Echoes in the media about the project

César Jaquier published an article bringing the topic of the 'origins of border circumvention in the Levant' to a wider public. French version / English version

The scientific journal 'en Direct' published an interview with Prof. Jordi Tejel on the ERC project 'Towards a decentred History of the Middle East'. PDF

Special issue

We just published a special issue titled "Forced Migration and Refugeedom in the Modern Middle East," featuring papers from the workshop we held back in October 2018. PDF/Cover 

Book reviews

  • By Jordi Tejel: Harriet Allsopp and Wladimir van Wilgenburg, The Kurds of Northern Syria: Governance, Diversity and Conflict (IB Tauris 2019). PDF link
  • By Ramazan Hakkı Öztan: Onur Atalay, 'Türk’e Tapmak: Seküler Din ve İki Savaş Arası Kemalizm', Journal of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association, 6:2, Fall 2019, pp.183-85 PDF
  • By Ramazan Hakkı Öztan: Michael Provence, The Last Ottoman Generation and the Making of the Modern Middle East (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017). PDF


  • César Jaquier: 'Carnet de route', Atelier création de podcasts link