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

CFP | AFGHANISTAN: The Journal of the American Institute of Afghanistan Studies

The American Institute of Afghanistan Studies and Edinburgh University Press are pleased to announce the launch of AFGHANISTAN, which will be published every Spring and Autumn beginning in April 2018. The Editor-in-Chief is Warwick Ball, FSA, a Near Eastern archaeologist and specialist of Afghanistan; and the Managing Editor is Shivan Mahendrarajah (Ph.D., Cantab, ’14), a scholar in Islamic history and Persian Studies.

Dots, Marginalia and Peritexts in Middle Eastern Manuscripts Workshop

Dear all,

I hope that you are well. I am writing to bring a highly interesting workshop to your attention. All of the details are set out below and anyone interested in participating should contact Dr George A. Kiraz (gkiraz@ias.edu) directly.

Kind regards,

Adam Walker

Radboud University Nijmegen


Call for Contributor(s): “Conflict” chapter in the forthcoming Bloomsbury Academic The Cultural History of the Sea – Medieval Age 800-1450

In December 2020 Bloomsbury Academic will publish a new addition to their Cultural History Series, a multi-set Cultural History of the Sea spanning Antiquity to the Modern Age.