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Recent Content

Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam, volume 40(2013)

                  The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

                The Institute of Asian and African Studies

           The Max Schloessinger Memorial Foundation

              is pleased to announce the publication of

     Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam Volume 40 (2013), 437 pp.

                                          Table of Contents:

Joseph Witztum, Ibn Isḥāq and the Pentateuch in Arabic

Bilha Moor, Mosque and church: Arabic inscriptions at Shivta in the early Islamic period

ASMEA 2014 Annual Conference Travel Grant Program

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to offer travel stipends of up to $500 to qualified professors and students who wish to participate in the Seventh Annual ASMEA Conference. Titled “Searching for Balance in the Middle East and Africa,” the conference will be held on October 30-November 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

Prize awarded to Michael Cook

From Princeton University
Islamic history scholar Cook wins Holberg Prize
Posted March 11, 2014; 04:24 p.m.
by Karin Dienst, Office of Communications, Princeton University
Michael Cook, the Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies, has been awarded the Holberg Prize, a major international honor established by the Norwegian parliament to recognize outstanding scholarly work in the arts and humanities, social sciences, law or theology.