Middle East Seminar

The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (WCFIA)/CMES joint seminar brings ambassadors, dignitaries, journalists and scholars to lecture on topics in modern Middle East politics.

Chairs: Lenore G. Martin, Sara Roy, and Herbert C. Kelman

Academic Year 2021–22

2021 Sep 09

Kleptocracy, Militias and the October Revolution: the Iraqi State Between Sectarianism and Democracy

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (use Zoom link below to register)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Eric Davis, Ph.D.Eric Davis
Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University

Discussant: Muhamed Almaliky, M.D., Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Director, Iraqi American Institute; Physician, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/3kkLrpV

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2021 Sep 10

Implications: Regional Perspectives on the US Withdrawal from Afghanistan

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

Online (see below)

The Harvard Asia Center's Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar Series presents

Panelists
Shirin Jaafari, Reporter, The World, USA
Shubhanga Pandey, Chief Editor, Himal Southasian, Sri Lanka
Nasim Zehra, Senior Anchor, Analyst & Executive Producer, Channel 24, Pakistan

Moderator: James Robson, James C. Kralik, and Yunli Lou Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; Victor and William Fung Director, Asia Center, Harvard University

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2021 Nov 04

The Politics of ‘Enemies within’: Collusion, Subversion and Loyalty Signaling by Religious Groups in Erdogan’s Turkey

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info coming soon)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Kristin FabbeKristin Fabbe
Jakurski Family Associate Professor, Harvard Business School

Discussant: Andrew O'Donohue, graduate student... Read more about The Politics of ‘Enemies within’: Collusion, Subversion and Loyalty Signaling by Religious Groups in Erdogan’s Turkey