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NEH Institute on Born-Digital Scholarly Publishing

Brown University Library

Brown University Digital Publications invites applications for participation in an NEH Institute on Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities, Born-Digital Scholarly Publishing: Resources and Roadmaps. The three-week hybrid Institute will take place virtually July 8–19 and in person at Brown University July 22–26, 2024. Participant travel, lodging, and per diem expenses will be covered for the in-person component.

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[Book Talk] Righteous Politics: Power and Resilience in Iran

Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore

In this webinar, the Middle East Institute will host Professor Mehran Kamrava to explain Iran’s resilience and key findings from his recently-released book, Righteous Politics: Power and Resilience in Iran. Prof Kamrava will also touch on Tehran’s foreign policy domain, which he observes as increasingly securitised in recent decades.

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Rethinking Marginality: Inclusion and Ableism

Pharos University in Alexandria, Egypt – in collaboration with Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and the University of New Mexico, USA.

Pharos University in Alexandria, Egypt – in collaboration with Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and the University of New Mexico, USA–cordially invites you to participate in its international conference titled “Rethinking Marginality: Inclusion and Ableism,” to be held onsite from 1 – 2 March 2024.

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ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships

American Council of Learned Societies

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to invite applications for the 2024 Leading Edge Fellowships, made possible by the generous support of the Mellon Foundation. The program demonstrates the dynamic capacity of the humanities to advance justice and equity in society and illuminates career pathways for early-career PhDs beyond the academy.

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SYMPOSIUM: Philosophy between the Islamicate and Latin American Traditions

Sponsored by Istanbul University

Symposium: "Philosophy between the Islamicate and Latin American traditions: Civilizational perspectives on alienation/ghayriyya (otherness) in the knowing/being" (22-24 June 2024). The purpose of this symposium is to provide a framework of dialogue for scholars of philosophy in those two traditions, and includes some of the most distinguished academics.

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Postdoctoral Scholar – Teaching Fellow in the Department of Middle East Studies

University of Southern California

The Department of Middle East Studies at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles invites applications for a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in Middle East Studies. Researchers with training in Environmental Studies, anthropology, political economy, urban studies, and geography are particularly encouraged to apply. This fellowship is renewable for a second year contingent upon administrative approval.

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Call For Papers: “Locating Palestine in the Arab Americas”

Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration Studies

The workshop will be held September 13–16, 2024, at the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. To be considered for this workshop and subsequent volume, we ask that interested authors submit a 300-word abstract via Mashriq & Mahjar’s submission portal. Authors may wish to consult the journal’s guidelines for writing effective abstracts. Abstract submissions are due April 1, 2024.

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Call for Submissions: Public Diplomacy in The Muslim World

University of Southern California (Society of Public Diplomats)

Public Diplomacy Magazine, a distinguished publication of the Association of Public Diplomacy Scholars (APDS) at USC, with the unwavering support of the USC Center on Public Diplomacy and the Annenberg School for Communication extends an exclusive invitation to contribute to the forthcoming issue of Public Diplomacy Magazine.

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