Gulf Women’s Lives: Voice, Space, Place
This announcement calls for contributions to an edited collection, "Gulf Women's Lives: Voice, Space, Place," which explores the experiences of Gulf women through the intersections of writing, gender, and the body. The collection aims to understand how Gulf women use writing to navigate spaces of dissent, challenge patriarchal norms, and convey diverse narratives, moving beyond simplistic stereotypes.
The program, which has been expanding its international dimension since 2014, continues to strengthen its global focus in the current 2021-2027 phase. It highlights a recent webinar on the EU Jean Monnet Programme, emphasizing its role in promoting excellence in teaching and research related to European Union studies worldwide.
The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) Call for Membership Applications
This opportunity is available to early-career researchers, specifically those within 3-10 years of completing their Ph.D., from both the Arab world and Germany. AGYA's primary aim is to foster research collaboration among promising scholars from diverse disciplines affiliated with research institutions in Germany and Arab countries.
The Institutionalization of Diversity and Discrimination in Middle East
This article delves into the concepts of diversity, inclusion, and discrimination within institutions. It questions the prevailing trend of diversity initiatives and examines the intricate nature of diversity, moving beyond conventional definitions. The piece emphasizes how institutional discrimination is sustained and advocates for a dynamic approach to address it effectively. It highlights challenges within international academic institutions, where biases and white privilege may go unnoticed. The article ultimately calls for a shift in perspective, moving from a focus on diversity as a goal to tackling the behaviors that perpetuate discrimination.