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Announcement of and Call for Papers for 2020 Conference: Arabic-Script Manuscripts in Africa, 13-16 September 2020, Alexandria, Egypt

The Islamic Manuscript Association

Bibliotheca Alexandrina and The Islamic Manuscript Association—in partnership with the library’s Manuscript Center and the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation—are delighted to announce the conference Arabic-Script Manuscripts in Africa, which will be held at Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt from 13 to 16 September 2020. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 10:00 UTC on Wednesday, 15 January 2020.

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Faculty Leave Fellowship

Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University

The Crown Center for Middle East Studies is accepting applications for a one-year faculty leave residential fellowship for scholars of the contemporary Middle East. Application Deadline: January 1, 2020

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Arabic Visiting Faculty

Brigham Young University, Department of Asian & Near Eastern Languages

The Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages (ANEL) at Brigham Young University seeks to hire a full-time, non-tenure track visiting Arabic faculty member to begin teaching in Fall 2020. The deadline for applications is 5 December 2019.

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Revolutions: Moments and Movements in Historical Perspective

Seton Hall University

The Department of History of Seton Hall University invites paper proposals for the symposium “Revolutions: Moments and Movements in Historical Perspective.” The symposium will consider revolutions broadly in their social, cultural, and intellectual origins and ramifications, examining the interactions of ideologies, structures, pivotal moments, and social and political movements. Deadline Extended: December 2, 2019

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Between State and Market: The Making and Breaking of the Middle Class in the Middle East - Call For Papers

Ben Gurion University of the Negev

University of Exeter Press has invited Ben Gurion University of the Negev to edit a book on middle classes in the Middle East. They are currently in the process of assembling and finalizing a list of contributions prior to submitting the book proposal for peer review, in line with Exeter's approval processes. If interested, send a short description of proposed chapter (100-200 words) and CV by December 15, 2019.

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Call for Papers ‘Media Representations of Law and Justice: Middle Eastern Perspectives’

Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities

The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) in cooperation with the University of Leipzig is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Workshop ‘Media Representations of Law and Justice: Middle Eastern Perspectives’ at the Institute of Oriental Studies, University of Leipzig, 12−13 March 2020.

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Arabic for Gender: Practical Views on Gendered Language in Human Rights, Education, and Policy Contexts

Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations

The Governance Programme at the Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations in London is organising the workshop "Arabic for Gender: Practical Views on Gendered Language in Human Rights, Education, and Policy Contexts" which will be held on 13 December 2019 at the Aga Khan Centre.

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Arabic language Lecturer (General Faculty)

University of Virginia

The Arabic language program in the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time position as Lecturer (General Faculty) in Arabic. Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester. Application screening will begin on November 29, 2019 but the position will remain open until filled.

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Lecturer in Hebrew Language

Columbia University Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University has an immediate opening for a Lecturer in Hebrew Language. The deadline is open until the position is filled but the screening of applications will begin on November 20.

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Scholarship for Summer 2020 Arabic Language Study in Oman

Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center

The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) is delighted to announce its 2020 Summer Arabic Language and Media (SALAM) program, a fully-funded intensive Arabic language scholarship program. SALAM 2020 will be held at the Sultan Qaboos College for Teaching Arabic Language to Non-native Speakers in Manah, Oman. Deadline for submission of all application materials, including letters of recommendation is midnight December 31, 2019.

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