lundi 19 novembre 2018

Eurames, 47/2018


CONFERENCES

1.    Annual Meeting of the "American Academy of Religion", Denver, 17-20 November 2018

2.    Conference: "Mapping the Role of Intellectuals in Iranian Modern and Contemporary History", SOAS University of London, 1 December 2018

3.    Workshop: "The Politics of the Judiciary and the Legal System in Contemporary Iran", Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, Aga Khan University, London, 4 December 2018

4.    Mediterranean Panels and Papers at the Annual Meeting of the "American Historical Association", Chicago, 3-6 January 2019

5.    Conference of the World History Association of Texas on "Global Civil Rights", Texas A&M University, 23 February 2019

6.    Annual Palestine Research Seminar, SOAS University of London, 27 February 2019

7.    Conference: “The International Politics of Middle East Migration – Problems, Policy, Practice”. University of Birmingham, 7-8 March 2019

8.    Graduate Conference on “Movement and Migration,” Stony Brook University, 30 March 2019

9.    Workshop: "Sovereign Institutions and Migration in South Asia", Radboud University Nijmegen, 3 April 2019

10.  Graduate Student Symposium of the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University, 4-5 April 2019

11.  Symposia Iranica, St John´s College, Cambridge, 9-10 April 2019

12.  Sixth Conference of International Iranian Economic Association (IIEA), SOAS University of London, 16-17 May 2019

13.  “China and the Middle East and North Africa Conference”, Northwest University, Xi’an, China, 16-18 May 2019

14.  Conference: "Pilgrimage and the Senses", University of Oxford, 7 June 2019

15.  Workshop: “Currents and Currency: Cultural Circulations in the Mediterranean and Beyond”, Koç University, Turkey, 13-15 June 2019

16.  Interdisciplinary Conference: "The Arab World as Ghurba: Citizenship, Identity and Belonging in Literature and Popular Culture", University of Warwick, 21 June 2019

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

18.  Workshop: "Critical Perspectives on 'Modern Slavery': Law, Policy and Society", University of Hull, 30 October 2019

19.  26th International Congress of the German Middle East Studies Association (DAVO) in Cooperation with the Section Islam Studies of the DMG, University of Hamburg, 3-5 October 2019


POSITIONS

20.  Communications Manager, LSE Middle East Centre, London

21.  Fellowship on Gender, Human Rights and Refugees in the Middle East, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

22.  Assistant Professor with Expertise in East or Southeast Asia or the Middle East, Department of Historical and Political Studies, Arcadia University


OTHER INFORMATION

23.  8 PhD Scholarships in Cultural Studies at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), University of Giessen, Germany

24.  Visiting Scholar Grants to Use the Archives at the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

25.  Funding Opportunities for 2019-2020 and Research Awards by the "Council of British Research in the Levant"

26.  Byzantine Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019-20, University of Notre Dame, Indiana

27.  Economic Research Forum on "Non-Monetary Dimensions of Inequality and Poverty among the Youth in the ERF Region", Tunisia, 23 December 2018

28.  Shia Studies Course, University of Religion and Denominations, Iran, 22-28 February 2019

29.  Articles on "Working with Muslim Clients in the Helping Professions"

 If you want to distribute an announcement via DAVO-Info-Service (about 1400 recipients) and EURAMES Info Service (more than 6000 recipients, only English and French announcements), please apply the usual format of the text with no more than 50 words and no attachment. Please send only the most important information to davo@geo.uni-mainz.de and refer to further details with a link to the respective website or an email address.

Best regards,

Guenter Meyer, Centre for Research on the Arab World (CERAW)i, University of Mainz, in cooperation with the University of Sharjah/UAE


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CONFERENCES

1.    Annual Meeting of the "American Academy of Religion", Denver, 17-20 November 2018

Mediterranean-themed papers and sessions will be featured at the meeting.


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2.    Conference: "Mapping the Role of Intellectuals in Iranian Modern and Contemporary History", SOAS University of London, 1 December 2018

Forty years after the Revolution, how can we evaluate the role of Iranian intellectuals in the history of Iranian modernity and in the process of the Iranian democratic debate? This question and many others are some of the key points this one-day conference – organized by the Centre for Iranian Studies at SOAS – will explore.


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3.    Workshop: "The Politics of the Judiciary and the Legal System in Contemporary Iran", Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, Aga Khan University, London, 4 December 2018

The workshop aims to analyze the judicial and legal institutions of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) in their social and political and historical contexts. Both the application of the Sharia and the rule of law have been major pillars of the ideology of the IRI since its inception.


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4.    Mediterranean Panels and Papers at the Annual Meeting of the "American Historical Association", Chicago, 3-6 January 2019


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5.    Conference of the World History Association of Texas on "Global Civil Rights", Texas A&M University, 23 February 2019

We envision the theme broadly as transnational, multicultural, and multiethnic recognizing there are many avenues toward building an historical narrative of civil rights that may include dimensions of gender, race, ethnicity, identity, sexuality, equity, equality, resistance, and social justice.


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6.    Annual Palestine Research Seminar, SOAS University of London, 27 February 2019

This one-day research seminar provides a critical platform for PhD students working on Palestine or Palestine-related issues to present their projects and discuss theoretical and research questions. We welcome a broad range of topics aiming at an inter-disciplinary dialogue across Palestine Studies.


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7.    Conference: “The International Politics of Middle East Migration – Problems, Policy, Practice”. University of Birmingham, 7-8 March 2019

This interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together scholars working on the interplay of international relations and migration into, out of, and across the Middle East, both historically and in contemporary times. Funding is available to cover participants’ costs.


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8.    Graduate Conference on “Movement and Migration,” Stony Brook University, 30 March 2019

The conference offers graduate students an excellent opportunity to network, engage with new and innovative scholarship from multiple disciplines, and receive feedback on their research projects from fellow students and established scholars.


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9.    Workshop: "Sovereign Institutions and Migration in South Asia", Radboud University Nijmegen, 3 April 2019

This one-day workshop seeks to juxtapose land-based sovereign institutions with the various kinds of movement that occurred throughout the Indian Ocean during the 18th and 19th centuries. Through the discussion of migration over these centuries, we hope to assess the influence of these governing bodies over local communities, as well as the agency that local communities had in dictating their own mobilities.


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10.  Graduate Student Symposium of the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University, 4-5 April 2019

We are invite graduate students at all stages of research and dissertation-writing related to Islam and Islamicate communities anywhere in the world to submit proposals for individual paper presentations.


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11.  Symposia Iranica, St John´s College, Cambridge, 9-10 April 2019

Symposia Iranica is a dedicated, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed platform open to emerging scholars working on any aspect of Iranian or Persian Studies within the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

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

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12.  Sixth Conference of International Iranian Economic Association (IIEA), SOAS University of London, 16-17 May 2019

The proposed topics may be in any field of economics, economic history and political economy. The Program Committee welcomes both empirical and theoretical papers that use quantitative or analytical narrative methods.


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13.  “China and the Middle East and North Africa Conference”, Northwest University, Xi’an, China, 16-18 May 2019

Topics include the Political Economy of the Middle East, Environmental Issues, Social Movements, Religion and Politics, Gender Issues in the Middle East, etc.


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14.  Conference: "Pilgrimage and the Senses", University of Oxford, 7 June 2019

This interdisciplinary conference hosted at the University of Oxford aims to shed light on how sensory perception shapes and is shaped by the experience of pilgrimage across cultures, faith traditions, and throughout history.


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15.  Workshop: “Currents and Currency: Cultural Circulations in the Mediterranean and Beyond”, Koç University, Turkey, 13-15 June 2019

The conference aims to bring together cultural works that constitute alternative archives of the Mediterranean in order to reassess the current geographical divides that shape typical understandings of the Mediterranean and beyond.


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16.  Interdisciplinary Conference: "The Arab World as Ghurba: Citizenship, Identity and Belonging in Literature and Popular Culture", University of Warwick, 21 June 2019

This conference is interested in how migration to the Arab world appears in literature as well as culture more generally, and in what this documentation tells us about the Arab world as a migrant destination, or a place of ghurba.

Deadline for abstracts: 30 December 2018. Information: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/hrc/confs/arab/

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

We want to compare the dynamics in the so-called “Islamic center” (the Arabian Peninsula) with developments in the so called “Muslim Periphery". The workshop aims to problematize the discursive and lived interactions between gender, fashion, spirituality, religion, class, and ethnicity.


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18.  Workshop: "Critical Perspectives on 'Modern Slavery': Law, Policy and Society", University of Hull, 30 October 2019

We particularly seek papers that question and theorize the use of the term “modern slavery”, and related legal and policy responses, from any perspective or discipline.


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19.  26th International Congress of the German Middle East Studies Association (DAVO) in Cooperation with the Section Islam Studies of the DMG, University of Hamburg, 3-5 October 2019

Mind the date! Website with detailed information will soon be available.

Deadline for abstracts of panels on 15 February 2019 and papers on 30 April 2019. Information: davo@geo.uni-mainz.de

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POSITIONS

20.  Communications Manager, LSE Middle East Centre, London

LSA seeks to hire an experienced Communications Manager to lead the Centre’s communications work and research impact. The postholder is responsible for managing the Centre’s publications, events, web presence and outreach work.

Deadline for applications: 1 February 2019. Information: https://apply.interfolio.com/57545Deadline for applications: 29 November 2018. Information: https://bit.ly/2zzwZ61

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21.  Fellowship on Gender, Human Rights and Refugees in the Middle East, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

Position for a Fellow whose work is at the intersection of gender, human rights, and refugees in the Middle East. This is an endowed position with primary responsibility in conducting policy-relevant research on these topics.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Information: https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/16664

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22.  Assistant Professor with Expertise in East or Southeast Asia or the Middle East, Department of Historical and Political Studies, Arcadia University

Thematic specialization in one or more of the following areas is desired: international political economy, global governance, conflict management, or environmental politics and sustainable development. We welcome candidates with training in Political Science, History, Anthropology, and other related disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields.


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SONSTIGE INFORMATIONEN / OTHER INFORMATION

23.  8 PhD Scholarships in Cultural Studies at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), University of Giessen, Germany

The GCSC encourages applications which make a significant contribution to the study of culture in various historical contexts, including contemporary phenomena. An international research perspective, i.e. international study experience, is an advantage. Scholarships are offered for one year with the possibility of two extensions, each of one year.


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24.  Visiting Scholar Grants to Use the Archives at the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Funding for researchers - at all levels of their career from graduate students to senior scholars - working on early Arab diaspora and migration to work at the Khayrallah Center for a period of 1 to 2 weeks.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with no deadline. Information: https://lebanesestudies.ncsu.edu/awards/VisitingScholar.php

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25.  Funding Opportunities for 2019-2020 and Research Awards by the "Council of British Research in the Levant"

CBRL offers research grants for fellowships, project awards and travel grants.


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26.  Byzantine Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019-20, University of Notre Dame, Indiana

This fellowship is designed for junior scholars with a completed doctorate whose research deals with Byzantine Studies om history (including its auxiliary disciplines), archaeology, art history, literature, theology, and liturgical studies, as well as the study of Byzantium’s interactions with neighboring cultures.

Deadline for applications: 1 February 2019. Information: https://apply.interfolio.com/57545

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27.  Economic Research Forum on "Non-Monetary Dimensions of Inequality and Poverty among the Youth in the ERF Region", Tunisia, 23 December 2018

This approach is based on the assumption of a decomposable multi-attributes rank-dependent social welfare function. Since these social welfare functions are additive in the different attributes, researchers can use the same framework to analyze socioeconomic inequalities in other non-income dimensions, such as education.


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28.  Shia Studies Course, University of Religion and Denominations, Iran, 22-28 February 2019

The Shi’a Intensive Course endeavors to enhance scholarly attention to Shi’a Islam and offer an original and insightful understanding of its history, doctrines, and practices. Combining the classical Shi’ite thought and the current political, social, and religious concerns of Shi’ite society in Iran, this program aims to offer scholarly perspectives on challenging issues that affect contemporary Iran.


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29.  Articles on "Working with Muslim Clients in the Helping Professions"

The goal of this volume is to prepare helping professionals in areas such as social work, human resources, counseling, palliative care, nursing, public health, guidance counselors, funeral services, life coaches, and other related areas to understand pertinent issues that may impact their success working with Muslim clients.

Deadline for abstracts: 26 December 2018. Information: https://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/3551

mercredi 26 septembre 2018

μεταπτυχιακό Μεσογειακών Σπουδών

http://cemmis.edu.gr/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=575:call-for-applications-master-of-arts-m-a-in-mediterranean-studies-2018-2019&Itemid=153
The Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of the Peloponnese (Greece), in partnership with
  • the Department of Political and Social Sciences and the Department of Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna (Italy),
  • the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO) of the Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (France),
  • the Department of International Relations of the Yaşar University (Turkey),
  • the Department of Economics and Finance of the Neapolis University of Pafos (Cyprus), and
  • the Olympia Summer Academy
offers a Postgraduate Program in Mediterranean Studies and will receive up to 26 students for the academic year 2018-2019.

The MA in Mediterranean Studies is designed to be a flexible and dynamic umbrella program that covers a wide variety of issues and problems across different disciplines (i.e., Political Science, International Relations, Cultural Studies, and Economics). It is premised on a multidimensional approach to an array of pressing, though interdependent, questions such as conflict, security and nationalism; democratization, civil society and the Arab Spring; Cultures and multiculturalism; women’s issues and activism; economic crisis and development; and energy security and environmental challenges. The structure of the program facilitates the diverse contributions of faculty of the different participating institutions, enabling and sustaining the program’s wide-ranging focus.

Deadline for applications: 8 October 2018
For more information: https://pedis.uop.gr/?page_id=1949
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