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United Arab Emirates University | Professor of Sociology (2)

March 14, 2012

The Department of Sociology at the United Arab Emirates University plans to hire two faculty members (any rank) beginning September 2012. Position (1) in general sociology, and position (2) in cultural sociology or anthropology. Preference is for candidates with strong … Continued

Faculty Feature: Carl Ernst discusses Sufism

March 12, 2012

[vimeo width=”300″ height=”200″][/vimeo] This video is a recording of UNC Professor Carl Ernst and Columbia Professor Muhsin al-Musawi discussing Sufism. Prof. Ernst was at Columbia to lead a discussion on “Authorial Persona in the Poetry of al-Hallaj” organized on March … Continued

Michigan State University | Director of the Muslim Studies Program

March 12, 2012

Michigan State University (MSU), the nation’s premier land-grant university, seeks applications for the position of Director of the Muslim Studies Program (MSP) who provides leadership in shaping and implementing innovative initiatives to advance strategic international research and engagement relating to … Continued

University of California Davis | Iranian Studies Lecturer

March 12, 2012

The University of California-Davis Middle East/South Asia Studies Program seeks a lecturer with a specialty in Iranian studies. Teaching responsibilities are two courses in Iranian studies that may include any of the following: Safavid Iran (History 190D), History of Modern … Continued

Max van Berchem Foundation | Grant Applications

February 25, 2012

The Max van Berchem Foundation, whose goal is to promote the study of Islamic and Arabic archaeology, history, geography, art history, epigraphy, religion and literature, awards grants for research carried out in these areas by scholars who have already received … Continued