Muslim Societies, Global Perspectives

Muslim Societies, Global Perspectives

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Priority Initiatives

We are currently looking to fund the following initiatives:

  • Arabic Language Fund - an endowed fund to help sustain offering Arabic language courses for three levels, held one term each school year.

  • Lectureship & Conference Fund - a fund that will support public programs including: distinguished lectures, research workshop series, biannual conference, outreach programs (workshops for secondary education, public officials, military, and foreign affairs community on contemporary and policy issues), cultural programs (film, music, poetry, literary).

  • Visiting Fellowship in Islamic Studies - intended to facilitate visits to Queen’s by researchers and scholars from other institutions outside where there is potential to establish new research collaborations with faculty members at Queen’s.

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow - is intended to provide a junior scholar with an opportunity to pursue a program of post-doctoral research and writing on an appropriate topic in a conducive intellectual environment.

  • Chair/Professorship in Islamic Studies - a senior appointment in a substantive area of Islamic studies setting high standards of teaching and research and augmenting the capacity of the Faculty to provide support for undergraduate and graduate programs.