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Search in the Middle East Collections Halle

This search uses Ha:Lit – the new Discovery-System of the University and State Library Saxony-Anhalt.


  • The Southern Shore of the Caspian Sea or the Northern Provinces of Persia

    This travelogue about the northern provinces of Persia by Grigorij Melgunof from 1868 is freely available in our open access collection MENAdoc. Melgunof was a Russian researcher, geographer and member of the German Oriental Society (DMG). ...
  • National Licence Intended: “Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) 1941-1996″

    A group of Specialized Information Services and the Berlin State Library are attempting to acquire a national licence for the database "Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports, 1941-1996". Access to this database should be highly interesting for all ...
  • ”Islamstudien” – Volume 1 Open Access

    Carl Heinrich Becker (1876-1933) was an education politician in the Weimar Republic and Professor of Oriental Studies at the then Friedrich Wilhelm ...
  • Newly digitized: German propaganda for Muslim prisoners of war

    In our open access collection MENAdoc you will find these 4 German propaganda publications with leaflets from World War I. The documents were directed towards Muslim prisoners of war from Russia. They were published in Tatar language and date from 1915. ...

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  • The Specialized Information Service (FID)

    The Specialized Information Service (FID) Middle East-, North Africa- and Islamic Studies provides highly specialized research materials from the countries of the MENA region for German researchers. It is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) ...
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    How to find our Branch Library in Halle and how to reach the right contact person of the Specialized Information Service (FID) Middle East-, North Africa- and Islamic Studies ...

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