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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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.

Author: 
Naomi Sakr
Reviewer: 
Edward Webb

Webb on Sakr, 'Transformations in Egyptian Journalism'

Naomi Sakr. Transformations in Egyptian Journalism. London: I.B. Tauris, 2013. xviii + 109 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78076-589-1.

Reviewed by Edward Webb (Dickinson College) Published on H-Mideast-Politics (February, 2014) Commissioned by Shirin Saeidi

Mixed Prospects for Egypt's Media

CfPanelists: MESA 2014, social accountability

Dear colleagues,

We are still looking for one more paper for our panel entitled 'Local governance reforms in the wake of the Arab Spring: Opportunities for social accountability?' at MESA 2014 in Washington D.C.

Please find the description below.

Please submit paper abstracts of 300 - 400 words by Thursday 13 February 2014 to bergh@iss.nl.

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H-Mideast-Politics is H-Net’s Network on contemporary Middle Eastern political affairs and their international repercussions.

I. The H-Mideast-Politics Network: Scope, Content, Purpose

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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