Comparative & Thematic The material of world history / edited by Tina Mai Chen and David S. Churchill The Oxford handbook of environmental history / edited by Andrew C. Isenberg The great sea: a human history of the Mediterranean [updated edition] / David Abulafia. Empire by treaty: negotiating European expansion, 1600-1900 / edited by Saliha Belmessous. The pursuit of history: aims, methods and new directions in the study of history
Origins of Cuban music and dance : changüí / Benjamin Lapidus. East Asian cinemas : regional flows and global transformations / edited by Vivian P.Y. Lee. Film and stereotype : a challenge for cinema and theory / Jörg Schweinitz ; translated by Laura Schleussner. New media / edited by Leah A. Lievrouw and Sonia Livingstone. Understanding fandom : an introduction to the study of media fan culture / by Mark
Islam Towards an Islamic enlightenment : the Gülen movement / M. Hakan Yavuz. Les Maîtres Soufis et leurs disciples, IIIe – Ve siècles de l’hégire (IXe – XIe s.) : enseignement, formation et transmission / sous la direction de Geneviève Gobillot et Jean-Jacques Thibon. Women of Sufism : a hidden treasure / selected and edited by Camille Adams Helminski. Law and piety in medieval Islam / Megan H. Reid. The
Islam Les deux routes syrienne et égyptienne de pèlerinage au nord-ouest de l’Arabie Saoudite / Alî Ibrâhîm al-Ghabbân. Maṭāliʻ al-nūr al-sanī al-munbiʼ ʻan ṭahāraẗ nasab al-Nabiyy al-ʻarabī / ʻan ʻAbdī Afandī al-Būsnawī taḥqīq Josef Dreher.;”مطالع النو السنّي المنبيء عن طهارة نسب النب العربي / عن عبدي أفندي البوسنوي تحقيق يوسف دريهر” Family planning in the legacy of Islam / Abdel Rahim Omran Rock the Casbah : rage and rebellion across the
Islam Christian Muslim relations : a bibliographical history / edited by David Thomas, Barbara Roggema and Alexander Mallett with Juan Pedro Monferrer-Sala … [et al.]. Studies in medieval Shi’ism / Wilferd Madelung edited by Sabine Schmidtke. Studies on Sufism in Central Asia / Devin DeWeese. The dynamics of Sunni-Shia relationships : doctrine, transnationalism, intellectuals and the media / edited by Brigitte Maréchal and Sami Zemni. Hizbullah’s identity construction / Joseph
Next week sees the start of the 2013 Film Festival: Celebrating Arab Women Filmmakers along with two special events for International Women’s Week on 7th & 8th March. It runs from 3-10 April 2013 and takes place at the BFI Southbank, Barbican, ICA & Hackney Picturehouse, Southbank Centre. The program consists of features, documentaries, short films, events, live music and awards that give factual and fictional perspectives by, and on, Arab women.
The Human Rights Index for the Arab Countries, sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme on Governance in the Arab Region (UNDP-POGAR), is a repository for the entire set of United Nations documents pertaining to human rights and the responses, including reservations, by the Arab member states to the committees that monitor the core international human rights treaties. The Arab Human Rights Index (AHR) covers each Arab country’s ratification of