Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies Interest Group

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Charge: Represents librarians and specialists in the field of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern area studies and advises ACRL, in cooperation with other professional groups, in those areas of library service that require knowledge of Asian, African and Middle eastern languages and cultures.
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ACRL/AAMESIG Research Forums - Presentation Opportunities

  • 1.  ACRL/AAMESIG Research Forums - Presentation Opportunities

    Posted Jan 26, 2021 05:27 PM

    Dear all, 

    ALA/ACRL Asian, African and Middle Eastern Studies Interest Group (AAMESIG)  is organizing two virtual Research Forums that would welcome research presentations by faculty members, librarians as well as graduate students focusing on Asian, African and Middle Eastern Studies or topics that are of interest to AAMESIG members.  The presenters will be given anywhere between 10 to 20 minutes depending on the number of submissions.  The topics can range from ( but not limited to)  library trends such as repositories, ebooks, open access archives. open educational resources and/or equity, diversity inclusion for AAMES regions as well as other research topics related to Asian, African, and Middle Eastern regions.  International speakers are also welcome. 

    There will be two Research Forums one in late March and the other one around third week of June.  The dates have not been finalized yet but will be finalized soon. 

    If interested, please submit your research proposals to Deepa Banerjee dbaner@uw.edu and Triveni Kuchi  triveni.kuchi@rutgers.edu


    ABOUT Asian, African and Middle Eastern Studies Interest Group (AAMESIG) 

    ACRL's Asian, African and Middle Eastern Studies Interest Group represents librarians and specialists in the field of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern area studies and advises ACRL, in cooperation with other professional groups, in those areas of library service that require knowledge of Asian, African and Middle eastern languages and cultures. More information here at 

    ACRL's Asian, African and Middle Eastern Studies Interest Group represents librarians and specialists in the field of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern area studies and advises ACRL, in cooperation with other professional groups, in those areas of library service that require knowledge of Asian, African and Middle eastern languages and cultures.

     Deepa Banerjee
    South Asian Studies Librarian
    University of Washington Libraries