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.

Call for Participation: "Narratives of Legitimacy and the Maghrebi State: Power, Law and Comparison." Tunis, June 21-22, 2019

CEMAT is inviting abstracts for its 2019 summer symposium bringing together social scientists and legal scholars interested in notions of state, state-building, as well as debates surrounding the concept of legitimacy. Derived from research and discussions about these issues from a Maghrebi perspective, we invite abstract submissions from scholars interested in North Africa but also comparatively in the Middle East and the Mediterranean.

Invitation to Contribute to edited volume on "Slavery in the Middle East and North Africa in the 19th and 20th Centuries"

We are pleased to invite contributions to an edited volume on the theme of Slavery in the Middle East and North Africa in the 19th and 20th Centuries. The volume will be edited by Janet Afary and Eric Massie and will be published by I.B. Tauris as part of its series on Sex, Marriage, and the Family in the Middle East (Series Editors:  Janet Afary and Claudia Yaghoobi).

CFP MESA 2019 - Meeting in the Middle: Integrated Histories of the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe in the Eighteenth Century Panel Description:

While scholarship on the eighteenth-century Middle East and North Africa has at last shorn itself of an Orientalist historiography laden with visions of political and economic decline and intellectual and cultural stagnation, it has nevertheless acquired a no less restrictive and ideologically-induced set of narrative constraints.