Nov 2022

11 Jul 2022

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Decolonising European Modernity: Text, Paratext, Urtext (Short Course)

Monday, July 11, 2022 - 8:00pm to Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 8:00pm
The course will take place in-person at the Aga Khan Centre, London. However, this is subject to change following UK government guidance regarding COVID-19. Hence, the course might be delivered online via Zoom, and you will be notified two weeks before th
Sponsored By: 
Aga Khan Centre, London

A four-day short course on 11-14 July 2022 by Professor Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University, at the Aga Khan Centre, London.
About this event

Contact: 
joseph.barnes@aku.edu

14 Jul 2022

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AMEA Photo Contest

Friday, July 15, 2022 (All day)

The Association of Middle East Anthropology (AMEA) is hosting an inaugural photo contest to recognize and showcase the incredible work of our scholars. We invite all anthropologists (graduate students, junior and senior faculty, and independent scholars) whose work focuses on the Middle East and North Africa Region to submit up to three photos which best capture their work. Winners of this contest will have their photos showcased on our website (http://www.mideastanthro.com), as well as our social media pages.

14 Jul 2022

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Call For Papers: Islamophobia in the Aftermath of Christchurch & the Covid-19 Era

Friday, July 15, 2022 (All day)

Announced by the the Australian Journal of Islamic Studies

Call for Abstracts
Islamophobia in the Aftermath of Christchurch & the Covid-19 Era

Special Issue Editors

Dr Derya Iner

Senior Lecturer, Charles Sturt University

Prof Scott Poynting

Professor, Charles Sturt University

25 Jul 2022

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Diplomacy in the Middle East and North Africa Workshop for K-16 Educators

Monday, July 25, 2022 - 9:00am to Friday, July 29, 2022 - 12:00pm
Hybrid
Sponsored By: 
Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, and the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University

Hybrid Workshop July 25-29

31 Aug 2022

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Call For Papers: 16th Annual Muslim Studies Program Conference Measuring Muslim Publics: Curves, Columns, Spheres and Squares

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
TBA
Sponsored By: 
Michigan State University

Michigan State University is hosting an international conference entitled “Measuring Muslim Publics: Curves, Columns, Spheres and Squares.” This conference investigates who is ‘the public’ in public opinion? What effect does it have on politics? These questions have received a great deal of attention by scholars of American and European contexts where their contributions have taken on a universalistic overtone. Are these generalized assumptions valid in other societies – notably in Muslim-majority contexts?

06 Sep 2022

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All Necessary Measures? The United Nations and International Intervention in Libya

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
Georgetown University's Center for Contemporary Arab Studies

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies presents a free online book talk: All Necessary Measures? The United Nations and International Intervention in Libya

Speaker: Ian Martin

07 Sep 2022

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The Fate of Abraham: Why the West is Wrong About Islam

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
ACMCU and The Bridge Initiative

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

ACMCU and The Bridge Initiative are proud to invite you to the following virtual event:

The Fate of Abraham: Why the West is Wrong About Islam

Peter Oborne
Author and Associate Editor
Middle East Eye

08 Sep 2022

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Built to Fail: How Bureaucratic and Institutional Origins Undermined State Building in Afghanistan

Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 11:15am to 12:45pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
Cornell University’s Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies and South Asia Program

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Cornell University’s Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies and South Asia Program Presents

Built to Fail: How Bureaucratic and Institutional Origins Undermined State Building in Afghanistan

Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili

14 Sep 2022

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Genocide and the Ongoing Persecution of Rohingya Muslims

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
The Bridge Initiative

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Earlier this year, the U.S. government declared Myanmar's mass killing of the Rohingya Muslim population to be a "genocide." This designation comes 6 years after the first incidence of mass violence was carried out by Myanmar's military against the long-persecuted and marginalized community.

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