The purpose of H-Shehr is to facilitate scholarly discussion and collaboration on the complex processes through which gendered, classed, and raced citizen-subjects have negotiated and been the object of urban projects in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.

H-Shehr is currently looking for new editors to take over the network and take an active role in developing new online materials and resources for the field. We also looking for contributors, bloggers, discussants, resources gatherers, etc. If you are interested in helping build this site, please contact Patrick Cox, H-Net's Vice-President for Networks, at vp-net@mail.h-net.msu.edu.

Recent Content

Call for Papers: Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung invite submissions for a three-day conference in Berlin on concepts of historical periodization in transregional perspective. The conference is convened by Thomas Maissen (Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris, DHIP), Barbara Mittler (Heidelberger Centrum für Transkulturelle Studien, HCTS), and Pierre Monnet (Institut franco-allemand de sciences historiques et sociales, Frankfurt am Main). The conference will feature a keynote lecture on December 7th and several topical panel sessions on December 8th and 9th.

LECTURE—Abbey Stockstill, "The Making of Marrakesh: ʿAbd al-Muʾmin and the Almohad Legacy"

 

2016 – 2017 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents

 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

"The Making of Marrakesh: ʿAbd al-Muʾmin and the Almohad Legacy"

Abbey Stockstill

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History of Art & Architecture, Harvard University

William R. Tyler Fellow in Garden & Landscape Studies, Dumbarton Oaks

 

Lectures are free and open to the public.

Call for Applications: Joint MA Program in Comparative & Middle East Politics and Society (AUC/Tübingen)

DEADLINE: 1 APRIL 2017

Call for Applications in the Joint MA Program in Comparative & Middle East Politics and Society (CMEPS) between the American University in Cairo (Egypt) and University of Tübingen (Germany).

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