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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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Arkansas State University - Tenure track Assistant Professor, History



DePauw University - Middle Eastern History, Term Position



Tel Aviv University - Tenured or tenure-track position in the History of the Arab Middle East of the 20th



University of California - Berkeley - Lecturers - Various Fields of History - Department of History

Call for Papers and Panels: ASMEA Seventh Annual Conference

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is currently seeking paper proposals and panel proposals for presentation at the Seventh Annual ASMEA Conference being held October 30 - November 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. 

Call for Papers:

1 poste d’assistant-e d’arabe - Université de Genève


Faculté des lettres, Université de Genève

met au concours :

1 poste d’assistant-e d’arabe


Conditions :

Etre en possession d’une maîtrise en langue et littérature arabes ou d'une licence ès lettres, avec l'arabe comme branche principale. Avoir un projet de recherche en cours et s’engager à inscrire une thèse dans le domaine des études arabes au Département MESLO. Prouver une très bonne connaissance de l’arabe classique et moderne.


Cahier des charges :

Il s’agit d’un poste à 7/10e qui passera à 10/10e dès la troisième année.

Call for Submissions: 2014 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award

The AJS is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the 2014 Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards, made possible by the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation of Portland, Oregon.

These awards recognize and promote outstanding scholarship in the field of Jewish Studies and honor scholars whose work embodies the best in the field: rigorous research, theoretical sophistication, innovative methodology, and excellent writing. The awards are structured to recognize all areas of Jewish Studies research, paying tribute to both the breadth and depth of AJS members’ scholarship.

In 2014, the AJS will award three $5,000 prizes to recognize outstanding scholarship in the following fields of Jewish Studies:

Jewish Literature and Linguistics

Announcing the Syriac Gazetteer

Syriaca.org is pleased to announce publication of The Syriac Gazetteer (http://syriaca.org/geo/), a geographical dictionary of places relevant to Syriac Studies.