Congratulations to CDH member Zeina Maasri on being shortlisted for the 2021 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize for her monograph, Cosmopolitan Radicalism: The Visual Politics of Beirut’s Global Sixties (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
The award recognises originality, clarity and accessibility, and importance to the field of Middle Eastern Studies.
Rediscovering the Islamic Classics: How Editors and Print Culture Transformed an Intellectual Tradition (Princeton University Press)
Ahmed El Shamsy
Libya’s Fragmentation: Structure and Process in Violent Conflict (IB Tauris)
Imperial Mecca: Ottoman Arabia and the Indian Ocean Hajj (Columbia University Press)
Michael Christopher Low
Cosmopolitan Radicalism: The Visual Politics of Beirut’s Global Sixties (Cambridge University Press)
The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue (Princeton University Press)
Afghan Village Voices: Stories from a Tribal Community (IB Tauris)
Edited by Richard Tapper with Nancy Lindisfarne-Tapper
The final prize winner will be announced in November 2021.