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).

Recent Content

NEH Summer Institute: "Migration and Empire: The Roman Experience from Marcus Aurelius to Mohammed"

An NEH Summer Institute, "Migration and Empire: The Roman Experience from Marcus Aurelius to Mohammed," will take place in Chapel Hill from June 19 to July 14, 2017 at UNC, Chapel Hill. Professor Michael Maas, Rice University, and Professor Richard Talbert, UNC Chapel Hill, will direct the Institute, which is open to college and university teachers and adjuncts  in all related fields. Teachers of world history and comparative history, as well as those interested in the phenomenon of migration in other periods and places are especially welcome.

CFP: Migrations in Mongol Eurasia: People, Ideas, Artifacts / The Hebrew University of Jerusalem International Conference / December 18-20, 2017

International Conference, December 18-20, 2017

Organizers: Michal Biran and Jonathan Brack

The creation, expansion, consolidation, and dissolution of the Mongol Empire (1206-1368) generated a huge amount of human migrations, followed by animals, artifacts, ideas and institutions. The ripples of these movements continued to exert their influence long after the Empire collapsed in the mid- 14th century. This multifaceted and complex array of Eurasian mobtilities will be the focus of our forthcoming conference.

Workshop: 'From Oriens Christianus to the Muslim Near East'

Dear friends,

It is with delight that I write to you in order to announce a call for papers to be delivered at the forthcoming International Workshop:

‘From Oriens Christianus to the Muslim Near East: Theological, Historical and Cultural Cross-pollination in the Eastern Mediterranean of Late Antiquity’.