ANNC: The Textile Museum Journal, Volume 44

Established in 1962, The Textile Museum Journal emerged as a leading publication for scholarship on textiles from Asian, African, and indigenous American cultures. For over forty years, its articles on a range of cultural, technical, historical, and aesthetic topics made significant contributions to the field, including pioneering research on pre-Hispanic Peruvian, Islamic, and Southeast Asian textiles. 

CFP: Transnational relations between Eastern Europe/USSR and the Middle East, the Cold War in the twentieth century (Geneva, Feb 2018)

Event will take place 22.02.2018-23.02.2018, Geneva, University of Geneva
CFP Deadline: 30.06.2017

Part of a Université de Genève/Princeton University partnership grant
co-directed by Sandrine Kott (UNIGE) and Cyrus Schayegh (PU).

Application: Send a paper title, an abstract of max. 300 words, and a
brief CV by June 30th  2017 to schayegh@princeton.edu and

Scholars of international relations have recently developed a growing
interest in the multifaceted relations, during the Cold War, between

CFP: Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context (Berlin, Deadline 30 April 2017)

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.

ANNC: ASMEA Research and Travel Grant Applications Due March 31

The deadline for the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA)  Travel and Research Grant Program is March 31, 2017.

Grants are awarded in conjunction with the Tenth Annual ASMEA Conference in Washington, D.C., October 19 – 21, 2017. Grant awards range from $500 to $2500.

Below is select guidelines for the 2017 program:

Call for Attendance: Fourth Conference of the School of Mamluk Studies, Beirut, May, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing to invite you to join us at the Fourth Conference of the School of Mamluk Studies, to be held at the American University of Beirut from May 11 to May 13, 2017.

The conference will be conducted in two parts and will be preceded by a three-day intensive course on Mamluk architecture from May 8-10, 2017.

A preliminary conference schedule may be found at the conference website:



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