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Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) Research Grants

April 15, 2019

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is offering research grants up to $2,500 to PhD students, post-docs, and junior faculty (who are current members of ASMEA) for research related to any these topics:

Minorities and Women

  • Feminism, women’s rights, family law
  • Christians in the Middle East and Africa
  • Alevis, Bahai, Berbers, Druze, Kurds, Yazidis

Military History 

  • Terrorist groups- ideologies, intentions, and methods
  • Conventional conflict and proxy war
  • Approaches to national security, deterrence, and proliferation

Governance and Economy

  • Maintaining power- elections, patronage, coercion
  • Political and economic reform movements
  • Economy and state corruption
  • Dealing with bounty: oil, gas and other resources


  • Islamism
  • Islamic heterodoxy
  • Islamic reform movements
  • Shia/Sunni rivalry


  • Current political affairs
  • Center vs. periphery and Persians vs. minorities
  • Traditional approaches to domestic rule and empire
  • Expressing opposition- protest, culture, youth, migration, violence

The grant is designed to stimulate new and diverse lines of discourse about the Middle East and Africa. Proposal and one letter of recommendation should be submitted online by April 15, 2019.


April 15, 2019
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