Southwest Asia and North Africa Working Group

Artist: Mohammad Ali Berenji


The Southwest Asia and North Africa Studies working group at the University of Notre Dame is an interdepartmental, interdisciplinary initiative devoted to the responsible exchange of ideas, research and scholarship relevant to the SWANA region. The group consists of faculty members with expertise in various subject areas, including modern and ancient Middle Eastern history, Islamic thought, Islamic law, comparative literature, public policy, and peace studies. For more information on how to join and share your work, please contact co-directors, Perin Gürel and Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi.


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Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies
2150 Jenkins Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA

Phone: 574-631-3222

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