Leiden Yemeni Studies Lecture Series: Mapping the Past, Imagining the Future: Heritage Politics in Ḥūthī Yemen, June 24, 2024

From Ekaterina Pukhovaia at the Leiden University (see here): Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that this spring Leiden University will host the first round of a series of online talks about Yemen. The series, running from January 2024 till June 2025 and sponsored by the Horizon-2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions project EMStaD YEMEN, brings together experts

Symposium: Knowledge in the Islamic Court: Evidence, Proof, Procedure Symposium – May 14-15, 2025 (Rabat, Morocco)

Please submit applications at this form by June 30 (including an abstract of maximum 300 words). Participants will be selected based on the following criteria: Relevance to the symposium theme. Novel contribution to the study of evidence, proof, and/or procedure in Islamic legal contexts.  Potential to address broader questions in Islamic and Islamic legal studies.

Prize: Best dissertation, Middle East Medievalists, June 30, 2024

Middle East Medievalists (MEM) is pleased to announce the 2024 iteration of its biennial prize for the best dissertation on the medieval Middle East (roughly 500–1500 CE). In an effort to recognize excellent doctoral research in the field, MEM will award this prize at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), to be