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Call for papers: The Governance Programme at the AKU-ISMC

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 (AKU-ISMC) invites papers in the disciplines of legal anthropology, law and comparative law, legal pragmatics, sociolinguistics and discourse analysis, politics and translation studies for a two-day conference on translations of legal discourse in Arabic-speaking contexts. Deadline: May 31, 2019

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Call for applications: Residential Fellowships for the Critical Edition of Key Texts

University of Bonn

This call for applications pursues a novel approach to one of the fundamental problems of Islamicate History, and Islamicate intellectual history in particular: With the support of the Alexander von Humboldt Kolleg of the Islamicate Intellectual History of the Later Middle and Early Modern Periods at the University of Bonn, scholars are invited to submit a proposal for the critical edition and/or translation into English of a key text of this period. Deadline May 17, 2019.

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Library Research Fellowship Program, 2019-2020

California State University, Sacramento

Thanks to generous ongoing funding from the Elios Charitable Foundation and additional funding from the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Foundation, the University Library at California State University, Sacramento is pleased to announce the continuation of the Library Research Fellowship Program to support the use of the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection by fellows for scholarly research in Hellenic studies while in residence in Sacramento, CA. The fellowship application deadline is April 30, 2019.

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“The Greek Experience Under Ottoman Rule”

Princeton University

Sponsored by the Princeton University Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, this workshop on "The Greek Experience Under Ottoman Rule" follows on the success of the three earlier workshops. Hosted at the Princeton Athens Center, the 2019 workshop is scheduled for September 3, 2019. It is designed to bring together those who are working on the Greeks in Ottoman history and culture. Deadline: April 22, 2019

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INLAC Language & Culture opportunities

The International Institute for Languages and Cultures (INLAC)

The International Institute for Languages and Cultures (INLAC) in Fez, Morocco offers: Fall, Spring, and Summer Intensive Arabic classes, as well as courses on North Africa and the Middle East covering: Gender and  Women Studies, Politics, Islam, Migration,  Contemporary Issues, and Social Movements. INLAC also offers homestays, excursions, volunteer work, and many cultural and social activities. 

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Visiting Lecturer in Arabic

Brown University

The Center for Language Studies (CLS) at Brown University seeks a dynamic language professional for a full-time position as Visiting Lecturer in Arabic beginning July 1st, 2019. Review of applications will begin April 15th and continue until the position is filled.

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic

Middlebury College

The Department of Arabic at Middlebury College announces an opening for a one-year position in Arabic at the Visiting Assistant Professor rank beginning the Fall semester of 2019, with the possibility of renewal for a second year, contingent upon administrative approval. Preference will be given to applications received by April 8, 2019.

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