Latest Announcements:

1. The Syrian Studies Assocation (SSA) Newsletter appears twice a year, and contains articles, association news, research notes, and book reviews related to Syria. For further information about the newsletter and related publications. Contribution deadlines for feature, news, and research article proposals covering issues of contemporary or historic interest in Bilad al-Sham and modern Syria are listed on the News page.

2. To stay informed about SSA announcements and events, 'like' the SSA's Facebook Site.

3. The SSA has held the following events at the 2013 MESA meeting:

For the details of SSA sponsored panels and a full list of MESA 2013 panels discussing Syria, please see our MESA page.

4. The SSA is currently SSA seeking submissions for the awards of (1) outstanding doctoral dissertation submitted between September 1, 2012 and July 1, 2014, and (2) outstanding article published between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014. See the Awards Page for more information.


The SSA is:

an international association organized to encourage and promote research and scholarly understanding of Syria in all periods and in all academic disciplines. The SSA is a non-profit, non-political association affiliated with MESA (The Middle East Studies Association of North America).

Our goals are to:

To accomplish our goals, we

Who should join?

The SSA defines Syria as the area included in historic Bilad al-Sham until 1918 and Syria following that. We invite scholars who study the peoples and territories of what is today Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine before 1918 and those who study Syria after that date to join the SSA.

You can view the SSA Constitution here.

Institutional Support



Keith

President
Keith David Watenpaugh
Associate Professor
Modern Islam, Human Rights & Peace
University of California, Davis
Davis, California
kwatenpaugh@ucdavis.edu

 


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