2017-18

2018 Mar 21

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A critique of the contemporary education policy scene in Turkey

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Director's Series & The Center for European Studies present

Batuhan AydagülBatuhan Aydagul
Director, Education Reform Initiative, Istanbul; Member, Advisory Board, Mother and Child Education Foundation; Fellow, Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Societies, London... Read more about The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A critique of the contemporary education policy scene in Turkey

2018 Mar 20

The Future of Palestine and Palestinians: Key Insights from Public Opinion and the Making of Future Policy

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Middle East Forum presents

Karam DanaKaram Dana
Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Bothell & Director, American Muslim Research Institute... Read more about The Future of Palestine and Palestinians: Key Insights from Public Opinion and the Making of Future Policy

2018 Feb 22

**LOCATION CHANGE** Symposium in Honor of Professor Herbert C. Kelman

3:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South Concourse, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES and the WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar present a

Symposium in Honor of Professor Herbert C. Kelman with featured speakersHerb Kelman

Dr. Naomi Chazan
Can Israel Reach an Agreement with the Palestinians? Retrospective and Prospective Reflections
Dr. Chazan is Professor emerita of political science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Dr. Husam Zomlot
What Future Palestine? Defining a New Strategy
Dr. Zomlot is the Palestinian Ambassador to the United States and Senior Advisor to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

PLEASE NOTE: this event will take place in Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South Bldg... Read more about **LOCATION CHANGE** Symposium in Honor of Professor Herbert C. Kelman

2018 Mar 20

Celebrate Nowruz

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue, 3rd floor, Cambridge, MA

A Persian New Year Celebration
 

persian new year celebrationCelebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year and the beginning of spring, with poetry, music, traditional sweets, and an exploration of the traditional Haft Seen table.

More than 3,000 years old, Nowruz (“new day”) originated in ancient Persia and became a popular celebration in communities influenced by Persian culture, including Iran, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Western China. Drop in for a presentation of Nowruz customs and activities and help build community for 1397, the new year in the Persian calendar.

This event is free and we request your advanced reservation by March 16 here.... Read more about Celebrate Nowruz

2018 Feb 14

A Play within a Play, Khurma, 1918 -- Riyadh, 2015: Abd al-Aziz, Salman, Succession, and Censorship

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Arabian Peninsula Studies Lecture Series presents

Benjamin BraudeBenjamin Braude
Associate Professor, Department of History, Boston College; Research Associate, Department of Religion, Smith College... Read more about A Play within a Play, Khurma, 1918 -- Riyadh, 2015: Abd al-Aziz, Salman, Succession, and Censorship

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