1.The University of Hamburg is hosting a summer course from August 14th to 18th for graduate students and researchers who work with manuscript materials in Arabic script and want to learn how to apply digital technology in their research. It includes both theoretical and practical sessions on digital encoding and editing of manuscript texts, data annotation, search and visualization.
There is no registration fee, but advanced registration is compulsory for the selection process as the number of participants is limited to twenty. The application deadline is the 24th of June, 2019.
For further details, please visit the website:
https://www.cobhuni.uni-hamburg.de/en/news-and-events/summerschool19.html or contact Alba Fedeli at email@example.com
2. Islam and Society: Challenges and Prospects. AAIMS Second Conference on the Study of Islam and Muslim Societies.
Hosted by the School of Social Sciences and Psychology at Western Sydney University, in partnership with Alfred Deakin Institute at Deakin University.
30 September and 1 October 2019
Western Sydney University Parramatta South Campus, Female Orphan School
We are pleased to announce confirmation of our international keynote speaker, award winning scholar and activist Deepa Kumar from Rutgers University in the United States. She will be speaking on: Terrorcraft: The Making of the Racialized Terrorist Threat.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The two leading nodes in Australian scholarship of race and ethnic studies are combining to offer the second Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (AAIMS) Conference. After the successful inaugural conference, the second conference will further represent the depth and breadth of scholarship in Australia and internationally. It will showcase and reflect upon the range of Muslim experiences across many countries from multi-disciplinary perspectives. The conference will bring together scholars from such disciplines as law, politics, sociology, religious studies, geography, philosophy and theology. The conference will feature international and local keynotes who are leading scholars in their fields.
In addition to papers, we are calling for convenors and participants for conference panels on cutting edge topics that fit within the broad theme of the conference.
We strongly encourage Higher Degree by Research students to attend and the conference program will include networking, feedback and mentoring sessions. HDR students are eligible for a discounted fee.
Topics for presentation might include (but are not limited to) the following:
- Geopolitics of Islam
- Islam in an era of populism
- Countering Violent Extremism
- Islam and women
- Muslim organisations, politics and volunteering
- Islamophobic ideologies, manifestation, impact and response
- Refugees and Islamophobia
- Youth and Islam
- Islam in the spaces of education
- Law and religion
- Muslim popular cultures and new media
- Islam in Indonesia
- Converts, reverts and apostates
Application Process Abstracts (100-200 words) Brief bio (50-100 words)
Participants are expected to organise and financially cover their own travel and accommodation expenses. Advice will be later provided on registration options and suitable accommodation.
Please send abstracts to:
Mehrnosh Lajevardi Fatemi (M.firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday 14 June, 2019
3. Islamic Manuscript Traditions”: A talk by Sabine Schmidtke at the occasion of the spring meeting of the IAS Board of Trustees (May 2019). Please check out one of the following links:
YouTube link: https://youtu.be/tYAr2jZQDsA
IAS Videos page link: https://video.ias.edu/sabine/2019/0521-SabineSchmidtke
4. Associate Professorship in Arab and Islamic Studies, Department of the Study of Religion, Aarhus University
We are looking for scholars with a strong research profile in the modern or contemporary Arab or Islamic world, and with a research record that includes research focusing on some aspect of Shia Islam in the Arab world. Research related to globalisation, transnationalism or transregionalism which includes aspects of Islam would also be an advantage.
Deadline for applications: 13 June 2019. Contact: Marianne Birn (email@example.com)
5. Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Ottoman History, University of California, Los Angeles
This position at the rank of assistant professor in 16th through mid-19th century Ottoman history will begin on 1 July 2020. All candidates should have completed their PhD in history no later than 30 June 2020.
Deadline for applications: 15 October 2019. Information: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04522
6. Short-Term Research Grants, Center for Islam in the Contemporary World, Shenandoah University
Applications are invited for short-term research grants for Summer and Fall 2020. Maximum amount for short-term research grant is $2,500 for faculty/post-doctoral applicants and $2,000 for graduate students. These grants are meant to support research and writing by individual scholars and advanced graduate students in the US and Canada. Grants could include funding for travel, research support, publication and dissemination of results.
Deadline for applications: 31 December 2019. Information: https://www.contemporaryislam.org/research-grants.html
7. Grant for Academic Study Related to Yemen, British-Yemeni Society
Applications for this £500 grant are invited from anyone carrying out research in, or on Yemen, at a British or Yemeni University. Applicants’ nationality is irrelevant. Applications may be made to assist with study in any subject or field, so long as it is concerned with Yemen, and is for a specific qualification (e.g. BA, MA, PhD etc.).
Deadline for applications: 31 May 2019. Information: http://b-ys.org.uk/activities/bys-academic-grant
8. The Editorial board of the Journal of “Journal of Iranian Islamic Period History” would like to invite lecturers and academics to submit their articles in English for the future winter issue. All submitted articles should be original and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.
Articles can be sent anytime via: https://tuhistory.tabrizu.ac.ir/contacts?_action=loginForm
9. The University of Religions and Denominations (Qom, Iran), as the sole specialized university of interreligious dialogue in Iran, has been active for more than two decades with the goal of creating tolerance, peaceful coexistence and mutual understanding and dialogue among the followers of all religions, in cooperation with several institutions and universities across the world.
The International Department of the university has a successful history of organizing academic conferences and short courses in which many professors and students have participated from all around the world.(For more information regarding the university please visit the following site: www.urd.ac.ir/en)
The International Intensive Courses of the department organizes academic programs twice a year, in summer and winter.
Having all mentioned above, hereby we are proud to invite you to attend the following courses for summer 2019 (and winter 2020: at the end of the paper):
|2019 Summer Courses|
|The 1st International Intensive Course Introducing Moderate Islam and Takfiri Islam||12-16 August 2019|
|Cultural Tour||17-20 August 2019|
|The 9th International Intensive Course on Shi’a Studies: the Status of Seminary and Clergymen in Shi’ite Thought||21-25 August 2019|
|The 2nd International Intensive Course on Women’s Studies in Islam and Iran||21-25 August 2019|
For further information and how to apply:
Send your personal photo, passport copy, resume and the application form to us through:
What’s App or Telegram: +98 919 351 70 50
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- May 28, 2019
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