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.
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....
AHA Endorses Scholars at Risk Statement on Turkey
American Historical Association | Jul 25, 2016The American Historical Association, as a member of Scholars at Risk, and also as a scholarly body concerned with and...
The Politics of Pepper: Deciphering a Venetian-Mamluk Gift Exchange
Jesse Hysell | Jul 6, 2016At the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana in Venice, just a few feet from Piazza San Marco, where thousands of tourists come...