought & Civilization, Social and Natural sciences, Islamic, Oriental and Occidental Studies, Comparative Religions and Civilizations as well as contemporary issues that interface with Islam in the current geopolitical environment are addressed.
Deadline for spring 2018 abstracts: 30 April 2018. Information: https://www.umt.edu.pk/jitc/Call-for-Papers.aspx
7. Book Award Nominations, Association for Middle East Women’s Studies (AMEWS)
Books must be nominated from one or more individuals using the AMEWS Nomination Form 2018 to attest to the quality and potential impact of the particular work on the field of Middle East gender, sexuality, feminist and women’s studies.
Deadline for applications: 1 May 2018. Information: http://amews.org/amews-book-award/
8. The Board of Directors of Middle East Medievalists (MEM) is pleased to announce its inaugural prize for best dissertation on the medieval Middle East (500-1500 CE).
In an effort to recognize excellent doctoral research in the field, MEM will award its first biennial prize at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in San Antonio, Texas, in November, 2018. Dissertations filed and defended between June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2018, will be eligible for this year’s prize.
Applicants must be current members in good standing of Middle East Medievalists to be considered. To join MEM or renew your membership please go to: http://islamichistorycommons.org/individual-membership-signup/. Deadline for electronic submissions is August 1, 2018.
For submission details, please contact:
Dr. Kristina Richardson
Associate Professor of History
Queens College, City University of New York
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367
9. The Centre for Gulf Studies at the University of Exeter is seeking to
recruit one full-time postdoctoral research fellow (for 2 years) who
will contribute to further enhancing the research profile of the Centre.
Salary: £34,520 – £42,418, depending on qualifications and experience.
Application deadline: *24 April 2018*.
More information and details: https://bit.ly/2DTKiyl
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