The Journal for Interdisciplinary Middle Eastern Studies


Jimes Volumes

Aims and Scope

The Journal for Interdisciplinary Middle Eastern Studies (JIMES) aims to provide a unique forum for presenting original interdisciplinary articles from the social sciences, international relations and humanities that are related to the study of the broader Middle East. The journal encourages theoretical and empirical studies on broad issues that include history and contemporary political, social, economic, and cultural aspects of Middle Eastern and Central Asian countries.

JIMES is an academic house for local, regional, and international scholars who wish to publish research that exhibits high academic standards and values. JIMES is committed to publishing excellent, professional, and innovative works. By nature, JIMES is an interdisplinary journal, and the topics it covers range from Middle Eastern Studies, North Africa and Central Asia, to Islam. It explores philosophy, history, politics, and economics, from medieval to modern times.  

This journal is essential reading for all academics and decision-makers who concern themselves with understanding the modern Middle East.

JIMES strives to provide an essential resource to its readers from a variety of social science disciplines. The criteria for publication in JIMES are relevance to the journal’s aims, scientific innovation and high quality. All submissions are peer-reviewed anonymously by two referees. The journal is published simultaneously online and in print.

Contact Information:

  • Editorial Office
    Dept. of Middle Easern Studies / Political Science
    Ariel University 
    Ariel, 4070000
  • Email:
  • Phone: 972-3-9066638
  • Fax: 972-3-9066649