October 2019 Book Display

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in October 2019 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic and Middle East Studies. Meant to showcase current research by both…

Islamic Studies and Ottoman Studies Panels at MESA 2019

As a resource for our readers, the Maydan presents panel, session and paper information related to Islamic Studies and/or Ottoman Studies at the Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana on 14-17…

September 2019 Book Display

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in September 2019 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic and Middle East Studies. Meant to showcase current research by both…

Islam and Four Essential Freedoms

The state of freedom has steadily declined all over the world since 2005. This growing freedom deficit is most emphatic in the Muslim World; the group of nations with Muslim majorities.  According to the human freedom index,…

Arts and Islam – Exhibits Roundup

Check out our new resource, advertising events in Islamic Studies. Each page focuses on specific types of events, including museum exhibits, conferences, and lectures, packaged as a convenient, one-stop shop for all related events. This…