1.Grants for Research on “Mobility, Displacement and Forced Migration in the Middle East”, Georgetown University, Qatar
The maximum amount per grant award is US $25,000 to be used over the course of a one-year research progression based on fieldwork in one or more countries in the Middle East.
Deadline for proposals: 15 September 2016. Information: https://cirs.georgetown.edu/node/41561
2. The Department of Classical, Middle Eastern, and Asian Languages and Cultures at Queens College (CUNY) is currently seeking applicants for the position of Visiting Lecturer in Islamic Studies for 2016-2017, beginning mid-August.
Responsibilities include teaching courses in Islamic civilization, revivalism and reform in Islam, Islamic intellectual history, Islamic literature, and advanced Arabic. The lecturer will also be responsible for supervising Arabic placement for the department.
University level teaching experience and an advanced proficiency level in Arabic (or near-native or native fluency) are required. Preferred applicants will have a PhD or ABD in Middle East and/or Islamic Studies or a related field. Salary is approximately $45K . Please email a letter of interest as well as a CV to the department chair, Prof. Miryam Segal at Miryam.Segal@qc.cuny.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled.
3. Conference: “Regional and Transregional Elites – Connecting the Early Islamic Empire”, University of Hamburg, 7-8 October 2016
Preliminary program and further details:
www.islamic-empire.uni-hamburg.de/en/news-and-events/conferences/elite-conference.html. Deadline for registration: 31 August 2016 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
4, International Conference on Islamic Jurisprudence (ICIJ2016), Krabi, Thailand, 29 October 2016
The conference aims to exchanging ideas and views regarding issues of Islamic Law in order to inculcate corpus of ideas among researchers, lecturers, administrators and post graduate students. The conference is open to any topic in the field of Islamic jurisprudence and any related current issues.
Deadline for abstracts: 31 July 2016. Information: http://ukmsyariah.org/en/international-conference-on-islamic-jurisprudence-2016-icij2016/
5. Post-doc Fellowship at the Jewish Museum Berlin
The candidate’s subject area should fall within the framework of the “Jewish-Islamic Forum”, which includes the history of Jews in the Arab-Muslim world. The scholarship will be granted for one year, with the possibility of an extension of one further year.
Deadline for application: 31 July 2016. Information: http://www.jmberlin.de/main/EN/Pdfs-en/About-the-Museum/Jobs/Postdoc_WMBlumenthal-Stipendium_EN.pdf
6. Masters in “Islamic Studies – Systemic Approach”, Mustafa International University, Tehran Campus
The University is going to admit international students for its MA program in Islamic Studies. Prospective students must hold a Bachelor’s Degree. Deadline for application: 31 July 2016. Information: http://en.tehran.miu.ac.ir/index.aspx?fkeyid=&siteid=195&pageid=38420&newsview=73127
7. 2èmeSymposium international sur les langues iraniennes en danger
8-9 Juillet 2016
Maison de la Recherche
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle
4, rue des Irlandais
UMR Mondes iraniens et indien (CNRS, Sorbonne Nouvelle, Inalco, EPHE), Paris
Département de linguistique empirique, Goethe-Universität, Francfort
Organisatrices : Saloumeh Gholami (Goethe-Universität) et Pollet Samvelian (Sorbonne nouvelle – UMR Mondes iranien et indien)
8. The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations
9. Lecturer (temporary full time) wanted to teach courses on the history of
the Middle East and North Africa: FALL 2016-SPRING 2017
The Department of History and Philosophy at State University of New York
Old Westbury is looking to appoint a full time Lecturer level for fall
2016 and spring 2017 to teach courses on the history of the Middle East
and North Africa and on Islamic history and culture.
This is a one-year non-renewable appointment. Candidates for this
temporary position will be asked to teach 4 (4-credit) courses per
semester: 4 in the fall semester and 4 in the spring. Regular attendance
at department meetings and help with departmental events and with
student advising will also be expected.
Courses for the spring semester will be determined in consultation with
the appointee. For fall 2016, the courses to be taught will be:
1/ HI2511 World History I: Non-Western (two sections). This is a
freshman/sophomore level semester long course in world history focusing
on the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
2/ HI3835 Islamic Cultures. A sophomore/junior level introduction to
Islam as a religion and way of life and to its institutions and culture,
beginning with the socio-economic background of pre-Islamic Arabia and
exploring the transforming message of the Quran and the role of Muhammad
as spiritual and political leader.
3/ HI4308 A History of the Middle East and North Africa in the Modern
World. This course studies the development of Middle Eastern and North
African Islamic civilizations from the 18th century to the present.
We are a small 4-year liberal arts college within the SUNY system. Our
department offers a B.A. in history and a separate B.A. in the combined
areas of philosophy and religion. We also offer content courses in our
School of Education’s Master of Arts and Teaching degree in Adolescence
Education Social Studies
Requirements for Temporary Instructor Position
* Masters in History or ABD in History focusing on the region of the
Middle East and North Africa. Teaching experience in the history of the
Middle East and North Africa and Islamic civilization is desirable but
Send letter and copy of CV to email@example.com or to History and
Philosophy Department, c/o Chair, SUNY Old Westbury, 223 Storehill Road,
Old Westbury, NY 11568.
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