• Welcome to IHC

    Welcome to the Islamic History Commons, a networked space for scholars to connect with one another and share their work.

  • Middle East Medievalists

    Announcing the new online home of the Middle East Medievalists and their annual newsletter Al-‘Usur al-Wusta.

  • Working Papers

    Submit your work in progress for peer feedback or review others papers on our Working Papers site.

  • Calendar

    Browse events on the community calendar (and add your own!) that are of interest to Islamic History scholars.

  • Groups

    Join or create groups to communicate with members interested in similar topics.

Welcome to the Islamic History Commons

This is a scholarly community site dedicated to the study of Islamic history.

Middle East Medievalists

Middle East Medievalists (MEM) works to increase the representation of medieval scholarship at scholarly meetings in North America and elsewhere by co-sponsoring panels.

The other principal objective of MEM is to foster communication among individuals and organizations with an interest in the study of the medieval Middle East. MEM also hopes, in the future, to advance the study of the medieval Middle East by undertaking such projects as scholar exchanges, conferences, etc.