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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Tremblings and Inundations: natural disasters in the history and culture of West Asia and North Africa - deadline extended

To allow for backlogs in people’s workloads due to strike action in British academia, the CFP deadline for ‘Tremblings and Inundations: natural disasters in the history and culture of West Asia and North Africa’ is extended to 26th March. For more details, see http://tremblingsandinundations.uk/

LUCIS Summerschool on Philology and Manuscripts from the Muslim World

From August 24 to September 4, the Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam and Society (LUCIS) will offer its fourth Summerschool on philology and manuscripts from the Muslim world, with lectures by experts, hands-on classes and much practice with manuscripts from its famous oriental collection. The course is meant for graduate students and researchers.

Call for Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel BSC 2020

As part of its ongoing commitment to Byzantine studies, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 46th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, October 22–25, 2020. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant to Byzantine studies.