Call for Nominations for 2013 MES Distinguished Scholar Award

MES Distinguished Scholar Award

The Middle East Section requests nominations for an award for a senior scholar in Middle Eastern anthropology who is an outstanding academic in terms of scholarly publications and service to Middle Eastern anthropology, including mentorship and interventions in public debates. An award of $500 will be offered to the winner. Please send names and a brief letter explaining your nomination to the chair of the award committee, Farha Ghannam (, by April 15, 2013. Note that MES includes members specializing in cultural, linguistic and biological anthropology and archaeology, and that nominees from diverse subdisciplines are welcome. The winners will be announced in AN and honored at the 2013 AAA meeting in Chicago.