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Recent Content

Reminder: Call for Papers: Arabic Historiography, Narratives of Order, and Discourses of Sovereignty in late medieval Egypt and Syria

International Conference: Arabic Historiography, Narratives of Order, and Discourses of Sovereignty in late medieval Egypt and Syria (Closing conference of the ERC project MMS-II, UGent, Belgium, 2017-21)

Cairo, November, 28-30, 2021

in cooperation with:

  • Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO)
  • American University in Cairo (AUC)
  • Nederlands-Vlaams Instituut in Caïro (NVIC)

Keynote speaker: Konrad Hirschler (FUBerlin)

EVENT: Moving Beyond the Monograph- New and Creative Models of Academic Publication Every Scholar of Humanities Should Know About

Dear H-Mideast Medieval Readers,

I want to invite you to join me for my exclusive interview with Chris Harrison, Publishing Development Director of Humanities and Social Sciences at Cambridge University Press as part of our ongoing 'Publication Success Interview Series'. 

Chris will discuss how Cambridge is moving beyond the monograph to introduce new and creative publication models to fill the gap between academic articles and books. Register to learn more about how you can take advantage of this new forum to publish your research and advance your career.

Publication - Jerusalem studies in Arabic and Islam (JSAI), volumes 49 (2020) and 50 (2021)

Dear Reserachers and Colleagues,

The Institute of Asian and African Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Max Schloessinger Memorial Foundation are pleased to announce the publication of Jerusalem studies in Arabic and Islam (JSAI), volumes 49 (2020) and 50 (2021)