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...
Searching for the Quotidian in the Archives
Jesse Hysell | Aug 17, 2016Jesse Hysell considers the nature of daily interactions between Muslim and Christian merchants during the early modern Mediterranean.
The Gift Thieves: Interpreting a Scandal in Early Modern Venice
Jesse Hysell | Jul 27, 2016This is the third post in a series by Jesse Hysell, one of this year’s AHA Today blog contest winners....