2013-14

2013 Dec 05

Right-Wing Women: Women's Activism in Jewish and Muslim Religious-Political Movements

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The Middle East Seminar is pleased to present

Lihi Ben Shitrit
Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and Religion and Society, Harvard Divinity School; and Assistant Professor, School of Public and International Affairs, University of Georgia, Athens... Read more about Right-Wing Women: Women's Activism in Jewish and Muslim Religious-Political Movements

2013 Oct 15

Book Launch & Author Talk: Carrie R. Wickham, "The Muslim Brotherhood: Evolution of an Islamist Movement"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Author Carrie R. WickhamThe Center for Middle Eastern Studies Outreach Program is pleased to present an author talk by

Carrie R. Wickham
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Emory University... Read more about Book Launch & Author Talk: Carrie R. Wickham, "The Muslim Brotherhood: Evolution of an Islamist Movement"

2013 Oct 23

Turkish Academics on Trial: Conclusions of the US and German National Academies Fact Finding Mission

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World is pleased to present

Carol Corillon
Director, Committee on Human Rights, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine; Executive Director, International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies... Read more about Turkish Academics on Trial: Conclusions of the US and German National Academies Fact Finding Mission

2013 Oct 25

The Arabian Nights and pre-modern Arabic Literature (talk in Arabic)

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present

ألف ليلة وليلة والأدب العربي القديم
 

with

Aboubakr Chraibi
Professor of Arabic, Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (INALCO) (Langues O), Paris

>>Please note: this talk will be given in Arabic.<<

Contact: Liz Flanagan

2013 Oct 03

Remembering World War I: The Memoir as Historical Document

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies Director's Lecture Series is pleased to present

a history conversation with

Leila FawazLeila Fawaz
Issam M. Fares Professor of Lebanese and Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Tufts University

Born in the Sudan and raised in Lebanon, Professor Fawaz...

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2013 Oct 17

Unearthing the Dead Sea Scrolls: Religion, Politics and Science of its Excavation

Thu - Mon, Oct 17 to Oct 28, 8:30am - 8:30pm

Location: 

Harvard CMES, Museum of Science, Boston and Online

Scholars examining the Dead Sea Scroll fragmentsThe Dead Sea Scrolls are one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century, written between 408 BCE and 318 CE and discovered between 1946 and 1956.  The collection of 972 documents contain fragments of...

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