Naghmeh Sohrabi is the Charles (Corky) Goodman Professor of Middle East History and the Associate Director for Research at the Crown Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Brandeis University. She completed her PhD in History and Middle East Studies at CMES in 2005.... Read more about Q&A with Naghmeh Sohrabi
Kyle McEneaney graduated with an AM in Middle Eastern Studies in 2007. Since graduating he has worked in consulting and investment banking, specializing in Iraq’s emerging economy. He is currently based in Dubai and works with an Iraqi group of companies focused on the oil and gas sector in Iraq.... Read more about Q&A with Kyle McEneaney
On September 5, Professors Tarek Masoud, of Harvard Kennedy School, and Roger Owen, from the Department of History, along with graduate student Sarah Moawad, who recently returned to campus after several weeks in Egypt, discussed that country's recent unrest in front of a capacity crowd at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Read the full article in the Harvard Gazette.
Sherman A. Jackson, King Faisal Chair in Islamic Thought and Culture and Professor of Religion and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, delivers the second lecture of the Fall 2013 H.A.R. Gibb Arabic and Islamic Studies Lecture Series. Also see a video of Jackson's first lecture in the series.
Sherman A. Jackson, King Faisal Chair in Islamic Thought and Culture and Professor of Religion and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, delivers the first lecture of the Fall 2013 H.A.R. Gibb Arabic and Islamic Studies Lecture Series. Also see a video of Jackson's second lecture in the series.
Recognizing the value in thoughtful and comprehensive research and analysis of Iran’s important role in the world, as well as its rich and diverse history, CMES is pleased to announce a new Iranian studies programming initiative. This programming, made possible by a generous anonymous donation, will support an array of lectures and workshops and serve as a catalyst to ignite future Iranian programming at Harvard. Gurney Professor of History Roy P. Mottahedeh, who was “delighted to hear about this wonderful donation,” will be leading the initiative. One of the first workshops in this series...
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present a roundtable workshop organized by Roger Owen
The Gulf: Past, Present, and Future A discussion of the History of the ‘Khalig’ (Gulf) in terms of its ruling families, its trading practices, and of its place within the world of the Indian Ocean centered on Mumbai - as well as the larger world beyond.... Read more about The Gulf: Past, Present, and Future