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Middle East Studies Association
The Middle East Studies Association is seeking a part-time Washington, DC-based Program Manager to implement MESA’s Global Academy, a new interdisciplinary initiative to sustain essential research collaborations and knowledge production between MENA-based scholars and their counterparts outside the region.
Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University
The Challenge of Pluralism in the 21st Century is hosted by Georgetown University's Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding. Featuring Keynote Speaker Prince Zeid bin Ra' ad al-Hussein of Jordan and four distinguished panelists.
Letter to the Chancellor of UCLA on the Department of Education's Investigation.
UF-Bob Graham Center/International Studies
The International Studies Program at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Lecturer in the Middle East and North Africa with a preferred primary area of specialization in global health, governance, civil society, or development, broadly defined beginning August 16, 2020.
Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies, Royal Holloway University of London
The Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies at Royal Holloway University of London (CIWAS) is pleased to offer up to 10 postgraduate bursaries for its MA in Islamic & West Asian Studies programme.
The Middle Eastern and North African Studies (MENA) program at Bowdoin College seeks to hire an Arabic content specialist to serve as a key leader in the development of an online library of digital resources for students studying Arabic at different levels.
Modern Language Association
The MLA International Bibliography is accepting applications for three-year field-bibliography fellowships.
The Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations at Yale University invites applicants for a full-time teaching position of Lector of Modern Standard Arabic to begin July 2020. The appointment is for up to three years, with possibility of renewal.
Modernist Studies Association Conference
As part of the “Irreconcilable Differences? Modernism and Area Studies” panel stream at the Modernist Studies Association in Brooklyn, New York on October 22-25, 2020, Kaitlin Staudt is proposing and organizing a panel on Modernisms/modernities in the Middle East and invites paper submissions.
A follow-up letter to the administration of Hebrew University with a call for the University to declare its solidarity with Issawiyah and to act immediately to demilitarize the campus.
MESA's Task Force on Civil and Human Rights notes with concern the increasing denial of entry to students, particularly from Iran, with valid visas, as well as reports of deportations and interrogations. MESA has initiated a study of the issues of visa cancelation, border denials, and deportations of students and faculty from the Middle East and North Africa. We are seeking information to better document the challenges faced by those seeking to travel from the MENA region to the US for academic purposes. Please contact visaRA@mesana.org if you would like to provide information regarding these issues.
Concerns regarding Fariba Adelkhah’s hunger strike and the health of Roland Marchal detained in Iran
Letter to Iranian authorities expressing alarm over the health and well-being of French academics Drs. Adelkhah and Marchal detained in Iran.
Letter to Iranian authorities protesting the unlawful arrest of students and unlawful invasion of university space in the aftermath of the downing of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 on 8 January 2020.
Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations - University of Chicago
The Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago invites applications for appointment as Instructional Professor (open rank) in modern Arabic.