The American Political Science Association (APSA) is accepting applications for participation in the 2013 APSA MENA workshop hosted by the American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt. Applications are accepted till May 3, 2013.
The 2013 MENA Workshop, entitled “Varieties of Democracy” will be held from September 8 to 21 at AUC. Led by a joint team of US- and MENA-based scholars, this event is a unique professional opportunity for early-to-mid career faculty, as well as senior PhD students with a focus on social science research. Workshop participants will engage in seminar discussions, share methodological challenges, and present and peer-review manuscripts in progress.
This is the link to the APSA’s MENA Workshop website, where you can find more information about the program, eligibility requirements, and application details. In addition, you can find the online Application. The application deadline is May 3, 2013 at 5 pm (EST).
Questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Project on Middle East Political Science is pleased to call for proposals for a Junior Scholars Book Development Workshop to be held at Yale University on September 27-28, 2013. Applicants may be at any career stage prior to tenure, but must have a complete book manuscript ready for circulation and discussion by August 1, 2013. Junior scholars at the conference will have their complete dissertation or book manuscripts discussed in depth by at least two invited senior colleagues with an eye toward preparing the work for publication. Research can focus on any aspect of the politics of the broader Middle East.
To apply please send by 5:00 pm April 15, 2013 to email@example.com in one .PDF document:
- chapter-length writing sample (preferably the introductory chapter of the dissertation/book manuscript)
- list of 3 to 5 senior scholars from whom you most would like feedback (including at least 2 who are not primarily Middle East specialists)
- contact information for at least two academic references (including a dissertation chair)
Please contact Mary Casey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.994.7689 with questions.