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Excavating alternative histories

Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies

Join the Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies for a special program featuring three filmmakers -- Naeem Mohaiemen, Adam Khalil and Zach Khalil -- in discussion with NYU's Faye Ginsburg. This program will explore alternative histories and art that subverts traditional forms of ethnography. This event is co-organized with the Arab Film Collab, which consists of ArteEast, the Arab American National Museum, the Arab Film and Media Institute, and Mizna.

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Full Time Faculty Position in Sociology Fall 2021

The American University in Cairo

The American University in Cairo's Department of Sociology, Egyptology and Anthropology (SEA) is seeking to recruit for a full time faculty member in the field of sociology beginning in the Fall 2021. Priority will be given to applications that are submitted by January 10, 2021. Interviews will be held in late January/early February.

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POLS International Relations

The American University in Cairo

The American University in Cairo's Department of Political Science invites applications for two positions in International Relations starting Fall 2021. Priority will be given to applications received by December 15, 2020. The position is open until filled.

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A Siege of Salt and Sand — A Film About Climate Change in Tunisia

Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona

This film will be presented by its filmmaker, Sam McNeil, who recently graduated from the University of Arizona's School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies and School of Journalism. He will also be discussing how his dual degrees have shaped his career. The filmmaker will be introduced by Leila Hudson, Associate Professor, School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies.

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Theodore N Romanoff Prize

American Research Center in Egypt

The American Research Center in Egypt invites doctoral candidates (ABD) and recent Ph.D. recipients doctoral candidates (ABD) and recent Ph.D. recipients conducting research on the language or historical texts of ancient Egypt, including the Coptic language as the final stage of historic Egyptian languages to apply for the Theodore Romanoff Prize. One $4,000 fellowship will be funded annually. The submission deadline is January 18, 2021.

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Short-Term Research Grant for Postdoctoral, Adjunct Faculty and Independent Scholars

American Research Center in Egypt

The American Research Center in Egypt welcomes postdoctoral, adjunct, community college, HBCU/MSI faculty, and visiting or independent scholar applicants whose access to institutional funding for research travel may be limited to apply for a short-term research grant desginated to support research travel to Egypt.

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Mythmaking in Saudi Arabia: A Crown Seminar with Rosie Bsheer and Robert Vitalis

Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University

Participants are invited to attend a seminar on mythmaking in Saudi Arabia with Rosie Bsheer and Robert Vitalis which is co-sponsored by the Islamic and Middle Eastern studies program, Department of History, Department of Politics, and Religious Studies program at Brandeis University. It is free and open to the public.apply for an online course starting on January 11, 2021. The deadline for applications is Sunday, December 13.

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