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Prof. M. Christopher Low’s book earned the 2021 Albert Hourani Book Award from the Middle East Studies Association

Congratulations to Prof. M. Christopher Low, whose book Imperial Mecca: Ottoman Arabia and the Indian Ocean Hajj (Columbia University Press, 2020), earned the 2021 Albert Hourani Book Award from the Middle East Studies Association, the most prestigious book prize in the field of Middle East history. In its citation the award committee called the book … Continue reading Prof. M. Christopher Low’s book earned the 2021 Albert Hourani Book Award from the Middle East Studies Association

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Prof. John Monroe is co-winner of the Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award

Prof. John Monroe’s recent book Metropolitan Fetish: African Sculpture and the Imperial French Invention of Primitive Art was co-winner of the 2021 Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award. The Rubin Award is given once every three years by the Arts Council of the African Studies Association and recognizes “works of original scholarship and excellence in visual presentation that make significant … Continue reading Prof. John Monroe is co-winner of the Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award