Recent Articles by AIYS Members

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Amariyya Madrasa in Rada‘

2020

Caton, Steven C.

• New Old Imperialisms in the Arabian Peninsula. In History of the Present, Special Issue, Empires Off-Center (forthcoming)
• Power as Persuasion in Yemeni Tribal Society. In Tribes in Modern Yemen: An Anthology (= Series Eduard Glaser), edited by Marieke Brandt. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen
Akademie der Wissenschaften (forthcoming)

 

2019

 

Peutz, Nathalie

• The Fault of our Grandfathers": Yemen's Third Generation Migrants Seeking Refuge from Displacement. International Journal of Middle East Studies 51(3):357-376.

• Markazi: A Camp at a Crossroads. Europe Now. Council for European Studies (CES), Issue 25. https://www.europenowjournal.org/2019/03/04/markazi.

 

Philbrick Yadov, Stacey

• Toward a Just Peace in Yemen. [with Jillian Schwedler]. Middle East Report, 289 (Winter), 2-7.

• Fragmentation, Disintegration, and Reintegration in Yemen: Assessing the Islamist
Field. Middle Eastern Law and Governance, forthcoming.
• Republic of Yemen.” In Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa. 9th edition. Edited by Sean L. Yom. London: Routledge Press, forthcoming.
• The Fight for Yemen. Middle East Report, # 298 (contributing editor). 

• Yemen Offers Lessons at Different Scales. APSA-MENA Newsletter 2 (1): 36-41.

 

Sagaria Rossi, V. & Sabine Schmidtke

The Zaydi Manuscript Tradition (ZMT) Project. Digitizing the Collections of Yemeni Manuscripts in Italian Libraries. Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies (COMSt) Bulletin 5/1:43-60.

 

Varisco, Daniel Martin

• Pumping Yemen Dry: A History of Yemen’s Water Crisis. Human Ecology 47:317-329.

• When the State becomes a Non-State: Yemen between the Huthis, Hirak and al- Qa‘ida. In Peter Sluglett, Victor Kattan, eds., Violent Radical Movements in the Arab World: The Ideology and Politics of Non-State Actors,137-160. London: I.B. Tauris.

• The Yemeni Connection. In Melanie Jahreis, Sara Marquart, Nina Möllers, eds., Cosmos Coffee, 110-113. Munich: Deutsches Museum.

2018


Adra, Najwa

• Tales from al-Ahjur. Yemen Cultural Institute for Heritage and the Arts.
Online at
https://www.yciha.org/tales-from-alahjur/

 

Carapico, Sheila

• War and De-development. In POMEPS, 29. Online at: https://pomeps.org/politics-governance-and-reconstruction-in-yemen

 

Mahoney, Dan

• Writing the Ethnic Origins of the Rasulids in Late Medieval South Arabia. The Medieval History Journal 21(2):1-20.

 

Philbrick Yadov, Stacey

• Ethnography is an Option: Learning to Learn in/through Practice. In Political Science Research in the Middle East and North Africa: Methodological and Ethical Challenges. Edited by Janine A. Clark and Francesco Cavatorta. Oxford University Press, 165-175.
• (Re)constituting Community: Takfir and Institutional Design in Tunisia and Yemen. [with Ian M. Hartshorn] Terrorism and Political Violence 30 (1):
• Fragmentation and Localization in Yemen’s War: Challenges and Opportunities for Peace. Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Policy Brief 128,  November.
• Politics, Governance, and Reconstruction in Yemen. POMEPS Studies, 29. Washington, DC: Project on Middle East Political Science. (Editor and contributor)

 

Schmitz, Charles

• Yemeni Economy. In The Middle East and North Africa 2018. N.Y.: Routledge.

• Yemen, the Forgotten Conflict. OASIS International Foundation of Milan. 14 September 2018. Online at: https://www.oasiscenter.eu/en/war-in-yemen-who-is-involved

 

Varisco, Daniel Martin

• Agriculture in the Northern Highlands of Yemen: From Subsistence to Cash Cropping. Journal of Arabian Studies 8(2):171-192.

• The State of Agriculture in the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen, 1918-1962: A Documentary Overview. Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften / Austrian Academy of Sciences, AAS WORKING PAPERS IN SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Volume 32. Online at http://epub.oeaw.ac.at/wpsa32.
 

2017

Alaug, Abdul Karim

 Tribal Engagement in the Yemen National Dialogue Conference: Anthropological Perspective. Journal of the Faculty of Arts & Social Science, Sana'a University, issue no. 38, 178-206.

 

Carapico, Sheila

• Perspective: Arabia Infelix: The War Devouring Yemen. Current History 116(794):360-362.

 

Khalidi, Lamya

The Destruction of Yemen and Its Cultural Heritage. International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 49(4):735-738.

 

Mackintosh-Smith, Tim

'Paradise Built: al-Shahari's Description of Sanaa in Twelfth/Eighteenth Century', in Architectural Heritage of Yemen: Buildings that Fill my Eye. London: Gingko Library.

Mahoney, Dan

The Role of Horses in the Politics of Late Medieval South Arabia. Arabian Humanities 8. Online at https://journals.openedition.org/cy/3287

 

Peutz, Nathalie

Heritage in (the) Ruins. International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 49(4):721-728.

 

Philbrick Yadov, Stacey

• Yemen. In Rethinking Political Islam, edited by Shadi Hamid and Will McCants. Oxford University Press, 88-100.
• Sectarianization, Islamist Republicanism, and International Misrecognition in Yemen. In Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East, edited by Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel. Oxford University Press, 185-198.
• The Ties That Bind: Interview with Rabyaah al-Thaibani. Middle East Report, 281.

 

Schmitz, Charles

• Yemen’s Importance to Saudi Arabia. The Cipher Brief, 24 Feb 2017. Online at:  https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/exclusive/middle-east/yemens-importance-saudi-arabia-1091

Varisco, Daniel Martin

• Yemen’s Tribal Idiom: An Ethno-Historical Survey of Genealogical Models. Journal of Semitic Studies LXII(1):217-241.

• Date Palm Production in Rasulid Yemen. Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg, Ulrich Haarmann Memorial Lecture, 14. Berlin: EB-Verlag.

• Conclusion: Searching for a Resolution. In Yemen and the Gulf States the Making of a Crisis, edited by Helen Lackner and Daniel Martin Varisco, 101-111. Berlin: Gerlach.

• Phylogeography of the Wild and Cultivated Stimulant Plant Qat (Catha edulis, Celastraceae) in Areas of Historical Cultivation. [Authors: Luke R. Tembrock, Mark P. Simmons, Christopher M. Richards, Patrick A. Reeves, Ann Reilley, Manuel A. Curto, Harald Meimberg, Grace Ngugi, Sebsebe Demissew, Abdul Wali Al Khulaidi, Mansoor Al-Thobhani, Sheron Simpson, and Daniel M. Varisco] American Journal of Botany 104(4):538–549.

2016

Adra, Najwa

• Tribal Mediation and Empowered Women: Potential Contributions of Heritage to
National Development in Yemen. International Journal of Islamic Art 5(2):301-337.
• Tribalism. Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, Vol. 2, 2nd. Edition.
Richard C. Martin, ed. Pp. 1185-1188. Farmington HIlls, MI: Gale.
• Dance. Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, Vol. 2, 2nd Edition.
Richard C. Martin, ed. Pp. 276-279. Farmington HIlls, MI: Gale.

Mahdi, Waleed

• Post-Oriental Otherness: Hollywood’s Moral Geography of Arab Americans. Mashriq and Mahjar: Journal of Middle East Migration Studies, 3, no. 2, 35-61, 2016.

• Youth and Revolution: A Call to Reform Higher Education in Yemen.  [co-edited chapter with Abulghani Al-Hattami]. In Education and the Arab Spring: Resistance, Reform, and Democracy, editors, Eid Mohamed, Hannah Gerber, and Slimane Aboulkacem. Netherlands: Sense Publishers, 83-94.

• Liberal or Imperial: U.S. Discursive Formations of the Muslim Image.  In Transformation of the Muslim World in the 21st Century, editor, Muhammed Huseyin Mercan, Cambridge Scholar Publishing, 49-62.

 

Mahoney, Dan

• The Political Agency of Kurds as an Ethnic Group in Late Medieval South Arabia,” Medieval Worlds 3: 146-157.

• 

The Political Construction of a Tribal Genealogy from Early Medieval South Arabia.  In Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia, E. Hovden, C. Lutter, and W. Pohl (eds.), 163-182. Leiden: Brill.

• Ceramic Production in the Yemeni Central Highlands during the Islamic Period.  In Landscapes of the Islamic World: Archaeology, History, and Ethnography, S. McPhllips and P. Wordsworth (eds.), 129-142. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.

 

Messick, Brinkley

• Islamic Texts: The Anthropologist as Reader. In Islamic Studies in the Twenty-First Century, edited by L. Buskens and A. van Sandwijk, 29-46. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

 

Schmitz, Charles

• Yemen Factions, Saudi Arabia Escalate Aimless War. Middle East Institute, 11 Oct 2016 Online at http://www.mei.edu/content/article/yemeni-factions-saudi-arabia-escalate-aimless-war
• Resources and Conflict in Yemen. Strifeblog.org, Department of War Studies, King’s College London. Online at http://www.strifeblog.org/2016/09/21/resource-induced-conflicts-part-v-society-resources-and-conflict-in-yemen/
• Why Yemen is not an American Priority. In Real Clear Politics. Online at
http://www.realclearworld.com/articles/2016/09/15/why_yemen_is_not_an_american_priority.html  republished at the Middle East Institute http://www.mei.edu/content/article/why-yemen-isnt-american-priority
• The War in Yemen. with Paul Salem, September 2016 a podcast by the Middle East Institute. Online at http://www.mei.edu/content/at/war-yemen-political-impasse-and-humanitarian-crisis
• There are no Clear Winners in the Saudi War on Yemen. with Kourosh Ziabari, The Fair Observer. Online at: http://www.fairobserver.com/region/middle_east_north_africa/there-are-no-clear-winners-in-the-saudi-war-on-yemen-00226/

2015

Adra, Najwa

• Don’t Throw Out the Baby With Social Evolution: Revisiting “Tribe” in the Middle
East and North Africa. Anthropology News, November-December.
• Insight on Conflict. After the Bombing: Can Tribal Institutions Help Rebuild
Yemen? Online at
http://www.insightonconflict.org/2015/05/can-tribal-institutions-helprebuild-
yemen/

 

Philbrick Yadov, Stacey

• The ‘Yemen Model’ as a Failure of Political Imagination. International Journal of Middle East Studies​ 47 (1): 144-147.
• Eroding Adaptability Among Yemen’s Muslim Brothers. In Rethinking Political Islam: Islamists Respond to a Changing Landscape. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution.

 

Varisco, Daniel Martin

• The Sectarian Crisis in Yemen: Damage from a Divisive Storm [with Sato-Kan Hiroshi and Junji Kawashima], Middle East Institute Online. Online at: http://www.mei.edu/content/map/sectarian-crisis-yemen-damage-divisive-storm

• Pars Pro Toto Observation: Historical Anthropology in the Textual Field of Rasulid Yemen. History and Anthropology 26(1):92-109.

• Drone Strikes in the War on Terror: The Case of Post-Arab-Spring Yemen. Gulf Studies Center Monograph Series, No. 1.  Doha: Gulf Studies Center, Qatar University.  Pdf online at http://www.qu.edu.qa/static_file/qu/research/Gulf%20Studies/Drone%20Strikes%20in%20the%20War%20on%20Terror%20The%20Case%20of%20Post-Arab-Spring%20Yemen.pdf

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