The Association for the Study of Middle East Association (ASMEA) has issued its general Call for Papers for the Twelfth Annual Conference. Scholars from any discipline, tenured or non-tenured faculty, or those otherwise affiliated with a recognized research institution, may submit proposals. Unique proposals from senior graduate students (ABD) also are welcome. Proposals on topics related to the Middle East and Africa should consist of a one-page summary of new and unpublished research. Learn more here.

The deadline to submit a paper proposal is April 30, 2019.

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to offer Travel Grant opportunities in conjunction with its Twelfth Annual Conference being held October 31 – November 2, 2019 in Washington D.C.

The Travel Grant Program is primarily for interested Ph.D. students, post-Docs, and junior faculty studying the Middle East or Africa. Grants of up to $750 will be awarded. This year’s program is divided into two types of travel grants: the first is for scholars of the Middle East and the second is intended for scholars of Africa focused on the world of Islam, Islamism, and related issues in the continent. To learn more, visit the ASMEA website here.

The deadline to apply for grants is April 15, 2019.

Questions can be directed to or 202-429-8860.