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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

2020 Apr 01

**POSTPONED** Film screening: "Bab Al-Sama Maftuh (A Door to the Sky)" (Morocco, 1988)

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Rm, S020, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES Meet the Director Series presents

Scene from Bab Al-Sama MaftuhBab Al-Sama Maftuh (Morocco, 1988)
(Door to the Sky; Une porte sur le ciel) written and directed by Farida Benlyazid

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

Free admission, open to the public.... Read more about **POSTPONED** Film screening: "Bab Al-Sama Maftuh (A Door to the Sky)" (Morocco, 1988)

2020 Apr 14

**POSTPONED** Rescued from Rubble: Founding the Edward Said Public Library in Gaza

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library, Forum Room, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Harvard Scholars at Risk Program presents

Mosab Abu TohaMosab Abu Toha
Visiting poet and scholar, Harvard University Scholars at Risk Program, hosted by the Department of Comparative Literature; visiting librarian-in-residence, Houghton Library

POSTPONED: Due to University precautions surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 2019) outbreak, we have postponed this lecture. The organizers hope to reschedule the lecture and will annouce that as soon as they are able.

Free and open to the public. RSVP: bit.ly/RescuedfromRubble... Read more about **POSTPONED** Rescued from Rubble: Founding the Edward Said Public Library in Gaza

2020 Feb 25

Book talk: "Narrating Muslim Sicily: War and Peace in the Medieval Mediterranean World"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES and the Committee on Medieval Studies present

William E. GranaraNarrating Muslim Sicily
Gordon Gray Professor of the Practice of Arabic, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations  & Department of Comparative Literature; Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University... Read more about Book talk: "Narrating Muslim Sicily: War and Peace in the Medieval Mediterranean World"

2020 Mar 26

**CANCELLED** The End of the World? Egyptian Cultural Representations of the Nuclear Condition

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Hebatalla Taha
Post-doctoral Researcher, Sciences Po, Paris

Please note: due to University precautions surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 2019) outbreak, this lecture has been **CANCELLED**  ... Read more about **CANCELLED** The End of the World? Egyptian Cultural Representations of the Nuclear Condition

2020 Apr 22

**CANCELLED** Book talk: "Reviving the Waqf: Property, Law, and Religion in Modern Beirut"

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES Modern Middle East Speaker Series presents

Nada MoumtazNada Moumtaz
Assistant Professor, Department of the Study of Religion, University of Toronto

Please note: due to University precautions surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 2019) outbreak, this lecture has been **CANCELLED**... Read more about **CANCELLED** Book talk: "Reviving the Waqf: Property, Law, and Religion in Modern Beirut"

2020 Feb 26

Book talk: "The Universal Enemy: Jihad, Empire, and the Challenge of Solidarity"

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES Modern Middle East Speaker Series & The Program in Islamic Law at HLS present

Darryl LiDarryl Li
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Social Sciences in the College, and Lecturer in Law, University of Chicago

Please note: this event has been moved to Tsai Auditorium.... Read more about Book talk: "The Universal Enemy: Jihad, Empire, and the Challenge of Solidarity"

2020 Apr 15

**CANCELLED** Book talk: "Revolution and Disenchantment: Arab Marxism and the Binds of Emancipation"

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES Modern Middle East Speaker Series presents

Fadi A. BardawilFadi A. Bardawil
Assistant Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University

Please note: due to University precautions surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 2019) outbreak, this lecture has been **CANCELLED**... Read more about **CANCELLED** Book talk: "Revolution and Disenchantment: Arab Marxism and the Binds of Emancipation"

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