Middle East

  • Teaching Content, Teaching Skills

    Katharina Matro | Aug 17, 2021

    Teaching history at the high school level does not need to default to teaching skills alone, as Katharina Matro found...
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Khary Pestaina

    Matthew Keough | Mar 5, 2021

    Khary Pestaina is a secondary school teacher and third-year PhD student within the Department of History at Florida International University....
  • The Fateh Al-Khayr

    Fahad Ahmad Bishara | Feb 25, 2021

    The 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, 2021

    The 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, 2021

    The 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, 2020

    The 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, 2020

    Abbas Hamdani, historian of the Middle East and Islam, died on December 23, 2019. 
  • Learning from Afghanistan’s Independence

    Faiz Ahmed | Nov 13, 2019

    A country without a legal history? Think again.
  • Were Soviet Tanks Deployed in Egypt 50 Years Ago?

    Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez | Jun 11, 2018

    Did the Soviet Union send Egypt an entire tank division during the War of Attrition against Israel in 1969-70? Isabella...
  • Reframing Indigeneity

    Sargon George Donabed and Daniel Joseph Tower | Jan 1, 2018

    Media coverage of ISIS's destruction in Northern Iraq focused on Arabs and Kurds. But one group was mostly ignored. Why?

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