Submission Deadline: 6 December 2014
The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies promotes excellence in the study of Islam and Muslim societies. Applications are invited for the following Visiting Fellowships tenable at the Centre from 1 October 2015 for up to nine months (though shorter periods will be considered).
- Two Visiting Fellowships are offered to support research in any area of the arts, humanities or social sciences that has relevance to the study of Islam or the Muslim world, particularly anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, law, literature, philosophy, politics, religion, and sociology.
- Applicants would normally be established academics but scholars or writers at the postdoctoral or equivalent level are also eligible.
- Each Visiting Fellow is provided a stipend of £4000, shared office accomodation, and membership of the Common Room.
Imam Bukhari and Imam Tirmizi Research Fellowships
- These Visiting Research Fellowships, open to citizens of countries in Asia or Africa, are intended to encourage interaction among academics from different traditions of learning.Preference will be given to those studying classical Islamic sciences, although other areas in the humanities and social sciences will be considered.
- Each Visiting Research Fellow will be provided shared office accomodation, a stipend of £3000, and membership of the Common Room
- The stipends for both categories of fellowships are intended as a supplementary award and may be held in conjunction with other research grants, stipends, or sabbatical salaries. Visiting Fellows are expected to devote their time to research and writing and to participate in the Centre’s academic activities.