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New Brill Fellow at the Warburg Institute in London


By Brill - Posted on 14 March 2013

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 14 March 2013

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, and the Warburg Institute are delighted to announce Alexander Bevilacqua (Princeton) as the second Brill Fellow at the Centre for the History of Arabic Studies in Europe (CHASE) at the Warburg Institute in London.

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, and the Warburg Institute are delighted to announce Alexander Bevilacqua (Princeton) as the second Brill Fellow at the Centre for the History of Arabic Studies in Europe (CHASE) at the Warburg Institute in London. He will take up the position for a three month period between 1 May and 31 August 2014. The topic of his research will be “Islamic culture in the European Enlightenment”.

The first Brill Fellow, Dr. Nuria Martínez de Castilla Muñoz, will be taking up the Fellowship from 1 May to 31 July of this year. She will hold a public lecture on 23 June 2013 entitled “Readings and Counter-Readings of the Qur’an in the Spanish Golden Age,” which is also the topic of her research during her Fellowship period.

The Brill Fellowships at CHASE have partly been made possible by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award for publishing, which was awarded to Brill in 2012, and they include free access to all online reference works and research tools published by Brill in the fields of Islamic and Middle Eastern studies. Postdoctoral researchers may apply for a two-, three- or four-month Fellowship for research projects on any aspect of the relations between Europe and the Arab World from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.

For more information about the Brill Fellowship at CHASE, please visit: http://warburg.sas.ac.uk/fellowships.

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About CHASE (warburg.sas.ac.uk)
The Centre for the History of Arabic Studies in Europe (CHASE) is dedicated to the study of the history of European-Arab relations from the Middle Ages to the end of the 18th century. The objectives of the Centre include the promotion of research on the transmission of Arab scientific, philosophical, medical, theological and geographical knowledge in the Middle Ages and in early modern times; the deepening of our understanding of the historical flow of ideas and knowledge between the Arab world and Europe; and the enhancement of our appreciation of the impact of the Muslim/Arab world on the development of European science and civilization.