Member News

Prof. Ronen Cohen Releases New Book

ASMEA Member Prof. Ronen Cohen’s new book, The Hojjatiyeh Society in Iran – Ideology and Practice from the 1950s to the Present (Palgrave Macmillan, USA) was published in February 2013. The book is about the Hojjatiyeh Society in Iran that began in the 1950s as an anti-Baha’i movement but instead found itself fighting Khomeini’s V...    read more 

Dr. Najib George Awad’s has released a new book

ASMEA Member Dr. Najib George Awad published his book And Freedom Became a Public-Square: Political, Sociological and Religious Overviews on the Arab Christians and the Arabic Spring published by LIT Verlag...    read more 

Dr. Shireen Burki published her article in the Journal of Applied Security Research

ASMEA member Dr. Shireen Burki published her article “The Tablighi Jama’at: Proselytizing Missionaries or Trojan Horse?” in the Journal of Applied Security Research (vol. 8, no. 1)...    read more 

Dr. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman published his article in Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways toward terrorism and genocide

ASMEA member Dr. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman published his article “Historic departure or temporary marriage? The Left-Islamist alliance in Tunisia” in Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways toward terrorism and genocide (vol.5, no. 3)...    read more 

ASMEA member Dr. Shireen Burki published her book review on Edward Girardet’s book

ASMEA member Dr. Shireen Burki published her book review on Edward Girardet’s book, Killing the Cranes: A Reporter’s Journey Through Three Decades of War in Afghanistan, in Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice...    read more 

ASMEA Chairman Prof. Bernard Lewis was joined by ASMEA Vice Chairman Prof. Fouad Ajami on “The Brian Lehrer” show

ASMEA Chairman Prof. Bernard Lewis was joined by ASMEA Vice Chairman Prof. Fouad Ajami on “The Brian Lehrer” show to discuss their latest books and the recent developments in the Middle East...    read more 

Annie Tracy Samuel published her article “The Syrian Uprising: The View from Tehran”

ASMEA Member Annie Tracy Samuel published her article “The Syrian Uprising: The View from Tehran” in Tel Aviv Notes (vol. 6, no. 12) by the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University...    read more 

David Palkki published an article in the Journal of Diplomatic History

Based on research conducted at the Conflict Records Research Center, ASMEA Member David Palkki published an article titled “‘Conspiring Bastards'”: Saddam Hussein’s Strategic View of the United States” in the Journal of Diplomatic History...    read more 

Prof. Ricardo René Larémont recently published in The Journal of North African Studies

ASMEA Member Prof. Ricardo René Larémont recently published “Sufism, Salafism and State Policy Towards Religion in Algeria: A Survey of Algerian Youth” in The Journal of North African Studies...    read more 

Prof. Bernard Lewis was profiled in the Chronicle of Higher Education

In advance of his highly anticipated memoir, ASMEA Chairman Prof. Bernard Lewis was profiled in the Chronicle of Higher Education. The piece also mentions his motivation to found ...    read more