Online Resources for Yemeni Studies

The expanding knowledge base in cyberspace offers many opportunities for research on Yemen. The following are a few online sources to highlight research and important resources for anyone interested in Yemen, from the past to the present.

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Archaeology

• American Foundation for the Study of Man
http://www.afsm.org/review/about.asp

 

• The Dhamar Archaeological Survey Project

https://ualr.edu/anthropology/archaeology/yemen/

https://oi.uchicago.edu/research/projects/investigations-yemen

 

• Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips

https://asia.si.edu/exhibition/unearthing-arabia-the-archaeological-adventures-of-wendell-phillips/

Architecture

• 'Buildings that Fill my Eye': Architectural Heritage of Yemen

https://www.gingko.org.uk/projects/architectural-heritage-yemen/

Art

• Invisible but alive: How the art scene is surviving in Yemen

https://www.middleeasteye.net/discover/yemen-art-scene

 

• How Yemen-Based Romooz Foundation Is Working To Promote Art And Culture In The Midst Of War

https://www.harpersbazaararabia.com/art/news/yemen-based-romooz-foundation-works-to-promote-art-and-culture-in-the-midst-of-war

Dance

 

• Anthropology of Dance (N. Adra)

http://www.najwaadra.net/dance.html

 

Food and Drink

 

• قدَح القهوة.. من يد الولي إلى العالم

https://www.ansom.net/6564-3/

 

History (South Arabia)

• Digital Archive for the Study of pre-Islamic Arabian Inscriptions

http://dasi.cnr.it/

History (Islamic era)

• Rasulid Yemen Resources

http://ahjur.org/rasulid/rasulidmain.html

Islam

• Zaydiyya (Wilferd Madelung)

https://iis.ac.uk/encyclopaedia-articles/zaydiyya

Jewelry

 

• Silver Treasures from the Land of Sheba

https://www.ransomsilverspeaks.com/

 

• Walters Art Museum

https://art.thewalters.org/search/?q=yemen

 

Literature

• 6 Authors Who Are Part of Yemen’s Literary History and Literary Resurgence

https://arablit.org/2015/03/27/6-authors-who-are-part-of-yemens-literary-history-and-literary-resurgence/

Manuscripts

• The Digital Bab al-Yemen, Freie Universität Berlin

https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/ARGY7C9Q

• The Zaydi Manuscript Tradition

https://www.ias.edu/digital-scholarship/zaydi_manuscript_tradition

Music

• Traditional Music in the Yemen (A. D. Bakewell)

https://al-bab.com/traditional-music-yemen

 

Photographs

 

• #اليمن_غالي.. هاشتاق يتصدر

https://www.ansom.net/5431-2/

 

• Peggy Crawford: Photographs of Yemen

https://archnet.org/collections/882

• Yemen: Photos from Sana'a by Karim Ben Khelifa

https://www.thedailybeast.com/yemen-photos-from-sanaa-by-karim-ben-khelifa

 

Poetry

• ‘Abd al-‘Azīz al-Maqāliḥ

http://www.adab.com/modules.php?name=Sh3er&doWhat=lsq&shid=359&start=0

• ‘Abd Allāh al-Baraddunī

http://www.adab.com/modules.php?name=Sh3er&doWhat=lsq&shid=402&start=0

https://www.albaradouni.com.
 

• Mahri Poetry Archive

http://www.nereview.com/2013/03/11/mahri-poetry-archive/

Proverbs

• أمثال يمانية: أقوال علي بن زايد والشاعر والاديب: عبدالله البردوني

http://www.the-yemen.com/vb/t8622.html

Society

• Tribes in Modern Yemen: An Anthology

 

https://verlag.oeaw.ac.at/tribes-modern-yemen-an-anthology

 

 

 

South Arabian Languages

• Ancient South Arabian on Mnamon

http://mnamon.sns.it/index.php?page=Risorse&id=27&lang=en&fbclid=IwAR1a6430T6MGEdlA-y50j5MOso44WTGA8U5QzAhyUN_GF0kO6GNOVO4y53k

• Digital Archive for the Study of pre-Islamic Arabian Inscriptions

http://dasi.cnr.it/

      Yemeni Americans

• VOICES FROM THE HEARTLAND: YOUNG YEMENI AMERICANS SPEAK

http://www.mearo.org/yemeni-americans/

Basic Background Information

• al-Bab.com on Yemen

https://al-bab.com/country/yemen

• CIA World Factbook

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ym.html

Blogs

• AIYS Yemen Webdate Blog
https://www.aiys.org/news

 

• Bryan Whitaker

https://al-bab.com/blog/archive/yemen

• Doctors without Borders blogs

https://blogs.msf.org/blogs/countries/yemen

• MENA Tidningen

https://menatidningen.se/

• Tabsir on Yemen

http://tabsir.net/?cat=75

• Yemen Tribal Voices (Nadwa Al-Dawsari)
https://yementribalvoices.org/

Development Organizations

• CARPO, Center for Applied Research in Partnership with the Orient

https://carpo-bonn.org/

• IMF, International Monetary Fund

https://www.imf.org/en/Countries/YEM

• SAVE THE CHILDREN

https://www.savethechildren.org/us/what-we-do/where-we-work/greater-middle-east-eurasia/yemen

 

• UNICEF

https://www.unicef.org/yemen/

• USAID

https://www.usaid.gov/yemen

• World Bank in Yemen

https://www.worldbank.org/en/country/yemen

Heritage

• Aden Heritage Center (Facebook)

https://www.facebook.com/AdenHeritageCenter

• Arabia Felix Center for Studies

https://arabiafelixstudies.com/

 

• Yemen Archive

https://yemenarchive.com

 

• مركز التراث والبحوث اليمني

https://www.yemenhrc.com/

• UNESCO World Heritage: Yemen

https://whc.unesco.org/en/statesparties/ye

Yemen Cultural Institute for Heritage and the Arts

https://www.yciha.org/

 

Institutions/Associations/Centers

• American Association of Yemeni Students and Professionals
https://aaysp.org

 

• British-Yemeni Society

http://b-ys.org.uk/

• CAORC, Council of American Overseas Research Centers

https://www.caorc.org/

 

• CEFAS, Centre Français d’Archéologie et de Sciences Sociales

http://cefas.cnrs.fr/?lang=fr

• Chatham House

https://www.chathamhouse.org/

• Deutsch-Jemenitische Gesellschaft e.V.

http://www.djg-ev.de/de/startseite/startseite.html

• Friends of Socotra

http://www.friendsofsoqotra.org/

• Österreichisch-Jemenitische Gesellschaft

http://oejg.at/

• Stowarzyszenie Społeczno-Kulturalne Jemeńczyków w Polsce

http://sskj.pl/

Journals (online)

Arabian Humanities

https://journals.openedition.org/cy/

الاكليل (al-Iklīl)

https://www.mediafire.com/?in4p3zddclx9j

al-Madaniyya Magazine

https://almadaniyamag.com/

Twitter Accounts

• Nadwa Dawsari
https://twitter.com/Ndawsari

• Laurent Bonnefoy
https://twitter.com/LaurentBonnefoy

• Gregory D. Johnson
https://twitter.com/gregorydjohnsen

 

• Elisabeth Kendall
https://twitter.com/Dr_E_Kendall

 

• Farea al-Muslimi
https://twitter.com/almuslimi

 

• Peter Salisbury
https://twitter.com/peterjsalisbury