To attend in Cairo: AUC seminar on Upper Egypt

The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, American University in Cairo, cordially invites you to its Annual History Seminar this coming Friday 24 March and Saturday 25 March, 2017 on the theme of Upper Egypt/al-Sa'id in Egyptian History and Culture. The seminar is open to researchers and graduate students. Free registration. Please find the program below. 

Cfp Symposium:The Mediterranean in Motion

Cfp Symposium:The Mediterranean in Motion

The Izmir Mediterranean Academy branch of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality is preparing a symposium under the tile “The Mediterranean In Motion” to be held between the 16th and 18th of November 2017 in Izmir.

For information regarding the conceptual framework of the symposium or its scientific and organizational committees please look to the sections outlined by the respective titles found above.

CFP REMINDER Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies Postgraduate Colloquium, Birmingham, UK.

Dear Colleagues,

Just a note to remind you that the deadline for submitting abstracts for the 2017 colloquium is the 3rd April. We welcome submission from all postgraduates working in relevant fields of study.

Please note that a limited amount of discretionary funding may be available to assist overseas speakers to cover partial cost. This will be assigned on a first come first served basis. Please make your interest known upon submission of your abstract.

Multiculturalism from Late Antiquity to Modernity

Call for Papers: Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context

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.

CfA: BIAA Post-doctoral fellowships and research funding opportunities

Dear all,

Several calls for applications including BIAA post-doctoral fellowships, research funding, research and academic travel support are now open for researchers with a UK HEI link working on Turkey, or for scholars from Turkey and the wider Black sea region who want to visit the UK for research purpuses. Please check the opportunities here:


Deadline for applications: 28 April 2017

Call for Applications: Joint MA Program in Comparative & Middle East Politics and Society (AUC/Tübingen)


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).

Deadline Approaching! ASMEA Research and Travel Grant Applications Due March 31

The deadline for the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA)  Travel and Research Grant Program is March 31, 2017.

Grants are awarded in conjunction with the Tenth Annual ASMEA Conference in Washington, D.C., October 19 – 21, 2017. Grant awards range from $500 to $2500.

Below is select guidelines for the 2017 program:

Seminar: 'Textiles and Ceremonial of the Greek Church under the Ottomans'


Speaker: Dr. Nikolaos Vryzidis​ (Grabar Post-Doctoral fellow) 

Title: 'Textiles and ceremonial of the Greek Church under the Ottomans'​ (the presentation will be in English)

Date: March 16, 2017, 5.30pm 

Venue: The Mandilas Rare Book Reading Room


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