The Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University’s Middle East Institute is pleased to announce that the competition for the 2018-2019 Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Post-Doctoral Award is open. This year-long post-doctoral fellowship seeks to recognize and foster innovative and ground-breaking scholarship on issues related to Palestine and Palestinians. The deadline for full applications including supporting letters is February 28, 2018. Apply here.
The Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) has posted the application for the 2018-19 CASA I Fellowships for advanced Arabic language study. The application deadline is Monday, January 22, 2018. Please see the website for full program details and application information.
The end of the Second World War also marked the end of European dominion over most of the world and the rise of the US and the USSR as new global powers. In 1955, leaders of the newly independent Afro-Asian states met in Bandung, Indonesia, in a watershed conference that marked the beginning of a seemingly new epoch of Afro-Asian solidarity, decolonization and common anti-colonial struggles.
NEW MEI COURSE | FOUNDATION TO ISLAMIC STUDIES & MUSLIM SOCIETIES
This course provides students with a foundation to the key concepts, theories and debates in the field of Islamic studies.