Book talk: “Bedouin Bureaucrats: Mobility and Property in the Ottoman Empire” with Nora Barakat, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, February 14, 2024

Book talk: “Bedouin Bureaucrats: Mobility and Property in the Ottoman Empire” Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2024,  5:00pm to 6:30pm Location: CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138 The CMES New Works in Middle East Studies series presents Nora Barakat Assistant Professor of History, Stanford University In the late nineteenth century, the Ottoman government

Fellowship: The Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World, Harvard Law School, 2024-2025

The Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World invites applications for the 2024-2025 Visiting Fellowship Program. The Program on Law and Society Visiting Fellowship Program provides opportunities for outstanding scholars and legal practitioners to undertake research, writing, and scholarly engagement on law and society in Muslim majority and minority contexts. We are particularly

Call for Papers: MESA 2024, February 15, 2024

The 58th annual meeting will be held virtually November 11-15, 2024. The MESA 2024 Call for Papers will open January 10, 2024, and close at 11:59 AM (4:59 PM UTC) on February 15, 2024. Members organizing sessions for MESA 2024 may place an open call for participants. For more information, go here. Questions about the submission

PIL–LC Research Fellowship Application, 2024-2025, February 15, 2024

In collaboration with the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School is pleased to invite applications for the 2024-2025 PIL–LC Research Fellowship (due: February 15, 2024). This newly offered fellowship is designed to provide an intellectual home to promising young scholars in Islamic legal

Fellowships and Scholarships: American Center of Research, February 15, 2024

The American Center of Research is offering various fellowship and scholarship opportunities.  The deadline to apply is February 15, 2024.  Visit here for more details. The fellowships and scholarships include: ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellowship ACOR-CAORC Graduate Student Fellowship S. Thomas Parker Memorial Fund Lawrence T. Geraty Travel Scholarship Jennifer C. Groot Memorial Fellowship Bert and Sally

Summer Travel Grants: Harvard Center for African Studies, February 15, 2024

From the Harvard University Center for African Studies: The Center for African Studies offers funding to Harvard undergraduate students traveling to Africa for thesis research, internships, volunteer work, or study abroad. Grants require a minimum stay of eight weeks in Africa. Grant awards range from $2,500 – $5,000 and are intended to cover otherwise unfunded costs

Leiden Yemeni Studies Lecture Series: Reimaging Peacemaking: Gender, Diaspora, and Peace Democratization in Yemen, February 19, 2024

From Ekaterina Pukhovaia at the Leiden University (see here): Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that this spring Leiden University will host the first round of a series of online talks about Yemen. The series, running from January 2024 till June 2025 and sponsored by the Horizon-2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions project EMStaD YEMEN, brings together experts

Roundtable: Islamic Land Law, Program in Islamic Law, Harvard Law School, February 21, 2024 @ 12:30 – 1:30 pm

WED 21 FEB 2024 | 12.30-1.30 | via Zoom Event::Roundtable on Islamic Land Law The roundtable focuses on the transformation of the Ottoman land system in the 19th century, particularly examining the 1858 Land Code (Kanunname-i Arazi) and its impact on land laws in the Ottoman Empire’s successor states. With case studies focusing on Bosnia,