CFP-Religion, heritage and the ‘post-secular age’: Insights from Asia and the Middle East—Panel at DOT 2022 (Berlin 12-17 September 22)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 13, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Asian History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Area Studies, South Asian History / Studies

Call for papers for a panel hosted at Deutscher Orientalistentag (German Orientalist Congress) DOT 2022, 12-17 September 2022, Freie Universität Berlin

Panel organisers: PD Dr. Rebecca Sauer (Universität Heidelberg) and Dr. Vera Lazzaretti (Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon)

Religion, heritage and the ‘post-secular age’: Insights from Asia and the Middle East

[IHGMS] 12/09/21 -- A panel discussion of Shay Hazkani’s "Dear Palestine: A Social History of the 1948 War"

Type: 
Event
Date: 
December 9, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Middle East History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Political History / Studies, History Education

Join us on Tuesday, December 9, 2021, at 12:00PM (EST) for a panel discussion of Shay Hazkani’s new book Dear Palestine: A Social History of the 1948 War (Stanford UP, 2021). The panel will feature Nadia Abu El-Haj, Laila Parsons, and Areej Sabbagh-Khoury, three historians of Palestine who will discuss Hazkani’s contribution to our understanding of 1948, Zionism, and the Nakba.

UVA Democracy Initiative CFP Questioning the Archive of the Algerian Independence March 24-25

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2021 to January 15, 2022
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Intellectual History, Middle East History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies, Oral History

Call for Papers

 

Careers in Middle East Librarianship: MELA Workshop

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
December 10, 2021
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Area Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Library and Information Science, Middle East History / Studies

Careers in Middle East Librarianship: MELA Workshop

Middle East Library Association (MELA,) Education Committee welcomes all to attend:

Careers in Middle East Librarianship

Friday, Dec 10, 2021 at 12:00pm EST

A Film Scholarship without Films? Reimagining Israeli Cinema History through the Archive

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
July 5, 2022 to July 6, 2022
Location: 
Israel
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Film and Film History, Jewish History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

In the introduction to the 2007 anthology Looking Past the Screen, Eric Smoodin points to a methodological lacuna within the conventional form of film historiography.

Islamic History and Thought Lecture Series, The Institute of Ismaili Studies

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
December 16, 2021
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Middle East History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies

Hosted by the Institute of Ismaili Studies (London, UK), the Islamic History and Thought Lecture Series is designed to invite scholars of various international academic institutions, specialising in intellectual, social and political aspects of medieval and early modern Islamic societies, to present and discuss their research.

Online Symposium: "the Literature as an Institution: Canon"

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
November 26, 2021 to November 27, 2021
Location: 
Turkey
Subject Fields: 
Borderlands, Literature, Middle East History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The program of "the Literature as an Institution: Canon" symposium, which will be held in cooperation with Sanat Kritik and Bağlam Yayinlari, has been announced. You can follow the symposium, which will be held on 27-28 November, on Sanat Kritik's YouTube channel and Zoom account.

For YouTube: https://youtube.com/sanatkritik

 

Saadya Gaon's Works on the Jewish Calendar

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
December 9, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

In the first half of the 10th century, the Jewish calendar had become a major issue for Near Eastern Jewish communities. Conflicts over the calendar were fights for authority and legal independence, drawing the attention of Saadya Gaon (882–942 CE), a preeminent scholar and communal leader of rabbinic Babylonian Jewry. Saadya composed at least four works on the calendar and the calendar polemics, which had a significant impact on later calendar literature and played a role in the diffusion of the Jewish calendar to Western Europe. This talk by Dr.

Conversation about Refuge Must Be Given: Eleanor Roosevelt, the Jewish Plight, and the Founding of Israel

Type: 
Event
Date: 
December 2, 2021
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

ROOSEVELT HOUSE 

 

AND THE HUNTER COLLEGE JEWISH STUDIES CENTER

 

INVITE YOU TO ATTEND

 

A NEW PUBLIC PROGRAM PRESENTED IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM

 

JOHN F. SEARS

 

on his new book

 

REFUGE MUST BE GIVEN:  

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