Five Grants for Doctoral Students in the Graduate Class "Secularities and Cultural Dynamics", University of Leipzig
The grants are offered for doctoral students for the period from April 2011 to March 2013 (with the possibility of an extension for a further year). The class is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of secularity in various parts of the world and historical periods. Of particular interest are the cultural dynamics that accompany secularity, as well as interactions between the religious and the secular. We are looking for persons with an above-average degree in the humanities or social sciences. The grants are conditional upon matriculation in the graduate class.
Applications in German or English should be accompanied by: . letter of application; . max. 10-page description of the research project, including a timetable; . curriculum vitae and certificates; . list of publications, if applicable; . letter of reference from a university lecturer.
firstname.lastname@example.org; deadline: 15 January 2011
MA in Muslim Cultures, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, Aga Khan University, London
This Master of Arts in Muslim Cultures offers a distinctive way of understanding Muslim civilisations as they have evolved over time. Students study the arts, architecture, literature, history of science, economics and social conditions of Muslims alongside the more contemporary disciplines of jurisprudence, doctrine, religious practices and political sciences. A four-week field-based language immersion programme, co-curricular activities and field work, coupled with the development of research tools, are integral components of the MA Programme. This exciting Master's degree is taught by international experts and attracts a student body from around the world to its London-based campus.
Application forms and details about financial assistance are available at www.aku.edu/ismc/ma.shtml; deadline for applications: 31 January 2011 for September 2011 start.