Call for Submissions: 2023 L. Carl Brown AIMS Book Prize in North African Studies (American Institute for Maghrib Studies )

Established in 2013, the L. Carl Brown AIMS Book Prize is awarded annually to the outstanding book in the area of North African studies. The winning work reflects the innovative intellectual achievements in North African studies exemplified by Garrett Professor in Foreign Affairs and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University, L. Carl Brown. The prize carries an honorarium of $500.00. No cash prize offered for honorable mention. The winner will be invited to give a brief presentation at the annual AIMS business meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA).

CFP for MESA 2023 in Montreal — Frontier Effects: Borders, Peripheries, and the Territorial Limits of States and Empires in Northern Africa and Southwest Asia

What are the institutional arrangements and organizational forms of human life that create the effect of frontiers? Frontiers are paradoxically geographical zones that imaginatively and materially embody social, economic, and political liminality while otherwise generating immense levels of state and imperial anxiety. Frontiers — the frontier effect — must be produced by ideas, by bodies, by material infrastructures, and by new configurations of human and non-human relations; and yet frontiers are essential spaces of production, making livelihoods and (in)securities possible.

Online Lecture – “New Archaeological Insights into the Early Islamic Period in Qatar” with Robert Carter and Ferhan Sakal (Qatar Museums) – December 14

Wednesday 14th December 3PM (Bruxelles) - 5PM (Doha)

Next conference of the Webinar “Archaeology of the Middle East and North Africa from Late Antiquity to the Ottoman Period” organized by Università degli Studi di Udine, IFPO and CEFREPA

New Archaeological Insights into the Early Islamic Period in Qatar by Robert Carter (Qatar Museums) and Ferhan Sakal (Qatar Museums)

CFA: Feminist Methods Workshop, South West Asia North Africa (SWANA) Feminist Working Group (FWG)

The South West Asia North Africa (SWANA) Feminist Working Group (FWG) is calling for applications for a SWANA Feminist Methods Workshop held on Zoom between October 27th - 30th, 2022 from 12:00pm - 3:00pm EST / 4:00pm - 7:00pm UTC.

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