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2012 May 24

Commencement Reception

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CMES, 38 Kirkland Street, Room 102

CMES is pleased to welcome our graduating students, their families, alumni, and faculty to a reception from 2:00 to 4:00pm on Commencement Day.

Contact: Liz Flanagan

2012 May 22

Israeli Government Change: What could it Possibly Mean?

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School, Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor, Littauer Building

Contact: Noelle Janka

Sponsor(s): Crown-Belfer Middle East Project at Brandeis University and Harvard University through the Middle East Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School, the Outreach Center at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Category: Lecture

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2012 May 17

Book Talk by Professor Roger Owen: The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life, 2012, Harvard University Press

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Room 102, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 38 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA.


Book cover of The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life by Roger OwenYou are invited to attend a book talk by Professor Roger Owen on his new book The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life (2012) Harvard University Press.... Read more about Book Talk by Professor Roger Owen: The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life, 2012, Harvard University Press

2012 Apr 26

Palestine Mapped Out: A Passport Story (talk in Arabic)

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CGIS, South Bldg, Room S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES is pleased to present a talk in Arabic with

Anton Shammas
Professor of Middle Eastern Literature, Departments of Comparative Literature and Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan; author and translator of English, Arabic, and Hebrew.... Read more about Palestine Mapped Out: A Passport Story (talk in Arabic)

2012 Apr 20

Political representation and assimilation trade-offs among ethnic minority migrants in Britain and France

2:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, Cabot Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

The Islam in the West Seminar is pleased to present

Rahsaan Maxwell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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2012 Apr 26

2012 Master's Theses in Middle Eastern Studies

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

CMES, 38 Kirkland Street, Room 102

Join us for a presentation of the

2012 Master's Theses in Middle Eastern Studies
 

"Poetry and the Aesthetics of Splendor in Late Timurid Art"
Marian Smith
Advisor: David Roxburgh

“Social Media as Passive Polling: Using Twitter and Online Forums to Map Islamism in Egypt”
Todd Mostak
Advisor: Tarek Masoud

"The Implications of the Changes in the Elementary School Religious Education in Turkey between the years 1980-1989"
Ayse Lokmanoglu
Advisor: Malika Zeghal

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Video: "How to End a Revolution": Interviews with Malika Zeghal and Roger Owen

April 10, 2012

This year's Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conferences at the Mahindra Humanities Center (April 13–14, 2012) addresses the question "How to end a revolution?" In preparation for the conference the student coordinators, who include CMES AM student Scott Liddle, produced a series of videos in which conference participants provide their perspective on the topic. The videos were produced by the Harvard Law Documentary Studio.

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