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Can there be citizenship before orientalism? Can there be postcolonial citizenship? Prof. Engin Isin illustrates both questions with an illustration from Ottoman studies focusing on Islamic trust institution (waqf, awqaf, pl.) that also has relevance for Asian studies. Organized by KITLV, AMT and IIAS. Drinks afterwards.

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Fellowships at IIAS

IIAS invites outstanding scholars to apply for a fellowship to work on an individual research project in the field of Asian studies in the social sciences or humanities. Scholars specialising in Asian-African interactions may also apply for the ASC-IIAS joint fellowship.

Next application deadlines:
IIAS Fellowship: 1 February each year
ASC-IIAS Fellowship: 15 March / 15 September
Gonda fellowship at IIAS: 1 April / 1 October

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ICAS 10 Chiang Mai 2017

We are pleased to announe that ICAS 10 will take place in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 20 - 23 July 2017. Please leave your email address if you like to stay informed.


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IIAS welcomes Prof. Cheng-tian Kuo

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