3rd European Convention on Turkic, Ottoman & Turkish Studies

GTOT e.V. (Society for Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies) invites scholars from all over the world working in the fields of history, linguistics, philology, literary studies, social sciences, anthropology, and political sciences on Turkey and the Turkic World to participate in the third European Convention on Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies (Turkologentag 2018). All applications are due February 15, 2018. For more detailed information, please visit the website.

Ph.D. Research Grant Announcement 2018

The Orient-Institut Istanbul is pleased to invite applications for Ph.D. research grants for 2018 and for the academic year of 2018/19. The purpose of the grant is the support of field research in Istanbul/Turkey for Ph.D. students not living in Turkey. Applications must be submitted by January 8, 2018 in electronic format (PDF). You can find the Call for Applications here.

Eine Stelle Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Der Lehrstuhl für Orientalische Philologie und Islamwissenschaft an der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Prof. Dr. Georges Tamer) sucht zum 1.4.2018 eine/n wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiter/in (TV-L E13 50%) für eines der beiden folgenden inhaltlichen Schwerpunktfelder:

  • Koranhermeneutik
  • Klassische arabische Literatur

Die Bewerbung ist bis zum 30.11.2017 möglich. Die vollständige Ausschreibung finden Sie hier.


The peer‐reviewed online journal Middle East – Topics & Arguments (META Journal) is calling for submissions for its issue on the topic of Trauma. The deadline for abstract submissions is December 15th 2017. The deadline for article submissions is April 15th 2018. Please find the Call for Papers here.