Award-winning article on Late Babylonian Uruk by Kathryn Stevens (on open access until end of September)

By Mary Fisk|August 27, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

One of the two 2014 International Association for Assyriology Prizes for best first Assyriological article written after the PhD has been awarded to Kathyn Stevens for her article “Secrets in the Library: Protected Knowledge and Professional Identity in Late Babylonian Uruk” which was published in Iraq 75 (2013) pp. 211-253. In collaboration with Cambridge University Press, the British Institute for the Study of Iraq has made this article freely available through the new

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Free access till 15/04/14: Brill’s 15 most downloaded journal articles in Middle East and Islamic studies

By Dominique Akhoun-Schwarb|February 7, 2014|Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica|0 comments

Brill publishers are making 15 most downloaded journal articles in Middle East and Islamic Studies freely available online till 15th April 2014. For more information follow this link: Examples of articles contained in that list: A New Introduction Sociology of Islam: Social, Political and Economic Transformations in Muslim Societies Authors: Gary Wood | Tugrul Keskin Sociology of Islam, Volume 1,No. 1‑2, pp. 1‑6 Introduction Authors: Camilla Adang | Meira

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FREE Access to a Wiley Special Collection of Articles on China and the World Economy: Investment and Trade

By Victoria Bird|March 7, 2013|China and Inner Asia, Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Unknown|0 comments

Wiley Publishers have created a special collection of articles, edited by Professor Shujie Yao, featuring 16 papers that “…have been carefully selected from a broad range of economic journals. All the papers have large numbers of downloads and citations, but they share a common focus of interest: China and the World Economy from an Investment and Trade Perspective.”  Professor Shujie Yao has provided a full introduction here, which is also available in Chinese. Simply click on

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