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Yemen Update Online

The Yemen Update Online (YU) is publishes research in any field of Yemeni Studies, this includes professional articles both in English and Arabic, book reviews, fellowship reports, and more. This is just one way that the American Institute for Yemeni Studies promotes Yemeni Studies and supports the work of our fellows, members, and other prominent scholars. If you'd like to learn more about the history of the Yemen Update, take a look at our history of YU page.

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محرر(العربية): سلوى دماج

محرر مشارك لثقافة وتراث: آمنة النصيري

Editor (English): Daniel Martin Varisco

Associate Editor for History: Gregory Johnsen

Associate Editor for Literature: Samuel Liebhaber

Associate Editor for Social Science: Nathalie Peutz

Volume no. 55, "Reflections, Then and Now"

August 2023

The American Institute for Yemeni Studies has been instrumental in supporting and sharing Yemeni Studies since its inception in 1978 and we felt it was the perfect time to reflect on where we've been and where we are today. This incredible retrospective issue includes reflections from our founder, Mac Gibson, former president, Daniel Varisco, and many more.

Table of Contents:

Membership Information:  Page 1

President's Statement: Page 2

Resident Director's Statement: Page 3

AIYS History: Page 6

In Memoriam: Page 19

Reflections: Page 27

Archive: Page 41

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