MESA - Middle East Studies Association

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The Middle East Studies Association (MESA) is a non-political association that fosters the study of the Middle East, promotes high standards of scholarship and teaching… Read more

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Complete Intervention List

  • 17 March 2014 (Saudi Arabia) - Letter to Saudi Arabia's Minister of the Interior HRH Prince Mohammad bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud expressing concern regarding the politically motivated charges and conviction of Economics Professor and Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA) co-founder Mohamed Fahad al-Qahtani. | pdf | html | Arabic version

  • 18 February 2014 (Egypt) - Letter to Minister of Justice Adel Abd al-Hameed protesting the recent criminal charge — insulting the judiciary — leveled against Dr. Amr Hamzawy, a professor at Cairo University and the American University in Cairo. | pdf | html | Related article

  • 12 February 2014 (US) - Letter expressing concern about H.R. 4009, which would prohibit the use of Higher Education Act funds for colleges and universities "participating"
    in a boycott of Israeli academic institutions or scholars. |pdf|html

  • 12 February 2014 (US) - Letter expressing concern about New York State Assembly bill A8392A, which would prohibit the use of state funds by colleges and universities for faculty memberships in, or travel to meetings sponsored by, academic organizations which have adopted boycott resolutions. |pdf|html

  • 6 February 2014 (US) - Letter to Maryland State Senator Joan Carter Conway expressing concern about her bill prohibiting the use of state funds by colleges and universities for faculty memberships in, or travel to meetings sponsored by, academic organizations which have adopted boycott resolutions.|pdf| html

  • 4 February 2014 (Egypt) – Letter to Egypt’s Minister of Justice Adel Abd al-Hameed protesting the indictment of Dr. Emad Shahin on charges of espionage and subversion. | pdf | html | Related article

  • 22 January 2014 (Bahrain) – Follow-up letter to Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Issa Al Khalifa regarding Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, a professor sentenced to life in prison on charges of attempting to overthrow the government, whose health demands immediate attention and proper medical care. | pdf | html

  • 21 January 2014 (US) - Letter to Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie regarding his statement on the American Studies Association's call for a boycott of Israeli institutions of higher education. | pdf | html

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