The Cluster of Excellence “Contestations of the Liberal Script” (SCRIPTS) is looking for 4 postdoctoral research fellows for the duration of 10 months in Berlin! The cluster focuses on contemporary controversies about the liberal order from a historical, global, and comparative perspective. Deadline: March 30, 2019
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Letter to President Trump, Secretary Pompeo, and Members of the Senate and House of Representatives expressing opposition to the passage of the Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act (ATCA) of 2018, as it results in the denial of the right to education to Palestinian students from the West Bank and Gaza Strip in a MEPI program. CAF calls on Congress and the President to cancel ATCA.
University of Virginia
Under the auspices of the University of Virginia, I am teaching a four-credit academic internship program in Marrakech this summer (May 27th to July 19th) called, Participatory Development in Practice. Application deadline: March 1st.
University of Exeter
31st Exeter Gulf Conference: Zones of Theory in the Study of Yemen at the Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies July 1-2, 2019.
Begins July 01, 2019
University of Tehran, Iran
The First Biennial Conference on Contemporary Iranian Studies, Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran, Iran November 10-11-2019. Abstract deadline: June 10, 2019
Begins November 10, 2019
Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma State University, School of Global Studies and Partnerships, invites applications for a Tenure Track position as Assistant Professor and Farzaneh Chair of Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies to begin August 2019. Deadline for applications: February 28, 2019.
The College of William and Mary
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of William and Mary invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position that will begin August 10, 2019. Review date: March 15, 2019
The College of William and Mary
The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at the College of William and Mary invites applications for a non-tenure-track lecturer position that will begin August 10, 2019.
American Islamic College
AIC’s Arabic Language Institute is offering two levels of intensive Arabic this summer at the Introductory and Intermediate levels, both with 140 contact hours which satisfies FLAS funding requirements. Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Journal of the African Literature Association
Call for Submissions for a Special Issue of the Journal of the African Literature Association. Deadline: August 1st, 2019
University of Maryland
The Arabic Program in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for a full-time appointment as Assistant Professor (non-tenure-track) for the 2019-20 academic year, with possibility of extension. Application deadline: March 6, 2019
A one-day brainstorming meeting regarding Death and Shiite Muslim Migrants which will be held from July 8-13, 2019 (the precise day will be announced later) in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Swansea University, in the United Kingdom.
Begins July 08, 2019
International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) pens an op-ed on the failure of the Muslim Ban's promised "waiver process."
University of Toronto
Middle Eastern Theatre, 1950-1970: A Photo Exhibition. University of Toronto, Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies. Through April 30, 2019.
American University of Beirut
Conference: A Century of Human Displacement and Dispossession: Europe and the Middle East, 1919-2019, American University of Beirut, May 14-16, 2019. Submission deadline: March 7, 2019.
Begins May 14, 2019
Arab-German Young Academy and Orient Institut Beirut (OIB)
Arab-German Young Academy and Orient Institut Beirut (OIB) announce a conference in Beirut on Destruction/Re-Construction: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cultural Heritage in Conflict. Paper abstracts due by March 15, 2019.
Begins September 30, 2019
Letter condemning the arbitrary arrests and detention of Palestinian students and professors as well as the assaults on Palestinian universities. These measures are a clear violation of Palestinian academic freedom.
More than 200 scholars and personalities from around the world have signed a letter written to the king and crown prince of Saudi Arabia on behalf of renowned Saudi scholar, writer and women’s rights advocate Hatoon al-Fassi. She has been detained and held in solitary confinement in the kingdom since June 21, 2018. The letter calls upon the Saudi government to release Dr. al-Fassi and to allow her to continue her important work. MESA's Committee on Academic Freedom wrote a letter to protest her arrest (dated 3 July 2018) and MESA awarded Dr. al-Fassi the 2018 Academic Freedom Award.