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MEM Board Statement on the Crisis in Afghanistan

Over the past three weeks, Afghanistan has suffered another major humanitarian, political, and sociocultural crisis resulting, in no small measure, from decades of involvement in Afghanistan by western nations. The academic, arts, and cultural heritage communities in Afghanistan have been targeted, and historical and cultural sites are in danger of being looted. Important preservation, safeguarding, […]

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MEM Fellowship for Graduate Students of Color: Second Call for Applications

As promised in our June 2020 Statement on Anti-Racism, the Board of Directors of Middle East Medievalists (MEM) is pleased to announce the second round of applications for our new fellowship to support graduate students of color in medieval studies to attend the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA). In light of […]

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Message from the Board

Middle East Medievalists Statement of Solidarity with Palestinians The officers of the Board of Middle East Medievalists stand in solidarity with the Palestinians of Gaza, East Jerusalem, and the West Bank, and with those who have Israeli citizenship. We condemn the killing of Palestinians in the Israeli airstrikes of May 2021 and denounce the ongoing […]