Middle East Section

MES at the 2013 and 2014 AAA Annual Meetings

In Chicago last November, the MES contributed a number of excellent sessions to the Annual Meeting program, including several panels…More

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Interview with Marcia C Inhorn, Author of The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies and Islam in the Middle East

Marcia Inhorn and I sat down after a panel in which she and several others presented new research on “emergent…More

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Interview with Amahl Bishara, Author of “Back Stories”

Amahl Bishara is an assistant professor of anthropology at Tufts University and her new book is called Back Stories: US…More

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Islamic Education and the Howzevi (Seminarian) Women from Pirouzi-Tehran

Unlike the high rises and wide streets in north Tehran, the alleys in Pirouzi usually only accommodated one car squeezed…More

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MES at the 2012 and 2013 AAA Annual Meetings

In San Francisco last November, the MES contributed a number of excellent sessions to the AAA Annual Meeting program, including…More

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MES Awards and Statement on Gaza

MES Distinguished Scholar Award The Middle East Section requests nominations for an award for a senior scholar in Middle Eastern anthropology…More

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Interview with Author Ahmed Kanna about His Recent Book, Dubai: The City as Corporation

Rehenuma Asmi (RA):  Ethnographic research on the Arab Gulf is rare. How does your ethnography of Dubai shift the questions…More

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The Abandoned Classroom and the Arab Spring

Notes from Morocco When young people in Morocco took to the streets in 2011, they did not solely leave their…More

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