Recent H-Net Job Announcements

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American University – Beirut – The Alfred H. Howell Endowed Chair in
History and Archaeology

Binghamton University – Assistant Professor, Ottoman History (c.

Kansas State University – Assistant Professor (tenure track), Modern
Middle East / North Africa

Murray State University – Assistant Professor, Modern Middle East

University of Massachusetts – Lowell – Assistant Professor of History
of the Middle East and the Islamic World

University of Nevada, Reno – Assistant Professor, History of the
Middle East and Security Studies


ACES 2016 Call for Papers

ACES Call for Papers

Graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars are cordially invited to submit abstracts of papers addressing all topics pertaining to Central Eurasian Studies. For the purposes of this conference, Central Eurasian Studies refers to the study of the historical and contemporary Afghan, Balto-Finnic, Hungarian, Iranian, Mongolic, Tibetan, Tungusic, and Turkic peoples, languages, cultures, and states. Submission of pre-organized panels is strongly encouraged. Individual papers are also welcome and will be assigned by the Conference Committee to a suitable panel. All proposals will be subject to a double-blind review process.

The deadline for abstract submissions is November 4th.

The ACES Conference is interdisciplinary in nature with panels and papers from the humanities as well as Social Sciences. A few of our past panel themes include:

• International Relations of Soviet and Post-Soviet Central Asia
• Constructing Modern Mongolian Identity
• Energy and Environmental Policy in Inner Asia
• Tibetan History and Culture
• Market Building as Nation Building in Central Asia: Entrepreneurs, Markets, and Morals
• Society and Politics in Contemporary Hungary
• Discourses in Afghan Society
• Islamic Shrines and Hagiography
• Sexuality in the Islamic World
• Early Persian Theology and Philosophy
• Aspects of Imperial and Soviet Rule in Central Asia
• Geography in Mongolian Historiography

Proposals with abstracts should be submitted via this link: or emailed as an attachment to with name, institutional affiliation, and contact information.

ACES will notify applicants of conference acceptance before December 5th, 2015. Please remember that the submission of a proposal and a notification of acceptance for a presentation represents a commitment to participate in the conference unless the applicant gives immediate notification of a time conflict.

ARIT/NEH Fellowships for Research in Turkey

The American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) is pleased to announce 2016-2017 fellowship programs for U.S.-based students and scholars:

ARIT / National Endowment for the Humanities Advanced Fellowships for Research in Turkey cover all fields of the humanities, including prehistory, history, art, archaeology, literature, and linguistics as well as interdisciplinary aspects of cultural history for applicants who have completed their academic training. The fellowships may be held for terms ranging from four months to a full year. Stipend per month is $4,200.

ARIT Fellowships for Research in Turkey are offered for research in ancient, medieval, or modern times, in any field of the humanities and social sciences. Post-doctoral and advanced doctoral fellowships may be held for various terms, for terms from one month up to one academic year. Stipends range from $2,500 to $15,500.

Applications for ARIT fellowships must be submitted to ARIT by November 1, 2015. The fellowship committee will notify applicants by late January, 2016.

ARIT Summer Fellowships for Intensive Advanced Turkish Language at Bogazici University, Istanbul, summer 2016. The program supports intensive study of advanced Turkish language at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey, including air fare, tuition, and stipend. The application deadline is February 5, 2016.

For further information please see the ARIT webpage at:

American Research Institute in Turkey
c/o University of Pennsylvania Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia PA 19104
p: 215.898.3474
f: 215.898.0675