Democracy Now!correspondent Anjali Kamat recently spoke to Bahraini activist Ala’a Shehabi during a trip to Cairo. She is the wife of a Bahraini political prisoner seized and jailed during the uprising.
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The European University is offering 160 Grants for a Ph.D. and we are asking for your help to extend the information about this opportunity.
The 160 Grants will be awardedin the fields of: Economics, History & Civilization, Law and Political & Social Sciences.
The Deadline for application is 31 January 2012.
The European University Institute (EUI) currently hosts about 550 doctoral students from over 50 countries and selected among the finest universities in Europe and beyond.
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George Washington University, the Institute for Middle East Studies invites applications for the position of Post-Doctoral Research Fnellow in Middle East Studies. Fellows may come from any academic discipline, as long as their primary substantive specialization is the Middle East, North Africa, or Iran.
Candidates should receive their Ph.D. on or before September 1st of the fellowship year. The Fellow must be in residence at IMES for the duration of the grant period (September 1 – May 31), and is expected to take an active part in the intellectual life of the Institute, including giving a research presentation. This position offers a salary of $40,000, medical benefits, access to the GW library system, a computer, and an office.
To Apply: The candidate is required to submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org CV; statement of research; writing sample (an article or a chapter); and contact information for 2 references
Deadline: We will begin reviewing applications on January 31, 2012
Third Gulf Research Meeting, University of Cambridge,
11-14 July 2012 The Gulf Research Meeting is organized by the Gulf Research Centre Cambridge with the aim to provide an academic environment to foster Gulf studies and to encourage scholarly and academic exchange among those working on or interested in the developments that are defining the Gulf region and their constituent societies. All persons working on the Gulf region are encouraged to apply. We especially encourage young scholars to participate. The meeting last July brought together over 400 scholars, specialists and students. The Call for Papers for the 2012 meeting has now been issued and we have selected 19 workshops in the field of international relations, politics, economics, and social issues pertaining to the Gulf region. For a full list on the workshop, their description, further information about the meeting and the registration process, please go to the GRM website under: http://grm.grc.net/ The deadline for the Call for Papers is January 6, 2012. All successful paper applicants will receive a travel allowance to attend the meeting at the University of Cambridge. Contact Dr. Christian Koch under email@example.com or Madaliso Mauluka-Savage under firstname.lastname@example.org.