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Call for papers: The Governance Programme at the AKU-ISMC

Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations

The Governance Programme at the Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (AKU-ISMC) invites papers in the disciplines of legal anthropology, law and comparative law, legal pragmatics, sociolinguistics and discourse analysis, politics and translation studies for a two-day conference on translations of legal discourse in Arabic-speaking contexts. Deadline: May 31, 2019

Begins October 07, 2019

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Call for applications: Residential Fellowships for the Critical Edition of Key Texts

University of Bonn

This call for applications pursues a novel approach to one of the fundamental problems of Islamicate History, and Islamicate intellectual history in particular: With the support of the Alexander von Humboldt Kolleg of the Islamicate Intellectual History of the Later Middle and Early Modern Periods at the University of Bonn, scholars are invited to submit a proposal for the critical edition and/or translation into English of a key text of this period. Deadline May 17, 2019.

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Arbitrary arrests of Birzeit University students

Letter to Israeli authorities condemning the continued harassment and arbitrary arrests of Palestinian university students by Israeli occupying forces. These arrests and campus incursions violate the right to education and academic freedom, and we call upon Israel to cease these attacks on Palestinian universities.

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Library Research Fellowship Program, 2019-2020

California State University, Sacramento

Thanks to generous ongoing funding from the Elios Charitable Foundation and additional funding from the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Foundation, the University Library at California State University, Sacramento is pleased to announce the continuation of the Library Research Fellowship Program to support the use of the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection by fellows for scholarly research in Hellenic studies while in residence in Sacramento, CA. The fellowship application deadline is April 30, 2019.

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Calling on Kingsborough Community College to defend faculty free speech rights and academic freedom

Letter to the president of Kingsborough Community College and the interim chancellor of the City University of New York calling on them to defend faculty members subjected to baseless accusations of anti-Semitism and harassment, and to uphold the right to free speech and the principles of academic freedom.

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“The Greek Experience Under Ottoman Rule”

Princeton University

Sponsored by the Princeton University Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, this workshop on "The Greek Experience Under Ottoman Rule" follows on the success of the three earlier workshops. Hosted at the Princeton Athens Center, the 2019 workshop is scheduled for September 3, 2019. It is designed to bring together those who are working on the Greeks in Ottoman history and culture. Deadline: April 22, 2019

Begins September 03, 2019

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