Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) Global Academy Scholarships

      • MESA Global Academy Grant for North Africans 2022-2023

      • The MESA Global Academy is an interdisciplinary initiative of the Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) designed to sustain essential research collaborations and knowledge production among MENA-focused academics by providing competitive scholarships to displaced scholars ... read more and apply
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The Middle East Studies community is experiencing a rupture on both sides of the Atlantic. Scholars and students based outside of the Middle East struggle to connect with people in the regions they study while field and archival research in some areas have become untenable. For scholars in the region, national security pretexts limit research and scholarly production in the humanities and social sciences. Scholars facing persecution at home seek opportunities to pursue research collaborations abroad.... read more