2013-14

2014 Apr 26

Beyond Islamic Modernism: Reassessing Cultural Change among the Muslim Communities of Central Asia, Russia, and Western China (19th-20th Centuries)

Sat - Sun, Apr 26 to Apr 27, 9:30am - 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Bldg, Belfer Case Study Room 020, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

A conference presented by the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies, Harvard University Asia Center, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.... Read more about Beyond Islamic Modernism: Reassessing Cultural Change among the Muslim Communities of Central Asia, Russia, and Western China (19th-20th Centuries)

2014 Mar 11

What if Kerry's Initiative Fails?: Potential Consequences for Israel’s Future

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Weil Town Hall, Belfer Building, Ground Floor, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Middle East Forum and The Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School are pleased to present

Yoram Peri
Director of the Institute of Israel Studies, University of Maryland... Read more about What if Kerry's Initiative Fails?: Potential Consequences for Israel’s Future

2014 Mar 06

Some Thoughts on the Persistence and Resolution of the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS, Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

The WCFIA and CMES Middle East Seminar and the Civic and Moral Education Initiative of the Harvard Graduate School of Education are pleased to present

Ervin Staub
Professor of Psychology Emeritus; Founding Director of the Doctoral Program in the Psychology of Peace and Violence, University of Massachusetts at Amherst... Read more about Some Thoughts on the Persistence and Resolution of the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

2014 Feb 18

The Middle East Beyond Borders Graduate Workshop Featuring Arafat Razzaque and Kimberly Wortmann

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 208, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Middle East Beyond Borders: Culture, Religion, Politics, an interdisciplinary graduate workshop is pleased to present

Arafat Razzaque, PhD student, History/MES
"Scandalous Knowledge: Transgression, Social Reputation and the Construction of a Moral Community in Medieval Baghdad," and... Read more about The Middle East Beyond Borders Graduate Workshop Featuring Arafat Razzaque and Kimberly Wortmann

2014 Mar 28

Who Are You Leon Berger? A Story of a Jewish Kapo in Auschwitz, History, Memory and Politics

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Israeli Law, Literature, and Society Seminar Series is pleased to present

Tuvia Friling
Professor & Senior Researcher, Ben-Gurion Research institute, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Visiting Professor, Brandeis University... Read more about Who Are You Leon Berger? A Story of a Jewish Kapo in Auschwitz, History, Memory and Politics

2014 Feb 21

Medieval Anatolian Travel from A to Z

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, 38 Kirkland Street, Room 102, Cambridge, MA 02138

Sohbet-i Osmani is pleased to present

Medieval Anatolian Travel from A to Z:

Artuqid Bridges, Beasts of Burden, Caravanserais, Dromedaries, Electuaries, Fleas, Gulams, Hospitality, İğdiş, Jalal al-Din Karatay, Khan al-Arman, Lajazzo, Mamluks, Niğde, Orpiment, Pilgrimage, Qazzaz, Razzias, Sinop, Türkmen and Tulu, Underwriting, Venetians, Waqfiyyas, Xanadu, Yol, Zibaldone da Canal... Read more about Medieval Anatolian Travel from A to Z

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