1.Difference and Disability in the Medieval Islamic World
Edinburgh University Press, 2012
2. POSTPONED: Conference: “Islam, Peace, and Justice”, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 21-22 September 2020
Due to the Corona crisis, the conference has been postponed until 20-21 September 2021. Papers are invited that challenge stereotypes about Muslims, their relationship with cultural and religious pluralism, and the connection between Islam and violent extremism. We are looking for critical articulations of how Islam and Muslims draw on faith-inspired principles and energies to fostering resilient cultures of peace and justice.
Deadline for abstracts: 22 March 2021. Information: https://stmcollege.ca/academic-initiatives/conferences-and-lectures.php
3. 49th Annual Conference of the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS): “Diverse Approaches to Qur’anic Studies in the Western Academy”, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 25 September 2020
Papers will address the following questions: What Determines the Course Outline for Qur’anic Studies in the Western Academy and the Curricula for Qur’anic Studies in Muslim-Majority Nations? What Roles do Social Media Platforms Play in Understanding the Qur’an? How has Digitization of Texts Affected the Field of Qur’anic Studies? Etc.
4. PhD Researcher Position (Four Years) on „The Global Qur´an“, Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg
The successful applicant has a background in Islamic Studies or relevant philological or historical discipline. They will develop and conduct a research project related to the history and impact of the Qur’an translations of the Ahmadiyya Movements.
Review of applications will begin on 15 June 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
5. Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in Islamic Theology, Humboldt University of Berlin
Scientific research and teaching within the field of Islamic Law in Past and Present. Requirements: PhD in Islamic Theology, Islamic Studies or a related subject; very good knowledge of German, English, classical Arabic and, if required for the research project knowledge of an additional language like Persian or Ottoman-Turkish.
Deadline for application: 24 June 2020. Information: https://professorpositions.com/research-assistant-in-islamic-theology,i9863.html
6. Post-Doctoral Position in Pre-modern Persian Studies, Institute of Iranian Studies (ÖAW), Vienna
The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting original academic research based on the study of medieval Persian manuscripts and will contribute to the development of a digital database. Requirements: PhD in history, literature or religious studies with a specialisation in the cultures of the pre-modern Persianate world; experience in working with Persian manuscripts; fluency in English, proficiency in Persian
Deadline for applications: 29 June 2020. Information: https://nomads.acdh.oeaw.ac.at/iran/nomansland/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/IFI043PD220.pdf
7. Post-Doctoral Position in Pre-modern Arabic Studies, Austrian Academy of Science (ÖAW), Vienna
The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting original academic research based on the study of medieval Arabic manuscripts and will contribute to the development of a digital database. Requirements: PhD in history, literature or religious studies with a specialisation in the cultures of the pre-modern Islamic world; classical Arabic and experience in working with Arabic manuscripts; fluency in English.
Deadline for applications: 29 June 2020. Information: https://nomads.acdh.oeaw.ac.at/iran/nomansland/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/IFI042PD220.pdf
8. Six postes de membre scientifique dans le domaine des études coptes, arabes et islamiques, Institut français d’archéologie orientale du Caire (Ifao)
Les conditions pour faire acte de candidature sont les suivantes : soit être doctorant ; soit être titulaire d’un diplôme national de niveau égal ou supérieur au doctorat ; etc.
Date limite: 15 juin 2020. Information: https://www.ifao.egnet.net/annonces/emplois/
9. Deux membres scientifiques à titre étranger, Institut français d’archéologie orientale du Caire (Ifao)
L`Ifao recrute deux membres scientifiques à titre étranger pour une durée d’un an renouvelable une fois. Ils développent leur propre projet de recherche et participent aux activités de recherche, de formation et à la politique documentaire de l’Ifao. Les conditions pour faire acte de candidature sont : Soit être doctorant ; soit être titulaire d’un diplôme de niveau égal ou supérieur au doctorat ; etc.
Date limite: 15 juin 2020. Information: https://www.ifao.egnet.net/annonces/emplois/#136
10. Prize for the Best First Book in Mediterranean Studies, The Mediterranean Seminar/CU Mediterranean Studies Group
Eligible publications are dated 2016-2020. We are most interested in books that break new ground conceptually, are comparative and/or interdisciplinary, that emphasize the intercultural/interregional/inter-religious contact. Books from any period will be considered and are welcome from history, art and material culture, literary and cultural studies, anthropology, and sociology.
Deadline for proposals: 1 January 2021. Information: https://mailchi.mp/mediterraneanseminar/enter-best-first-book-prize-in-mediterranean-studies-the-mediterranean-seminar?e=82aeb6c61d
11. BRISMES Student Mentoring Webinar via Zoom, 16 June 2020, 1:30-3:00pm BST
The event offers an opportunity for students interested in pursuing an academic or related non-academic career in Middle East studies to engage with scholars, learn from their experiences, and exchange dialogue on issues of interest. We invite students to come with questions relating to academia, Middle East studies, and related disciplines to discuss with our mentors.
Registration as soon as possible. Information: http://www.brismes.ac.uk/events/student-section-events
12. Articles for Three Special Symposium Issues for the “Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society (JMPCS)“
“Philanthropy” includes practices of generosity ranging from the activity of discrete individuals of all socio-economic backgrounds to that of organizations, social movements, and a variety of other forms of civic engagement. Articles are invited from Anthropology, Art, History, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology, Public Affairs, Nonprofit Management, Business, Philanthropy, etc. $5,000 in matching funds are provided for each special issue’s guest editor to host a research convening at their academic institution.
Deadline for proposals: 1 August 2020. Information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/11419/discussions/6178359/call-special-symposium-issues-j-muslim-philanthropy-civil-society
13. New Book Series: “Refugees and Migrants within the Middle East”, American University of Cairo Press
This series explores new research on refugees and migrants within the Middle East and North Africa, drawing largely from Anthropology, History, Geography, Sociology, and Political Science.Academic items
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