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

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CfP- 24th International Conference of Historians of Asia 2016 (IAHA 2016)- Islamabad, Pakistan

The 24th International Conference of Historians of Asia (IAHA 2016) will be held in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan in December 2016. Since 1960, the International Association of Asia (IAHA) has organised an International Conference every alternate year in order to facilitate the process of drafting of Asian History.  From then onwards, a total number of twenty-three international conferences have been held.