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University of Oxford: Position in Islamic History

March 24, 2009

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Departmental Lecturership in Islamic History,  1000-1500 Salary Grade 7, £28,839 ­ £35,469 per  annum  Applications are invited for a teaching position in Islamic  History, 1000-1500. This fixed-term post is to commence on 1 September  2009 and run until 31 August 2010. The principal duties of the post are to  give lectures and classes in Islamic […]

Inside Story: Arab Education System Failing

March 21, 2009

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Al Jazeera According to a new report from the World Bank, the quality of education in the Arab world is falling behind other regions and needs urgent reform. The report states that Arab countries need to make education their top priority in order to meet the needs of a young population and rapidly-expanding labour market. […]

Riz Khan: Unemployment in the Arab World

March 21, 2009

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Al Jazeera Riz Khan speaks with Ron Bruder, a successful American businessman who took a deep look at the problems of the Middle East after the attacks of 9/11 and founded Education for Employment which now operates in several Arab countries.

Cleveland Cab Drivers Prohibited from Praying while in Taxi Queue

March 19, 2009

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CAIR A recently-issued policy directive from the City of Cleveland, USA, prohibits Muslim cab drivers from praying at Hopkins International Airport while waiting for fares in the taxi queue. Other policy directives ban the drivers from using airport restrooms to make ritual ablutions (wudu) and from praying in the airport chapel while on the job. […]

Global Recession Hits Dubai Job Market–The Dubai Files

March 18, 2009

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Updated January 4, 2010 Dubai Before November 2008 Dubai in 2009 Dubai companies given “junk” status Al Jazeera, Jan 4, 2010 Standard & Poor, an international ratings agency, said it has cut the credit ratings of six Dubai government-linked companies to junk status. S&P said on Thursday it has taken the move as the likelihood of […]

Assistant or Associate Professor Muslim Societies

March 17, 2009

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University of California, San Diego   The Department of Sociology at UC, San Diego (http://sociology.ucsd.edu/)  invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We are looking for a first rate scholar whose research focuses on Muslim societies. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree and will be expected to teach and […]

Position Opening: Lectureship in Islamic Studies and Arabic

March 17, 2009

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The University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Islamic Studies and Arabic in the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies beginning in September 2009.   The successful candidate is expected to have the ability to engage in teaching in core areas of Islamic studies (such as the Qur¹an, Sufism, hadith, fiqh, […]

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