NYU has access to a number of prominent academic journals that study the Middle East from a variety of disciplinary viewpoints. Here are just a few!
Middle Eastern Studies: “Provides the most up-to-date academic research on the history and politics of the Arabic-speaking countries in the Middle East and North Africa as well as on Turkey, Iran and Israel, particularly during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.”
Arab Studies Quarterly: “Arab Studies Quarterly (ASQ) was established in 1979 by the late Professors Edward Said and Ibrahim Abu-Lughod. They envisioned the journal to be a platform for academic research to counter anti-Arab propaganda veiled by academic jargon. Since its inception, ASQ has been a refereed academic journal that publishes articles on the Arabs, their history and social and political institutions. The journal continues in the tradition of its founders and is committed to promoting a humanism grounded in research as a counter to the dominant Orientalist discourses in the field of Arab (and Middle East) Studies.”
Arabica: Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies: “A multidisciplinary academic journal, with an international editorial board representing various fields of research. It is dedicated to the study of the Arab world’s classical and contemporary literatures, languages, history, thought and civilization. From a wider perspective, Arabica is open to the general fields of Islamicate studies and intercultural relations between Arab societies and the other cultural areas throughout history. It actively endeavors to participate in the development of new scholarly approaches and problematics.”
British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies: “The editors aim to maintain a balance in the journal’s coverage between the modern social sciences and the more traditional disciplines associated with Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. They welcome scholarly contributions on all aspects of the Middle East from the end of classical antiquity and the rise of Islam to the present day. Articles on the language, literature, history, politics, economics, anthropology, sociology, geography, philosophy and the religions and cultures of the region are encouraged.”
International Journal of Middle East Studies: “Publishes original research on politics, society and culture in the Middle East from the seventh century to the present day. Particular attention to the history, politics, economics, anthropology, sociology, literature, and cultural studies of the area and to comparative religion, theology, law, and philosophy.”
Middle East Quarterly: “Publishing studies, interviews, commentary, and reviews that tackle wide range of contemporary concerns of the Middle Eastern affairs — from politics to economics to culture, across a region that stretches from Morocco to Afghanistan. Articles should mostly focus on the Middle East itself then (in almost all cases) end with policy recommendations for governments or other institutions”