H-Maghrib aims to facilitate scholarly discussion and research about North Africa, a region that today comprises the countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania. H-Maghrib welcomes queries, calls, and announcements about all historical periods and thematic issues related to the Maghrib and its diverse populations from all disciplines.

Recent Content

Call for Applications: “The Culture and Politics of Resentment,” 2017-18 Fung Global Fellows Program, Visiting Scholar, Princeton University

Princeton University is pleased to announce the call for applications to the Fung Global Fellows Program at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS). Each year the program selects six scholars from around the world to be in residence at Princeton for an academic year and to engage in research and discussion around a common theme.

Conference Announcement : "Regional and Transregional Elites: Connecting the Early Islamic Empire," Universität Hamburg, Oct. 7-8, 2016

The conference aims at examining the roles that regional and transregional elites played in governing the vast early Islamic Empire (7th-10th century CE). The regional elites and their participation in governance and administration are essential for understanding the intricate workings of the early Islamic Empire, offering their loyalty or showing their dissatisfaction.

Colloque International : « Afrique du Nord et Afrique subsaharienne dans la grande guerre 1914-1918 » organisée par l’Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne et les Archives nationales, 12-14 Septembre 2016.

Un siècle s’est écoulé depuis le déclenchement de la Grande Guerre, qui, en 52 mois, a laissé derrière elle 18 millions de morts, autant de blessés et des dizaines de millions survivants, dont les derniers sont aujourd'hui décédés. Ce cataclysme imprévisible dans l'histoire du monde, associé à une dimension pour la première fois proprement mondiale, des pertes matérielles considérables et un véritable traumatisme moral, spirituel et intellectuel, hante l’esprit du monde entier.

Conference Announcement: Environmental Challenges in the MENA Region: The Long Road from Conflict to Cooperation, SOAS, October 12-13, 2016

The Middle East and North Africa region is well-known for its abundant natural resources and important geostrategic position. This image is currently over-shadowed by sectarian violence and trans-boundary conflicts that threaten the stability of the entire region with huge global implications. Unfortunately such preoccupation with conflict has come at the expense of addressing the region’s other challenges.

CFP: Mediterranean Cultures and Societies Knowledge, Health and Tourism (4-5 May: Faro, Portugal)

The International Centre for Studies and Research (ICSR) Mediterranean Knowledge and the Research Centre for Spatial and Organizational Dynamics (CIEO) invites you to participate in the 2nd International Conference ICSR Mediterranean Knowledge in the University of Algarve, Faro, through the submission of scientific abstracts for consideration for presentation.

Call for Abstracts