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Call for Applications | Political Culture Revisited: How Values Drive Politics

International Winter School, Arab Center for Research & Policy Studies (ACRPS), January 2023

The ACRPS calls for applications for its fourth International Winter School. The Winter School is a 10-day annual forum that seeks to provide an in-depth and critical look at selected topics in the broader study of the Middle East and North Africa. The theme of the fourth annual Winter School centres on “Political Culture Revisited: How Values Drive Politics”. PhD researchers and early career scholars working on this topic are invited to apply, especially those whose work applies the concept to the Arab region. This will be an in-person event, to be held in January 2023 at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Doha, Qatar.

Vacancy | Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Politics and International Relations of the Arabic Speaking World)

The Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (CAIS) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Politics and/or Security Studies of the Arabic Speaking World. Research informed by fieldwork and close engagement with the region is highly desirable. Proficiency in Arabic is highly desirable. The successful appointee will need to work collegially with staff members within the Centre and the College of Arts and Social Sciences at ANU. This position requires active independent contribution to research, undergraduate and graduate teaching and the supervision of research students. The appointee will contribute to the intellectual life of the Centre, College of Arts and Social Sciences and wider ANU community.

Vacancy | Programme Coordinator

The LSE Middle East Centre produces world-leading research on the societies, politics and economies of the Middle East and North Africa. The Centre seeks to hire an enthusiastic and proactive professional to coordinate the work of the Kuwait Programme, a major research programme involving multiple activities. Candidates should have professional experience of project and financial administration, an interest in the field of Middle East studies and experience of communications including networking, web editing and event organisation.

Vacancy | Political Science Professor Position on Gender and Diversity in Politics

The Department of Political Science at Université Laval invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position on Gender and Diversity in Politics. Applications from all areas of the discipline are welcomed. The appointee’s duties will include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervising Master’s and Doctoral students, engaging in research and publications, participating in all aspects of academic life and any other activity foreseen in the Collective Agreement.

Call for Papers | War, Gender and Displacement: The Impact of Forced Migration on Families in the Middle East and North Africa

Conference, German-Jordanian University, 9 October 2022

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to demonstrate to what extent the emergence of new understandings of gender socialisation, informed by grassroots and top-down approaches, can contribute to securing sustainable societal well-being. Exploring the changing demographics of host societies through the spread, speed and scale of refugees, this conference examines the different socio-religious, economic and legal challenges host societies in various countries in the Middle East have faced since the beginning of the 21st century. The focus of the conference lies in the changing nature of family structures and their relationships as well as gender roles influenced through and by migration processes.

Call for Applications | 2023 Sir William Luce fellowship

Residential Fellowship, Durham University, Apr-June 2023

The Sir William Luce Memorial Fund welcomes applications for the position of Sir William Luce Fellow which will commence in April 2023. The Sir William Luce Fellowship is awarded annually to a scholar at post-doctoral level, diplomat, politician, or business executive, working on those parts of the Middle East to which Sir William Luce devoted his working life (Iran, the Gulf states, South Arabia and Sudan). The Fellowship is hosted by Durham University during the Easter term of each academic year.

Call for Applications | Balfour Project Fellowship Programme

The Balfour Project intends to appoint fifteen Balfour Project Peace Advocacy Fellows for the academic year 2022-23. If you are a postgraduate or final year undergraduate student with an interest in Israel-Palestine, you are welcome to apply. The selected fellows will be paid a bursary of £700 payable in two tranches at the midpoint and end of the academic year. As a fellow, you will be given the opportunity to make a tangible contribution to the work of the Balfour Project by campaigning for peace on the basis of the BP approach within your academic institution and more generally. Beyond attending the training programme, fellows are expected to work on an annual project in a small group with other fellows, based on their area of interest, expertise, and the charity’s needs.

Call for Applications | New Directions in the Study of the Arab World

Graduate Student Workshop, NYU Abu Dhabi, 4-8 March 2023

The NYU Abu Dhabi Humanities Research Fellowship for the Study of the Arab World program invites applications for its second Graduate Student Research Workshop to be hosted in spring 2023 at NYU Abu Dhabi. 

The workshop provides the opportunity for current advanced doctoral candidates who are currently in the writing stage to present, discuss, and receive valuable feedback on their research. Participants will read and discuss each other’s work in addition to presenting their own. NYUAD-based scholars in a variety of disciplines will offer feedback on the students’ projects and questions related to research, writing, and professional development.

Call for Applications | NYUAD Research Institute / Humanities Research Fellowship for the Study of the Arab World

Residential Fellowship, NYU Abu Dhabi Research Institute, September 2023

The Institute welcomes applications from scholars working in all areas of the Humanities related to the study of the Arab world, its rich literature and history, its cultural and artistic heritage, and its manifold connections with other cultures. This includes, among others, Islamic Intellectual History and Culture, any areas of particular relevance to the MENA region, as well as projects thematically connected to existing research projects and initiatives at NYUAD’s divisions of Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences

Call for Applications | W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research Fellowships

Applications for fellowships are now open for students and scholars of the Near East. The fellowships are mostly aimed towards doctoral and postdoctoral scholars, with topics of research ranging from prehistory through the twenty-first century, including the fields of archaeology, assyriology, anthropology, biblical studies, art history, epigraphy, historical geography, literature, and religion. Awards are one to four months and come with a stipend and board at the Albright in Jerusalem. This year the institute is very interested in applications around the Medieval to Ottoman period in the Near East, but selections will be made according to quality of research.

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