CfA: Post-Doc in Environmental History at the University of Manchester

History Department of the University of Manchester seeks to appoint a Presidential Fellow specialising in environmental history. Applications are welcome from researchers working on any historical period or geographical area, whose research is concerned with the environment, broadly defined. The successful applicant will join a school-wide research community that has strengths in the history of water, ‘natural’ disasters, maritime contacts, environment…
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M.A. Program in Ottoman History in Crete

Τhe Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete and the Institute for Mediterranean Studies of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FO.R.T.H.) announce that they will jointly run an English-language M.A. Program in Ottoman History as of September 2018. The Program will be held in Rethymno, a beautiful Venetian, Ottoman, and Modern Greek town on the island…
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CfP: Being with Others in More-Than-Human Worlds

Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Anthropology is organising a graduate conference entitled “Being with Others in More-Than-Human Worlds” on May 4-5, 2018.  Graduate student submissions from diverse backgrounds to raise an interdisciplinary discussion on the theme of being with others in more-than-human worlds is encouraged.  If you have an existing research on human-nonhuman entanglements, you are welcome to submit your proposals (an…
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CFP: Urban Environmental Histories of the Late Ottoman Empire

Call for Papers for MESA 2018 PANEL TITLE: Urban Environmental Histories of the Late Ottoman Empire PANEL SUMMARY: The long nineteenth century witnessed a process of regeneration and modernization that swept through the urban centers of the Ottoman Empire affecting both the hubs of political authority and economic power and the small peripheral towns. During the Tanzimat period, for instance, when…
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Post-Doc: Tel Aviv University, The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies

The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies will award two post-doctoral fellowships of $30,000 each, for the academic year of 2018-2019. Fellows will conduct their research under the supervision of a senior faculty member from the Zvi Yavetz School of History. They are expected to reside in the Tel Aviv area. Tel Aviv University PhD holders are not eligible. Candidates…
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Post-Doc Position: University of Southern California, Middle East Studies

The Department of Middle East Studies at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles invites applications for a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in Middle East Studies. Researchers with training in Environmental Studies, anthropology, political economy, urban studies, and geography are particularly welcome to apply. This fellowship is renewable for up to three years contingent upon administrative approval. In addition to…
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CFP: The Garden: Ecological Paradigms of Space, History, and Community

The 8th Biennial European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and Environment (EASLCE) Conference will take place in Würzburg, Germany on September 26 -29, 2018. This year’s theme is “The Garden: Ecological Paradigms of Space, History, and Community”. Extended deadline to submit applications is February 20, 2018. You can find more information about the conference here.

CfA: Heinrich Böll Stiftung Scholarships

Heinrich Böll Stiftung – The Green Political Foundation grants scholarships to undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students from inside and outside Germany. The foundation promotes studies and researchers on topics such as democracy, ecology, solidarity and non-violence. There are two application deadlines: 1 March and 1 September. For more information on the Heinrich Böll Stiftung scholarships, please visit the relevant page

CFP: Relationships with Humans and Animals in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Middle East Studies Association Call for Papers Humans and other animals share spaces, impact each other daily through work and leisure, and create communities together. Levi Strauss is famous for saying animals are “good to think with.” As anthropology is beginning to make the post-humanist or animal turn, it is time to think about how animals affect and create each…
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