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2019 Feb 21

The Transregional Politics of Literary Language: Comparative Work across African and Asian Contexts

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Rm S250, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Asia Center Seminar Series, CMES, and the Department of Comparative Literature present a panel on the politics of literary language with

Shaden Tageldin, University of Minnesota
Nergis Ertürk, Pennsylvania State University
Fallou Ngom, Boston University
Henk Maier, University of California Riverside, Emeritus... Read more about The Transregional Politics of Literary Language: Comparative Work across African and Asian Contexts

2019 Apr 09

Palestine in the Era of Trump: A New Strategy for Political Change

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

location TBA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar, and the Middle East Initiative (HKS) present

Ambassador Husam S. ZomlotHusam Zomlot
Head of the Palestinian Mission to the United Kingdom; Strategic Affairs Advisor to the President of the Palestinian National Authority and State of Palestine... Read more about Palestine in the Era of Trump: A New Strategy for Political Change

2018 Dec 03

How to Read Armenian (Art)

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The 2018-19 CMES Armenian Studies Lecture Series presents

Christina MaranciArmenian illustrated manuscript
Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art and Architectural History, Tufts University... Read more about How to Read Armenian (Art)

2019 Mar 28

Ahead of Time: Exploring the Relationship Between Ancient and Modern Armenian Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

to be announced (Harvard campus)

The Hrant Dink Memorial CMES Fund presents a panel discussion on Armenian Studies featuring

Mother Armenia
Christina Maranci (Tufts University)
Marie-Aude Baronian (University of Amsterdam)
Sylvia Alajaji (Franklin & Marshall College)
David Zakarian (Oxford University)... Read more about Ahead of Time: Exploring the Relationship Between Ancient and Modern Armenian Studies

2018 Oct 23

Vampires, Ghouls, and Alexander the Two-Horned: An Otherworldly Evening of 17th-Century Myth and 21st-Century Music

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church of Harvard University, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present for Harvard Worldwide Week

6th-century Persian miniature of genies ("jinn"), helping Alexander build the Iron WallVampires, Ghouls, and Alexander the Two-Horned: An Otherworldly Evening of 17th-Century Myth and 21st-Century Music
Inspired by the Musings of Ottoman Traveler Evliya Çelebi

Note: This event is open to the public; no registration or tickets required. Seating is limited.... Read more about Vampires, Ghouls, and Alexander the Two-Horned: An Otherworldly Evening of 17th-Century Myth and 21st-Century Music

2018 Dec 05

Cancelled: The Dragoman’s Proposal: Creating a Road Network in the Early Modern Mediterranean

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 133, Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Seminar on Migration and the Humanities presents

Jesse HowellJesse Howell
Post-doctoral fellow, Mahindra Humanities Center; Harvard PhD 2017 (CMES alum)

** This event has been cancelled; it will be rescheduled for Spring 2019. **

RSVP to Andrea Volpe to attend and to receive a copy of the paper in advance of the seminar: alvolpe@fas.harvard.edu.  
Seating is limited.... Read more about Cancelled: The Dragoman’s Proposal: Creating a Road Network in the Early Modern Mediterranean

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