Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

We are pleased to announce the opening of the competition for the U.S. Department of State 2017 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program in fourteen critical foreign languages. The CLS Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It is a fully-funded overseas intensive language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students.

Job, Senior Lecturer - Hindi-Urdu, Asian Studies Program, Vanderbilt University, TN

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52540

The Asian Studies Program at Vanderbilt University seeks to make an appointment in Hindi-Urdu language instruction. The rank is Senior Lecturer with Ph.D., with initial appointment of up to three years and possibility of renewal. Review of completed application files will begin on Tuesday 01 March 2016 and will remain open until the position is successfully filled.

Position, Lecturer, Urdu Language, University of California, Berkeley

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52411

The Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a qualified, full-­‐time, non-­‐tenure track Lecturer to teach three courses of Urdu each semester, with an expected start date of July 1, 2016.

Website: http://apptrkr.com/733138
Posting Date: 01/05/2016
Closing Date 02/05/2016

CFP, "The Study of South Asian Languages in the Context of the Early Modern Intercultural Encounters between India and Europe" (Warsaw, 27-30 July 2016)

Note close deadline (Nov. 30) -- ed.


A CALL FOR PAPERS

The Study of South Asian Languages in the Context of the Early Modern Intercultural Encounters between India and Europe

Panel 14 at the 24th European Conference on South Asian Studies (Warsaw, 27-30 July 2016)

Convenors

Heinz Werner Wessler (University of Uppsala, Dept. for Linguistics and Philology)
Paolo Aranha (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Faculty of Evangelical Theology)

Digital Resource: Nur-i-Afshan archives: Perspectives on the inter-religious history of Punjab from 1873-1944

The Endangered Archives Programme at the British Library is pleased to announce the addition of a new catalogue to its web pages. The catalogue gives details of material copied by the project EAP660: Nur-i-Afshan archives: Perspectives on the inter-religious history of Punjab from 1873-1944.

Summer Language Workshop at Indiana University (June 8-July 31, 2015)

The Indiana University Summer Language Workshop (June 8 - July 31, 2015) is still accepting applications for intensive study of Arabic (beginning June 1), BCS, Chinese, Dutch, Hindi-Urdu, Hungarian, Kurdish, Mongolian, Persian, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, Turkmen, and Ukrainian on the Bloomington campus.

The program features 20+ contact hours weekly; twice-weekly language tables; films; food tastings; student-run graduate research groups and other culturally rich extracurricular programming.   

Endangered Urdu periodicals: preservation and access for vulnerable scholarly resources

The Endangered Archives Programme at the British Library is pleased to announce the addition of a new catalogue to its web pages. The catalogue gives details of material copied by the project EAP566: Endangered Urdu periodicals: preservation and access for vulnerable scholarly resources

This project wasbe based at the Mushfiq Khwaja Library and Research Centre in Karachi, Pakistan and over 5,700 issues of various Urdu periodicals were digitised.

CFP - Muslims, Democracy and the Media: Prospects and Challenges (India)

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=219251

EDITOR'S NOTE: While the link provided in the post below is inactive, this announcement may be of interest to some members of H-Asia.  A link to the registration form and an additional email contact can be found at http://www.manuu.ac.in/newsandevents/Registration%20Form.pdf

Muslims, Democracy and the Media: Prospects and Challenges.

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