Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies (AGAPS)
Founded in 2012. Dues: $30 regular; $15 student; $600 lifetime; $500 institutional. The Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies (AGAPS) is a scholarly association. Its objectives are to promote high standards of scholarship and instruction, to facilitate collaboration between scholars, to encourage fieldwork and to mentor graduate students. AGAPS is multi-disciplinary and defines its area of study broadly to include the countries of the Arabian Peninsula, inclusive of the transnational flow of people, material and ideas across the Gulf, Red Sea and Indian Ocean. AGAPS is dedicated to innovative research agendas, high standards of scholarship and instruction, new networks of collaboration, the promotion of fieldwork in the GAP, the integration of promising graduate students and diverse membership in gender, discipline, age, location and area expertise. AGAPS hopes to encourage research agendas that are fresh and nuanced, both in theory and empiricism. For inquiries, participation, or membership, please contact: Fahed Al-Sumait, President or visit the AGAPS website.