The purpose of H-Shehr is to facilitate scholarly discussion and collaboration on the complex processes through which gendered, classed, and raced citizen-subjects have negotiated and been the object of urban projects in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.
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The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung invite submissions for a three-day conference in Berlin on concepts of historical periodization in transregional perspective. The conference is convened by Thomas Maissen (Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris, DHIP), Barbara Mittler (Heidelberger Centrum für Transkulturelle Studien, HCTS), and Pierre Monnet (Institut franco-allemand de sciences historiques et sociales, Frankfurt am Main). The conference will feature a keynote lecture on December 7th and several topical panel sessions on December 8th and 9th.
2016 – 2017 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture
The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents
Thursday, March 23, 2017
"The Making of Marrakesh: ʿAbd al-Muʾmin and the Almohad Legacy"
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History of Art & Architecture, Harvard University
William R. Tyler Fellow in Garden & Landscape Studies, Dumbarton Oaks
Lectures are free and open to the public.
DEADLINE: 1 APRIL 2017
Call for Applications in the Joint MA Program in Comparative & Middle East Politics and Society (CMEPS) between the American University in Cairo (Egypt) and University of Tübingen (Germany).