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2016 Oct 21

A Conversation around Comparative Stigmatization-- Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil and Israel

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Room S050, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

The Brazil Program, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs present a panel discussion of the new publication... Read more about A Conversation around Comparative Stigmatization-- Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil and Israel

2016 Oct 20

Theodor Herzl, Race, and Empire

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Derek PenslarDerek Penslar
The Samuel Zacks Professor of Jewish History, University of Toronto; Stanley Lewis Visiting Professor of Modern Israel Studies, Oxford University; Visiting Professor of History, Harvard University; designated William Lee Frost Chair in Jewish History, Harvard University as of 2018... Read more about Theodor Herzl, Race, and Empire

A Beautiful Mosque and the Dark Period of the Armenian Genocide

October 14, 2016

In an October 14 article in the Independent, journalist Robert Fisk writes about the Turkish city of Gaziantep and the "Liberation" mosque as a milestone on the journey between one great crime of the 20th century, and another seen during the Second World War. He talks with CMES visiting postdoctoral fellow Ümit Kurt, whom Fisk calls "perhaps the greatest font of knowledge on this period."

2016 Oct 01

'Homeland (Iraq Year Zero)'

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Film Archive is pleased to present

Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) by Abbas FahdelHomeland (Iraq Year Zero) poster

Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) is a riveting home-movie chronicle of life in Iraq before and after the US invasion....

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2016 Oct 25

Iran Women Only: Artist Talk

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

CGIS K107 and Knafel Concourse 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Join photographer Randy Goodman during her lunch time artist talk on Tuesday, October 25, at noon beginning in room K107 and then continuing downstairs to view the art in the Knafel Concourse in the Knafel Building... Read more about Iran Women Only: Artist Talk

Europe is Losing Track of Child Refugees

Europe is Losing Track of Child Refugees

August 1, 2016

CMES AM candidate Joseph Ataman interned at the Wall Street Journal’s Brussels bureau during summer 2016. His article “Europe Is Losing Track of Child Refugees” was published on the front page of the August 1 print edition of the newspaper. Prior to beginning the AM program at Harvard, Ataman was a journalist in London and Lebanon, and he is the recipient of the Fulbright Commission’s Alistair Cooke Award in Journalism. He is currently co-Editor in Chief of the...

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2016 Sep 27

Gendering Salafi Authority

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Director's Series presents

Richard NielsenRichard Nielsen
Assistant Professor of Political Science, MIT

Richard Nielsen is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at MIT. He completed his PhD (Government) and AM (Statistics) at Harvard University, and holds a BA...

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2016 Oct 14

CMES Winter Term Opportunities Information Session

2:00pm to 3:15pm

Location: 

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

Please join us at CMES for an information session on opportunities for Winter Term Excursion travel for undergraduate and graduate students interested in the MENA region. 

The information session will include details about the program and applying for:

  • Israel (undergraduate senior honors thesis research in Israel only; also available in summer)
  • ...
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