The Specialized Information Service Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies offers access to digital resources that are subject to licensing.
From now on there 2035 e-books of the “Al Manhal Islamic Studies Collection” available for a large circle of users.
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Logo: Middle East – Topics & Arguments
The peer-reviewed online journal “Middle East – Topics & Arguments” (META) is calling for submissions for its twelfth issue, which will be entitled Urban Development.
- The deadline for abstract submissions: March 30, 2018
- The deadline for article submissions: August 30, 2018
- Publication date: Spring 2019
Please find all details here.
Cover: Cultural Changes in the Turkic World
The “Istanbuler Texte und Studien (ITS)” series on our open acccess repository MENAdoc is permanently growing.
All books were published by the Orient-Institut Istanbul and sponsored by the Max Weber Stiftung.
Cover: The Hadramawt documents
3 new volumes of the series “Beiruter Texte und Studien (BTS)” now enrich our open acccess repository MENAdoc.
All books were published by the Orient-Institut Beirut and sponsored by the Max Weber Stiftung.
“Strolling through Istanbul in 1918. The war memories of the German private Georg Steinbach” is now available Open Access on MENAdoc. The book was published by the Orient-Institut Istanbul and sponsored by the Max Weber Stiftung.
Book cover: Strolling Through Istanbul in 1918
It is written from the unusual perspective of a young man of a foreign army, who documents his perceptions of the everyday life in the alien metropolis.
Ruben Gallé edited the diaries and letters of his great-grandfather. It is a unique personal testimony about Istanbul in the last year of the war.
The work ‘ʿAbbāsid administrative legacy in the Seljuq world‘ byJürgen Paul, originally published in Hamburg 2015, is now available Open Access on MENAdoc.
In cooperation with the Orient Institute Istanbul, the title ‘Teali-i Vatan Osmanlı Hanımlar Cemiyeti : tarih-i tesisi 4 kanun-ı evvel 325‘, originally published in Saloniki 1909, has been digitised and is now available Open Access on MENAdoc. It is the statute of a women’s association in the Ottoman Empire.
The work ‘Preserving, studying, and democratizing access to the world heritage of Islamic manuscripts: The Zaydī tradition‘ by Sabine Schmidtke, originally published in Chroniques du manuscrit au Yémen 23 in January 2017, is now available Open Access on MENAdoc.
The peer-reviewed Journal Studia Orientalia is available Open Access titled Studia Orientalia Electronica. It gives access to a wide variety of topics and issues in the jorunal.
You can find the Website of the Studia Orientalia Electronica here.
Volume 118 of the Beiruter Texte und Studien ‘Towards a cultural history of the Mamluk era‘ ed. by Mahmoud Haddad, Arnim Heinemann, John L. Meloy and Souad Slim is now available Open Access on MENAdoc.