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Prize: Biennial Prize for Best Dissertation, Middle East Medievalists (MEM), June 30, 2022
Middle East Medievalists (MEM) is pleased to announce its biennial prize for the best dissertation on the medieval Middle East (roughly 500-1500 CE). In an effort to recognize excellent doctoral research in the field, MEM will award the second biennial prize at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in Denver, CO in December 2022. Dissertations filed and defended between 1 June 2020 and 31 May 2022 will be eligible for this year’s prize.
Applicants must be current members of Middle East Medievalists to be considered. To join MEM or renew your membership please go to: https://www.middleeastmedievalists.com/membership-form/.
Deadline for electronic submissions is 30 June 2022.
About MEM: Middle East Medievalists (MEM) is an international professional non-profit association of scholars interested in the study of the medieval Middle East, expansively defined to include all geographies with prominent Muslim political, religious, or social presences, at some point between the rough parameters of 500-1500 CE. As part of its effort to promote scholarship and facilitate communication among its members, MEM publishes a peer-reviewed, open access journal, Al-ʿUṣūr al-Wusṭā: the Journal of the Middle East Medievalists.