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Middle East Institute, NUS
MEI at NUS invites participants to register for a public talk on August 26, a part of the MEI Salon Series, featuring speaker, Professor Anneka Lenssen.
Yale Institute of Sacred Music
Scholars and practitioners from all career levels are invited to submit applications to join a cohort of Long-term fellows for the academic year starting in Fall 2021. Applications are due by October 15, 2020.
New York University Abu Dhabi
NYU Abu Dhabi Research Institute invites scholars working in all areas of the humanities related to the study of the Arab world to apply for a residential fellowship, starting September 2021. Applications are due October 1, 2020.
Department of Middle Eastern Studies, the University of Texas at Austin
The Department of Middle Eastern Studies at UT-Austin is opening up its first-year, intensive online language courses in Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish to students currently enrolled at any U.S. college or university for the Fall 2020 semester.
Department of Near Eastern Language and Civilizations, University of Chicago
Candidates are invited to submit applications for appointment to a one-year open-rank position as Instructional Professor in modern Persian. All applicant materials must be received by August 24, 2020 at 11pm central time.
University of Minnesota
The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities invites applications for a full-time instructor of Arabic for the 2020-21 academic year (8/31/20-5/30/21). Applications are due August 3.
Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
Participants are invited to register for a two day online course, introducing Arabic manuscripts from a codicological and textual point of view, on August 14-15.
Michigan State University
Scholars in relevant fields are invited to submit abstracts for a two day conference on April 8-9. The deadline to apply is September 30.
Middle East Librarians Association
Participants are invited to submit proposals for MELA's 48th annual meeting, taking place virtually October 8-9. The theme for this year’s conference will be: “Pandemic, Crisis, and Cultural Institutions: The Intersection of Library Work with COVID-19 and Other Crises.” The deadline for submissions is July 1.
Participants are invited to submit papers for a special issue of IJMES, "Children and Political Agency: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives from the Middle East," with guest editors Chiara Diana and Nazan Maksudyan and IJMES editor Joel Gordon. The deadline for paper submissions is August 31.
Concordia Language Villages
Candidates are invited to submit applications for the position of Instructor of Pashto Language and Culture for an intensive isolated immersion course currently scheduled to run from September 10 to September 30, 2020.
Council on Foreign Relations
Candidates are invited to apply to the International Affairs Fellowship for Tenured International Scholars. Eligible candidates should be tenured faculty based at a U.S.-based college or university whose research focuses on international relations, peace and security issues, or U.S. foreign policy. The deadline for applications is October 31.
Arab Rights and Research Center
Invitation for participants to submit papers to the Modern Reformers Conference, which will be hosting reform pioneers and leaders in order to recognize and discuss their intellectual, social, and political contributions.