AHA Member Spotlight: Khary Pestaina
Matthew Keough | Mar 5, 2021Khary Pestaina is a secondary school teacher and third-year PhD student within the Department of History at Florida International University....
The Fateh Al-Khayr
Everything Has a History
Fahad Ahmad Bishara | Feb 25, 2021The transnational history of the Fateh Al-Khayr, a pre-oil-era dhow, is in tension with its future as a symbol of Kuwait's national past.
Slowing It Down
Alex Lichtenstein | Feb 24, 2021The March issue of the AHR features the AHA presidential address, five full-length articles, two History Unclassified essays, reviews of video games...
Grant of the Week: Antiquities Endowment Fund (AEF) Grants
Karen Lou | Feb 1, 2021The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) is now accepting applications for its Antiquities Endowment Fund (AEF) Grants.
Sleep, Food, and Sex
Alex Lichtenstein | Sep 28, 2020The October issue of the AHR features four research articles, a lively AHR Exchange, a roundtable review of a new...
Abbas Husayn Hamdani (1926-2019)
Sumaiya Hamdani | Mar 20, 2020Abbas Hamdani, historian of the Middle East and Islam, died on December 23, 2019.
Learning from Afghanistan’s Independence
Faiz Ahmed | Nov 13, 2019A country without a legal history? Think again.
Were Soviet Tanks Deployed in Egypt 50 Years Ago?
Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez | Jun 11, 2018Did the Soviet Union send Egypt an entire tank division during the War of Attrition against Israel in 1969-70? Isabella...
Sargon George Donabed and Daniel Joseph Tower | Jan 1, 2018Media coverage of ISIS's destruction in Northern Iraq focused on Arabs and Kurds. But one group was mostly ignored. Why?