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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.
Seton Hall University
Job opening at Seton Hall University: Part-time Adjunct Instructor of Arabic.
Beyond Legal Documents: Constitutions in the Middle East Past and Present, International Workshop, Beer-Sheva, Israel, January 15-16, 2019.
University of Denver
Job opening at the University of Denver: Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies
University of Michigan
Job opening at the University of Michigan: Director of the Center for Educational Outreach.
University of Virginia
Job opening at the University of Virginia: Instructional position to teach in South Asian Studies. Review begins July 8, 2018.
Ifpo Amman, Columbia GSAPP's Studio-X Amman, and Columbia Global Centers
Contemporary Amman and the Right to the City, November 3-4 2018, Amman, Jordan.
New York University Abu Dhabi
Film and Visual Media in the Gulf: Images, Infrastructures, and Institutions
connecting Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, and the world, 28–30 October 2018. Sponsored by New York University Abu Dhabi.
Job opening at Rollins College: Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic (full-time, one-year appointment). Review begins immediately.
Kohl: A Journal for Body and Gender Research/The A Project
Kohl: A Journal for Body and Gender Research and The A Project call for submissions for a joint issue on "Centralizing Reproductive Justice." Submission deadline: August 19, 2018.
Institute of Islamic Studies and Modern Oriental Philology
Conceptualizing Sectarianization: Perspectives on the Dynamics of Ethno-Religious Difference in Studying the Middle East and North Africa, September 6-8, 2018.
Woolf Institute (Cambridge)
The Woolf Institute announces an online course: Jews, Christians and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges
Association of Global South Studies (AGSS)
The Association of Global South Studies (AGSS) seeks an editor for the Journal of Global South Studies (JGSS). Review of applications begins August 1, 2018.
American Institute for Maghreb Studies
2018 AIMS Graduate Student Writing Workshop, October 26th and 27th, 2018, Georgia State University.
MDPI Open Access Journal
Call for papers for special issue of MDPI Open Access Journal: "Women in Islam" Submission deadline: September 30, 2018.
Job opening at Carleton College: Assistant Professor in International Relations. Application deadline: September 14, 2018.
Queen's College CUNY
Job opening at Queen's College CUNY: Assistant Professor of Hebrew (tenure-track). Application deadline: July 30, 2018.
Call from Editors
Call for submissions for Islam in World Literary Imaginations. Edited by Sarah R. bin Tyeer, Claire Gallien and Mohammad Salama. Submission deadline: July 6, 2018.
Literatures of the World Series of Academic Bloomsbury Publishing
Call for submissions for a volume on Persianate Literatures as World Literature. Submission deadline: June 20, 2018.
The Learner Research Network
The Learner Research Network with Queen's University, Belfast: 26th International Conference, July 24-26, 2019.
Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center
Applications invited for 2019 SQCC Research Fellowship to Oman. Deadline: September 16, 2018.
Georgetown University, Department of Theology
Job opening at Georgetown University, Dept. of Theology: One-year, non tenure-line Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies. Application deadline: June 18, 2018.
American University of Beirut
CAMES Summer Arabic Programs at the American University of Beirut, June 20-August 8, 2018.
Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir/Turkey
Second Annual Women Conference, October 4-5, 2018, in Izmir, Turkey.
Northwestern University in Qatar
Job opening at Northwestern University in Qatar: Director of Undergraduate Liberal Arts Program.