Book Display – November 2019

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

Bastila and the Archives of Unwritten Things

As a historian I’ve worked with all kinds of archives: the chilly repositories of colonial bureaucracies, cozy campus libraries that preserve the curricula of women’s colleges, dusty bound notebooks with handwritten estate records of people…

Book Display – October 2019

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…