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

Call for contributions: The history of books and collections through manuscript notes (Journal of Islamic Manuscripts, 2018)

Much can be learned from the notes left by readers, owners, patrons, copyists, borrowers and lenders of manuscripts in Arabic script, be they handwritten or impressed with a seal. The possible uses range from the illumination of a manuscript’s travels, a library’s holdings, a collector’s predilections, or an author’s sources, to a work’s dissemination, a copyist’s output, a book’s price, or a reader’s consumption.

Mamluk Architecture Course, May 8-10, 2017, preceding the Fourth Conference of the School of Mamluk Studies

Dear Colleagues,

Following our earlier announcement of the fourth conference of the School of Mamluk Studies to be held in Beirut, and its accompanying three-day course in architecture, we would like to once again remind everyone of the course and the procedures to register for it.

Intensive course: Mamluk Architecture

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

CFP: Migrations in Mongol Eurasia: People, Ideas, Artifacts

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

International Conference, December 18-20, 2017

Organizers: Michal Biran and Jonathan Brack

Grant Opportunities, Call for Papers and Panels, Seeking Presentations on Coptic-Muslim Relationships in Egypt

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to announce its 2017 Travel and Research Grant Programs in conjunction with its Tenth Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. to be held October 19 – 21, 2017. Grant awards range from $500 to $2500.

The deadline to submit a grant application is March 31, 2017.

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