For all advertising inquiries, please contact [email protected]. All display advertising requests require an Advertising Insertion Order Form.

Issues in Middle East Studies (IMES)

MESA’s mostly e-delivered newsletter appears biannually (spring and fall), with a circulation of approximately 2,500.

Upcoming Issues: after these dates, contact [email protected] to see if space is still available
  • Spring 2024: Insertion order by April 10, 2024; copy due April 20, 2024.
  • Fall 2024: Insertion order by November 22, 2024; copy due November 29, 2024 (tentative dates).
Display Advertising Rates
Quarter page3.625" wide x 5" high$275
Half page-Vertical3.625" wide x 10" high$375
Half page-Horizontal7.5" wide x 5" high$375
Full page7.5" wide x 10" high$625


Review of Middle East Studies (RoMES)

RoMES is an biannual electronic publication (Summer and Winter) available through Cambridge Journals Online. RoMES is a benefit of membership for MESA’s 2,500 members and is available to the 900 plus libraries who have subscriptions. CUP welcomes web banner advertising on RoMES. For advertising information, contact [email protected].

Annual Meeting


Advertisements are solicited for the association’s 58th annual meeting program, which will be distributed to digitally registered attendees at the virtual annual meeting,  November 11-16, 2024. For the 2024 meeting, the deadline for the Advertising Insertion Order Form is September 10 with camera-ready copy due September 20, 2024

Display Advertising Rates (subject to change)

Half page-Vertical 3.5" wide x 9.5" high$600
Half page-Horizontal7.5" wide x 4.5" high$600
Full Page7.5" wide x 9.5" high$1,000
Inside Back Cover8.5" wide by 11.5" high$2,200
 Can bleed on four sides 
Back Cover 8.5" wide by 11.5" high$3,000
 Can bleed on four sides 





Sponsorship Opportunities

MESA’s annual meeting is the single largest gathering of experts on the Middle East. These are scholars who have been in the field, studied the people, and know the ins and outs and all the complexities of the region. They assemble each year to share their research and plan future collaborations, and you could have their undivided attention! If your target audience is Middle East studies academics, you do not want to miss the opportunity at MESA.Take advantage of these new opportunities.

Details about 2024 annual meeting sponsorship opportunities will be available in the coming weeks.


Online Professional Opportunities Listings

Anyone wishing to post an opportunity (categories listed below) should complete this form. MESA charges $95 for postings on the employment and summer language programs pages - we will invoice you and provide payment options once we receive your order.  All other postings are free of charge. Postings may not exceed 500 words and will be posted for a maximum of 90 days (repostings will incur an additional $95 charge). Questions may be directed to [email protected].

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Renting a Mailing List

MESA “rents” its member mailing list for a one-time use. The list is provided as a Microsoft Excel file. MESA can isolate the membership database to target members in a particular discipline and/or area of focus and/or geographical area. For further information and pricing, please download the mailing list request form. Questions may be directed to Sara Palmer at [email protected].

Policy on Advertising

Appropriate advertisements are accepted for MESA publications on a space available basis. MESA reserves the right to refuse ads it deems inappropriate or in conflict with MESA’s objectives, at the sole discretion of the Executive Director. MESA publications will not accept advertising from defense and intelligence related agencies from any government. The appearance of an ad in a MESA publication does not imply endorsement by MESA.

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