December 7, 2020
12:00 pm-1:00 pm | London
Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
2. CEU Department of History | Apply for PhD and MA Scholarships!
The Department of History at Central European University (CEU) offers students interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives on history from the late medieval period to the present. It is recognized for its innovative approaches to research and teaching and as a center for outstanding research advancing comparative and transnational history on empirical and theoretical grounds. Our international faculty offers expertise that extends from early modern history to the comparative study of totalitarian regimes in the 20th century, as well as the post-communist period; from numerous aspects of social, cultural and intellectual history to comparative religious, visual and archival studies.
CEU is an English-language, graduate university located in Vienna, and accredited both in Austria and the United States. It is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world and take pride in the fact that there is no dominant nationality on campus. Our student/faculty ratio is 8:1, allowing for small, discussion-based seminars and close guidance from faculty members.
Scholarships and Application Deadline
The vast majority of our students receive financial aid packages, including scholarships with stipends and accommodation. Research grants are also available for all students regardless of nationality. The deadline to apply for admission for the 2021-22 academic year is February 1, 2021 at 23:59 CET.
- Master of Arts in Comparative History (One Year)
- Master of Arts in Comparative History: From 1500 to the Present (Two Years)
- Master of Arts in European Women’s and Gender History [MATILDA] (Two Years)
- Master of Arts in “History in the Public Sphere” [HIPS] (Two Years)
- Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative History
Additional Certificates in Various Specializations
Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Jewish Studies, Political Thought, Religious Studies, Visual Theory and Practice, and Archives and Evidentiary Practices (in collaboration with the Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives).
Selected Areas of Research
Early modern cultural and political history
Comparative history of Habsburg, Ottoman, and Russian empires
Comparative religious studies
History of nationalism and national movements
Comparative history of fascism
Comparative history of communism
History of political thought
Social and labor history
Soviet and post-Soviet studies
Transnational and global history
History of science
Professor Sheila Blair
7 December, 2020, 5 pm UK time
About the speaker
Professor Blair recently retired from the Norma Jean Calderwood University Professorship of Islamic and Asian Art at Boston College and the Hamad bin Khalifa Endowed Chair in Islamic Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, positions she shared with her husband and colleague Jonathan Bloom.
24-25 September 2021
Sigmund Freud University Vienna (SFU)
A – 1020 Vienna
Deadline for abstracts – March 2021
Declaration of acceptance – April 2021
First draft of the full article – June 2021
Behnaz Hosseini & Ourania Roditi
For further information please contact Ourania Roditi & Behnaz Hosseini at firstname.lastname@example.org
5. THE ROLE OF MARY IN CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM
Tuesday, Dec. 15
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (US EST)
Join us during this celebratory time of the year as three members of Hartford Seminary’s Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations explore the role of Mary in the Gospels and the Qur’an, and in Muslim and Christian belief.
6. Séminaire “Sociétés, politiques et cultures du monde iranien”, jeudi 17 décembre 2020
Nous sommes heureux de vous convier à la prochaine séance du séminaire “Sociétés, politiques et cultures du monde iranien” organisé par le Centre de Recherche sur le Monde Iranien (CeRMI, UMR 8041),
le jeudi 17 décembre 2020, de 17h à 19h, au cours de laquelle nous écouterons :
Alberto Bernard (doctorant, EPHE, PSL/CeRMI)
Hiérarchie, salaires et compétition : les prêtres zoroastriens au IXe siècle de notre ère
Werner Gaboreau (doctorant, Sorbonne Nouvelle/CeRMI)
Classifier et inventorier au XVIIe siècle : L’Iran safavide, un exemple de construction du savoir préscientifique
Nous vous invitons à nous rejoindre via Zoom en suivant le lien :
Retrouvez les résumés et les orientations bibliographiques de cette séance sur le site internet du CeRMI : https://cermi.cnrs.fr/events/3eme-seance-du-seminaire-de-recherche-pluridisciplinaire-societes-politiques-et-cultures-du-monde-iranien-2020-2021/
Amr Ahmed (INaLCO/CeRMI), Sandra Aube (CNRS/CeRMI),
Samra Azarnouche (EPHE/CeRMI), Pollet Samvelian (Sorbonne Nouvelle/CeRMI)
7. The German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) has the following two openings:
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Middle East and North Africa (m/f/d) and
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Middle East and North Africa and / or Asia (m/f/d).
Applications are invited for a full-time position, with a contract of 3 years, starting 1 April 2021. The salary is commensurate with EG 13 TV-AVH / TVöD.
The successful candidate will work in the project “World Order Narratives of the Global South”, pending external funding. A research team of six postdocs and several senior researchers and visiting fellows will investigate what world order narratives have emerged in the Global South after the end of the Cold War and how this reflects the position of the respective countries in a changing geopolitical landscape.
Director, GIGA Institute for Middle East Studies
Professor for Contemporary History and Politics of the Middle East at the University of Hamburg
Neuer Jungfernstieg 21, room 342
Tel +49 (0)40 – 428 25-504
Fax +49 (0)40 – 428 25-511
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