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
CMES, 38 Kirkland Street, Room 102, Cambridge, MA 02138
Please 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…
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.
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,