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May 8, 2014

Call for Submissions: 2014 MES Student Paper Award

MES Student Paper Award The Middle East Section requests submissions for our Student Paper Award.  Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. The winner will receive a prize of $500, plus a chance to summarize the award winning paper in AN and at the 2014 AAA meeting in Washington, DC. Student paper prize submissions should […]

November 5, 2013

2013 MES – AAA Annual Meeting Information

Middle East Section business meeting and reception Please plan to attend the Middle East Section business meeting on Saturday, November 23 from 6:15-8:15pm in the Renaissance Blackstone Hotel, Metra room. The program should wrap-up by around 7:30 or so and will be followed by a reception. The agenda for the meeting includes: * brief reports […]

January 29, 2013

Call for Submissions: 2013 MES Student Paper Award

MES Student Paper Award The Middle East Section requests submissions for our Student Paper Award.  Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. The winner will receive a prize of $500, plus a chance to summarize the award winning paper in AN and at the 2014 AAA meeting in Chicago. Student paper prize submissions should be […]

January 24, 2013

Call for Nominations for 2013 MES Distinguished Scholar Award

MES Distinguished Scholar Award The Middle East Section requests nominations for an award for a senior scholar in Middle Eastern anthropology who is an outstanding academic in terms of scholarly publications and service to Middle Eastern anthropology, including mentorship and interventions in public debates. An award of $500 will be offered to the winner. Please […]

January 17, 2013

Statement on Gaza

In a full section membership vote, the Middle East Section of the AAA endorsed the following Statement on Gaza on November 26, 2012: The membership of the Middle East Section of the American Anthropological Association condemns the Israeli military assault on the Palestinian population of Gaza that escalated on Nov 11, 2012. As anthropologists working […]

October 30, 2012

Association of Middle East Anthropologists

The Middle East Studies Association is launching the Association of Middle East Anthropologists (AMEA) Please attend our launch meeting on Saturday, November 17 1-3pm Directors Row I (Plaza-L) We will be electing officers to take over from the current committee, so this is a great opportunity to be part of the first officers committee that […]

March 6, 2012

October 2012

NEW FROM MESA: The Association of Middle East Anthropology The Middle East Studies Association is launching the Association of Middle East Anthropologists (AMEA)  Please attend our launch meeting on Saturday, November 17 1-3pm Directors Row I (Plaza-L)  We will be electing officers to take over from the current committee, so this is a great opportunity […]