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October, 2017

September, 2017

  • 20 September

    Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies

    The department of Religion at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Islamic Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2018. Ph.D. degree is expected prior to or...

  • 16 September

    Hartford Online Course: Introduction to Shiʻa Islam

    This course provides a historical study of the development of Shiʿi Islam against the backdrop of key events such the succession crisis and Occultation (Ghayba), and the formation of Shiʿi states such as the Buwayhids, Safavids, Qajars and...

  • 16 September

    PhD Studentship: Iranian Clerics and the State in Post-Revolutionary Iran

    A new scholarship is available for an exciting research project that investigates the transformation of Shii Islam in the Middle East and Europe since the 1950s. “Creating an alternative umma: Clerical Authority and Religio-political Mobilisation in Transnational Shii Islam” is funded by a...

  • 3 September

    Workshop: Global Dynamics of Shia Marriages

    The workshop focused on various strands of Twelver Shia Islam – defined by doctrinal differences or following different sources of clerical authority, the legal and ethical practices, rituals and everyday lived experience – and investigated how different forms of...

August, 2017

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