4th Annual Graduate Student Research Workshop: Call for Applications


WHEN February 24-26, 2025
WHERE NYU Abu Dhabi WHO Humanities Research Fellowship for the Study of the Arab World Program By Invitation Interested scholars please contact nyuad.humanities.fellowships@nyu.edu

The NYU Abu Dhabi Humanities Research Fellowship for the Study of the Arab World program invites applications for its 4th Annual Graduate Student Research Workshop to be hosted in person from February 24-26, 2026 at NYU Abu Dhabi. The theme of this year’s workshop is “New Directions in the Study of the Arab World.”

We welcome applications from international doctoral students who are currently in the writing stage with the opportunity to present and thoroughly discuss their PhD projects. Applications are encouraged for projects that range across the arts, humanities, and social sciences related to the study of the Arab world, broadly defined, its rich literature and history, its cultural and artistic heritage, and its manifold connections with other cultures.

Application Information

The deadline for application submissions is September 16, 2024. We will notify successful applicants by early November 2024.

Applicants should submit the following materials in English through Interfolio:

  • a curriculum vitae
  • a two-page statement about the research
  • a one-page work plan with the projected date of completion of the degree
  • an abstract of the chapter that would be presented
  • a letter of recommendation from your dissertation advisor

For more details, please visit our website.

Convened by

  • Erin Pettigrew, Associate Professor of History and Arab Crossroads Studies; Global Network Associate Professor of History, NYUAD
  • Nathalie Peutz, Associate Professor of Arab Crossroads Studies and Anthropology; Network Associate Professor of Anthropology, NYUAD

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