Call for Journal Submissions: “Cultural Heritage” (Middle East – Topics & Arguments)

Call for Journal Submissions: “Cultural Heritage” Journal: Middle East – Topics & Arguments Deadline: January 15 2014 The peer-reviewed online journal “Middle East – Topics & Arguments” is calling for papers for its next issue to appear in November 2014. In order to bridge the gap between ancient and modern Near Eastern studies, the issue willContinue reading “Call for Journal Submissions: “Cultural Heritage” (Middle East – Topics & Arguments)”

Call for Papers: Galloping History (Ankara, 2014)

Call for Papers: Galloping History Ankara, 16-19 April 2014 Deadline: Dec 20, 2013 There would hardly be any exaggeration in assuming that horses have been one of the most important companions to humankind since the development of civilized societies. Horses and equine culture have played great many roles in almost all historical epochs. Thus, historicalContinue reading “Call for Papers: Galloping History (Ankara, 2014)”

Publications News: New Issue of RIHA Journal

Publications News: New Issue of RIHA Journal A new issue of the RIHA journal is online now, including two articles of interest to medievalists: Iain Boyd Whyte on Nikolaus Pevsner (here) and Carla Varela Fernandes on medieval wooden sculpture from Portugal (here).

Fellowship: Jews, Christians, and Muslims (Cambridge, 2015)

Fellowship: Jews, Christians. and Muslims Woolf Institute Cambridge, 2015 Deadline: 24 January 2014 The Woolf Institute, which specialises in the study of relations between Jews, Christians and Muslims from a multidisciplinary perspective, invites applications for its annual visiting fellowship. The Fellowship is tenable for a two to three month period that overlaps one of the CambridgeContinue reading “Fellowship: Jews, Christians, and Muslims (Cambridge, 2015)”

Early Career Fellowship: School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London

Early Career Fellowship: School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London University College London Deadline: 31 January 2014 The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) will be sponsoring applications for the Leverhulme Trust’s Early Career Fellowship competition in 2014. This is an excellent opportunity for early career researchers to access substantial and prestigiousContinue reading “Early Career Fellowship: School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London”

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Durham International Junior Research Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Durham International Junior Research Fellowships Durham University’s Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) scheme is designed to attract the most talented researchers in Europe and beyond, and build international networks of scholars with a common passion for the deepest theoretical questions and most pressing practical problems facing humanity. The JRF scheme is aimed at researchersContinue reading “Postdoctoral Fellowship: Durham International Junior Research Fellowships”

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Shuffrey Junior Research Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Shuffrey Junior Research Fellowships Lincoln College, Oxford University Deadline: Noon, 7 January 2014 Lincoln College Oxford invites applications for two Junior Research Fellowships (JRFs) in Architectural History, tenable for a fixed term of four years from 1st September 2014. One Fellowship is dedicated to the support of research in the history of Greek and/orContinue reading “Postdoctoral Fellowship: Shuffrey Junior Research Fellowships”

Job: 9-Month Faculty Position ‘Early Mediterranean World’, VCU, Qatar

Job: 9-Month Faculty Position, Early Mediterranean World, VCU, Qatar Deadline: review of applications will begin November 30 2013 and will continue until the position is filled  The Art History Program of VCUQatar (www.qatar.vcu.edu) – the Qatar campus of the prestigious Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Richmond, Virginia – invites applications for a 9-monthContinue reading “Job: 9-Month Faculty Position ‘Early Mediterranean World’, VCU, Qatar”

Publication News: New Issue of Al Masaq

Publication News: New Issue of Al Masaq. Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean The latest issue of Al Masaq is now available online, including articles by Ermioni Karachaliou on the Island of Aegina, Florin Curta on markets in Tenth-Century al-Andalus, Ulisse Cecini on Mark of Toledo’s Latin Quran translation, and Ana Echevarria on Islamic confraternities and funerary practices. Also reviewed in the journalContinue reading “Publication News: New Issue of Al Masaq”

Byzantine Greek Summer School, Dumbarton Oaks, 2014

Byzantine Greek Summer School, Dumbarton Oaks, 2014 July 7 to August 1, 2014 Application deadline: 17 January 2014 Dumbarton Oaks will again offer an intensive four-week course in medieval Greek and paleography in the summer of 2014. Approximately ten places will be available, with priority going to students without ready access to similar courses atContinue reading “Byzantine Greek Summer School, Dumbarton Oaks, 2014”