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Center for Religious Studies Announces Call for Two 2-Year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Positions

October 4, 2016

The CEU Center for Religious Studies is seeking two 2-year Post-Doctoral Research Fellows for the CRS project Striking from the Margins: Religion, State and Disintegration in the Middle East 

Deadline for applications: 1 November 2016

Carsten Wilke Named Director of the CEU Center for Religious Studies

September 27, 2016

Carsten Wilke, associate professor in the CEU Departments of History and Medieval Studies, has been named director of the Center for Religious Studies. He takes over for University Professor Aziz Al-Azmeh from the History Department.

CRS & IAS Launch "Striking from the Margins: Religion, State and Disintegration in the Middle East”

September 26, 2016

This month, CEU's Center for Religious Studies and the Institute for Advanced Study at CEU are launching a new, two-year project entitled “Striking from the Margins: Religion, State and Disintegration in the Middle East.” The project seeks a nuanced and complex understanding of the transformations of religion in relation to related changes in state and social structures, most specifically in Syria and Iraq over the past thirty years.

Center for Religious Studies, the Institute for Advanced Study at CEU awarded Fritz Thyssen grant for International Conference on Qurʾānic Manuscript Studies

May 27, 2016

The Fritz Thyssen Foundation has awarded a EUR 18,000 grant to the CEU Center for Religious Studies and the Institute for Advanced Study at CEU for their upcoming International Conference entitled Qurʾānic Manuscript Studies: State of the Field, planned for spring 2017.