CALL FOR PROPOSALS: MENA Political Science Research and Publication Conference. Tunis, Tunisia July 25-27, 2017

MESA 2017 Panel Reminder

Proposals for MESA 2017 are due by February 15th.  The meeting is in Washington DC from November 18-21.  Please reach out to one another to forge strong panels that show case the strength of scholarship on the region.  Put your

Open Positions – Northwestern University, Qatar

Northwest University’s first international campus in Qatar is seeking a Senior Director for its Liberal Arts Program, as well as faculty positions in Liberal Arts.    

Open Faculty Positions – GUST, Kuwait

The Gulf University for Science and Technology ( is Kuwait’s first private, American-model university with an enrollment of approximately 3,600 students. GUST currently offers programs in the Arts and Sciences, as well as Business—including an MBA. All instruction is in

Research Fellowships in the Humanities @ NYUAD

The NYU Abu Dhabi Research Institute invites scholars to apply for a one- or two-semester residential fellowship in the Humanities, starting September 2017. The Institute welcomes applications from scholars working in all areas of the Humanities related to the study of the

Center for Gulf Studies: Editor Sought

The Center for Gulf Studies is pleased to announce that it is hiring an editor to assist in the development of its publication series, and research portfolio. The job description and application can be found online here:

Call for Book Reviews: The Journal of Arabian Studies (JAS)

Call for Book Reviews: The Journal of Arabian Studies (JAS) publishes reviews of books on a variety of topics related to the Gulf region. If you are interested in conducting a review (1,000 words), or if you are an author


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2015 AGAPS Dissertation Award & Graduate Paper Prize Winners

The Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies (AGAPS) has announced its 2015 Graduate Paper Prize & PhD Dissertation Award winners. The PhD Dissertation Award went to ANDREA WRIGHT for her exceptional historical ethnography in Migratory Pipelines: Labor and Oil in