Press release from MESA's Committee on Academic Freedom: "Committee on Academic Freedom Shines Light on Secretive Website that Defames Students; Offers Resource for College Leaders to Take Action
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MESA seeks a new editor for the International Journal of Middle East Studies for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2019. Review of applications begins August 1, 2018.
Middle East Studies Association
Applications are invited for the 2018 Undergraduate Research Workshop to be held during the MESA 2018 meeting in San Antonio. Application Deadline: June 1, 2018.
MESA's Committee on Academic Freedom has issued a resource guide for college and university leaders on actions they can take to counteract a secretive, political organization called Canary Mission that uses its website to engage in defamatory attacks against college students and faculty who engage in advocacy for Palestinian rights and academic inquiry about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Virginia Common Wealth University
Call for conference chairs to organize panels for the 8th Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art to be held in Doha, November 7-9, 2019. Deadline: June 1, 2018.
Begins November 07, 2019
The Aga Khan University, Inst. for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
Rethinking the "Arab Spring" and Its Aftermath in the Maghreb, April 27-28, 2018, Aga Khan University, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations.
Begins April 27, 2018
1st International Conference on Social Responsibility of Educational Institutions in Developing Countries (ICSEDC)
Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts & Science
1st International Conference on Social Responsibility of Educational Institutions in Developing Countries (ICSEDC), August 24-25, 2018.
Begins August 24, 2018
University of California, Los Angeles
Job opening at UCLA: Librarian/Curator for Middle Eastern, Islamic, and Jewish Studies. Application Deadline: May 22, 2018.
Fourth Annual Conference of the Iranian Studies Initiative: Slavery and Sexual Labor in the Middle East and North Africa
University of California, Santa Barbara
Fourth Annual Conference of the Iranian Studies Initiative: Slavery and Sexual Labor in the Middle East and North Africa, October 19-20, 2018 at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Submission Deadline: May 1, 2018.
Begins October 19, 2018
Letter to UAE authorities regarding the one-year anniversary of the detention of Ahmed Mansoor, an internationally-acclaimed human rights activist and recipient of the 2015 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders, and drawing attention to the imprisonment of dozens of other academics, lawyers, opposition figures, and human rights activists in the UAE.
Columbia University Global Center in Paris
Conceptions and Configurations of the Arabic Literary Canon Workshop, June 17-21, 2019 at the Columbia University Global Center in Paris. Submission Deadline: June 18, 2018.
Begins June 17, 2019
Letter to Iranian authorities expressing concern regarding the sentencing of Professor Sadegh Zibakalam for his interview with Deutsche Welle Persian Service on the December 2017 protests in Iran.
Letter to PM Yıldırım concerning the Boğaziçi University students who were detained and arrested over their peaceful antiwar protests.
University of Denver
Job opening at University of Denver: Assistant Professor of African Studies.
University of Arizona, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies
Job opening at the University of Arizona: Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Professor of Persian Language. Review begins immediately and continues until filled.
Library of Congress and the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center
April 24, 2018-Ancient Oman: Archaeological Digs and Historical Discoveries in the Sultanate of Oman. Presented by the Library of Congress and the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center.
Begins April 24, 2018
Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Job opening at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz: Junior Professor (m/f) in “Geography of Social Media and Digital Cultures“. Application Deadline: May 1, 2018.
May 7, 2018-Water in the Middle East and North Africa: A Nexus of Cooperation and Conflict. Conference at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Begins May 07, 2018