Ph.D. candidate Brandon Gorman has been awarded a grant by the American Institute for Maghrib Studies to conduct dissertation fieldwork in Tunisia for AY 2013-2014.

The American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS) was founded in 1984 to promote the systematic study of North Africa among interested scholars, specialists, students, and others concerned with the region. AIMS sponsors The Journal of North African Studies (published by Francis and Taylor), publishes a biannual newsletter, sponsors annual academic conferences in North Africa, provides funding support for students and scholars to undertake research in the region, maintains overseas research centers in Tunis (CEMAT), Oran (CEMA) and Tangiers (TALIM), hosts annual advanced summer Arabic language programs in Morocco and Tunisia, administers a yearly dissertation workshop for students, and provides other professional services to its members.

http://aimsnorthafrica.org/fellowships/travelawards.cfm

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