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Upcoming Events

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

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2018 Mar 23

A City of Many Faces – Architecture, Literature & Memory of my Diverse Hometown of Haifa

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Israeli Law, Literature and Society Seminar Series presents

Nili GoldNili Gold
Associate Professor of Modern Hebrew Language & Literature, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania... Read more about A City of Many Faces – Architecture, Literature & Memory of my Diverse Hometown of Haifa

2018 Apr 05

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
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2018 May 03

The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presentsSalim Tamari

Salim Tamari
Shawwaf Visiting Professor, Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University; Professor of Sociology Emeritus, Birzeit University, and Senior Fellow and Research Associate, Institute for Palestine Studies... Read more about The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

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Roger Owen and William Graham

The Book of Roger

May 15, 2017

Roger Owen, A.J. Meyer Professor of Middle Eastern History Emeritus and a former CMES director, first encountered the Middle East as a young soldier during his national military service in Cyprus from 1955 to 1956, during which time he visited Cairo, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Beirut. He has lived and traveled throughout the region, and spent his academic and professional life at Oxford and Harvard, where he taught, studied, made friends, and tried to understand the Middle East through its politics, economic life, history, and popular culture. He kept an almost daily journal recording his thoughts and feelings, and since 1986 wrote a regular op-ed column for the Arabic newspaper Al-Hayat.... Read more about The Book of Roger

Audio: A Life in Middle East Studies with Roger Owen

Audio: A Life in Middle East Studies with Roger Owen

April 20, 2017

In this episode of the Fares Center Podcast at the Fletcher School, Roger Owen, A.J. Meyer Professor of Middle East History Emeritus at Harvard and former director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, discusses his recently published volume of memoirs outlining his study of and perspectives on the Middle East, beginning with his first visits to Cairo, Beirut, and...

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Aubrey Stoddard Israel Photo

Photo Gallery: 2015-16 Harvard College International Photo Contest

May 12, 2016

CMES awarded a first prize and three honorable mentions in the 2015–16 Harvard College International Photo Contest for photos taken in the Middle East region. Aubrey Stoddard (’17), studying history and government, received first prize for an image she captured during her internship at the Institute for Counter Terrorism during summer 2015 in Israel. Honorable mentions were awarded to archaeology concentrator Jingxiu Jin (’18),...

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