Emerging Democracies Postdoctoral Fellowship

University of Michigan

Fellowship period: September 2017 – May 2018 Application deadline: January 15, 2017 The Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies (WCED) at the University of Michigan invites postdoctoral scholars to apply for the Emerging Democracies Postdoctoral Fellowship. The fellowship supports research on the broad historical, political, economic, and societal conditions under which democracies emerge—and autocracies endure. Three awards are available in 2017-18.

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The Tenth Annual Intensive Introduction to Islamic Codicology

Islamic Manuscript Association

3–7 October 2016 Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK The Islamic Manuscript Association, together with the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation, Cambridge University Library, and the University of Cambridge’s HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies, announces its Tenth Annual Intensive Introduction to Islamic Codicology Course, which will be held from 3-7 October 2016 at the Cambridge University Library. This intensive

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Translation and Knowledge: From Knowledge Production to Collective Intelligence on the Web

Translation

12-14 January 2017 Ajou University, South Korea Knowledge production and dissemination have long been of interest to scholars from various disciplinary backgrounds. Within the field of translation studies, the role of translation in the production, transmission and transformation of knowledge has been the focus of recent investigations by a number of research groups, including, but not limited to, the organizers

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Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017

university of Birmingham

24 – 28 July 2017 University of Birmingham The International Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017 will take place from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July at the University of Birmingham. Opening plenary Susan Hunston, University of Birmingham Keynote speakers Susan Conrad (Portland State University, US) Andrew Hardie (Lancaster University, UK) Christian Mair (University of Freiburg, Germany) Dan McIntyre (University of Huddersfield,

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Alexander’s Gate and the Unclean Nations: Translation, Textual Appropriation, and the Construction of Barriers

TranscUlturAl

Benjamin Garstad TranscUlturAl, A Journal of Translation and Cultural Studies, 8, 1, 2016 Abstract The Alexander Romance and the Apocalypse of Pseudo-Methodius deserve a place in any discussion of the impact of the translator’s work on the construction of memory in multicultural societies. Both works are remarkable as the products and the objects of translation throughout the middle ages. Successive

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The Body in Translation – Translation, the Human body and Early Modern Demarcations of Knowledge

This project examines how different kinds of human bodies were constituted through translation in medical, ethnographic and religious discourses in the early modern global world. The project aims to historicize present notions of translation by analysing a test case at the interstices of nature and culture. It examines how different kinds of human bodies were constituted through translation in medical,

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Digitizing Early Arabic Printed Books

Digitizing Early Arabic Printed Books

21 October 2016 Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, Brown University The Digital Islamic Humanities Project, a signature initiative of Middle East Studies at Brown University, is pleased to announce its annual scholarly gathering, a workshop on the topic of print culture in the early modern and modern Middle East. The event is organized in partnership with Gale Publishers, which will present

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Search and visualisation software tools

open source

The Genealogies of Knowledge Corpus is supported by a set of powerful search and visualisation software tools that are being developed specifically for this project. Working with this software will allow the research team to trace the development and mutation of key concepts that have become a core part of our academic and public life, and their contestation and renegotiation by civil society

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Eleventh Islamic Manuscript Conference: Sufism and Islamic Manuscript Culture

Islamic Manuscript Association

13–15 September 2016 Magdalene College, University of Cambridge The Islamic Manuscript Association, in partnership with the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation and the HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge, is pleased to announce its Eleventh Islamic Manuscript Conference: Sufism and Islamic Manuscript Culture, which will be held from 13 to 15 September 2016 at

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