Welcome to H-Mideast-Medieval, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-MidEast-Medieval is a digital network for scholars and others interested in the study of the Islamic lands of the Middle East during the medieval period (defined roughly as 500-1500 C.E.). The network is sponsored by Middle East Medievalists (MEM).

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Afkar: a new undergraduate journal of Middle East Studies

Dear all,
 
I would like to bring a new undergraduate journal of Middle East Studies to your attention that is now soliciting contributions for its first issue:
 
 
Afkar has an editorial board of undergraduates from NYU Abu Dhabi, SOAS, AUC, LAU, Brown, and the University of Chicago.  Full disclosure: I serve on the advisory board.

East of Byzantium Workshop, March 29, 2019

The Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art at Tufts University and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, are pleased to announce our next East of Byzantium workshop.

Friday, March 29, 2019, 10:00 am–1:00 pm
Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Mary Jaharis Center Lecture, March 28, 2019

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, is pleased to announce the spring lecture in its 2018–2019 lecture series:

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 6:15–7:45 pm
Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Dropping a Medieval Chronicle (and Putting it Back Together): Reading the Byzantine Chronography of Theophanes and George the Synkellos through Manuscripts, Maps, and Text Analysis
Jesse W. Torgerson, Wesleyan University

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