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Tracking Global Wokeism

The Global Studies Center at the Gulf University for Science and Technology in Kuwait

Wokeism is based on “identity politics,” which is a typically American phenomenon. Can it/should it be imported into the non-West? esearch on other elements of “political correctness”, identity politics, any state-sponsored (or religion-sponsored) discourse on moral righteousness, or other similar topics are also welcome for consideration. The conference takes place at the Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) in Kuwait and is organized by the GUST Global Studies Center. There is no registration fee.

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Call for Papers: Diaspora and Indigeneity – Intersections of Modern Jewish, Kurdish, and Amazigh History

University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies

The Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies and the Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at Heidelberg University invite papers for a three-day conference exploring the intersections of three research fields that operate at the margins of Middle Eastern and North African Studies: Jewish Studies, Kurdish Studies, and Amazigh Studies.

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Faculty Leave Fellowship

Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University

The Crown Center for Middle East Studies invites applications for a one-year faculty leave residential fellowship for scholars of the contemporary Middle East and North Africa for the 2023–2024 academic year.

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The American Center of Research 2023–2024 Fellowships

The American Center of Research

The American Center of Research fellowship applications for the 2023–2024 academic year are now open online. The center maintains a vibrant fellowship program that funds students and academics to research, publish or present their findings, and participate in archaeological or ethnographic fieldwork in Jordan and other countries in the region.

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Images of Etel Adnan

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile, and Resistance

This event is taking place in remembrance of Etel Adnan, the beloved Lebanese-American poet, essayist, and visual artist, who passed away in November 2021. She is survived by her longtime partner, renowned Syrian Lebanese artist Simone Fattal.

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