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?
AHA Member Spotlight: Mark Sedgwick
Matthew Keough | Dec 20, 2017Mark Sedgwick is a professor at Aarhus University, Denmark. He researches the history of Sufism and rightist political thought.
AHA Member Spotlight: Sara Scalenghe
Matthew Keough | Nov 28, 2017Sara Scalenghe is an associate professor of history at Loyola University Maryland. Her research interests include Middle Eastern and disability history.
Travel Bans in Historical Perspective
Ibrahim Al-Marashi | Nov 1, 2017On September 24, 2017, President Trump issued a third executive order (termed “Travel Ban 3.0” in th...
AHA Member Spotlight: Shuang Wen
Matthew Keough | Jun 14, 2017Shuang Wen is a research fellow at the Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore (MEI-NUS). She lives in Singapore...
AHA Member Spotlight: Maria Bashshur Abunnasr
Matthew Keough | Mar 24, 2017Maria Bashshur Abunnasr is an independent scholar, historical consultant, and oral historian. She lives in Beirut, Lebanon, and has been...
“Education Embargo”: Scholars at Risk Hosts Discussion on How Immigration Bans Restrict Knowledge
Kritika Agarwal | Mar 16, 2017President Donald J. Trump’s new executive order on immigration was supposed to go into effect today. The new order was...
AHA Member Spotlight: Mahjoob Zweiri
Matthew Keough | Sep 16, 2016Mahjoob Zweiri is an associate professor in contemporary history of the Middle East in the Humanities Department and graduate faculty...