Cromwell Fellowships

In 2017, the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation will make available a number of $5,000 fellowship awards to support research and writing in American legal history by early-career scholars. Early career generally includes those researching or writing a PhD dissertation (or equivalent project) and recent recipients of a graduate degree working on their first major monograph … Continue reading Cromwell Fellowships

Call for Papers: International Society for Islamic Legal Studies Conference 2018 (Helsinki and Tampere, Finland)

The International Society of Islamic Legal Studies (ISILS) invites paper proposals for its IX Islamic Law and Society conference, to be held in Helsinki and Tampere, Finland, June 6–9, 2018. Unlike previous conferences, the conference will be open topic - presentations on all aspects of Islamic law, from earliest to most recent times, are welcome. … Continue reading Call for Papers: International Society for Islamic Legal Studies Conference 2018 (Helsinki and Tampere, Finland)

Call for Applications: Iran Graduate Student Workshop at University of Pennsylvania

On May 4-5, 2018, the University of Pennsylvania will host the second gathering of this joint workshop, to be followed by similar meetings at the other campuses every two years. This second workshop in 2018 will consist of PhD students that are near ABD status and preparing their dissertation proposals (i.e., typically in their 2nd … Continue reading Call for Applications: Iran Graduate Student Workshop at University of Pennsylvania

Call for Papers: Governance and Violence in Islamic Law

A workshop to be held on 14th November 2017 by The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter. Funded by the Understanding Sharia Project http://www.usppip.eu. The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, the University of Exeter, invites paper proposals on the topic of “Governance and Violence in Islamic Law” for this one-day … Continue reading Call for Papers: Governance and Violence in Islamic Law

Job Opening: Associate Director Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies & Mediterranean Studies Forum Stanford Global Studies Division

The Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and the Mediterranean Studies Forum (both part of the Stanford Global Studies Division) are academic hubs that foster academic events, research, and teaching related to Islamic Studies and Mediterranean Studies at Stanford University. The Abbasi Program’s mandate also includes deepening the public understanding of Islam and … Continue reading Job Opening: Associate Director Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies & Mediterranean Studies Forum Stanford Global Studies Division

Call for Panels: Comparative Law, Faith and Religion: The Role of Faith in Law

October 26-28, 2017 American University Washington College of Law Washington D.C. The American Society of Comparative Law and American University College of Law invites all interested scholars to consider submitting a panel proposal for the upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law that will be held between Thursday, October 26, and Saturday, … Continue reading Call for Panels: Comparative Law, Faith and Religion: The Role of Faith in Law

One-Year Lectureship in Modern Iranian Studies at Princeton

Princeton University's Department of Near Eastern Studies invites applications for a one-year full-time position in modern Iranian studies at the rank of Lecturer. The appointment is from September 1, 2017 to July 1, 2018. We welcome applications from early career historians and social scientists of modern Iran. Research expertise and teaching interests may concern any … Continue reading One-Year Lectureship in Modern Iranian Studies at Princeton

Harvard Medieval History Fellowship

The Department of History seeks applications for a College Fellow in medieval Mediterranean history. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. Teaching duties will include three undergraduate courses in medieval Mediterranean history, including a course in the history of medieval Islam, with 25% of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. … Continue reading Harvard Medieval History Fellowship

Fellowships at the HLS Islamic Legal Studies Program:  SHARIAsource Policy Fellow Applications Now Open, 2017-2018 

The SHARIAsource Research Fellowship Program provides opportunities for post-doctoral and faculty-level scholars to conduct research on policy-related aspects of Islamic law, which we interpret broadly, during the 2017-2018 academic year.  In addition to research conducted to benefit their own pursuits, fellows support the development of policy papers at the intersection of Islamic law and relevant … Continue reading Fellowships at the HLS Islamic Legal Studies Program:  SHARIAsource Policy Fellow Applications Now Open, 2017-2018