Research & Publications

MEMOs Edited Collection with Arden Bloomsbury

Aisha Hussain and Murat Öğütcü, eds., Materialising the East in Early Modern English Drama, Arden Studies in Early Modern Drama (London: Bloomsbury, 2022).

This collection of essays, the product of an open call, is edited by MEMOs members Aisha Hussain and Murat Öğütcü and features chapters from members of the MEMOs team as well as scholars from the broader research community. The volume makes a significant contribution to existing scholarship on early modern English dramatic representations of the East, and the Muslim world in particular, by taking as its focus the material dimensions of early modern performances. To learn more about this publication please click here. The book is available to pre-order here.

MEMOs Special Issue with Renaissance Studies:
Lubaaba Al-Azami, Aisha Hussain, Nat Cutter and Peter Good eds. Renaissance Studies, special issue on ‘Early Modern England and the Islamic Worlds’

This special issue of Renaissance Studies will feature articles on topics such as race, gender, material culture, trade, and the epistemologies of Islamic culture, with contributions from a number of MEMOs research team members: Lubaaba Al-Azami, Charles Beirouti, Nat Cutter, Peter Good, Aisha Hussain, Munire Z. Maksudoglu, Hassana Moosa, Murat Öğütcü, and Amrita Sen.