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Connecticut College invites applications for a position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies for the 2019-2020 academic year beginning July 1. Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Letter criticizing the definition of anti-Semitism in HB 741, a bill under consideration by the Florida House of Representatives, because it conflates criticism of Israel and Zionism with anti-Semitism, thereby threatening the right to free speech and academic freedom at Florida's institutions of higher education.
The International Institute for Languages and Cultures (INLAC)
The International Institute for Languages and Cultures (INLAC) in Fez, Morocco offers: Fall, Spring, and Summer Intensive Arabic classes, as well as courses on North Africa and the Middle East covering: Gender and Women Studies, Politics, Islam, Migration, Contemporary Issues, and Social Movements. INLAC also offers homestays, excursions, volunteer work, and many cultural and social activities.
Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center
Sabla is an intensive language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. For five weeks each summer, students from across the United States can study Arabic at the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center in Washington, D.C. on partial scholarship. Deadline: April 21, 2019
Begins June 17, 2019
The University of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh Alwaleed Centre is pleased to announce the launch of a free 5-week online course, "The Sharia and Islamic Law: An Introduction".
Begins May 06, 2019
The Center for Language Studies (CLS) at Brown University seeks a dynamic language professional for a full-time position as Visiting Lecturer in Arabic beginning July 1st, 2019. Review of applications will begin April 15th and continue until the position is filled.
The Department of Arabic at Middlebury College announces an opening for a one-year position in Arabic at the Visiting Assistant Professor rank beginning the Fall semester of 2019, with the possibility of renewal for a second year, contingent upon administrative approval. Preference will be given to applications received by April 8, 2019.
Recent developments concerning the prosecution of Peace Petition signatories and targeting of scholars
Letter regarding recent developments in the prosecution of scholars who signed the declaration “We will not be a party to this crime”—commonly referred to as the “Academics for Peace Petition”—as well as the ongoing targeting of scholars whose research exposes threats emanating from the Turkish government’s policies in areas such as public health and environmental regulation.
Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is accepting applications for Administrative Librarian (Chief, African and Middle Eastern Division). Deadline: 4/18/2019
The Tunis Exchange
The 12th Tunis Exchange will be held in Association with the Democracy and Governance Program at Georgetown University June 9-16 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 April 15/Registration II May 15, 2019
Begins June 09, 2019
National Endowment for the Humanities
NEH guidelines are now available for Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants. Deadline: May 15
Necmettin Erbakan University
Summer Abroad Program 2019, July 01- to July 26 2019 Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey
Congratulations to Daniel Hershenzon and Lital Levy for receiving 2019 Burkhardt Residential Fellowships.
Loyola University Maryland
The History Department at Loyola University Maryland invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Middle Eastern and North African history, with the possibility of a renewal. Review of applications will begin on March 25.
Congratulations to Karen Pinto on receiving the inaugural Inclusivity and Diversity Travel Grant to present her paper, “Mapping the Worlds of the Global Middle Ages,” during the MMA’s 94th annual meeting, March 7-9 in Philadelphia.
MESA joined in a letter to the Prime Minister of Hungary regarding academic inquiry and scholarly research in Hungary.
Public Smear Campaign against Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian and Hebrew University’s Failure to Protect Her
Letter denouncing the aggressive public smear campaign against Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian related to her research and expressing concern regarding the Hebrew University’s failure to protect her.
The Center for Languages, Arts, & Societies of the Silk Road
The Center for Languages, Arts, & Societies of the Silk Road (CLASSRoad) is accepting applications for the online 2019 STARTALK summer teacher training program. Deadline: May 24, 2019
Association for Middle East Women’s Studies
The Association for Middle East Women’s Studies (AMEWS) is pleased to invite submissions of abstracts for an international conference on gender and women’s studies in the Middle East in the second week of March 2021 in Beirut, Lebanon, in partnership with local universities (American University of Beirut and Lebanese American University). This is the first AMEWS conference in the Middle East. Abstract deadline: October 30, 2019