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Middle Eastern Studies: Recommended Web Sites for Middle Eastern Studies

Free Web Sites

There are many good web sites for Middle Eastern Studies.  Here are some of them:

  • History in the News: The Middle East
    Maintained by the History Department, SUNY Albany.
  • Middle East Global Connection
    Funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Pakistan Research Repository
    from the Higher Education Commission, this site promotes the international visibility of research originating out of institutes of higher education in Pakistan.  The aim of this service is to maintain a digital archive of all ph.D. and MPhil these produced indigenously to promote the intellectual output of Pakistani institutions.
  • Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA)
    From Rice University, this database contains documents and images on Western interactions with the Middle East, particularly travels to Egypt during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.


Professional Organizations

  • Afghanistan Peace Education Program
    An ongoing effort to restore peaceful relationships among groups in Afghanistan.
  • Association for Middle East Women's Studies
    A private, non-profit, non-political, international organization of scholars and other persons interested in the study of women in the Middle East.
  • The European Association for Middle Eastern Studies (EURAMES) :
    An association of national scholarly societies for Middle Eastern Studies, which each carries out extensive networking and research-related activities. On this web page, they and their activities are linked and presented.
  • MESA
    Dedicated to promoting high standards of scholarship and instruction, to facilitating communication among scholars through annual meetings and publications, and to promoting cooperation among those who study the Middle East.