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National Humanities Center
The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residential fellowships. Mid-career, senior, and emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work from all areas of the humanities are encouraged to apply. Deadline: October 10, 2019
The Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life at Columbia University is happy to announce the Claremont Prize for the Study of Religion, which is dedicated to the publication of first books by early career scholars working in any discipline of the humanities or social sciences. Deadline: October 1, 2019
The University of Michigan
The University of Michigan’s Department of American Culture seeks qualified applicants for an open-rank tenure-track faculty appointment. Deadline: September 15, 2019
The Camargo Foundation
The Camargo Foundation invites applications for the 2020-2021 Camargo Core Program. Deadline: October 1, 2019.
The Southeast Regional Middle East and Islamic Studies Society
The Southeast Regional Middle East and Islamic Studies Society (SERMEISS) invites scholars, including advanced doctoral students, to submit paper proposals for its 2020 spring meeting, which will be held March 6-8, 2020 at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Deadline: October 4, 2019
Western Galilee Academic College
This seminar offers the opportunity to learn the spoken Arabic language from the beginning, as well as the opportunity to comprehend the unique culture, customs and religions within an academic framework, in the Western Galilee Academic College in northern Israel.
Northwestern University in Qatar
Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) seeks a new dean to advance its institutional trajectory, achieve its academic mission and play an important role in the continued development and transformation of Qatar. Deadline: November 1, 2019
Call for papers - Common Legacies: Cultural and Historical Connectivities in Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and Turkey
Economic Cooperation Organization Educational Institute (ECO–EI)
The Economic Cooperation Organization Educational Institute (ECO–EI) invites papers for its symposium "Common Legacies: Cultural and Historical Connectivities in Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and Turkey." Deadline: August 25, 2019
Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies
The Arab Center for Research and Policy studies announces the first Winter School program on the theme of Communitarianism, Sectarianism, and the State.
The Arabic Linguistics Society
Second Call for Papers: The Arabic Linguistics Society together with the University of Arizona’s School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies are pleased to announce the 34th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics to be held at the University of Arizona in Tucson, on February 27-March 1, 2020. Deadline: November 1, 2019
Harvard Divinity School
Harvard Divinity School announces five full-time positions as Research Associate and Visiting Faculty for 2020-21 in its Women’s Studies in Religion Program. Deadline: October 15, 2019
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a two-year grant of $350,000 to UCLA to support a pilot project seeking to reframe how Middle Eastern studies are conceptualized and taught.
Letter demanding Israel lift the restrictions preventing international academics from staying and working in the West Bank, refrain from imposing arbitrary restrictions on the duration of stay or extension of stay for international academics, and order the publication of a clear and lawful procedure for issuing entry visas and work permits for international academics in the West Bank, to enable the university to manage and maintain its academic freedom.
Letter demanding that the Egyptian government investigate new information provided by Italian authorities on suspects in the murder of Italian graduate student Giulio Regeni and end government obstruction of the investigation into his death.
Assistant Professor – Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) – in Early Modern Islamicate History
University of Toronto Scarborough
The Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a three-year Contractually-Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) in the field of early modern Islamicate History. Deadline: August 26, 2019
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the publication of the Journal of Islamic Studies, an international conference on the topic of 'Islamic Studies Today' is being held at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies in Oxford on the 27th and 28th September 2019.
The Institute of International Education (IIE)
The Language Flagship is conducting a full and open competition for all Domestic Undergraduate Flagship programs, with an application deadline of Tuesday, October 15, 2019. This competition will be for four-year grant awards.
Call for papers: International workshop on criminal activity and its investigation in Africa and the Middle East
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Ben Gurion University of the Negev invites scholars working on colonial and non-colonial empires in Africa and the Middle East, including the Ottoman, Safavid and Qajar Empires, to submit relevant proposals for an international workshop on the subject. We are interested in papers examining the world of the criminals, surveillance of criminals, witness interrogations, the use of forensic science, psychological aspects of crime investigations, etc, from the 18th through the 20th century.
Critical Stages/Scènes critiques
Critical Stages/Scènes critiques invites paper submissions for issue #22, 2020. This issue will be dedicated to studies and attempts to “reorient” Arab theatre and performance in light of the radical transformations shaping the Middle East and North Africa both aesthetically and politically. Deadline: December 1, 2019
Call for Papers - A Century of Palestinian Nationalism: Modes of Political Organization and Representation since 1919
Columbia Global Centers/Amman
Columbia Global Centers | Amman is requesting paper proposals to present at the roundtable, A Century of Palestinian Nationalism: Modes of Political Organization and Representation since 1919. Deadline: August 26, 2019
The ALIPH Foundation (International alliance for the protection of heritage in conflict areas) is pleased to announce the launch of its second call for projects on 19 June 2019. Deadline: September 20, 2019