1.MScT Scholarship in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies at Edinburgh
The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications for a fees only MSc Taught degree scholarship for any of its programmes (IMES, Middle Eastern Studies with (Advanced) Arabic, Advanced Arabic, Persian Civilisation).
Application Deadline: 2 May 2017.
2. Sultan Qaboos Chair of Modern Arabic Studies in the University of Cambridge
Informal enquiries about this Professorship may be directed to Dr Amira K. Bennison, Co-Chair of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Head of the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge, telephone +44 (0)1223) 335115 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications, consisting of a letter of application together with a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 28 April 2017.
3. University of Oxford – Lecturer, Islamic Art and Architecture
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities – Assistant Professor of South Asian Art History (tenure track)
Chair in Islamic Studies (Ottoman History and Culture), Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Deadline for application: 21 September 2017. Information: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9011
Assistant Professor of Persian Literature and Digital Humanities, University of Maryland
Experience in scholarship and teaching in the areas of Comparative Literature, Islamicate Sexualities, and Persian Digital Humanities are preferred.
Deadline for application: 1 May 2017. Information: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/50664
4. International Symposium: “Avicenna Reloaded. Analyzing a Muslim Polymath from a Present View”, Osnabrück University, 12-13 May 2017
Panels cover: Avicenna and Medicine; Avicenna’s Philosophy and the Reception of Avicenna.
Deadline for registration: 30 April 2017. Information: http://www.islamische-theologie.uni-osnabrueck.de/fileadmin/documents/public/Plakate_Brosch%C3%BCren/Brosch%C3%BCrenentwurf_Avicenna_Reloaded_3-Seitig.pdf
5. Senior Research Fellow / Research Fellow at the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg
Your profile: Doctorate in political science, economics, or a cognate discipline; profound knowledge of political, economic, and/or social developments in countries of Africa, Asia, Middle East.
Deadline for application: 31 May 2017. Information: http://www.giga-hamburg.de/en/vacancies
6. Summer School: “Religion in the World: Beyond the Secular Paradigm”, Utrecht University, Netherlands, 3-7 July 2017
We will discuss the tension between religious identities and the modern state, and other recent controversies about religious diversity, as well as recent scholarly approaches to the study of ‘religion’ from a material and corporeal perspective. Experts of various religious traditions will offer you a broad overview of the history and current situation of religion in the West.
Deadline for registration: 1 June 2017. Information: http://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/courses/culture/religion-in-the-world-beyond-the-secular-paradigm
7. Launch of the First Volume of the “Journal of the International Qur’anic Studies Association”
Potential English and Arabic contributions to JIQSA should be sent to the editors.
8. STUCCO REVETMENT IN IRANIAN ARCHITECTURE OF THE ISLAMIC PERIOD
with a Focus on Seljuk and Ilkhanid Dynasties (April 22-23, Kashan)
Conference and Workshop at the University of Kashan’s Department of Archaeology in collaboration with Otto Friedrich University, Bamberg, Germany. April 22-23, 2017.
In collaboration with Kashan Department of Cultural Heritage Handicrafts and Tourism Organization and supported by the Bumiller Art Foundation (Liechtenstein)
Venue: Auditorium of University of Kashan; Address: Ghotb-e Ravandi BLvd., Kashan State University, School of Architecture and Art Department of Archaeology
This conference is dedicated to current research of Islamic Stucco Revetments in Iran. The research presented in the conference covers numerous aspects of Stucco Revetment studies: Archaeometric, calligraphic, epigraphic, ornamental, craftsmanship and artistic techniques and aesthetics. The conference includes practical study workshops of traditional stucco revetment production techniques led by masters of stucco craftsmanship and visits to museum collections in Kashan.
Working Language: Farsi. All papers are going to be delivered and all discussions are going to be conducted in Farsi.
For conference attendance registration and further information, contact:
Convened by Dr. Majid Montazer Zohuri (University of Kashan) and Maryam Moeini (University of Bamberg) in the context of international collaboration between the University of Kashan, Iranian Cultural Heritage Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, University of Bamberg and the Bumiller Art Foundation.
For more information about this project and the workshop’s concept, see the following web page:Academic items
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