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2015 Oct 09

Symposium on Gallipoli 1915

9:15am to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a one-day Symposium to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli 1915 Campaign

As part of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies’ program of commemorating the various centenaries associated with the First World War in the Middle East – a conflict as murderous and bloody as that in western Europe – CMES will hold a one-day symposium on the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915. This event will include a panel of discussion by several American-based experts in late Ottoman History as well as two Ottoman historians from Germany and from Turkey.

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2015 Sep 24

Iran, Israel, the Middle East, and the U.S. Where Do We Go From Here?

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Emerson Hall 105, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and Harvard Hillel present a Weinstein Forum conversation featuring

Gary Samore, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (formerly of United Nations Against Nuclear Iran)
Jeremy Burton, Greater Boston Jewish Community Relations Council
Brooke Kantor ’14, Institute for the Study of War
Jim Sebenius, the Program on Negotiation, Harvard Business School... Read more about Iran, Israel, the Middle East, and the U.S. Where Do We Go From Here?

2015 Sep 17

New Visions and Strategies for an Israeli-Palestinian Peace

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

The Middle East Seminar presents

Hilik Bar, Member of the Israeli Knesset and Secretary-General of the Labor Party and,
Husam Zomlot, Ambassador-at-Large, Palestine

Moderated by Gudrun Kramer, Head of the Program Supporting Palestinian Refugees, German Association for International Cooperation... Read more about New Visions and Strategies for an Israeli-Palestinian Peace

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

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