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Upcoming Events

2021 Mar 24

Book talk: "The Arab and Jewish Questions: Geographies of Engagement in Palestine and Beyond"

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom link will be available soon)

The CMES Middle East Forum presents a book talk with

Dirk Moses, Frank Porter Graham Distinguished Professor of Global Human Rights History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
Bashir Bashir,  Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Political Science, and Communication, Open University of Israel and Senior Research Fellow, The Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem;
Leila Farsakh, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts at Boston; and
Derek Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University... Read more about Book talk: "The Arab and Jewish Questions: Geographies of Engagement in Palestine and Beyond"

2021 Apr 01

France and Britain: Their Colonial Footprint in the Middle East

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom link will be available below soon)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar is pleased to present

Leila FawazLeila Fawaz
Issam M. Fares Professor of Lebanese and Eastern Mediterranean Studies at the Fletcher School and Department of History at Tufts University

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/2OoZJJR.

(Note: this event was originally scheduled for March 4)... Read more about France and Britain: Their Colonial Footprint in the Middle East

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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

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