2017-18

2018 Apr 13

Sharḥ: Two Kinds of Sociality and Two Ways of Reading in Three Mughal Commentaries on Sa‘di’s Gulistān

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES Director's Series and the Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations present

Prashant KeshavmurthyMughal Gulistan manuscript page
Associate Professor of Persian-Iranian Studies, McGill University... Read more about Sharḥ: Two Kinds of Sociality and Two Ways of Reading in Three Mughal Commentaries on Sa‘di’s Gulistān

2018 Apr 12

Reputation, Communal Peace, and Public Order: Neighborhoods and the Politics of Collective Testimony in Istanbul (1730-1754)

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

Madoka Morita
PhD Candidate, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo, and Postgraduate Fellow, MacMillan Center, Yale University... Read more about Reputation, Communal Peace, and Public Order: Neighborhoods and the Politics of Collective Testimony in Istanbul (1730-1754)

2018 Apr 11

Journeytelling: Stories of Courage and Agency in Creating Home

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Winter Garden, Wexner Commons, Harvard Kennedy School, JFK St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Middle East Refugee Service Initiative (MERSI) presents

MERSI Semitic Museum

Journeytelling

A night of storytelling, food and music. Featuring stories of students who have gone East to find home and refugees from the Middle East recently resettled in Boston. RSVP here.... Read more about Journeytelling: Stories of Courage and Agency in Creating Home

2018 Apr 05

CANCELLED: International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is Israel Still a Lawful Occupier?

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

S. Michael LynkS. Michael Lynk
United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967; Associate Professor of Law, Western University, London, Ontario

This event has been cancelled.
... Read more about CANCELLED: International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is Israel Still a Lawful Occupier?

2018 Apr 05

Gibb lecture: Designing Transcendence: Light in Islamic Architecture

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Rm 020, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES is pleased to present the 2018 H.A.R. Gibb Arabic & Islamic Studies Lecture Series speaker

Nasser RabbatArches in the hall of lions, Alhambra
Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, MIT

Please note the lecture's new time: 5:00-7:00 pm... Read more about Gibb lecture: Designing Transcendence: Light in Islamic Architecture

2018 Mar 28

Egyptian Composer Aziz El-Shawan’s Career and the Loeb Musical Library Collection of El Shawan's Musical Manuscripts

4:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

Davison Room, Loeb Music Library, 3 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Harvard Music Department and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies present

Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-BrancoSalwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco
Professor of Ethnomusicology, Director of the Instituto de Etnomusicologia – Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal; and President of the International Council for Traditional Music.

Please join us for a reception following the talk in the Spalding Room, Loeb Music Library.... Read more about Egyptian Composer Aziz El-Shawan’s Career and the Loeb Musical Library Collection of El Shawan's Musical Manuscripts

2018 Mar 23

Growing Up in Contemporary Iraq

9:00am to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, Bowie-Vernon Room, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Growing Up in Contemporary IraqIraqi Youth center
This one-day symposium will focus on Iraq's youth: what it is like to be one of the 20 million young Iraqis under 30 living in Iraq today.... Read more about Growing Up in Contemporary Iraq

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