Interested in visiting the birthplace of the Young Turk Revolution (and also of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk) and understanding the context of the « Eastern » question and the break-up of the Ottoman empire on site? In strolling through the streets of one of the most vibrant and monument rich city of the Eastern Mediterranean ?
H-Levant is a moderated network for those interested in the scholarly discussion of the modern history and culture of the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean. Called "the Levant" in English and "al-mashriq" in Arabic, the region today includes Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, the Palestinian territories, Jordan and parts of Turkey. While most of the inhabitants are Arabic-speaking Muslims, there are significant populations of Jews and Christians. And although the peoples of the region are diverse, they possess a shared history stretching back millenia.
The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is accepting applications for the 2015 Research Grants Programs. Grants of up to $2500 will be awarded to qualified professors and students engaged in the study of the Middle East and Africa.
The deadline to submit a grant application is March 2, 2015. Find a brief overview of guidelines for submission below:
Call for papers
Islamic Law and Minorities: Past and Present.
Oriente Moderno 2016
Carlo De Angelo (University of Naples “L’Orientale”)
Serena Tolino (University of Zurich)