MEMP Executive Committee

The MEMP Executive Board consists of both elected and ex-officio members.

Elected members of the Executive Board are: six (6) representatives of member institutions.

Ex-officio members of the Executive Board are: a representative designated by CRL, the Head of the Library of Congress Near East Section or a nominee, and the current President of the Middle East Librarians Association (MELA).

Current Committee

Guy Burak, MEMP Chair (2020-2021) & Member of MEMP Exec (2020-2023), New York University

Peter Magierski (2019-2022), Columbia University

Sean Swanick (2020-2023), Duke University

Evyn Kropf (2021-2024), University of Michigan

Rustin Zarkar (2021-2024), UNC-Chapel Hill

Ex-officio Members

Joan S. Weeks, Library of Congress

Marie Waltz, Center for Research Libraries

Anaïs Salamon, McGill (MELA President)

November 17, 1964 edition of Le Journal de Teheran

MEMP has microfilmed several years of the French-language newspaper Le Journal de Teheran, published during the reign of the last Shah of Iran. Issues from 1949–56, 1960–62, and 1964–67 are now available for borrowing by CRL members.