I am working on my MA thesis at the American University of Beirut.
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 ESRC is funding a three-year postdoctoral fellowship to work with me on a project on military mobilities and the emergence of logistics and transport infrastructure in the Arabian Peninsula:
Reposting this from H-Announce as it may be of interest to H-Levant subscribers:
Call for papers – International Conference INALCO (Paris) / Institut universitaire de France/Université Jean Moulin – Lyon 3/Institut français du Proche-Orient (Ifpo):
Experts and Expertise in the League of Nations - Mandates: Figures, Fields and Tools
February, 19-20th 2015, Paris, France