1.Conference: “Scripts and Scripture: Writing and Religion in Arabia, ca. 500-700 CE”, University of Chicago, 18-19 May 2017
The conference deals with Arabian epigraphy and religious traditions and their relation to the emergence of the Qur’ān. It aims to explore the question “How is it that a sacred scripture, the Qur’ān, coalesced in a region that apparently lacked an established script?”
2. Jobs: University Professor of Turkish Studies, Institute for Oriental Studies, University of Vienna
In its main research fields, the chair is to cover the development of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey (18th century to the present) within the framework of history and in addition cultural studies or literary studies.
Deadline for application: 31 March 2017. Information: https://personalwesen.univie.ac.at/fuer-mitarbeiterinnen/professorinnen/job/english/singleview/article/at-the-faculty-of-philological-and-cultural-studies-of-the-university-of-vienna-the-position-of-a-un-3/?tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=11945&cHash=44008a637a5ba9f6fd57d5a8d7d022f9
Assistant Professor in Social and Cultural History and/or Anthropology of the Middle East (from ca. 1800 to the present day), University of Ghent, Belgium
The applicant should have a proven track record of research and publications in the afore-mentioned academic field. The position will start on 1 October 2017.
Deadline for application: 24 March 2017. Contact Professor Andreas Niehaus, email@example.com
One-Year Visiting Position, Modern Middle East, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
The Department of History at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in the history of the modern Middle East, beginning Fall 2017. The rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor depending on qualifications; candidates should have or be close to completing the Ph.D. Teaching experience is required.
Deadline for application: 20 March 2017. Information: https://apply.interfolio.com/40797
Lecturer in Politics (Focus Middle East), Bates College, Lewiston, ME
The Department of Politics invites applications for a one-year visiting position focusing on Comparative Politics with a specialty in politics of the Middle East starting in the fall of 2017. Candidates should have a Ph.D. completed or nearly complete.
Review of applications will begin 10 March 2017 and continue until position is filled. Information: https://apply.interfolio.com/40843
Andrew W Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in History (Middle East or North Africa), Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
The two-year position will begin July 1, 2017. Preference is given for candidates who can offer curricular coverage of the twentieth century.
Review of applications will begin 10 March 2017. Information: https://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/3823
Instructor for Arabic Language and Muslim Cultures (Tenure-Track), University of Calgary, Canada
The successful candidate will have a PhD or MA in Arabic Language, Linguistics or Literature, with expertise in language pedagogy and native or near native fluency in Arabic. The ideal candidate will also show evidence of excellent achievement in teaching. An ability to teach other languages of the Muslim World would be considered an asset.
Deadline for application: 15 March 2017. Information: http://mideast.unc.edu/university-of-calgary-instructor-arabic-language-and-muslim-cultures-tenure-track/
3. Open Access Book:
The Teaching and Learning of Arabic in Early Modern Europe
Editors: Jan Loop, Alastair Hamilton and Charles Burnett
Subjects: Middle East and Islamic Studies
Keywords: scholarship; Arabic; Koran; Bible; poetry; orientalism; learning; Qur’an; Erpenius; Islam; mission; grammar; Golius; teaching; textbooks
Publication Year : 2017
Book DOI: 10.1163/9789004338623
E – ISBN : 9789004338623
4. Kamran Djam Scholarships
Deadline: 3 May 2017
There are a number of Kamran Djam scholarships available for UK/EU and Overseas fee-paying SOAS students, providing a contribution towards fees of up to a maximum of £13,000 each year for the duration of the award. The MPhil/PhD scholarship is paid for 3 years. The MA is paid for one year (or two years if part-time). The Undergraduate scholarship is paid for one year.
5. The Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg “History and Society during the Mamluk Era (1250-1517)” (https://www.mamluk.uni-bonn.de/ ) has opened the call for applications for three PhD scholarships and three junior fellowships (Post-Doc scholars) with a prospective start date of October 2017.
Furher information at: https://www.mamluk.uni-bonn.de/mamluk-events
6. Architecture and Landscape in Medieval Anatolia, 1100-1500, eds. Patricia Blessing and Rachel Goshgarian, Edinburgh University Press, 2017:
7. CFP – “Evidence of Power in the Ruler Portrait, 14th – 18th Centuries” (Munich, 1-2 Dec., 2017)
Munich / München, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, 01. – 02.12.2017
Deadline: Apr 30, 2017
Head and Body: Evidence of Power in the Ruler Portrait Between the 14th
and 18th Centuries
Kopf und Körper: Evidenzen der Macht im Herrscherporträt des 14.-18
8. Princeton University’s Department of Near Eastern Studies invites applications for a one-year full-time position in modern Iranian studies at the rank of Lecturer. The appointment is from September 1, 2017 to July 1, 2018. We welcome applications from early career historians and social scientists of modern Iran. Research expertise and teaching interests may concern any aspect of modern Iran, from the 19th century to the present. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a total of four courses in this field, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
To apply, please complete an online application at https://jobs.princeton.edu. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least one course syllabus, and a paper or chapter of published writing or work-in-progress. Applicants must supply the names of three referees and their contact information in their online application. For any questions, please contact Karen Chirik (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Review of applications will begin March 27, 2017. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.
This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.Posted in: Academic items
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