The Berlin University is hosting a conference on ‘From Oriens Christianus to the Islamic Near East – Theological, Historical and Cultural Cross-pollination in the Eastern Mediterranean of Late Antiquity‘ from 7-8 December 2017. Please find more information here.
Call for Abstracts Workshop: “Central Asian Studies Inside Out Engaging with Knowledge Transfer between Academia and Actors in Society and Politics” for Master and PhD students, Leibnitz-Zentrum Moderner Orient and Institute for Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University Berlin, 8-9 February 2018. Applications can be sent in until 25 January 2018.
The Beirut office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation is hosting a conference on ‘Women’s involvement in peace, security and transition processes in the Arab world‘ from 16-18 November 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 15 July 2017.
The British Association for Islamic Studies and De Gruyter are offering the Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World 2018. Application is possible until 1 September 2017.
You can find the full rules for eligibility here: Continue reading
The University and State Library Saxony-Anhalt ist starting a lecture series called „Digital Humanities Coffee Talks – digitale Hilfsmittel für die Geisteswissenschaften“ this semester. The series will take place monthly during the lecture period, to present one DH-tool for working with texts or images in a relaxed environment. Coffee Talk isn’t just a term, though: Coffee and Cookies will be supplied, though we’ll be happy if you could bring your own cup.
The first session will take place on 20 April, 6 pm on the topic “Voyant Tools – Analysis of Text Corpora through ‘Distant reading'”. Further information can be found on Stud.IP.
The Digital Humanities Institute 2017 at the American University of Beirut brought Researchers, Professors, Librarians, IT and other Scholars together to talk about many topics from the varying points-of-view of every participant, exchange ideas and forge plans for future endeavors.
A big thank you goes to the Center for Arts and Humanities at AUB and the AMICAL Consortium. The Organisers Fatmeh Charafeddine (Jafet Library), Rayane Fayed (IT), Mario Hawat (English major), Najla Jarkas (English) and David Wrisley (English) deserve a very special Thank You for their hard work and perfect preparations! Continue reading
The Académie Tunisienne des Sciences, des Lettres et des Arts – Beit al-Hikma is hosting the International Qur’anic Studies Association’s ‘International Qur’an Conference 2017‘ from 4-6 July 2017.
The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle (Saale) is offering 3 PhD positions in the research group ‘The Bureaucratization of Islam and its Socio-Legal Dimensions in Southeast Asia’ offen. The deadline has been expanded until 5 January 2017. You can find the full job offer here.