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CFP: An International and Interdisciplinary Perspective on Digital Transformation

The Research Centre for Europe-Eurasia, National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilisations, Faculty of Economics at the Lomonosov Moscow State University

The Research Centre for Europe-Eurasia (CREE) at the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilisations (INALCO) together with the Faculty of Economics at the Lomonosov Moscow State University announces “An International and Interdisciplinary Perspective on Digital Transformation: The Case of Developing and Emerging Economies.” The workshop will take place on September 17, 2021 online. The proposal deadline is July 30, 2021.

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UK-Based PhD Studentship: Egyptian-South African Relations in the Global Cold War

SOAS University of London

SOAS University of London invites applications for a fully funded three-year CHASE doctoral studentship, jointly supervised within the Departments of Politics and International Studies (SOAS University of London), History, Classics and Archaeology (Birkbeck College, University of London), and the Arab and African Research Center (AARC) in Egypt.

Begins May 08, 2021

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Higher Education and Academic Freedom in Turkey: Boğaziçi Yesterday and Today 

The Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association and MESA are co-sponsoring a Zoom panel Monday, February 15 on the situation at Boğaziçi University. Former and current Boğaziçi professors will discuss the state of higher education in Turkey by reflecting on the past of Boğaziçi University and analyzing the recent events that have been unfolding since the appointment of a new university president on January 1 and the establishment of two new colleges on February 5, both by unilateral midnight decrees issued by President Erdoğan without any consultation.

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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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