1. Fifteen PhD Students at Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies,
Free University of BerlinThe Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German Federal and State Governments will admit fifteen PhD students to its doctoral program to begin October 1, 2009. Ten of these candidates will receive a Graduate School grant, the other candidates will be supported in their quest for funding.The Graduate School investigates the plurality, changeability, and global connectedness of Muslim cultures and societies. It invites applications from candidates whose dissertation project fits one of the Graduate School's Research Areas. Successful applicants will have a master's degree in one of the disciplines represented at the Graduate School, with a ranking, where applicable, of above average.The language of communication is English. Admission is for one year, and, contingent upon a positive evaluation after the first year of study, will be extended for a total of three years.
For more information visit our website at http://www.bgsmcs.fu-berlin.deThe complete application package must be submitted by November 30, 2008. For further information, please contact the Graduate School's office at firstname.lastname@example.org._____________________
2. Two Scholarships within Contemporary Middle East Studies,
Odense, DenmarkAt the University of Southern Denmark,
there are to openings for PhD scholarships in Contemporary Middle Eastern Studies available.
The deadline for applications is October 1st, 2008.
The announcement can be found under http://www.jobs.sdu.dk/vis_stilling.php?id=4570&lang=engFor additional information you can contact Peter Seeberg (Seeberg@hist.sdu.dk) or DAVO member Dietrich Jung (email@example.com)'____________________
3. Tenth Session of the Mediterranean Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute (Italy), near Florence, Italy, 25 to 28 March 2009
The Mediterranean Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute (Italy) has issued a Call for Papers for the tenth session of the Mediterranean Research Meeting that will take place from 25 to 28 March 2009.