The mosque in Herat. (Photo: JimKelly/

We are seeking a PhD candidate for the project “Gender, Islam and transnational legal orderings in post-US Afghanistan”. The project is funded by the Research Council of Norway and led by the Chr. Michelsen Institute (Bergen) in partnership with the University of Bergen and Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (Kabul).

The successful candidate will be enrolled at The Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion at the University of Bergen.  The project is multi-disciplinary and we welcome applicants with different disciplinary backgrounds ( e.g. Asian or Middle Eastern history, Islamic studies, legal anthropology or related disciplines)

Fluency in Dari/Farsi or Pashto is a requirement.


For more details and information about how to apply see:


PhD Candidate in Islamic history and culture - Gender and Legal Orderings in Afghanistan (205593) | University of Bergen (