2017-18

Insight on Syria: A Quagmire of Warring Religious Groups? Why the Western View Is Misguided

Insight on Syria: A Quagmire of Warring Religious Groups? Why the Western View Is Misguided

September 26, 2017

CMES Steering Committee member Melani Cammett, Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs in the Department of Government, clarifies the role of sectarianism in the Syrian War in a post on Epicenter, an online publication of Harvard's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.

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2017 Sep 25

Gallery Talk: Qajar Lacquer as a Medium of Exchange

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard University Art Museums present a gallery talk led by

Mary McWilliamsAbbas Shirazi, Pen Box with European Woman and Eagles in Medallions
Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Islamic and Later Indian Art, Harvard Art Museums

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Qajar Lacquer as a Medium of Exchange

2017 Sep 19

Gallery Talk: Gold and Silver—The Discovery of the Apadana Tablets in Persepolis

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard Art Museums present a gallery talk led by

Mira Xenia SchwerdaExcavation of tablets, Persepolis
PhD candidate in Middle Eastern studies and the history of art and architecture, CMES

Gallery talks are free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Gold and Silver—The Discovery of the Apadana Tablets in Persepolis

2017 Sep 28

Wintersession 2018 International Opportunities for Undergraduates Meeting

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Rm S050, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Join Harvard area studies centers and the Office of Career Services at an information session about Wintersession opportunities during the January break for Harvard undergraduates.

Questions? Please email: mailto:ocs_summerfunding@fas.harvard.edu... Read more about Wintersession 2018 International Opportunities for Undergraduates Meeting

2017 Sep 12

POSTPONED--Book Talk: Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Nye A, Taubman Building, 5th floor, Harvard Kennedy School, JFK Street

This talk has been postponed. Rescheduling is currently being considered and further details, including a possible new date and time, will be announced soon. For the latest updates, check the event webpage linked below.

The Middle East Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School presents

Zohra Drif...

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2017 Sep 15

HMECA Book Sale

12:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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

Stop by CMES, Room 102, on September 14 & 15 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm to support the CMES graduate group, the Harvard Middle East Cultural Association (HMECA) and add some books and journal issues to your collection (approx. $1-$5 each).... Read more about HMECA Book Sale

2017 Sep 14

HMECA Book Sale

12:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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

Stop by CMES, Room 102, on September 14 & 15 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm to support the CMES graduate group, the Harvard Middle East Cultural Association (HMECA) and add some books and journal issues to your collection (approx. $1-$5 each).... Read more about HMECA Book Sale

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