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2021 Mar 26

Archives, Revolution and Historical Thinking

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (facebook streaming link below)

In an effort to mark, interrogate, and reflect on protests, revolutions, and uprisings in the MENA region, this roundtable will address the relationship between archives, historical thinking, and revolution--both past and present.

12-1:30pm EST || 7-8:30pm Beirut & Cairo || Broadcast live at: facebook.com/Jadaliyya

Featuring
Reem Bailony, Agnes Scott College, Rosie Bsheer, Harvard... Read more about Archives, Revolution and Historical Thinking

2021 Mar 04

Academic Autonomy and Freedom in Turkey: The case of Boğaziçi University

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (registration link below)

Academics for Peace North America present

Seda Altuğ, Boğaziçi University, Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Assistant Professor
Zeynep Gambetti, Boğaziçi University, Political Science & International Relations, Emeritus Professor
Berivan Tekdal, Boğaziçi University, Student
Ömer Demir, Boğaziçi University, Student 

Moderator: Dilan Okçuoğlu, Global Kurdish Studies, American University, Postdoctoral Fellow and Professorial Lecturer

Public webinar via Zoom. Registration is required: https://bit.ly/3pVlf67.

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2021 Apr 01

Book talk: "The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province"

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a book talk

Dr. Ümit KurtUmit Kurt
Polonsky Fellow, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute; and lecturer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/3eerAYi​​​​​​​... Read more about Book talk: "The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province"

2020 Oct 09

Film discussion: "#After Lockdown - Very Short Stories about Enduring a Global Pandemic"

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online webinar (registration link below)

The Tunisia Office of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies & The Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece, Harvard University are pleased to announce the premiere of the short film they co-produced during summer 2020:

#AFTER LOCKDOWN: VERY SHORT STORIES ABOUT ENDURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC... Read more about Film discussion: "#After Lockdown - Very Short Stories about Enduring a Global Pandemic"

2020 Oct 07

Sustaining Democracy in Time of Pandemic: Tunisia's Challenges and Successes - Q&A with Hedi Larbi

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online webinar (registration link below)

Tunisia Newsreel poster

The Tunisia Office of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University invites you to the opening session of its fall 2020 webinar series:

Tunisia Newsreel 2020 - Tunisia in the Post-2011 Era - Notes From Ground

SUSTAINING DEMOCRACY IN TIME OF PANDEMIC: TUNISIA’S CHALLENGES AND SUCCESSES

Q&A with: HEDI LARBIEconomist; Tunisia’s Former Minister of Economic Infrastructure, Regional Planning and Sustainable Development (2014-15); Former Regional Director and Advisor to the Middle East and North Africa Vice President at the World Bank; Associate at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs’ Middle East Initiative and former Kuwait Foundation Visiting Scholar (2015-2016)

Introductory remarks by Professor William Granara (CMES).

Discussant: Aytug Sasmaz, PhD candidate, Harvard University Department of Government; 
Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Middle East Initiative

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zzPig-AyRZ29VC95UX6h_w

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2020 Oct 07

Film premiere: "#After Lockdown - Very Short Stories about Enduring a Global Pandemic"

8:30pm to 9:30pm

Location: 

Online (link below)

The Tunisia Office of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University & The Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece, Harvard University are pleased to announce the premiere of the short film they co-produced during summer 2020:

#AFTER LOCKDOWN: VERY SHORT STORIES ABOUT ENDURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC... Read more about Film premiere: "#After Lockdown - Very Short Stories about Enduring a Global Pandemic"

2020 Oct 20

Book talk: "Archive Wars: The Politics of History in Saudi Arabia"

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online webinar (registration link below)

The CMES Modern Middle East Speaker Series and the Department of History, Harvard University present

Rosie BsheerArchive Wars book cover
Assistant Professor of History, Harvard University

Discussants: Beshara Doumani (Brown), Eve M. Troutt Powell (UPenn), Kirsten Weld (Harvard)

Moderator: Durba Mitra (Harvard)

Register: https://bit.ly/30CS65R.... Read more about Book talk: "Archive Wars: The Politics of History in Saudi Arabia"

2020 Nov 19

TIME CHANGE: Peace in the Era of Post-Truth: The Logic of Fragmenting Palestine

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar and the Religion, Conflict and Peace Initiative at the Harvard Divinity School present

Amira HassAmira Hass
Journalist & correspondent for the Occupied Territories, Haaretz; Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellow, Religious Literacy Project, Harvard Divinity School

Please note: this talk was originally scheduled for 4:30pm.

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2020 Mar 12

**CANCELLED** Alexander in the Graveyard: Persianate Humanism in Literature, Painting, and Architecture

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The Mahindra Humanities Center Persian and Persianate Studies Seminar presents

Owen T.A. CornwallOwen Cornwall
Tufts University

Please note: due to University precautions surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 2019) outbreak, this lecture has been **CANCELLED** ... Read more about **CANCELLED** Alexander in the Graveyard: Persianate Humanism in Literature, Painting, and Architecture

2020 Mar 24

**CANCELLED** Manuel II Palaiologos (1350-1425): A Byzantine Emperor in a Time of Tumult

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Siren ÇelikEmperor Manuel II Palaiologos
CMES Byzantine Post-doctoral fellow

Please note: due to University precautions surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 2019) outbreak, this lecture has been **CANCELLED**  ... Read more about **CANCELLED** Manuel II Palaiologos (1350-1425): A Byzantine Emperor in a Time of Tumult

2020 Mar 11

**CANCELLED** The Secret Lives of Images

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive (Level 0), Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Film & Visual Studies Screen Studies Workshop presents

Rasha SaltiGlass painting of a Sheikh
Researcher, writer, curator of art and film

Please note: due to University precautions surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 2019) outbreak, this event has been **CANCELLED**  

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2020 Apr 07

**CANCELLED** The Egyptian Army in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Director's Series presents

Khaled FahmyKhaled Fahmy
Sultan Qaboos bin Sa'id Professor of Modern Arabic Studies, University of Cambridge

Please note: due to University precautions surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 2019) outbreak, this lecture has been **CANCELLED** ... Read more about **CANCELLED** The Egyptian Army in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War

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