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Welcome to The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) at the University of Arizona (UA) supports and promotes Middle East language and Middle East studies-related teaching and research throughout the University, and fosters understanding of the Middle East through an extensive program of outreach to schools and the wider community.

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Announcements

Proposed Federal Budget Eliminates International Education
The White House's proposed Federal budget calls for the complete ELIMINATION of international education and foreign language programs at the US...
Best Project in Middle Eastern History Award
CMES gives a Best Project in Middle Eastern History Award to a middle school or high school student each year at the National History Day in Arizona...
Dr. Günel Awarded Wenner-Gren
School of MENAS Assistant Professor and CMES Affiliated Faculty member Dr. Gökçe Günel received a Post-Ph.D. Research Grant from the Wenner-Gren...
CMES Staff Member Given Award
  CMES Administrative Associate Megan Young received an Outstanding College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Staff Award at the annual staff...

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Center for Middle Eastern Studies
845 N. Park Avenue
Marshall Bldg Room 470
P.O.Box 210158-B
Tucson, AZ 85721-0158
Tel: (520) 621-5450
Fax: (520) 621-9257
sbs-cmes@email.arizona.edu

Center Director

Anne H. Betteridge
845 N. Park Avenue
Marshall Bldg Room 471
P.O.Box 210158-B
Tel: (520) 621-5456
Fax: (520) 621-9257
anneb@email.arizona.edu