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Munazara and Argumentation Ethics Research Center

Call for Applications: IHU Munazara and Argumentation Ethics Research Center (ArguMunazara) Project Assistant

The Munazara and Argumentation Ethics Research Center (ArguMunazara) at Ibn Haldun University, Istanbul, is inviting applications for Graduate Student Assistant to assist with the Research Project, “Adab in Dialogue: Developing Argumentative Virtues Today”, supported by the John Templeton Foundation.

The “ADAB” project aims to develop a Munazara-inspired argumentation model to be employed in university debating tournaments and other relevant areas. The project involves inquiry into post-classical Ādāb al-Baḥth wa al-Munāẓara literature, contemporary debate practices, and Argumentation Studies.  

Application Deadline: May 24, 2022, 5 PM GMT+3

Scholarship for up to 18 months (starting date: June 1, 2022)

Tax-free scholarship of 6,600 TL per month (Equivalent to 430 $)

The successful applicant will work for the IHU ArguMunazara Research Center in general, and for the ADAB Project in particular. Responsibilities will include:

  • Translating classical texts from Arabic to English 

  • Developing content for the Project website 

  • Organizing, and participating in, project-related activities

Areas of Research: Philosophy/ Logic and Argumentation; Islamic Madrasa Sciences

Essential Requirements:

– Enrollment in a graduate programme (doctoral student applicants will be given priority)

– Proficiency in English and Arabic

– Demonstrable translation experience between the two languages

Desirable Assets:

– Previous research experience in analytic philosophy, Argumentation Theory, or Ādāb al-Baḥth wa al-Munāẓara

– Interest and willingness to contribute to the literature on Ādāb al-Baḥth wa al-Munāẓara ,  and/or Argumentation Theory


Please fill out the form and submit alongside the requested documents.

Please contact [email protected] for further inquiries.