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University of Maryland | Postdoctoral Associate, Open Islamicate Texts Initiative (OpenITI) Arabic-script OCR Catalyst Project (AOCP) Phase II

November 1, 2022

Position Number: 104174 Title: Post-Doctoral Associate Functional Title: Post-Doctoral Associate Category Status: 15-Fac.Non-Tenured,Continuing Con Applicant Search Category: Faculty University Authorized FTE: 1.000 Unit: ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is … Continued

Iran’s Feminist Social Revolution Rages On

October 28, 2022

  Protests against compulsory veiling are the latest examples of female resistance in the Islamic country, says Middle East expert Claudia Yaghoobi.   Emily Padula, The Well, Friday, October 28th, 2022 Protestors take part in demonstration in front of the Iranian … Continued

Preserving Endangered Manuscripts

October 27, 2022

  Setting up digitization equipment in Thana, Malakand. Inside the Mahabat Khan Mosque in Peshawar. Waleed Ziad (second from left) interviewing an elder of the Naqshbandi Sufi order in Thana, Malakand. Late night kabobs with the MEAP digitization team.   … Continued

Stanford University | Zahedi Family Fellowship

October 26, 2022

The Zahedi Family Fellowship is a 12-week residential fellowship with Stanford University’s Iranian Studies Program: https://iranian-studies.stanford.edu/research/zahedi-family-fellowship   The Zahedi Family Fellowship is a twelve-week residential fellowship focusing on the Zahedi Archive (which includes both diplomatic correspondence and collected photos) at … Continued