H-Mideast-Politics, is an academic network where substantive information and analysis can be presented of Middle East current affairs and of its relevance to the foreign policy of states outside the region. The network takes the entire area from Morocco to Malaysia and from Kazakhstan to Somalia as its purview. The emphasis is on contemporary politics.

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H-Mideast Politics editor interviewed on Voice of Russia

He's too modest to mention it so I will: H-Mideast Politics editor Kevin DeJesus was recently interviewed on Voice of Russia. A fine example of H-Net editors also being field experts for the networks they edit.

When he's not being sought for his expert opinion, Kevin is also getting acclimated to H-Net's new environment on the Commons (as we all are) and will soon be back in the Editor's seat on H-Mideat Politics.

Patrick Cox

Shahla Talebi
Maryam Shariati

Shariati on Talebi, 'Ghosts of Revolution: Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran'

Shahla Talebi. Ghosts of Revolution: Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011. x + 254 pp. $24.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7201-3.

Reviewed by Maryam Shariati Published on H-Mideast-Politics (March, 2014) Commissioned by Shirin Saeidi

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.