Dear Colleagues attending MESA,
We would like to invite you to attend the Middle East Medievalists business meeting on Thursday, November 15 at 3-5 pm in Travis C. At the meeting, we will be awarding two prizes:
MEM’s inaugural prize for best dissertation on the medieval Middle East (500-1500)
The Lifetime achievement award, to be awarded to Donald Whitcomb, who will provide reflections on the field
At the board meeting, we will also release the 26th volume of our now online and open access journal, al-ʿUṣūr al-Wusṭā.