March 2: New Directions in Jewish Studies at UC Davis - Moyagaye Bedward, "Narrating Belonging: Haratin Performance of Indigeneity Through Moroccan Jewish History and Artifacts"

Dear Colleagues, 

Please join the UC Davis Jewish Studies program for the New Directions in Jewish Studies lecture series, which features research by scholars working outside the tenure track. Our next talk is "NARRATING BELONGING: HARATIN PERFORMANCE OF INDIGENEITY THROUGH MOROCCAN JEWISH HISTORY AND ARTIFACTS, 1934-1956" by Moyagaye Bedward, on March 2 at 12 PM PST via Zoom. Jessica Marglin will offer a brief response and open the discussion. Please find a poster and registration link below. 

A calendar of the whole series follows as well. 

all the best, 

Call for Applications: 6 short-term fellowships in Tunis

Deadline 15 March 2021

The Merian Centre for Advanced Studies in the Maghreb (MECAM) has recently been established at the Université de Tunis/Tunisia to strengthen cooperation in the Humanities and Social Sciences in and across the Maghreb, the Middle East, and Europe.

CALL FOR ARTICLES - Africa. Rivista semestrale di studi e ricerche

Africa encourages the submission of manuscripts to be considered for its 2021-2022
Reviving its more than seventy-year-old history, Africa resumed publication in 2019,
with a view to providing Africanists with an interdisciplinary venue for in-depth
discussion in all areas of the humanities and social sciences.
Proposed manuscripts may encompass a wide range of topics, different theoretical
perspectives and methodological approaches.

Online Seminar: The Historicity of Democracy in the Arab and Muslim Worlds

The Historicity of Democracy Seminar. Academic Year 2020-2021

Organized within the framework of the HISDEMAB international and collaborative research programme of the Leibniz-Association (ZMO-ZZF-IEG) in collaboration with IFPO and Manouba University.

For registration, please send an email to

ANN: 4th Princeton Annual Humanities Colloquium (PAHC) on Africa and Digital Humanities

Dear All,

You are welcome to the 4th Princeton Annual Humanities Colloquium (PAHC) on Africa and Digital Humanities.

To register visit:

For more information visit:

Best Regards,


Live Event: The World Is Burning - Fire and Climate Crisis from the Mediterranean to the US West Coast (1 October 2020)

Unprecedented waves of forest fires are remaking landscapes, politics, and communities globally. For many, these fires stress that the politics of the climate crisis are no longer the concern of a few, but urgent questions for all. But what precisely are the connections between climate and fires, and can we disentangle those connections from other causes? How do these fires push us to reconsider conventional ideas about nature, society, and power?

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