Anthony Bourdain in the Middle East/Muslim Contexts

[Originally published on June 11 2018; updated on June 15 2019] Anthony Bourdain was a a gracious and insightful observer of people everywhere. As a digital scholarship initiative focusing on Islamic studies, we are leaving…

Special Roundup: Sudan

Sudanese took to the streets in December 2018 and following the ousting of President Omar al-Bashir in April 2019, they have been demanding civilian rule and practicing civil disobedience. As the struggle for the future…

Book Display May 2019

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in May 2019 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic Studies. Meant to showcase current research by both established and emerging…

Conferences/Panels/Calls for Papers Roundup

Check out our new resource, advertising events in Islamic Studies. Each page focuses on specific types of events, including museum exhibits, conferences, and lectures, packaged as a convenient, one-stop shop for all related events. This…

20-26 May Islam in Media Roundup

Maydan editors selected some of the most thought-provoking news items on issues around Islam, religion and public-life for you. Let us know what you have been reading. Drop us a line at mediaroundups@themaydan.com!

Book Display – April 2019

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in April 2019 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic Studies. Meant to showcase current research by both established and emerging…

[Conference Report] Duke-UNC Annual Middle East and Islamic Studies Conference | “Muslims, Motherlands and Minoritization” | March 2, 2019 at UNC 

On March 2, 2019 the Islamicate Graduate Student Association (IGSA) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted the 16th Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Middle East and Islamic Studies Conference, the longest running graduate student conference…