Princeton University is pleased to announce the call for applications to the Fung Global Fellows Program at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS). Each year the program selects six scholars from around the world to be in residence at Princeton for an academic year and to engage in research and discussion around a common theme.
The conference aims at examining the roles that regional and transregional elites played in governing the vast early Islamic Empire (7th-10th century CE). The regional elites and their participation in governance and administration are essential for understanding the intricate workings of the early Islamic Empire, offering their loyalty or showing their dissatisfaction.
Un siècle s’est écoulé depuis le déclenchement de la Grande Guerre, qui, en 52 mois, a laissé derrière elle 18 millions de morts, autant de blessés et des dizaines de millions survivants, dont les derniers sont aujourd'hui décédés. Ce cataclysme imprévisible dans l'histoire du monde, associé à une dimension pour la première fois proprement mondiale, des pertes matérielles considérables et un véritable traumatisme moral, spirituel et intellectuel, hante l’esprit du monde entier.
The Middle East and North Africa region is well-known for its abundant natural resources and important geostrategic position. This image is currently over-shadowed by sectarian violence and trans-boundary conflicts that threaten the stability of the entire region with huge global implications. Unfortunately such preoccupation with conflict has come at the expense of addressing the region’s other challenges.
The International Centre for Studies and Research (ICSR) Mediterranean Knowledge and the Research Centre for Spatial and Organizational Dynamics (CIEO) invites you to participate in the 2nd International Conference ICSR Mediterranean Knowledge in the University of Algarve, Faro, through the submission of scientific abstracts for consideration for presentation.
Call for Abstracts