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2015 Sep 08

Health System Resilience amidst Political Instability: the Case of Lebanon

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Malkin Penthouse, Littauer 4th floor, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

The Harvard Kennedy School Middle East Initiative presents a seminar with

Walid Ammar, MD, PhD
Director General, Ministry of Public Health of Lebanon; Professor, the Lebanese University; Senior Lecturer, American University of Beirut

Moderated by Melani Cammett, Professor of Government, Harvard University.

The Lebanese experience, notably with the recent challenging Syrian crisis, defies certain well-established concepts in the discipline of public health. The speaker contests the globalization of the corresponding...

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2015 May 05

"1913: Seeds of Conflict" film screening

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Bldg, Belfer Case Study Room (S020), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

1913: seeds of conflict poster

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present

1913: Seeds of Conflict

Breaking new ground and shattering old myths, this one-hour documentary, directed by award-winning filmmaker Ben Loeterman, explores the little-known history of Palestine during the latter part of the Ottoman Empire, a time of relative harmony between Arabs and Jews.... Read more about "1913: Seeds of Conflict" film screening

2015 Apr 27

Gender Justice & Islamic Jurisprudence – Human Reasoning and the Rule of Law – A case study of inheritance in Palestine (West Bank)

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

The Middle East Forum and The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program present

Deena R. Hurwitz
Professor, General Faculty and director, International Human Rights Law Clinic, University of Virginia School of Law... Read more about Gender Justice & Islamic Jurisprudence – Human Reasoning and the Rule of Law – A case study of inheritance in Palestine (West Bank)

2015 Mar 30

Celebrate Nowruz

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Join the Davis Center and friends to mark the Persian New Year and beginning of spring at Harvard’s annual Nowruz celebration! Featuring traditional food, drink, music and a presentation of Nowruz customs.... Read more about Celebrate Nowruz

2015 Apr 22

تئاتر ایرانی امروز: از موزیکال های تهران تا سایه‌بازی در استنفورد (Talk in Persian)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present

تئاتر ایرانی امروز: از موزیکال های تهران تا سایه‌بازی در استنفورد
(Iranian Theatre Today: From Musicals in Tehran to Shadow Puppetry in Stanford)... Read more about تئاتر ایرانی امروز: از موزیکال های تهران تا سایه‌بازی در استنفورد (Talk in Persian)

2015 Apr 17

Film Screening: "The Saragossa Manuscript (Rekopis znaleziony w Saragossie)"

7:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Saragossa ManuscriptPresented by the Harvard Film Archive and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies 
in conjunction with "The Thousand and One Nights: Sources, Transformations, and Relationship with Literature, the Arts and the Sciences".

Directed by Wojciech Jerzy Has. With Zbigniew Cybulski, Iga Cembrzynska, Elzbieta Czyzewska
Poland 1964, DCP, b/w, 182 min. Polish with English subtitles... Read more about Film Screening: "The Saragossa Manuscript (Rekopis znaleziony w Saragossie)"

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