This project aims at gathering/mining, organizing, and analyzing knowledge produced on the Middle East, primarily in the English-speaking world, since 1979. In this eight-year project, KPP will involve the creation of six databases that include all peer-reviewed articles on the region, all books, and a variety of other online and hard-copy sources of knowledge, including Think-Tanks’ policy papers, films, and websites that produce knowledge. Read More
Arab Studies Journal is a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary research publication in the field of Arab and Middle East Studies. The Journal has an independent Editorial Board and enters its 20th year of production in 2012. It also publishes occasional themed issues and cutting edge scholarship on topics that receive short shrift elsewhere.
Jadaliyya provides a unique source of insight and critical analysis that combines scholarship, advocacy, and local knowledge with an eye on audiences in the United States, the Arab world, and beyond. The e-zine publishes posts both in Arabic and in English and occasionally produces books and reading packets for pedagogical purposes.
Quilting Point is a production company/organization that operates as a collective. It produces research-based documentaries that combine scholarship and audio-visual production. Quilting Point’s production team also films and edits conferences and promotional videos for academic institutions.
F.A.M.A. (Forum on Arab and Muslim Affairs) is the research arm of the Arab Studies Institute. It produces and oversees ASI’s research projects on overarching issues related to the Arab and broader Muslim worlds, including the Middle East and North Africa. The forum is in the process of developing into a full-fledged Center.
Tadween Publishing is a new kind of publishing house that seeks to institutionalize a new form of publishing and knowledge production by challenging existing barriers, boundaries, and preconceived notions/frameworks of the mainstream publishing world.