SOAS, University of London – Faculty of Languages and Cultures – Centre of Islamic Studies
Postdoctoral Researcher to work as part of the ‘Re/presenting Islam on campus’ project, a major research project funded by AHRC and ESRC, based in the Faculty of Languages and Cultures and the Centre of Islamic Studies and led by Professor Alison Scott-Baumann. This appointment will commence in mid-June or shortly thereafter.
Closes on 9 May, 2016
2. Princeton Workshop on the History of Christianity in the Middle East: May 6-7, 2016
3. Lectureship in the History of the Middle East and/or the Islamic World, University of Bristol – School of Humanities
|Salary:||£35,609 to £40,082|
|Placed on:||21st April 2016|
|Closes:||23rd May 2016|
The University of Bristol invites applications to a permanent Lectureship (Lecturer B) in the History of the Middle East and/or the Islamic World. Candidates who can demonstrate excellence in research and teaching in any aspect of this topic are invited to apply.
The successful candidate will have a PhD (or completion by August 2016), a record of publication or well-developed plans for publication, and clear potential to achieve international excellence in research.
S/he will be expected to develop further an established research profile through publication, bidding for external research funding, and presentations at national and international conferences in order to play an active role in maintaining and enhancing the research profile of the department of History. S/he will also be expected to supervise postgraduate research students.
For further information about the department, see http://www.bristol.ac.uk/history/
Contact for informal enquiries:
Dr Josie McLellan firstname.lastname@example.org
Rosanne Jacks email@example.com Tel. +44 (0)117 331 7982
Timescale of appointment:
Long-listed candidates will be notified on or about Friday 3 June 2016. They will be required to submit a sample of their work (in English, not more than 10,000 words) as soon after notification as possible but no later than Wednesday 8 June 2016.
Short-listed candidates will be notified on or about Friday 17 June 2016 and invited to interview. They will be required to submit brief outlines for 3-4 units they might teach (see department website for unit types http://www.bris.ac.uk/history/)
Interview date: Week of 27 June 2016
Anticipated start date: September 2016
4. The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of William and Mary invites applications for a non-tenure track instructor position in Arabic language and cultures, that will begin August 10, 2016. We seek a professional, skilled instructor who can teach at all levels of the curriculum, both Arabic language and Arabic/Middle-Eastern cultures courses. The former require implementation of innovative pedagogical techniques. The latter require a strong theoretical background to teach cultural studies courses. This instructor should also be able to function well in the WM classroom environment where students expect a high level of give and take, and interactive, organized learning.
The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load. Information on the Arabic Studies program in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of William & Mary may be found at http://www.wm.edu/as/modernlanguages/arabic/index.php.
Job information can be found at:
5. U of Chicago Summer Arabic program, please click the following link:
6. Persian summer program
Institute of Indo- Persian Studies (IIPS) in New Delhi, India,
Program Directors: Syed Akhtar Hussein (IIPS) & Pardis Minuchehr (George Washington University)
Program Description: In the course of this residential summer program, students attend individualized Persian language and culture sessions in an immersion setting five days a week. Classes concentrate on modern Persian language proficiency, and familiarizing students with the rich cultural heritage of Persian language and culture in India.
Students are able to register in one of three program options below.
Immersion program dates:
Dates: June 20th- August 1st, 2016
(Application fees waived until April 30th. The application fee will be $35 after April, 30th, 2016.)
For more information contact Professor Syed Akhtar Hussein; firstname.lastname@example.org, or Professor Pardis Minuchehr, email@example.com
7. 5th European Congress on World and Global History on “Ruptures, Empires and Revolutions”, Central European University Budapest, Hungary, 31 August – 5 September 2017
With the focus on Colonial and Post-Colonial History as well as Immigration & Migration History etc., we hope to attract colleagues particularly from and/or working on Europe and the Middle East/Western Asia.
Deadline for proposals: 15 June 2016. Information: http://research.uni-leipzig.de/eniugh/congress/
8. Conference: “The Future of Minorities in the Middle East”, Christopher Newport University, Virginia, 24 September 2016
The conference will address issues related to Minorities and the Mapping of History, Culture, Literature, Gendered Peace-building, Language, Politics, and Identities, Global Structure and Local Practices, Migration, Role Minorities play in their marginalization etc.
Deadline for proposals: 1 June 2016. Information: https://cnu.irisregistration.com/Form/FutureofMinoritesintheMiddleEast
9. Two research positions about Islamic thought – International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), Herndon, VA:
10. Winter School: “Media Activism and Postcolonial Futures”, C-Centre, University of Hong Kong, 16-21 January 2017
This event is intended to support PhD Students or advanced masters’ students with professional experience (such as experience in the field of journalism). All applicants must be working on original research projects that engage with the Winter School theme, especially related to the Middle East.
Deadline for application: 13 June 2017. Information: http://iias.asia/masterclass/general-information-winter-school-2017
11. University Teacher in Islamic Studies (University of Glasgow)
Part time (20 months from 1 September 2016, grade 7)
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