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PhD opportunity for the study of self-accomplishment in East Africa

Dear colleagues,
Please note that a PhD position has opened up in social sciences,
humanities, and related fields (history, demography, geography,
anthropology...) in the context of Project SALMEA: Self Accomplishment
and Local Moralities in East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania). SALMEA
is a joint initiative of the Swiss National Science Foundation and the
Agence Nationale de la Recherche. The position holder will be based in
Aix-en-Provence or Marseille and will be integrated into a large
interdisciplinary team.

Please see the call:

Registration Open and Scholarships Available: Introduction to Islamic Codicology Course, Cambridge, 23-27 Sept. 2019

Registration Open and Scholarships Available: Introduction to Islamic Codicology Course
23-27 September 2019
Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Registration is open for The Islamic Manuscript Association's thirteenth annual English-language Introduction to Islamic Codicology organized in partnership with Cambridge University Library, the University of Cambridge's HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies, and the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation.

Schedule of Pre-Conference Seminar of Lagos Studies Association (LSA) 2019 Now Available

The Lagos Studies Association is pleased to release the schedule of its pre-conference workshop and seminar (June 25-26). The seventeen modules of the workshop include academic journal and book publishing, grant and fellowship application, archive and fieldwork experience, mentoring for women graduate students, pre-and postdoctoral experience, graduate school application and life, and pedagogy of teaching, among others. Facilitators range from graduate students to senior professors. We are grateful for their willingness to commit their time, energy, and resources, free of charge.