H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 1 March - 8 March

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
March 8, 2021
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ancient History, Arabic History / Studies
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 1 March 2021 to 8 March 2021. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

Event: Togo Mizrahi and the Making of Egyptian Cinema: A Book Launch Event - 10 March 2021

Type: 
Event
Date: 
March 10, 2021
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Middle East History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Film and Film History

Professor Deborah Starr, author of Togo Mizrahi and the Making of Egyptian Cinema, in conversation with Professor Yaron Shemer and Dr. Ariel Sheetrit. Register to attend this virtual event.

New open online course, "The Architecture of the Mosque: Historical Roots and Modern Influences."

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Islamic History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies

This course is produced by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Education Programme, the Center for the Study of the Built Environment (CSBE), and the Edraak massive open online course portal. It provides an overview of the architectural evolution of the mosque from the birth of Islam to the present, with an emphasis on the past half a century.

CFP: “Social Histories of Disease, Medicine, and Healing in the Modern Middle East & North Africa”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 1, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Middle East History / Studies, Public Health

Call for Chapters for inclusion in an edited volume on

“Social Histories of Disease, Medicine, and Healing
in the Modern Middle East & North Africa”

What can the study of disease, medicine, healing, and public health in the Middle East and North Africa since 1750 reveal about the region’s history?

Editors: Stephanie Anne Boyle, New York City College of Technology (CUNY) & Christopher S. Rose, independent scholar, Austin, TX. 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 15 February - 22 February

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
February 22, 2021
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Anthropology, Arabic History / Studies
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 15 February 2021 to 22 February 2021. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

CONNECTING DISTANT WORLDS: THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR ARABIC PAPYROLOGY (ISAP) ONLINE CONFERENCE (ONLINE, 15-18 MARCH, 2021)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 15, 2021 to March 18, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

CONNECTING DISTANT WORLDS: THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR ARABIC PAPYROLOGY (ISAP) ONLINE CONFERENCE (ONLINE, 15-18 MARCH, 2021)

Permanent link: https://www.naher-osten.lmu.de/isap_online

CLCWeb Call for Papers: Humor, the Absurd, and the Abject in Middle Eastern and North African Cultural Production

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Area Studies, Literature, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History

From the films of Elia Suleiman to the cartoons of Ali Ferzat, humor and the absurd have long permeated the landscape of literary and cultural production across the Middle East and North Africa. Writers, artists, and intellectuals have employed an aesthetics of humor in a myriad of forms- from lampooning caricatures and songs, to a cinema of the absurd and satirical theater.

Ordinary Oralities: Everyday Voices in History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 15, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Literature, African History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Asian History / Studies

We are inviting contributions for a new book on the material and acoustic qualities of 'ordinary voices' in history, roughly from the 17th - 19th century, in any geographical area.

(Find the full call for papers here: Call for Papers: "Ordinary Oralities: Everyday Voices in History" | University of Helsinki )

Comparative Desert Imaginations: Place, Mobility, and Environment--Symposium and Student Workshop, May 20-21, 2021, Williams College, MA

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2021
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Borderlands, Human Rights, Humanities, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies

 

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