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

Lecture - Dr. Jere Bacharach, "Excavating Fustat: The Role of George T. Scanlon and Others" (Cairo, 28 April 2018)

The George T. Scanlon Graduate Student Award in Arab and Islamic Civilizations
Ceremony and Reception
Saturday, April 28, 2018
6:00 pm
Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Square
Keynote Lecture
Dr. Jere Bacharach
Professor Emeritus of History
Stanley D. Golub Professor Emeritus of International Relations
University of Washington
"Excavating Fustat: The Role of George T.

To Attend: Workshop & Study Day at the Armenian Museum of America, April 13, 2018

The Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art at Tufts University and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, are pleased to announce our next East of Byzantium event:

Friday, April 13, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Armenian Museum of America, 65 Main Street, Watertown, MA

Workshop & Study Day at the Armenian Museum of America

2018 Middle East Medievalists Dissertation Prize

2018 Middle East Medievalists Dissertation Prize

The Board of Directors of Middle East Medievalists (MEM) is pleased to announce its inaugural prize for best dissertation on the medieval Middle East (500-1500 CE).

In an effort to recognize excellent doctoral research in the field, MEM will award its first biennial prize at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in San Antonio, Texas, in November, 2018. Dissertations filed and defended between June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2018, will be eligible for this year’s prize.