mardi 11 décembre 2018

Παγκόσμια ημέρα αραβικής γλώσσας, Τρίτη 18 Δεκεμβρίου 2018

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Παγκόσμια ημέρα αραβικής γλώσσας, 18 Δεκεμβρίου


Συμμετέχουν:
κα Sophie Nicolaïdès-Salloum, Καθηγήτρια Πανεπιστημίου Λιβάνου, Πρόεδρος των Εκπαιδευτικών Γαλλικής Γλώσσας Λιβάνου
κ.  Ρόνι Μπουσάμπα,
Καθηγητής αραβικής γλώσσσας Διδασκαλείο ΕΚΠΑ
κα Ελένη Κονδύλη, αραβολόγος,  Αν. Καθηγήτρια ΕΚΠΑ

Φέτος θα δοθεί έμφαση στους ήχους και τη μουσική των γειτόνων μας. Σας περιμένουμε για να γνωρίσετε τη γλώσσα και τον κόσμο της…
  
Αμφιθέατρο 445, στις 17.30, στο 4ο επίπεδο της Φιλοσοφικής Σχολής, Πανεπιστημιούπολη Ζωγράφου,  Τρίτη 18 Δεκεμβρίου 2018
 (λεωφορείο 608, ή, Ευαγγελισμός, λεωφορείο 250)

EURAMES Info Service 50/2018



CONFERENCES

1.    VEKAM- Symposium on "Social and Cultural Life in Ottoman Anatolia", Ankara, 12-13 December 2018

2.    International Workshop: “Sunni-Shi‘i Relations in Europe: How to Study Them?”, Migration Institute of Finland, Turku, 13–14 December 2018

3.    International Conference: "The Pillars of Rule: Mediating the Power of Dynasties and Nation-States in the Middle East and South Asia, University of Zurich, 31 January - 1 February 2019

4.    Emerging Immigration Scholars Conference, UCLA Center for the Study of International Migration, Los Angeles, CA, 15-16 February 2019

5.    International Conference: “Gender and Power”, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, 2 March 2019

6.    Biennial Conference on Creating Global Change: "Gendered Migration, Bodies, Borders", Middle Tennessee State University, 28-29 March 2019

7.    International Conference: "Claiming and Making Muslim Worlds: Across and Between the Local and Global", ZMO, Berlin, 3-5 April 2019

8.    Fourth Biennial Conference on Iranian Studies, Symposia Iranica, St John's College, 9–10 April 2019

9.    International Symposium: "The Ottoman World during the Reign of Fatih Sultan Mehmet", Fatih Sultan Mehmed Vakif University, Istanbul, 12-13 April 2019

10.  Sixth Annual Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS), University of Nottingham, 15-16 April 2019

11.  Fourth Arabic Program Symposium: "Arabic Heritage Education: Pedagogy, Challenges and Prospects", Georgetown University in Qatar, 24-25 April 2019

12.  Workshop: “Captivity”, Mediterranean Seminar, Brown University, Providence, RI, 3-4 May 2019

13.  Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference: "Migration, Diaspora, and Movement of Peoples", University of Chicago, 3-5 May 2019

14.  International Conference: "War and Social Movements", University of New York, 10 May 2019

15.  Workshop: "Lost and Gained on the Way: Placing 'Transit' Migration in Europe, Africa and Asia", Leibniz Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, 13-14 May 2019

16.  China and the Middle East and North Africa Conference, Shanghai University, 17-18 May 2019

17.  Conference: "Politics of Religious Knowledge and Ignorance", Biennial Meeting of the Society for the Anthropology of Religion (SAR), Toronto, 21-23 May 2019

18.  CEMS Graduate Conference: "Cultural Entanglement, Transfer and Contention in Mediterranean Communities from Antiquity to the Present", Budapest, 30 May - 1 June 2019

19.  International Conference: “Pilgrimages and Tourism”, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Cambridge, 15-16 June 2019

20.  International Workshop: “Gender, Fashion, and Embodiment in Islam”, University of Hamburg, 29-30 June 2019

21.  Biennial Conference of the Society for the Medieval Mediterranean (SMM): “Movement and Mobility in the Medieval Mediterranean (6th – 15th Centuries)”, Institut d’Estudis Catalans, Barcelona, 8-11 July 2019

22.  Seminar for Arabian Studies, University of Leiden, 11-13 July 2019

23.  Biennial Conference of the International Qur'anic Studies Association: "Reading the Qur’an in the Context of Empire", University of New England, Tangier, 25-26 July 2019

24.  Panel on "Interdisciplinarity in Comparative Literature: Recent Prospects in Arabic Studies" at the Conference of the International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA), University of Macau, China, 29 July - 2 August 2019

25.  Conference: “Rethinking Genre in the Islamicate Middle East”, Asia-Africa-Institute, University of Hamburg, 5-6 September 2019


POSITIONS

26.  Full Professorship for “Islamic Intellectual History of the Post-Classical Period (1200-1800)”, Humboldt University Berlin

27.  Full Professorship for “Comparative Theology from an Islamic Perspective”, Humboldt University Berlin

28.  Six Marie Skłodowska-Curie Programme Early Stage Researcher (PhD) Positions, University of Aberdeen

29.  Visiting (Research) Fellowships at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies 2019-20, University of Oxford

30.  Postdoctoral Position at SASNET for Religion and Politics in South Asia, Lund University

31.  Four Open-Rank Positions: 1&2) Digital Media Production 3) Mass Communication/ Media Law 4) Visual Communication-Integrated Marketing Communication/PR - Department of Mass Communication and Media, Gulf University, Kuwait

32.  Postdoctoral Fellows at the American University of Beirut

33.  Program and Research Manager of the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS), Beirut

34.  Faculty Positions in Comparative Politics & IR Program, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

35.  Assistant Professor of Health Studies in the Middle East and North Africa, University of Arizona

36.  Assistant Professor of the History of the Islamic World (non-Western), Texas A&M University

37.  Mellon Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Women's and Gender Studies, Vanderbilt University, Nashville

38.  Two Postdoctoral Fellowships, Asia Centre, Harvard University


OTHER INFORMATION

39.  Funding Opportunities for Research in the Levant 2019-20 by the "Council for British Research in the Levant"

40.  Articles on "Critical Reflections on Contemporary Muslim Thought and Human Rights" for Special Issue of "Journal of Contemporary Poetics"

41.  Articles on Book Project "Migration in Africa and Beyond: Text and Contexts"

42.  Appel à contribution pour le MIDÉO 36 (2021) : « Iǧtihād et taqlīd dans l’islam sunnite et šīʿite »

43.  New Online Database to Facilitate Research in the History of the Exact Sciences in the Islamic World


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CONFERENCES

1.    VEKAM- Symposium on "Social and Cultural Life in Ottoman Anatolia", Ankara, 12-13 December 2018

Symposium on the intellectual and cultural life, material culture, representations, order and violence in Ottoman Anatolia. See program at https://vekam.ku.edu.tr/en/content/social-and-cultural-life-ottoman-anatolia-symposium (English program at the end; simultaneous translation Turkish-English available)

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2.    International Workshop: “Sunni-Shi‘i Relations in Europe: How to Study Them?”, Migration Institute of Finland, Turku, 13–14 December 2018

This workshop is the second of a series of exploratory workshops on Sunni–Shi‘i Relations in Europe funded by the Joint Committee for Nordic research councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NOS-HS).

For the program of the workshop or information on the project, contact Dr. Elvire Corboz (elvire.corboz@ed.ac.uk).

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3.    International Conference: "The Pillars of Rule: Mediating the Power of Dynasties and Nation-States in the Middle East and South Asia", University of Zurich, 31 January - 1 February 2019

Organisation: Dr. Daniele Cantini, Prof. Dr. Bettina Dennerlein, Thiruni Kelegama, Prof. Dr. Aymon Kreil, Prof. Dr. Nicolas Martin.  Participants will interrogate the social and political implications of these shifting balances of power across both the Middle East and South Asia.

Information: Contact daniele.cantini@aoi.uzh.ch.

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4.    Emerging Immigration Scholars Conference, UCLA Center for the Study of International Migration, Los Angeles, CA, 15-16 February 2019

The conference seeks to attract presenters working in a broad range of social science fields, as well as those in ethnic studies, law, public health, urban planning, public policy, and social welfare.

Deadline for abstracts: 15 December 2018. Information: http://www.international.ucla.edu/migration/article/197242

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5.    International Conference: “Gender and Power”, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, 2 March 2019

The conference is addressed to academics, researchers and professionals with a particular interest related to the conference topic. We invite proposals from various disciplines including history, sociology, political studies, anthropology, culture studies and literature.

Deadline for abstracts: 10 December 2018. Information: http://genderstudies.lcir.co.uk/

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6.    Biennial Conference on Creating Global Change: "Gendered Migration, Bodies, Borders", Middle Tennessee State University, 28-29 March 2019

We invite individual or panel proposals for presentations on any topic on women’s and/or gender issues and debates from scholars, activists, non-profit professionals, and graduate students in all scholarly fields and disciplines, including the humanities, sciences, social sciences, education, arts, design, business, law, health and sports.


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7.    International Conference: "Claiming and Making Muslim Worlds: Across and Between the Local and Global", ZMO, Berlin, 3-5 April 2019

The conference concludes the 12-year research program: "Muslim Worlds - Worlds of Islam?"


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8.    Fourth Biennial Conference on Iranian Studies, Symposia Iranica, St John's College, 9-10 April 2019

We welcome proposals that engage with any aspect of Iranian studies within the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Deadline for abstracts: 30 December 2018. Information: http://symposia-iranica.com/cfp/


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9.    International Symposium: "The Ottoman World during the Reign of Fatih Sultan Mehmet", Fatih Sultan Mehmed Vakif University, Istanbul, 12-13 April 2019

A series of symposiums is aiming to reveal the period of Fatih Sultan Mehmed in every aspects from the texture used to the currency, from the problems of the public to their entertainment, from benevolentness to stinginess, from warfare to peace, from the religious life to the daily life, and from its institutions to its legislation.


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10.  Sixth Annual Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS), University of Nottingham, 15-16 April 2019

Islamic Studies is broadly understood to include all disciplinary approaches to the study of Islam and Muslim societies (majority and minority), modern and premodern.

Deadline for abstracts extended to 6 January 2019. Information: http://www.brais.ac.uk/conferences/brais-2019-call-for-papers

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11.  Fourth Arabic Program Symposium: "Arabic Heritage Education: Pedagogy, Challenges and Prospects", Georgetown University in Qatar, 24-25 April 2019

This symposium seeks to address significant aspects of heritage Arabic education. It aspires to provide a platform for sharing and discussing key issues in this field. Given the recent recognition of this separate track in Arabic learning, much needs to be done in terms of research, course preparation, and material development.

Deadline for abstracts: 10 December 2018. Information: https://www.qatar.georgetown.edu/faculty/arabic-events

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12.  Workshop: “Captivity”, Mediterranean Seminar, Brown University, Providence, RI, 3-4 May 2019

For the workshop we invite abstracts of in-progress drafts of articles or book/dissertation chapters on any aspect (historical, cultural, literary, artistic, or historiographical) of captivity in the premodern or modern Mediterranean, broadly construed.


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13.  Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference: "Migration, Diaspora, and Movement of Peoples", University of Chicago, 3-5 May 2019

The theme is intentionally broad to accommodate for scholarship on a plethora of topics and time periods. Examples include: forced and voluntary movements, labor and economic phenomena, diaspora studies, human rights, and more.


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14.  International Conference: "War and Social Movements", University of New York, 10 May 2019

Among others, in what ways have movements for social change been linked to periods of violent conflict? How might war contribute to the expansion or limitation of rights for marginalized and oppressed groups? How does warfare shape the attitudes and strategies of social activists in local, transnational, and global con-texts? This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to examine these and other relevant questions.


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15.  Workshop: "Lost and Gained on the Way: Placing 'Transit' Migration in Europe, Africa and Asia", Leibniz Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, 13-14 May 2019

This workshop aims to bring together scholars whose work explores what migrants do in the so-called
transit. The focus is on what is lost (shattered, left behind, deliberately destroyed, accidentally lost) and gained (built, created, initiated, cultivated and accrued). The geographical focus of the workshop is on Europe, Asia and Africa, including the Middle East.


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16.  China and the Middle East and North Africa Conference, Shanghai University, 17-18 May 2019

We invite submissions on the following and related topics: Political Economy of the Middle East; Nationalism and Nation-State; Political Parties; Environmental Issues; Social Movements; etc.


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17.  Conference: "Politics of Religious Knowledge and Ignorance", Biennial Meeting of the Society for the Anthropology of Religion (SAR), Toronto, 21-23 May 2019

Given the continued role of religion in the public realms of most societies, how might the anthropology of religion—alongside or distinct from theology and the natural sciences—articulate an equally public voice?

Deadline for abstracts: 21 January 2018. Information: http://sar.americananthro.org/activities/meeting/

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18.  CEMS Graduate Conference: "Cultural Entanglement, Transfer and Contention in Mediterranean Communities from Antiquity to the Present", Budapest, 30 May - 1 June 2019

The aim of this conference is to work against the grain of disciplinary boundaries to better understand these processes of inheritance, transmission, and exchange both diachronically and synchronically.

Deadline for abstracts: 15 February 2019. Information: https://cems.ceu.edu/cems-graduate-conference-2019

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19.  International Conference: “Pilgrimages and Tourism”, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Re-search, Cambridge, 15-16 June 2019

This conference seeks to analyse the complex concepts of pilgrimages and tourism. What is a pilgrimage? Do pilgrimages contribute to the sense of community and belonging? Is tourism a transformative experi-ence?  How do souvenirs, memorabilia and travelogues facilitate imagination of other people and places? Etc.

Deadline for abstracts: 15 February 2019. Information: http://tourism.lcir.co.uk/

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20.  International Workshop: “Gender, Fashion, and Embodiment in Islam”, University of Hamburg, 29-30 June 2019

The aim is to bring together research on the changing practices of gendered clothing in Muslim contexts. We want to compare the dynamics in the so-called “Islamic center” (the Arabian Peninsula) with developments in the “Muslim Periphery" and problematize the lived interactions between gender, fashion, spirituality, religion, class, and ethnicity.


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21.  Biennial Conference of the Society for the Medieval Mediterranean (SMM): “Movement and Mobility in the Medieval Mediterranean (6th – 15th Centuries)”, Institut d’Estudis Catalans, Barcelona, 8-11 July 2019

How and to what extent did multiple agents, phenomena and factors interact to shape and intertwine the multidimensional spheres of the Mediterranean? We welcome papers from all disciplines that study move-ment and mobility from different perspectives in and across the medieval Mediterranean and its extensions, both physical and imagined.


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22.  Seminar for Arabian Studies, University of Leiden, 11-13 July 2019

This international forum meets annually for the presentation of the latest academic research in the humanities on the Arabian Peninsula from the earliest times to the present day or, in the case of political and social history, to the end of the Ottoman Empire (1922).


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23.  Biennial Conference of the International Qur'anic Studies Association: "Reading the Qur’an in the Context of Empire", University of New England, Tangier, 25-26 July 2019

The conference will unveil new research on the Qur’an, and create a platform for connecting other religions to Qur’anic studies. Further attention will be paid to the important contribution of North African scholars to the emergence and flourishing of methods in the study of Qur’an, tafsir and translation.

Deadline for abstracts: 30 January 2018. Information: https://iqsaweb.wordpress.com/international-meeting-2019/

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24.  Panel on "Interdisciplinarity in Comparative Literature: Recent Prospects in Arabic Studies" at the Conference of the International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA), University of Macau, China, 29 July - 2 August 2019

This panel seeks to investigate the applicability of interdisciplinary methods in comparative literature, and their significance in developing the theoretical approach in Arabic studies, that have been consciously or unconsciously framed by world debates in theory and literary criticism.


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25.  Conference: “Rethinking Genre in the Islamicate Middle East”, Asia-Africa-Institute, University of Hamburg, 5-6 September 2019

The conference aims to bring together scholars with expertise in Arabic, Persian and Turkish narrative traditions who are interested in the manifold facets of the history, sociology and poetics of genre and generic structures underlying the literary production of the respective traditions.


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POSITIONS

26.  Full Professorship for “Islamic Intellectual History of the Post-Classical Period (1200-1800)”, Humboldt University Berlin

Position is starting 1 October 2019 and initially limited to a 5-year contract. The successful candidate will focus on the significance of the post-classical intellectual history in his or her research and teaching, especially in the areas of Kalām, philosophy and mysticism, with a special emphasis on different doctrinal currents (especially Sunna and Shia).


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27.  Full Professorship for “Comparative Theology from an Islamic Perspective”, Humboldt University Berlin

Position is starting 1 October 2019 and initially limited to a 5-year contract. The successful candidate will focus on the relationship between Muslim religiosity and other religious communities and worldviews in his or her research and teaching. He or she will undertake research in entangled history, particularly with respect to Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and will compare the interaction of actors of various religious origins with regard to religious doctrine and practice.


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28.  Six Marie Skłodowska-Curie Programme Early Stage Researcher (PhD) Positions, University of Aberdeen

Positions are lasting 3 years and are starting in September 2019, for ground- breaking research on how political concepts emerge and are used in the world. Applications focusing on 'The Politics of Democracy' in the Middle East – particularly in its trans-regional relation to other ‘areas’ – are encouraged.

Deadline for applications: 20 January 2019. Information: https://www.abdnjobs.co.uk/internal/vacancy/early-stage-researchers-369165.html

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29.  Visiting (Research) Fellowships at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies 2019-20, University of Oxford

These Fellowships carry a stipend of £5000, with membership of the Common Room, office space and access to the resources of the Centre.


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30.  Postdoctoral Position at SASNET for Religion and Politics in South Asia, Lund University

The position is full-time, divided as follows: 80% will be spent on research directly linked to religion and politics in South Asia, and 20% on teaching and other tasks related to education and administration.To be appointed as a postdoc you will need to have earned a PhD in the social sciences or other related subject.


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31.  Four Open-Rank Positions: 1&2) Digital Media Production 3) Mass Communication/ Media Law 4) Visual Communication-Integrated Marketing Communication/PR, Department of Mass Communication and Media, Gulf University, Kuwait

Positions begin Fall 2019. Applications for four open-rank, full-time positions. PhD in a relevant field and demonstrated record of scholarly achievement expected.

Application reviews begin in December. Information: https://www.gust.edu.kw/vacancies

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32.  Postdoctoral Fellows at the American University of Beirut

The positions are open to recent recipients of the PhD degree whose research and teaching interests involve one or more of the following disciplines: Arabic (Mamluk or Ottoman Arabic Literature); Philosophy (Ancient Philosophy, Islamic Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy); History and Archaeology (Prehistory of the Levant, Islamic Archaeology, Egyptology)


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33.  Program and Research Manager of the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS), Beirut

The Manager who will be responsible for developing, establishing and overseeing one or more programs of the ACSS; coordinating with all stakeholders in relation to these programs.

For information contact admin@theacss.org

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34.  Faculty Positions in Comparative Politics & IR Program, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Political Science from an internationally recognized academic institution. The appointments are scheduled to commence in September 2019.

Deadline for applications: 31 December 2018.

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35.  Assistant Professor of Health Studies in the Middle East and North Africa, University of Arizona

We are interested in a broad range of historical and/or social scientific approaches to the study of health and health care in the Middle East and North Africa. Proficiency in at least one Middle Eastern language is highly desirable (Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Turkish or a related language).

Review of applications begins 21 January 2019. Information: https://uacareers.com/postings/34011

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36.  Assistant Professor of the History of the Islamic World (non-Western), Texas A&M University

The successful candidate must possess a PhD in History with a specialization in the Islamic World, any period or region, and must demonstrate experience teaching in higher education.


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37.  Mellon Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Women's and Gender Studies, Vanderbilt University, Nashville

This is a non-tenure-track position with a 3-year appointment. We are seeking a scholar working on women and Judaism in global or transnational contexts from a comparative perspective, in a range of fields including, but not limited to, anthropology, religious studies, and political science.

Review of applications will begin on 15 February 2019. Information: https://apply.interfolio.com/57501

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38.  Two Postdoctoral Fellowships, Asia Centre, Harvard University

The fellowships are available to recent Ph.D. graduates who engage seriously with at least two Asian countries. In the case of Southeast Asia, research may be on a single country, although preference will be given to applicants with comparative or cross-border projects.

Deadline for applications: 25 January 2019. Information: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/8650


 OTHER INFORMATION

39.  Funding Opportunities for Research in the Levant 2019-20 by the "Council for British Research in the Levant"

CBRL offers research grants for fellowships, project awards and travel grants. Deadlines: 16 December 2018 and 10 January 2019.  Information: https://iismm.hypotheses.org/37223

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40.  Articles on "Critical Reflections on Contemporary Muslim Thought and Human Rights" for Special Issue of "Journal of Contemporary Poetics"

Scholars working in the fields of history, cultural studies, political science, psychology, religious studies, critical theory, film and media studies, literature and languages, postcolonial studies, and law are invited to present fresh insights into this debate.


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41.  Articles on Book Project "Migration in Africa and Beyond: Text and Contexts"

 this volume proposes a body of interdisciplinary essays which hope to approach migration by engaging its multifarious narratives across cultural, literary, historical and the social sciences’ perspectives. The ultimate projection is to demonstrate that migration is at the centre/and is central to twenty-first century inter and inter-group relations as well as development discourses.


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42.  Appel à contribution pour le MIDÉO 36 (2021) : « Iǧtihād et taqlīd dans l’islam sunnite et šīʿite »

Les propositions d’article doivent être soumises pour évaluation à la direction du MIDÉO avant le 15 janvier 2020. Information : https://iismm.hypotheses.org/36891

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43.  New Online Database to Facilitate Research in the History of the Exact Sciences in the Islamic World

The Islamic Scientific Manuscripts Initiative (ISMI) website at https://ismi.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de covers the period to ca. 1350 CE. The mission is to make accessible information on all Islamic manuscripts in the exact sciences (astronomy, mathematics, optics, mathematical geography, music, mechanics, and related disciplines), whether in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, or other languages.

Your input—suggestions, corrections, additions, criticisms—are more than welcome.

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