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CFP: Journal of Jesuit Studies-sponsored panels, Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Oct 22-25, 2015

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is now accepting proposals for individual presentation proposals and complete panels for its 2014 annual conference, to be held 22-25 October 2015 at the Sheraton Wall 

CfP: Extended Deadline, International Congress of Ottoman Studies, March 1, 2015

Dear Colleagues,

Due to high demands, the organization committee of the International Congress on Ottoman Studies is extending the deadline for application until March 1, 2015. Please see the call for papers from www.ottomanstudies.org .

 

Clarification about the congress’ fee & activities

Of Interest: AUB Summer Program in Modern Standard Arabic

The Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies at the American University of Beirut will offer an intensive summer program in Modern Standard Arabic from June 22 until August 7, 2015. The program provides intensive Arabic instruction at eight levels: Introductory, High Introductory, Low Intermediate, Intermediate, High Intermediate, Advanced, Superior and High Superior. The typical daily workload includes five hours of MSA and one hour of Lebanese dialect, followed by lectures, field trips, clubs and movies which are integrated into the program.

AUB Summer Program in Colloquial Lebanese Arabic

The Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Middle Eastern Studies at the American University of Beirut will offer a 6-credit class in intensive colloquial Lebanese Arabic at the intermediate level from June 22 until August 7, 2015. The intermediate level is designed for students who already have some knowledge of Levantine dialect and wish to reach a higher level. Students who wish to apply to this level should have studied Modern Standard Arabic for at least two semesters.

Call for applications: International Summer Certificate Program: Identity-Based Conflict Resolution, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Synopsis: This unique 4-week Program (July 5-30, 2015), taking place at Bar-Ilan University, offers 11 credits (including an internship) and a certificate in Conflict Resolution. Applications are open to holders of undergraduate/graduate degrees and current graduate students, worldwide, from all fields and disciplines in social sciences, liberal arts and the humanities. Total tuition: $3,620.

CfApplications: Research Grants Program, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to announce its 2015 Research Grants Program. Grants of up to $2500 will be awarded to qualified professors and students engaged in the study of the Middle East and Africa.

The deadline to submit a grant application is March 2, 2015. Find an overview of the guidelines for submission below:

IMPORTANT CORRECTION: CHANGE OF DATE. International conference: Experts and Expertise in the League of Nations - Mandates: Figures, Fields and Tools; Paris, 26-27 March 2015

IMPORTANT CORRECTION : CHANGE OF DATE. International conference: Experts and Expertise in the League of Nations - Mandates: Figures, Fields and Tools. Paris, 26-27 March 2015

 

(French version follows.)

 

Dear all,

 

Job Announcement: Medieval Meditteranean History, Whitman College

Visiting one-year position in History, with expertise in the medieval Mediterranean, at the rank of assistant professor. Applications are welcomed from scholars with research interests in medieval southern Europe, the Byzantine Empire, or the Islamic World to 1453. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching competence in two of the following areas: Europe, the Islamic World, and the Ancient Mediterranean. Effective August 2015. Ph.D. required.

CFP: 2015 Graduate Student Conference on Byzantine Studies, April 18, 2015, Brookline, MA

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and the Michael G. and Anastasia Cantonis Chair of Byzantine Studies at Hellenic College invite proposals for the 2015 Graduate Student Conference on Byzantine Studies, which will be held at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA on April 18, 2015. Brookline is located just outside Boston and is easily reached from any metropolitan location.

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