The Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg “History and Society during the Mamluk Era (1250-1517)” (https://www.mamluk.uni-bonn.de/) has opened the call for applications for ten scholarships with a prospective start date of September 2018. The Kolleg is a center for advanced studies funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) that is devoted to the study of the Mamluk Sultanate (1250-1517).
Ecumenica Invites Performance Reviews
Ecumenica invites performance reviews for the general issue of Spring 18 and for a special issue on Theatre and Performance in Muslim Worlds edited by Claire Pamment (College of William and Mary) and Hesam Sharifian (Tufts University) to be published in Fall 2018.
Bloomsbury Publishing is delighted to announce that Arcadian Library Online has won the 2018 PROSE Awards' R.R. Hawkins Award for excellence in scholarly publishing. Arcadian Library Online beat 550 other entries to win the industry’s top honour, after first winning the E-product category and then Excellence in Reference Works.
The Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies (CAMES) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) is pleased to announce that it will be offering its intensive summer Arabic programs in Beirut between June 20 and August 8, 2018. CAMES offers two separate programs:
The V Intensive Summer Course "Arabic Codicology: the Islamic Manuscript Heritage in the El Escorial Collection", co-organised by the European Research Commission Project SICLE ("Saadian Intellectual and Cultural Life", ERC 670628) and the Fundación General de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, will take place from 2 to 6 of July 2018 in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain.
I am putting together a panel on Islam in pre-Modern China for next year’s American Academy of Religion (Chinese Religions Unit) annual meeting (Denver, November 17-20) and am looking to add two/three additional presenters.
The Midwest Association for Middle East and Islamic Studies and Lewis University are pleased to announce a call for papers for the MAMEIS Annual Conference in Romeoville, IL, (greater Chicago) April 14, 2018. We welcome submissions from scholars based in the Midwest (broadly conceived) on this year’s theme “The Middle East and Islam in War and Peace”.
WEDNESDAY 7 MARCH 2018
AL-FURQAN ISLAMIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION
5:30PM - 7:30PM
Dear colleagues, This book, which is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Understanding Muslim Mobilities and Gender" that was published in Social Sciences, explores the intersections between Islam and Im/mobilities through a critical lens of Gender. The articles focus on the multifaceted aspects of space and place, migration, pilgrimage, gender and intersectionality within and across an array of international contexts. Please visit the MDPI websites for more information about the book:
“Urbanity and the implied sense of taste in early modern Iran”
with Professor Sussan Babaie (The Courtauld Institute)