2017 AGAPS panels announced

Check out the outstanding panels sponsored by AGAPS at MESA 2017.

2017 MESA Film Trailers Online

Check out our newest online feature: A collection of trailers for the upcoming 2017 AGAPS Film Fest at MESA.

New Edition of JAS: Art and Cultural Production in the GCC

Journal of Arabian Studies: Vol 7, No 1 – tandfonline.com ARTICLES: Introduction: Art and Cultural Production in the GCC by SUZI MIRGANI Authenticating an Emirati Art World: Claims of Tabula Rasa and Cultural Appropriation in the UAE by ELIZABETH DERDERIAN 


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 (www.gust.edu.kw) 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: https://careers.qu.edu.qa/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?OAFunc=IRC_EID_VIS_INTG_GATEWAY&p_action=viewPosting&p_svid=14531&p_spid=712150&p_srid=427168

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