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March 2021

Online Workshop – The Making of Minorities in the Middle East and North Africa: Objects, Images, Spaces (UCLA, March 5 and March 12)

March 5, 2021

From the organizers: Center for Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. The Making of Minorities in the Middle East and North Africa: Objects, Images, Spaces A two-part online workshop March 5, 2021 at 9:00 am (Pacific Time) and March12, 2021 at 2:00 pm (Pacific Time). This two-part workshop addresses minorities and minority-formation in the art, architecture, and urbanism of the Middle East and North Africa through time. A major goal is to consider the role of visual, spatial, and…

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May 2021

Call for Applications: PhD candidate in Digital Humanities, Leiden University

May 3, 2021

The LUCDH, Leiden University is looking for a PhD candidate in Digital Humanities  Key responsibilities   You will carry out research at the Leiden University Center of Digital Humanities at the Faculty of Humanities. You will be supervised by a domain expert from the Faculty and one of the assistant professors in Digital Humanities. Your tasks will be to Design, develop and carry out a PhD project in Digital Humanities; Present research results at conferences and workshops; Publish research results and write a…

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June 2021

Digital Islamicate Paleography and Codicology Summer School, The Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland, June 1-August 20, 2021

June 1, 2021 - August 20, 2021

Digital Islamicate Paleography and Codicology Summer School June 1-August 20, 2021 The Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland (Roshan Institute-UMD) is offering a free, stipend-supported twelve-week online summer course on digital Islamicate paleography and codicology. We are seeking graduate students interested in the intersection of Arabic-script paleography and codicology with digital humanities methods and technologies. The course will run from June 1st to August 20th, and will be capped at five graduate students. The course will…

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Mejlis Institute Summer Beginner/Intermediate Persian June 7–August 21, 2021

June 7, 2021 - August 21, 2021

This intensive course is designed for beginner and intermediate-level learners of Persian who would like to make quick progress over the summer. A typical day of instruction will include two hours of work on grammar and reading/writing and an hour dedicated to developing speaking and aural comprehension skills. By the end of the course students will have covered most topics in elementary/intermediate grammar of Persian and should feel confident communicating both in speaking and writing on a variety of familiar…

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Summer School: Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 14 – August 7, 2021

June 14, 2021 - August 7, 2021

From the organizers: The Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World (SILMW) is an annual intensive language program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We invite students to join the 9% of Americans who choose the unique and meaningful experience of learning a Less Commonly Taught Language (LCTL).  We believe that learning these languages will allow students to gain new global perspectives and set them apart as highly qualified individuals for international work and engagement.  Many of these languages can assist students in securing international positions in…

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July 2021

Persian Language Summer School 2021 (3-8 weeks), Yerevan, Armenia

July 4, 2021 - August 28, 2021

From the organizers: Armenian School of Languages and Cultures - ASPIRANTUM is organizing a Persian language summer school in Yerevan, Armenia. The 8 weeks Persian language summer school will start on July 4, 2021, and will last till August 28, 2021. Applicants may also choose to participate in the 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 weeks’ program. Every day the participants will receive Persian language instruction for 4 hours as well as after class lectures and extra trainings. The classes…

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Mejlis Institute Intensive Summer Program 2021: Understanding Modern Iran through Film and Literature July 5–August 13, 2021

July 5, 2021 - August 13, 2021

This intensive summer course is designed for students who have already attained upper intermediate or advanced level of Persian and would like not only to improve their language skills further but also gain a deeper understanding of the culture of modern Iran. The course will last six weeks, and every week will be devoted to particular topics, such as politics and the regime, gender and sexuality, family, migration, tradition and modernity, education, language, literature, arts and censorship etc. Every day…

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August 2021

Online Workshop: An Introduction to Arabic Manuscripts, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, August 23-27, 2021

August 23, 2021 - August 27, 2021

From the organizers: An Introduction to Arabic Manuscripts A free, intensive online workshop August 23–27, 2021 Application link https://www.international.ucla.edu/cnes/event/14962 This week-long workshop features leading authorities on the study of Arabic manuscripts. The workshop will equip emerging scholars with the basic tools to conduct research with original handwritten texts in Arabic script. Over the course of five days, participants will learn the basics of codicology, palaeography, and manuscript production and circulation, in the context of an expansive vision of current debates…

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Third Summer School in Islamicate Digital Humanities for Scholars in Manuscript Studies, August 30 – September 10, 2021

August 30, 2021 - September 10, 2021

The University of Hamburg is hosting a four-day summer course on Islamicate Digital Humanities from August 30th to September 10th for graduate students and researchers who work with manuscript materials in Arabic script. Please, find the information below: Third Summer School in Islamicate Digital Humanities for Scholars in Manuscript Studies Date: 30 August – 10 September 2021 (twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays) Venue: online, hosted by Hamburg Universität, Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, 20146 Hamburg Director of the Course: Alba Fedeli…

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October 2021

Call for Applications: Usul Academy Honors Program in Comparative Islamic Studies, Fall 2021

October 15, 2021

This innovative learning opportunity is Usul Academy’s flagship Online Honors Program in Comparative Islamic Studies which stands apart from others in that it builds conceptual bridges between the Islamic Sciences and various fields of knowledge offering critical Islamic perspectives and engagements with contemporary theories and disciplines. Usul Academy, was founded by  Professor Recep Senturk (Faculty & Staff – Usul Academy) -. Professor Senturk has also founded Ibn Khaldun University in Istanbul, Turkey. The link to Usul Academy’s website so that…

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