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2016 Apr 16

Feathers of Fire

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Fitzgerald Theatre, Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, Cambridge, MA

Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic is a visually breathtaking cinematic shadow play for all ages. CMES will host four ticketed performances:

Saturday, April 16:  3:00 & 7:00 pm  ||  Sunday, April 17:  3:00 & 7:00 pm... Read more about Feathers of Fire

2016 Mar 08

Book talk: "The Emergence of Modern Shi'ism: Islamic Reform in Iraq and Iran"

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Harvard Iranian Students Association present

Zackery M. Heern
Assistant Professor, Middle East and Islamic Studies, Department of History, Idaho State University

After the talk (5:45-6:15), Professor Heern will be selling and signing copies of The Emergence of Modern Shi'ism: Islamic Reform in Iraq and Iran at the Harvard Coop in Harvard Square.... Read more about Book talk: "The Emergence of Modern Shi'ism: Islamic Reform in Iraq and Iran"

2016 Mar 04

Conference on the Music of South, Central, and West Asia

Fri Mar 4 (All day) to Sun Mar 6 (All day)

Location: 

CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The South Asia Institute at Harvard, The Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies at Harvard, The Department of Music at Harvard, The Department of South Asian Studies at Harvard, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Asia Center, and the Provostial Fund for Arts and Humanities present

The inaugural meeting of what will be the ICTM Study Group on the Music of Greater South Asia (ICTM: International Council of Traditional Music).... Read more about Conference on the Music of South, Central, and West Asia

2016 Mar 04

The Search for Identity: Jury analysis & discussion of three recent international Saudi design competitions

3:00pm

Location: 

Gund Hall, Room 123, Harvard Graduate School of Design

MEdiNA and CMES present

Nader Ardalan
Architect

Jury analysis & discussion on possible meanings of recent international design competitions in Saudi Arabia, including the National Built Heritage Center, the Saudi Aramco Center for World Culture, and the Masjid-Al Haram Expansion in Mecca.

Nader Ardalan served on two of the above project design juries and is a recognized leader in the field of environmentally sustainable and culturally relevant design with a particular focus on the Middle East. His talk will be a jury analysis and discussion of...

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2016 Mar 03

Subterfuge and Deception in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean

Thu - Sat, Mar 3 to Mar 5, 4:00pm - 12:00pm

Location: 

CMES, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Mediterranean Seminar and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies present

Subterfuge and Deception in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean
The Winter 2016 Workshop

Program
Thursday, March 3, 4:00 pm
“What is Mediterranean Studies and Why?”
Brian A. Catlos (Religious Studies, CU Boulder)
Sharon Kinoshita (Literature, UC Santa Cruz)
This...

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2016 Feb 16

What is Islamic in the Islamic State?

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies present

Jocelyne Cesari
Chair of Religion and Politics, University of Birmingham, UK; Senior research fellow, Georgetown University’s Berkley Center on Religion, Peace and World Affairs; Visiting Professor of Religion and Politics and Associate, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, director, interfaculty program Islam in the West, Harvard University... Read more about What is Islamic in the Islamic State?

2015 Dec 10

Terror in the Name of God

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Jessica Stern
Fellow, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Research Professor, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University; co-author of ISIS: The State of Terror... Read more about Terror in the Name of God

2015 Dec 09

CMES Breakfast

8:45am to 11:00am

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

CMES invites you to join us for breakfast on Thursday.

Coffee, tea, pastries and fruit will be served.

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