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We focus on the deep historical ties between the many and varied cultures, religions, literatures, and languages of the Middle East and South Asia

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Professor Hanadi Al-Samman serves as an Associate Editor of newly published Global Encyclopedia Of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer (LGBTQ) History

Professor Al-Samman coordinated the articles comprising the Middle East entries. View the encyclopedia here.

Below is a Q&A with her about the endeavor. The encyclopedia is available in online as well as hard copy editions, geared primarily towards purchase by universities, schools, and libraries.


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News & Announcements

Professor Hanadi Al-Samman's Co-Edited Encyclopedia Receives 2020 Dartmouth Medal
January 28, 2020
Samhita Sunya's Middle Eastern & South Asian Film Series
October 24, 2019
Cavalier Daily Article on Professor Patel's Festival of Indian Documentaries
October 10, 2019
Professor Milani Interviewed by Deutsche Welle at Recent Conference in Berlin
October 10, 2019
Avijit Mukul Kishore Film Festival
October 2, 2019 to October 4, 2019