2013-14

CMES on 11/23/63: A Conversation with Roger Owen

December 6, 2013

Roger Owen, AJ Meyer Professor of Middle Eastern Studies Emeritus, happened to be visiting the Center for Middle Eastern Studies on November 23, 1963, and learned of President Kennedy’s assassination from AJ Meyer. We spoke with Professor Owen on the fifty year anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination about his memories of that day and his visit, and how he ended up back at CMES thirty years later.... Read more about CMES on 11/23/63: A Conversation with Roger Owen

2013 Dec 04

Baghdad - A Thousand Years Ago…

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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

BaghdadPlease join the Harvard Middle Eastern Cultural Association (HMECA) for a revealing look at medieval Baghdad as seen through the eyes of our eminent historian Dr. Roy Mottahedeh, Gurney Professor of History, Harvard University.... Read more about Baghdad - A Thousand Years Ago…

Video: Drawing the Tunisian Revolution

November 14, 2013

Tunisian political cartoonist _Z_ made his first public appearance at Harvard in November 2013. This video is a synopsis of his talk, which told the story of his transition from architect to political cartoonist and dissident leading up to and during the 2010/11 Tunisian revolution.

2013 Nov 22

What Could Writing History Look Like in a Digital Age?

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES Seminar Sohbet-i Osmani is pleased to present a graduate student seminar organized by

Afsaneh Najmabadi
Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and Professor of the Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Chair of the Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University; and,

Cemal Kafadar
Vehbi Koç Professor of Turkish Studies, Department of History, Harvard University... Read more about What Could Writing History Look Like in a Digital Age?

2013 Nov 13

The Struggle for the City: How can cartoons fight to preserve the urban space?

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Stubbins Room, Gund Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Working Group on Film and Visual Arts in a Changing Middle East

is pleased to present

MigrateursA master class with Tunisian cartoonist _Z_

Leading up to the 2011 Tunisian revolution that toppled...

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