Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship on Digital Resource Development and the Middle East, French National Centre for Scientific Research (part-time)

Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship (part-time) Start date: 1 September 2020 Duration: Four months Salary range: Ranging from € 2,728 to € 3,881, depending on experience Fellowship Description The report Vers la science ouverte ? La transition numérique et la recherche sur le Moyen-Orient et les mondes musulmans en France (January 2020), produced by GIS Moyen-Orient et … Continue reading Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship on Digital Resource Development and the Middle East, French National Centre for Scientific Research (part-time)

Islam and Data Science Roundup

Facebook selected Junaid Qadir, Professor at the Information Technology University of Punjab and Amana Raquib, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi as winners of Facebook’s Ethics in AI Research Initiative for the Asia Pacific. This initiative aims to foster groundbreaking academic research in the field of AI ethics. Qadir, the Principal Investigator (PI) of the project stated “‘In … Continue reading Islam and Data Science Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Hossein Kamaly details the biographies of some of the most illuminary Muslim women in Islamic history in A History of Islam in 21 Women (One World Publications). Georgetown University Qatar has been hosting "Pandemic Panels," which are virtual discussions, moderated by Dean Ahmad Dallal, gathering faculty experts to reflect on the current global human crisis … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Call for Applications: Data Science Fellow, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Institute for Quantitative Social Science

Data Science Fellowships Title: Data Science Fellow School: Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department/Area: Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS) Position Description: The Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS) in partnership with Harvard Law School’s Program in Islamic Law is seeking a Data Science Fellow to work on SHARIAsource, a Harvard initiative designed to … Continue reading Call for Applications: Data Science Fellow, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Institute for Quantitative Social Science

Event: “In Principle and in Practice,” Berkman Klein Center, Harvard Law School

The Berkman Klein Center is hosting the event "In Principle and in Practice" featuring Jessica Fjeld, assistant director of the Cyberlaw Clinic and lead author on the “Principled AI” report, in conversation with Ryan Budish, an assistant research director at Berkman Klein and member of OECD’s AI Governance Expert Group, which proposed high-level AI principles. … Continue reading Event: “In Principle and in Practice,” Berkman Klein Center, Harvard Law School

PIL Fellowship Applications for 2020-2021 [Now Closed]

The Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School invites applications to its 2020-2021 Fellowship Program (due Jan. 31, 2020). Research Fellowships are designed to provide an intellectual home to promising young scholars in Islamic legal studies to advance their own research and to contribute to the intellectual life of the Program and the Harvard … Continue reading PIL Fellowship Applications for 2020-2021 [Now Closed]