International Journal of Middle East Studies

April 1, 2020: Cambridge University Press Halts Production and Distribution of Printed Journals

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Cambridge University Press has decided to halt all journal issue printing from 25 March until further notice. Please see the full notice on the Cambridge website, and direct any questions to Ann Avouris at CUP.

IJMES 50.1 (February 2020) was already mailed to members with a print subscription, but the delay may affect future print issues. Online access for IJMES, RoMES, and IMES are all unaffected.

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The International Journal of Middle East Studies (IJMES) publishes original research on politics, society, and culture in the Middle East from the seventh century to the present day. The journal also covers Spain, southeast Europe, parts of Africa, South Asia, and the former Soviet Union, as well as other regions, for subjects of relevance to the Middle East. Contributions are welcome from across disciplines, including anthropology, comparative religion, cultural studies, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, politics, sociology, and theology. IJMES is a quarterly journal published by Cambridge University Press under the auspices of the Middle East Studies Association of North America.

MESA members receive the journal as a benefit of their membership. Subscriptions are also available through Cambridge University Press.

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