Jordan Language Academy – Summer 2012

This summer the Jordan Language Academy is offering three 4 to 8 week long  immersion courses to teach international students Arabic/Persian.  These ‘semesters’ will involve almost 200 hours of classroom work as well as cultural activities and a month long stay in Jordan’s capital of Amman.

Anyone still looking for something to do this summer would be wise to look into this engaging study abroad opportunity.

Class Listing for Summer Program

Syllabus for Summer Program

June 2011: Call For Applications

We would like to inform you about our Call for Applications for our German Turkish Masters Program in Social Sciences (GeT MA). The GeT MA program is now accepting applications for admission in the fall of 2011. Interested students may send their application packages to the program office at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin until May 31, 2011. Application materials are available online (Link: http://www.bgss.hu-berlin.de/masters/getma).

The GeT MA Program is a unique, interdisciplinary and integrated Masters Program in Social Sciences. It is taught in English at the Middle East Technical University Ankara, Turkey and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. All students of GeT MA attend their first year of studies in Ankara and their second year in Berlin. Upon completion of the program, a Dual-Master of Arts in Social Sciences is awarded from both universities. GeT MA is part of the Ernst Reuter Initiative and is supported by the DAAD with funds from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Information about the program, its structure, contents and the participating universities is available online at http://www.bgss.hu-berlin.de/masters/getma . The program’s Berlin office will answer any questions by phone +49-30-2093-5323 or email info.getma@sowi.hu-berlin.de. Personal appointments are available upon request.

— German Turkish Masters Program in Social Sciences Berlin Program Office Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Institut für Sozialwissenschaften Unter den Linden 6 10099 Berlin, Germany

Tel: +49 30 2093 5323

Fax: +49 30 2093 5348

info.getma@sowi.hu-berlin.de

http://www.bgss.hu-berlin.de/masters/getma Sitz: Luisenstraße 56, 10117 Berlin

Opportunity – Academic Field Program

A message from the Program Director:

We would like to invite you to take part in the academic field program in Israel: “Coexistence in the Middle East”, sponsored by the Israel National Commission for UNESCO from June 26th-July 26th, 2011. View other dates

Experience the challenge of human diversity where civilizations, nations and religions converge and receive 3 credits from the Rothberg International School at Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI), rated among the World’s top 120 universities.

You may also take additional summer courses at the HUJI and/or get a chance to see the Pyramids of Egypt or the Lost City of Petra in Jordan.

For general information about the program please refer to the links that appear on the side, the videos below or the following file: Program.PDF

To participate or receive more information about contacts and scholarships at your campus sign up for our website at:

http://coexistencetrip.net/index.php?cp=signInForm&ref=mes

Join students from 32 campuses in 11 countries who have already participated in “Coexistence in the Middle East”!


Coexistence in the Middle East
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Call for Papers

University of Chicago, May 13–14, 2011
Just a reminder: there are about ten days left to get in your abstracts!
We are pleased to invite graduate students and faculty to submit papers for the 26th Annual Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Conference, to be held May 13–14, 2011, at the University of Chicago. We welcome a broad range of submissions from across the disciplines, including (but not limited to) anthropology, art history, cinema and media studies, history, literature, sociology, philosophy, gender studies, development, and religion, and dealing with any topic that involves the Middle East from the 7th century onwards.
Those wishing to participate should send a 250-word abstract to the conference organizers at mehat2011@gmail.com by February 20, 2011.
We will consider both individual papers and pre-arranged themed panels; the latter is especially encouraged. More information about the conference and the application process can be viewed at our website: http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/mehat/conference/. Feel free to email us with any questions you have.
Thanks, and we look forward to reading your submissions!
MEHAT 2011 Coordinators
Cam Lindley-Cross
Feryal Salem
Shayna Silverstein
Mohamad Ballan

Arab American Language Institute in Meknes Morocco (23 May–12 August 2011)

Arab American Language Institute in Morocco
Meknes, Morocco
23 May–12 August 2011
The Arab American Language Institute in Morocco, with offices in Virginia. Offering all levels, all year. Summer 2011 intensive Arabic: four week program May 23 – June 17; six week program June 6- July 15; eight week program June 7- July 29; or twelve week program May 24 – Aug 12. Fees include lodging, 2 meals a day and outings, plus all instruction. MSA and Moroccan dialect. Transcripts and certificate upon completion. One year’s study in as little as six weeks.

Winter break ’11, spring semester 2011, fall semester 2011 and Cultural Discovery Programs 2011 also offered.

For all details: The Arab American Language Institute in Morocco, PO Box 5544, Williamsburg, VA 23188 (757 258–0054; aalimorocco@yahoo.comwww.aalimorocco.com).

Application Deadline: 15 March 2011

Call for Applications: Arabic, Persian, Turkish Language Immersion Institute (APTLII)

An eight-week intensive summer language immersion program for undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals.  Each language class, at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level, is equivalent to two semesters of study, with full academic year credit.  Sponsored by Global Studies, the Division of International Studies, African Languages & Literature, Languages and Cultures of Asia, the Middle East Studies Program, and the African Studies Program.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2011

For more information visit http://aptlii.global.wisc.edu/index.html, or call 608-262-5666

Call for Applications: Arabic, Persian, Turkish Language Immersion Institute (APTLII)

An eight-week intensive summer language immersion program for undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals. Each language class is equivalent to two semesters of study, with full academic year credit. Sponsored by Global Studies, the Division of International Studies, African Languages & Literature, Languages and Cultures of Asia, the Middle East Studies Program, and the African Studies Program.
Application deadline: Tuesday, May 15, 2011.
For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-262-5666.