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Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center | Program Coordinator

June 17, 2022

  The Program Coordinator serves as a main program contact for Rotary Peace Fellows at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill by working with the Rotary fellows at every stage of their studies (application process, admissions, arrival/orientation, guidance throughout the academic program and … Continued

Preserving endangered Islamic manuscripts

June 17, 2022

  Scholars from the department of African, African American and diaspora studies and a University Libraries digitization specialist traveled to Senegal and Mali to preserve and digitize 6,000 pages of handwritten Islamic manuscripts.   Samba Camara sits in his office … Continued

King’s College London | Modern Islam Lecturer

June 13, 2022

  https://jobs.kcl.ac.uk/gb/en/job/046565/Lecturer-in-Modern-Islam/   Closing date: 5 July   The Department of Theology and Religious Studies at King’s College London is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Modern Islam starting on 1 September 2022. The post is open to candidates with … Continued

UNC Arabic Summer Students Engage with Refugees

June 1, 2022

This summer, Intermediate Arabic students at UNC put their language learning to the true test of connection with a special visit from Saeed, a 34-year-old Syrian refugee and language partner from NaTakallam. NaTakallam hires displaced persons & their host community … Continued

Conference: “Art and the Black Muslim Image” (Virtual)

May 4, 2022

  A Zoom discussion on the essays from “Black Muslim Portraiture in the Modern Atlantic”, The Muslim World Journal – Special Issue.   These conversations focus on five Black art figures of Muslim heritage: (1) Ayuba Suleiman Diallo (2) Yarrow … Continued

Harvard Kennedy School | Kuwait Visiting Research Fellowship

May 12, 2022

  The Kuwait Program at Harvard Kennedy School’s Middle East Initiative (MEI) is now accepting applications for the Spring 2023 Kuwait Visiting Research Fellow position. The deadline to apply is June 5, 2022 at 11:59pm ET. Length: One semester (about four … Continued

Film Screening: “The Unseen”

May 4, 2022

  GSAID Movienight Series presents The Unseen by Behzad Nalbandi.   When foreign dignitaries are expected in Tehran, the local authorities dedicate themselves to an “urban beautification” process which includes the rounding up of unsavory characters – drug addicts and … Continued