H-Levant is a moderated network for those interested in the scholarly discussion of the modern history and culture of the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean. Called "the Levant" in English and "al-mashriq" in Arabic, the region today includes Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, the Palestinian territories, Jordan and parts of Turkey. While most of the inhabitants are Arabic-speaking Muslims, there are significant populations of Jews and Christians. And although the peoples of the region are diverse, they possess a shared history stretching back millenia.

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ANNC: Applications Open: IHU Summer School Language Program (Modern Turkish, Ottoman Turkish, Arabic, and Persian), June-August, 2018, Istanbul

Ibn Haldun University Summer School’s language program offers intensive instruction in modern Turkish, Ottoman Turkish, Persian, and Arabic to international undergraduate and graduate students, and to professionals. The program is located in central Istanbul and aims to provide an immersive learning experience by combining its co-curricular activities with extracurricular activities including conversation tables and study hours, seminars by renowned scholars on history, politics, and literature and arts, cultural events, movie screenings, field trips to historical sites and archives.

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