dimanche 7 avril 2019

EURAMES Info Service 14/2019


CONFERENCES

1.    Conference on “Claiming and Making Muslim World: Across and Between the Local and the Global,” Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Berlin, 3-5 April 2019

2.    Second Conference on the Mamluk-Ottoman Transition: "Continuity and Change in Egypt and Bilād al-Shām in the Sixteenth Century", University of Bonn, 12-14 April 2019

3.    International Symposium: "The Muslims of Medieval and Early Modern Europe – New Directions", University of Colorado Boulder, 17 April 2019

4.    24th International Joint World Cultural Tourism Conference on “Tourism: Building the Future”, Chiang Mai (Thailand), 25-27 May 2019

5.    Workshop: “12th Tunis Exchange: Meet Key Leaders Across Tunisia”, 9-16 June 2019

6.    Conference: “Seminar for Arabian Studies,” University of Leiden, 11-13 July 2019

7.    Panel: “Rituals and Religious Experience” during the Conference of the IUAES Commission on the Anthropology of the Middle East, Krakow, 24-26 August 2019

8.    Workshop: “Greek Experience under Ottoman Rule”, Athens, 3 September 2019

9.    Panel on "Violent Extremism in the Mediterranean: A Critical Approach" during the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP) Conference, University of Salento, Lecce, 12-14 September 2019

10.  48th Annual Conference of the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies on “Muslim Communities in Europe and North America: Contemporary Developments and Challenges”, Boston, 27 September 2019

11.  Six Open Panels for the 26th International Congress of the German Middle East Studies Association (DAVO) Combined with the Conference of the Section for Islam Studies of the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (DMG), Hamburg, 3-5 October 2019

12.  Conference on “Ethno-Religious Conflict and Economic Development: Is there a Correlation?”, New York City, 29-31 October 2019

13.  Workshop: “Acts of Rebellions and Revolts in the Early Islamic Empire (600-1000)”, Leiden University, 7-8 November 2019

14.  First Biennial Conference on “Contemporary Iranian Studies”, Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran, 10-11 November 2019

15.  International Conference: „Boundaries in the Arab and Islamic Context”, Hammamet, Tunisia, 28-30 November 2019.

16.  Conference: “Diasporas: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference”, Prague, 1-2 December 2019

17.  Conference on “Narrating the Pilgrimage to Mecca: Experiences, Emotions, and Meanings”, University of Amsterdam, 12-13 December 2019

18.  Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) Conference for Graduate Students in Western Universities, Doha, 28-30 March 2020


POSITIONS

19.  Two Doctoral and Six Postdoctoral Fellowships for Art Historians, Archaeologists, Anthropologists in the Research Program "4A Laboratory: Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics", Florence and Berlin

20.  Two PhD Positions, Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics. Dynamics of Tradition and Innovation”, University of Muenster

21.  Three Postdoctoral Researcher Positions, Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics. Dynamics of Tradition and Innovation”, University of Muenster

22.  Five Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Program “Europe in the Middle East – The Middle East in Europe”, Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin

23.  Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen

24.  Andreas Tietze Memorial Fellowship in Turkish Studies, University of Vienna

25.  Postdoctoral Research Fellow for Research on Mediterranean Islamisms, Alwaleed Centre, University of Edinburgh

26.  Postdoctoral Research Fellow for Grant Writing & Project Development (Globalized Muslim World), Alwaleed Centre, University of Edinburgh

27.  15 Early Stage Researcher Positions in the Marie Skłodowska Curie Action, Innovative Training Network MIDA: "Mediating Islam in the Digital Age"

28.  Assistant Professor or Associate Professor for the History of the Ottoman Empire, University of Virginia

29.  Postdoctoral Fellowships (1-2 Years) and Visiting Scholarship (One Month - 2 Semesters) in Modern Turkish and Middle East Studies, Center for Global Governance, Shanghai University, 2019-20


OTHER INFORMATION

30.  GTOT Prize 2020: Awards for Outstanding M.A. Theses and Dissertations in the Field of Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies

31.  Middle East and North Africa Mobility Grants for Young Researchers from Switzerland and Arab Countries

32.  Internships at the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis (MIPA), Rabat

33.  Articles on "Religions and Acts of Violence" for Special Issue of "Violence. An International Journal"

34.  Articles on “Migration, Trafficking, and Libya” for “Lamma: A Journal of Libyan Studies”

35.  Contribution pour le MIDÉO 36 (2021): “Iǧtihād et taqlīd dans l’islam sunnite et šīʿite”

36.  Proposals for the "Classical Islamic Texts Series" as First Part of the "Library of Arabic and Islamic Heritage"

37.  Contributions for an Edited Book on "Geo-political Conflict in Emergent Genres and Forms: Israel, Palestine, and the Middle East after the Second Intifada"

38.  Proposals for New Book Series “Culture, Society and Political Economy in Turkey”

39.  Articles for Edited Volume on “Sayed Hussain Alatas's Thought, Ideas and Social Theory”

40.  Contributions for Edited Book: “Religious, Ethical and Cultural Diversity”

41.  "Journal of Law & Islam / Zeitschrift Recht & Islam" is Now Accessible Online



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CONFERENCES

1.    Conference on “Claiming and Making Muslim World: Across and Between the Local and the Global,” Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Berlin, 3-5 April 2019

Panellists at the conference present their perspectives on the study of predominantly Muslim societies of Asia and Africa, as well as regional interconnections. Scholars specifically address the notion of Claiming and Making Muslim Worlds, exploring religious affiliations and practices, extending to social, economic and cultural modalities of life.


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2.    Second Conference on the Mamluk-Ottoman Transition: "Continuity and Change in Egypt and Bilād al-Shām in the Sixteenth Century", University of Bonn, 12-14 April 2019

While the Ottoman conquest of the Mamluk Sultanate in 1516-17 doubtlessly changed the balance of political power in Egypt and Greater Syria, we will study the extent of continuity and change in various fields over time. We aim to examine a multitude of situations during the 15th and 16th centuries and determine how the reconfiguration of political power affected both Egypt and Greater Syria.


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3.    International Symposium: "The Muslims of Medieval and Early Modern Europe – New Directions", University of Colorado Boulder, 17 April 2019

This conference includes the following topics: “’Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West’ to a ‘History of Communication:’ Critical Points and Further Research Perspectives”, “Did the Religion of Islam Contribute to the Flourishing of the Sciences in the Classical Period? Old and New Viewpoints in Central Europe”, “Muslim Perceptions of Christians / Christian Perceptions of Muslims”, etc.


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4.    24th International Joint World Cultural Tourism Conference on “Tourism: Building the Future”, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 25-27 May 2019

Papers are invited which are relevant to culture and tourism as well as hospitality management, including cross-cultural studies in tourism, emerging issues in education and training, studies and case studies on tourism development/management/administration, etc.

Deadline for abstracts: 25 April 2019. Information: http://www.worldculturaltourismassociation.org/

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5.    Workshop: “12th Tunis Exchange: Meet Key Leaders Across Tunisia”, 9-16 June 2019

Academics working on the region, foreign diplomats, NGO practitioners, researchers, analysts and journalists are invited to participate. This exchange will be held in association with the Democracy and Governance Program at Georgetown University and will engage participants from around the world in a multifaceted discussion of some of the key issues facing Tunisia and the wider region.

Registration deadline I: 15 April / Registration II: 15 May 2019.

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6.    Conference: “Seminar for Arabian Studies,” University of Leiden, 11-13 July 2019

The seminar is the only annual international forum for the presentation of the latest academic research on the Arabian Peninsula. The subjects covered include archaeology, history, epigraphy, languages, literature, art, culture, ethnography, geography, etc. from the earliest times to the present day or, in the case of political and social history, to the end of the Ottoman Empire.

Deadline for abstracts (poster submissions): 30 April 2019.

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7.    Panel: “Rituals and Religious Experience” during the Conference of the IUAES Commission on the Anthropology of the Middle East, Krakow, 24-26 August 2019

We invite papers with ethnographic approaches to religious practices, subjectivities and cosmologies in Muslim and non-Muslim contexts of the Middle East and North Africa in order to establish a productive dialogue between the various contexts and perspectives.

Deadline for abstracts: 1 May 2019. Information: Paulo Gabriel Hilu da Rocha Pinto, Universidade Federal Fluminense (philu99@gmail.com)

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8.    Workshop: “Greek Experience under Ottoman Rule”, Athens, 3 September 2019

This workshop is designed to bring together those who are working on the Greeks in Ottoman history and culture. Considering the focus on the experience of the Greeks under Ottoman rule, prospective participants are encouraged to consider additional, comparative or interdisciplinary frameworks for papers, beyond the Ottoman context.

Deadline for abstracts: 22 April 2019.

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9.    Panel on "Violent Extremism in the Mediterranean: A Critical Approach" during the Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), University of Salento, Lecce, 12-14 September 2019

After the 2011 uprisings, the attention towards security and terrorism highly increased in Mediterranean area leading to the spread of the concepts of ‘Violent Extremism’ and ‘Radicalisation’. This panel aims to analyse critically the theoretical and practical dimension of PVE/CVE practices as well as the social movements and groups usually considered as ‘Violent Extremist’.

In order to take part in the advertised panel, submit your abstract until 19 May 2019 by registering on https://www.sisp.it/register and choosing panel 13.3. Information: https://www.sisp.it/sezioni-convegno-sisp-2019

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10.  48th Annual Conference of the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies on “Muslim Communities in Europe and North America: Contemporary Developments and Challenges”, Boston, 27 September 2019

We invite papers from professors and advanced Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences. Questions the papers might address include the following: Consequences of Post-war European Labour Shortage of the 50s & 60s: Guest-workers from Pakistan, the Maghreb, and Turkey; Muslim Immigration, Populism, and Popularization in Europe and North America; etc.


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11.  Six Open Panels for the “26th International Congress of the German Middle East Studies Association (DAVO)” Combined with the Conference of the Section for Islam Studies of the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (DMG), Hamburg, 3-5 October 2019

Submission of papers are invited for the following open panels. Please send your abstracts (ca. 300 words) until 31 May 2019 to the respective organizer of the panel and to the Secretary General of the Congress, amke.dietert@googlemail.com.

1.    Rethinking the Process of “Normalization” of Islamist Parties in Light of the Models of "Civil State" and “Islamic Securalism” - Organizer: Alia Gana, CNRS, University of Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, ganaalia0@gmail.com; Anca Munteanu, CNRS, anca.munteanua@gmail.com; Ester Sigillo, University of Florence, ester.sigillo@sns.it

2.    Beyond Shariʿa and Fiqh: on the Diversity of Islamic Normative Cultures. - Organizer: Heydar Shadi, Sankt Georgen Graduate School of Philosophy and Theology, Frankfurt, heydarshadi@gmail.com

3.    Rethinking Islamic Origins: Towards a New Understanding of the Beginnings of Arabic Written Tradition. - Organizers: Giuliano Lancioni, Roma Tre University, giuliano.lancioni@uniroma3.it Raoul Villano, Roma Tre University, raoul.villano@uniroma3.it

4.    South Yemen: Past, Present, and Future. - Organizers: Abdulsalam al-Rubaidi, alrubaidi@forumluqman.org; Amira Augustin, Academic Forum Muhammad Ali Luqman, Berlin, info@forumluqman.org

5.    Towards New Social Contracts in MENA Countries? Prospects for Economic and Social Policy Reform, better Governance and National Dialogues. - Organizer: Markus Loewe, German Development Institute (DIE), Bonn, Markus.Loewe@die-gdi.de

6.    Stigmatised Tasks / Stigmatised Origins: Islam, Low-status Professional Groups and Descent in the Middle East and Sahel. - Organizer: Marta Scaglioni, Univerità degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, scaglionimarta@gmail.com


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12.  Conference on “Ethno-Religious Conflict and Economic Development: Is there a Correlation?”, New York City, 29-31 October 2019

The conference intends to provide a pluri-disciplinary platform to explore whether there is a correlation between ethno-religious conflict or violence and economic growth as well as the direction of the correlation. University scholars, researchers, policy makers, think tanks, and the business community are invited to submit abstracts and / or full papers of their quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods research.

Deadline for abstracts: 18 July 2019.

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13.  Workshop: “Acts of Rebellions and Revolts in the Early Islamic Empire (600-1000)”, Leiden University, 7-8 November 2019

This workshop aims to examine the act of rebellion and its related categories (revolts, resistance, armed negotiation, contention) as moments of breakdown of social expectations and dependency that were embedded in society. As such, we are mainly interested in the dynamics between social, political, and religious groups and institutions, how rebellions influenced the social and political structures of the caliphate, as well as its everyday life.

Deadline for abstracts: 1 May 2019.

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14.  First Biennial Conference on “Contemporary Iranian Studies”, Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran, 10-11 November 2019

The themes include contemporary history, sociology, political science, religions and theology, art, international relations, new media and communication studies, diaspora studies, etc.

Deadline for abstracts: 10 June 2019. Information: https://iranianstudies.ut.ac.ir

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15.  International Conference: „Boundaries in the Arab and Islamic Context”, Hammamet, Tunisia, 28-30 November 2019

This conference seeks to address the issue of boundaries from various perspectives: historical, religious, ideological, philosophical and social. Much emphasis should be put on what is happening across the boundaries of influence and impacts among civilizations, peoples and States, and the resulting dynamics among humans, languages, terminology, techniques, science, wealth, trade, doctrines and intellectual orientations.



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16.  Conference: “Diasporas: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference”, Prague, 1-2 December 2019

This conference provides a platform for participants from all relevant fields, professions and practices to engage in dialogues that shed light on the evolving meaning of diasporas and the tangible application of that knowledge in the community with a view to forming a selective publication to engender further research and collaboration. The conference organisers welcome proposals for presentations in a variety of formats that address any aspect of diaspora.


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17.  Conference on “Narrating the Pilgrimage to Mecca: Experiences, Emotions, and Meanings”, University of Amsterdam, 12-13 December 2019

The conference studies how pilgrims have made sense of Meccan pilgrimage by asking in what ways do they select from and creatively combine cultural discourses and emotional repertoires in their stories about expectations, experiences and recollections of Muslim pilgrimage? How do these stories relate to the wider sets of social relations, cultural contexts and power structures they are embedded in? etc.

Deadline for abstracts: 1 June 2019. Information: https://www.rug.nl/ggw/news/events/2019/190401callforpapers-conference-hajj

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18.  Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) Conference for Graduate Students in Western Universities, Doha, 28-30 March 2020

The conference will provide Arab doctoral students in the social sciences and humanities based at Western universities an open space to present papers rooted in their graduate studies. This novel conference will give the participants the chance to benefit from discussions with their peers and with established Arab academics.

Deadline for abstracts: 30 July 2019.

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POSITIONS

19.  Two Doctoral and Six Postdoctoral Fellowships for Art Historians, Archaeologists, Anthropologists in the Research Program "4A Laboratory: Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics", Florence and Berlin

4A Lab focuses on objects, practices, environments, and narratives in their historical, social and historiographical dimensions, including histories of collecting and display. It invites researchers to study the materiality, mediality, agency, ecology and mobility of objects and related discourses.

Deadline for applications: 15 April 2019. Information: https://www.khi.fi.it/en/aktuelles/call-for-papers.php


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20.  Two PhD Positions, Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics. Dynamics of Tradition and Innovation”, University of Muenster

Research field: “Transcultural Entanglement and Disentanglement” (preferentially with a focus on the regions of the Atlantic or Indian Oceans). Requirements: exceptional ability in the humanities, cultural studies, social sciences, or in the areas of law/jurisprudence or theology/religious studies; strong competence in interdisciplinary studies, etc.

Deadline for applications: 19 May 2019. Information & Contact: Prof Dr Nils Jansen (v.kortus@uni-muenster.de).

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21.  Three Postdoctoral Researcher Positions, Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics. Dynamics of Tradition and Innovation”, University of Muenster

Research field: “Transcultural Entanglement and Disentanglement” (preferentially with a focus on the regions of the Atlantic or Indian Oceans). Requirements: exceptional ability in the humanities, cultural Studies, social sciences, or in the areas of law/jurisprudence or theology/religious studies; clear research focus; participation in international research networks; etc.

Deadline for abstracts: 19 May 2019. Information & Contact: Prof Dr Nils Jansen (v.kortus@uni-muenster.de).


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22.  Five Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Program “Europe in the Middle East – The Middle East in Europe”, Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin

The fellowships are intended primarily for scholars in the humanities and social sciences who want to carry out their research projects in connection with the Berlin program, which seeks to rethink key concepts and premises that link and divide Europe and the Middle East. Applicants should be at the postdoctoral level and should have obtained their doctorate within the last seven years.

Deadline for applications: 22 April 2019. Information: https://www.eume-berlin.de/call-for-application-ausschreibung.html

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23.  Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen

Within the research group “Empires of Memory: The Cultural Politics of Historicity in Former Habsburg and Ottoman Cities.” We welcome applicants from a plethora of fields in the social sciences and humanities whose research foci include Istanbul, Budapest, Thessaloniki and/or Sarajevo.


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24.  Andreas Tietze Memorial Fellowship in Turkish Studies, University of Vienna

The Fellow will benefit from the resources available in Vienna while conducting his or her research. Furthermore, he/she will receive a scholarship of up to 1,500 euros to cover the costs of living in Vienna. Requirements: advanced doctoral candidate or postdoctoral / early stage researcher; high level of proficiency in English; an original reserach topic.

Deadline for applications: 1 May 2019. Information: https://tietzefellowship.univie.ac.at/

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25.  Postdoctoral Research Fellow for Research on Mediterranean Islamisms, Alwaleed Centre, University of Edinburgh

The fellow will conduct research on Islamist parties and movements’ role in political governance in the contemporary Mediterranean region. Candidates with expertise in conducting comparative research on different aspects of contemporary politics and Islamism in the countries of the Mediterranean region are preferred.
Deadline for applications: 29 April 2019. Information: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRG580/postdoctoral-research-fellow-mediterranean-islamisms

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26.  Postdoctoral Research Fellow for Grant Writing & Project Development (Globalized Muslim World), Alwaleed Centre, University of Edinburgh

The position will develop the research activities of the Centre and commence on 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The research focus of the position is on the contemporary politics and society of a globalized Muslim World.
Deadline for applications: 29 April 2019. Information: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BRG530/postdoctoral-research-fellow-grant-writing-and-project-development-globalized-muslim-world
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27.  15 Early Stage Researcher Positions in the Marie Skłodowska Curie Action, Innovative Training Network MIDA: "Mediating Islam in the Digital Age"

The project is to train 15 creative, entrepreneurial, and innovative researchers in social and human sciences through an interdisciplinary research programme, whose main objectives are to understand the tremendous influence that digitisation and technological innovations have on Islam. The location is depending on which project the candidate applies for.

Deadline for applications: 1 June 2019. Information: https://www.itn-mida.org/callforposition

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28.  Assistant Professor or Associate Professor for the History of the Ottoman Empire, University of Virginia

This is a one-year salaried part-time appointment (renewable for up to one additional year), starting 25 August 2019, through 24 May 2021.

The position will remain open until filled. Information: Karen Parshall (khp3k@virginia.edu).

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29.  Postdoctoral Fellowships (1-2 Years) and Visiting Scholarship (One Month - 2 Semesters) in Modern Turkish and Middle East Studies, Center for Global Governance, Shanghai University, 2019-20

Deadline for application: 26 May 2019. For information and application contact Prof. Tugrul Keskin (tugrulkeskin@t.shu.edu.cn

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OTHER INFORMATION

30.  GTOT Prize 2020: Awards for Outstanding M.A. Theses and Dissertations in the Field of Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies

Anyone who completed a thesis/dissertation in this fields of studies between 1 September 2018 and 1 May 2020 is eligible to apply. Papers in German, English and French are accepted. The authors of the top three M.A. theses will receive 500 Euros each; the best dissertation will be awarded 1,000 Euros. Abstracts of the awarded works will be published in "Diyâr – Journal for Ottoman, Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies.

Deadline for applications: 1 May 2020. Information: http://www.gtot.org/award/2020_en/?lang=en

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31.  Middle East and North Africa Mobility Grants for Young Researchers from Switzerland and Arab Countries

The aim of this call for projects is to fund research stays between Switzerland and the following countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates.

Deadline for applications: End of December 2019.

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32.  Internships at the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis (MIPA), Rabat

The intern will assist the Institute’s team in research, support activities and attend various events organized by the Institute. Requirement: Master’s degree in political science, economics, international relations, sociology, anthropology or other relevant social sciences disciplines; preference will be given to applicants who are currently registered as doctoral students.

Deadline for applications: 30 April 2019. Information: https://mipa.institute/eng; contact@mipa.institute

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33.  Articles on "Religions and Acts of Violence" for Special Issue of "Violence. An International Journal"

This issue will examine different religious traditions and geographical and historical contexts (including the Arab-Muslim world) and analyze phenomena of violence and the exiting from violence that involve religious elements (actors, discourses, imaginaries, etc.).

Deadline for abstracts: 30 June 2019. Information: http://www.fmsh.fr/en/research/30104


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34.  Articles on “Migration, Trafficking, and Libya” for “Lamma: A Journal of Libyan Studies”

Papers which address under-researched, misunderstood, or overlooked aspects and intersections of migration, borders, and movement within, throughout, and across the Libyan space are particularly welcome. We are keen on papers which are based in recent fieldwork, which bring new historical material to bear on understanding migration and Libya, or which bring new critical theoretical perspectives to the field.


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35.  Contribution pour le MIDÉO 36 (2021): “Iǧtihād et taqlīd dans l’islam sunnite et šīʿite”

Le dossier de ce MIDÉO s’agira d’investir ces différentes notions connexes. On soulignera les discours théologiques de légitimité ou de réfutation, mais aussi leur articulation. Au-delà de la rivalité entre les deux logiques, il conviendra de vérifier si l’on reste bien dans un continuum, et que si les perspectives hégémoniques sont rivales, elles ne sont pas incompatibles.

Deadline for abstracts: 15 January 2020. Information: https://iismm.hypotheses.org/36891

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36.  Proposals for the "Classical Islamic Texts Series" as First Part of the "Library of Arabic and Islamic Heritage"

Gorgias Press and The King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies invite proposals for single-volume translations of renowned classical Arabic works, showcasing texts that are of central importance to the fields of Qurʾānic studies, Islamic law, Ḥadīth, Theology, History, and Philosophy. Each proposal should be for a text that is or will be used as an important reference work. The Arabic text will sit side-by-side with the English translation.


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37.  Contributions for an Edited Book on "Geo-political Conflict in Emergent Genres and Forms: Israel, Palestine, and the Middle East after the Second Intifada"

This collection addresses how genre and form work to illuminate and re-describe conflict in the context of Israel and Palestine but also how depicting conflict impacts aesthetic and formal strategies of representation more widely. How cultural texts might use and challenge narrative and formal conventions in order to offer alternatives to mainstream historical, political, and cultural discourses?

Deadline for abstracts: 31 May 2019. Contact: Dr Ned Curthoys (ned.curthoys@uwa.edu.au)


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38.  Proposals for New Book Series “Culture, Society and Political Economy in Turkey”

We are looking for original material from the areas of sociology, political science, anthropology, political economy and related fields, with a theoretical and empirical focus.

Contact: Isabel David (isabela_davidova@yahoo.com)

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39.  Articles for Edited Volume on “Sayed Hussain Alatas's Thought, Ideas and Social Theory”

The book is planned to be published by Brill in 2021.

Contact: Dr. Seyed Javad Miri, Head of the Department of Sociology of Religion, Tehran, (seyedjavad@hotmail.com).

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40.  Contributions for Edited Book: “Religious, Ethical and Cultural Diversity”

The envisaged volume aims to explore the underlying converging features of religious, ethical and cultural diversity that would provide for maintaining the fabric of our societies and guarantee their further peaceful development. We welcome book chapter contributions focused (but not exclusively) on the following themes: Diversification of traditional cultural/societal structures; cultural, religious and ethical pluralism; globalization and worldwide policies of religion, etc.

Deadline for abstracts: 15 May 2019. Contact: iu_recv__contributions@istanbul.edu.tr / Istanbul University Press: www.istanbul.edu.tr

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41.  "Journal of Law & Islam / Zeitschrift Recht & Islam" is Now Accessible Online

The complete text of Issue 9 (2017) is now accessible at http://ul.qucosa.de/api/qucosa%3A33661/attachment/ATT-0/