MEMP Annual Meeting

Event Logistics

Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 
4:00–6:00 pm Eastern
Location: 
Washington, DC
Contact: 
Judy Alspach - jalspach@crl.edu
Program: 

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) will hold its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, November 20, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Room 702 of the Gelman Library at the George Washington University.

MEMP member libraries fund projects that acquire and preserve rare and at-risk research materials related to Middle East studies. Funding is provided by MEMP member institutions through an annual membership fee. Representatives of member institutions meet annually to discuss current and future projects and set priorities for additional acquisitions.

The Impact of CRL

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Unique Arab Diaspora Materials Saved for Future Scholars

In FY 2018 the Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) microfilmed Arab-language publications from several diaspora communities in non-Arab countries, including the UK, Japan, the U.S., and Poland. These resources continue to affirm MEMP’s role as a provider of rare and distinctive documentation for scholars.

Insights on Israel’s Palestinians from a Rare Arab-language Newspaper

CRL's newspaper collection played a critical role in shaping Brothers Apart, a study of Arab Israeli citizens in the 1950s-1960s by University of Arizona professor, Maha Nassar.