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Letter (co-signed by Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies) to UAE authorities condemning the sentencing of British PhD student Matthew Hedges to life imprisonment for ‘spying’ supposedly on behalf of the United Kingdom’s Secret Intelligence Service.
Eleventh Nordic Conference on Middle Eastern Studies “Breaking and Creating Boundaries in the Middle East”
Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies
The Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies announces its Eleventh Nordic Conference on Middle Eastern Studies “Breaking and Creating Boundaries in the Middle East”, August 14-16, 2019 in Helsinki.
Begins August 14, 2019
Midwest Association for Middle East and Islamic Studies
The Midwest Association for Middle East and Islamic Studies announces its March 22, 2019 conference on Home, Displacement, Dispossession, and Refugees in the Middle East and the Islamic World. One page prospectus due by January 18, 2019.
Begins March 22, 2019
Oxford Faculty of Theology and Religion
Oxford Faculty of Theology and Religion announces a new research network: “Categories of Religion and the Secular in Islam” (CRSI)
MESA in the news: From Al-Fanar Media "Fewer Arab Students Head for the United States
Middle East Scholars Give Academic Freedom Award to Saudi Scholar, Writer, and Women’s Rights Advocate, Dr. Hatoon Ajwad Al Fassi
2018 MESA Academic Freedom Award given to Saudi scholar, writer, and women's rights advocate, Dr. Hatoon Ajwad Al Fassi
At its 52nd annual meeting in San Antonio, MESA's Board of Directors issued a statement affirming commitment to fight Antisemitism as a form of racism.
At its 52nd annual meeting, MESA's Board of Directors issued a statement of concern on the deteriorating security conditions for researchers in the United Arab Emirates.
MENAR Fellowship Program
2019-20 MENAR Fellowship Program
Jomier-CISA (Christianity, Islam and Arab Society), Catholic University of Toulouse
Jomier-CISA (Christianity, Islam and Arab Society), Catholic University of Toulouse, announces the conference "Borders and Emigration," March 28-29, 2019.
Begins March 28, 2019
Armenia School of Languages and Cultures
Armenia School of Languages and Cultures, International Persian Language Summer School in Yerevan, Armenia
Begins July 07, 2019
Call for Papers: Science, Technology, Medicine and Society - Third National Undergraduate Research Conference
Call for Papers: Science, Technology, Medicine and Society - Third National Undergraduate Research Conference.
Begins February 28, 2019
Letter protesting joint SUNY-YOK discussion.
Letter to the University of Michigan Defending Graduate Student Threatened for Refusing to Write Recommendation Letter
Letter to the University of Michigan protesting the imposition of disciplinary sanctions against Professor John Cheney-Lippold because of his decision not to write a letter of recommendation for a student applying to a study-abroad program in Israel.
GWU Provost Forrest Maltzman responds to CAF's serious concerns regarding the 10 September 2018 announcement of a "research partnership" between the New York Times and George Washington University's Program on Extremism (POE).
Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Helsinki, Finnish Inst. in the Middle East
Breaking and Creating Boundaries in the Middle East, August 14-16, 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. Call for Papers deadline: January 15, 2019
Begins August 14, 2019
University of Manchester
Constructing the 'Public Intellectual' in the Premodern World, University of Manchester, September 5-6, 2019
Begins September 05, 2019
Iraqi Documents and Research Partnership between The New York Times and George Washington University
Letter to George Washington University leadership regarding university's partnership with the New York Times to house documents removed from Iraq by Rukmini Callimachi.