This page is meant to be a very basic reference site for scholars interested in accessing professional associations. It is by no means comprehensive. 

Professional Associations 

Middle East Sociology:
American Sociological Association.
Arab Sociological Association
Egyptian Sociologists Association
Lebanese Sociology Association
International Sociological Association
Iranian Sociology Association
Israeli Sociological Society
Moroccan Sociology Association.
Saudi Sociology Association.
Tunisian Sociology Association
Turkish Sociology Association

Middle East Studies:
Asian Federation of Middle East Studies Associations (AFMA)
Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA)
British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES).
Chinese Association of Middle East Studies (CAMES).
Dutch Association for the Study of the Middle East and Islam (MOI)
European Association for Middle Eastern Studies (EURAMES).
French Association for the Study of the Arab and Muslim World (AFEMAM)
German Middle East Studies Association for Contemporary Research and Documentation (DAVO)
Italian Society for the Study of the Middle East (SeSaMO)
Korean Association for Middle East Studies (KAMES)
Japan Association for Middle East Studies (JAMES)
Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA)
Midwest Association for Middle East and Islamic Studies (MAMEIS)
Mongolian Association of Middle East Studies (MAMES)
Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies
Southeast Regional Middle East and Islamic Studies Seminar (SERMEISS)
Swiss Society for the Middle East and Islamic Cultures (SGMOIK/SSMOCI)
World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES)

Specialized Societies:
Aram Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies
Association for Israel Studies
Association for Middle East Women’s Studies
Association for the Study of Persianate Societies
Assyrian Academic Society.
International Qajar Studies Association
International Society for Iranian Studies
Kurdish Studies Association
Lebanese Studies Association
Middle East Medievalists
Societas Iranologica Europaea
Society for Arabian Studies
Society for Armenian Studies
Society for Libyan Studies
Sudan Studies Association
Syrian Studies Association
Turkish Studies Association