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Call for Papers Workshop: Inequalities, Peace and Conflict in Turkey 9-10 December 2019 Stockholm University

Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies

The “Inequalities, Peace and Conflict in Turkey” workshop aims to shed light on the patterns and mechanisms of inequalities and their impact on societal conflicts in Turkey. We invite papers that tackle the issues of inequalities, peace, and conflict in Turkey from a broader perspective, including social, economic, political and spatial features. Deadline: October 28, 2019

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The Ahmed Seddiqi Endowed Chair in Gulf And Middle Eastern Studies

American University of Sharjah

The College of Arts and Sciences at American University of Sharjah invites applications for the Ahmed Seddiqi Endowed Chair in Gulf and Middle Eastern Studies, an endowed full-time faculty position in the Department of International Studies at the rank of Professor. For full consideration, materials should be provided by November 15, 2019.

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Congressional Briefing-The Geopolitics of Middle East Oil: Historical Perspectives on the Current Crisis

National History Center of the American Historical Association

The recent attacks on oil tankers in the Persian gulf and Saudi oil refineries serve as a stark reminder of the global economy's dependence on petroleum from this politically unstable region. This briefing, which brings together several leading historians of the subject, will explain how the Middle East oil industry assumed such importance in international affairs and American foreign policy.

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Assistant Professor in Arabic Studies

University of Maryland, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

The School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for an appointment as Assistant Professor (tenure-track) of Arabic Studies. For best consideration, apply by Monday, November 4, 2019.

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Database Coordinator, Framing the Late Antique and early Medieval Economy (FLAME) Project

Princeton University Library

Princeton's Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity and Firestone Library have been co-sponsoring the FLAME Project over the past four years. As part of this collaboration, and through the generous sponsorship of the Humanities Council's Comparative Antiquity Initiative, we are inviting applications for the position of a FLAME Project Database Coordinator at the grade of Associate Professional Specialist for the academic year 2020/1. Applications received after October 31, 2019 will not be guaranteed full review.

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Positions in Classical/Medieval Arabic Literature

American University of Sharjah

The Department of Arabic and Translation Studies at American University of Sharjah invites applications for faculty positions in classical or medieval Arabic literature at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin in Fall 2020, subject to budgetary approval. For best consideration, applicants are requested to submit their complete application materials by November 15, 2019.

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Position in Arabic/English Translation

American University of Sharjah

The Department of Arabic and Translation Studies at American University of Sharjah invites applications for a faculty position in Arabic/English translation at the rank of assistant professor, associate professor or full professor to teach in its graduate and undergraduate translation and interpreting programs, beginning in Fall 2020. For best consideration, applicants are requested to submit their complete application materials by November 15, 2019.

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Two-Year Junior Research Fellowship

Brandeis University - Crown Center for Middle East Studies

The Crown Center for Middle East Studies is offering two-year fellowships to outstanding scholars of Middle East politics, economics, history, religion, anthropology, or sociology for the 2020-2022 academic years. Application Deadline: October 31, 2019

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Religions in Asia

DePaul University

The Department of Religious Studies at DePaul University invites applicants for a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2020. Review of applications will begin immediately, and preliminary interviews of selected candidates will be conducted via Skype.

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