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2018 Oct 01

Influence of Neighboring Cultures and Languages on Modern Assyrian Music

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The Mishael & Lillie Naby Assyrian Lecture Fund and CMES
present

Abboud ZeitouneAbboud Zeitoune
Assyrian music specialist; author of Music Pearls of Beth-Nahrin, an Assyrian/Syriac Discography (2007), Modern Assyrian Music (2015), Music Heritage of Mesopotamia (2016)
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2018 Sep 26

The Comparative Study of the Abrahamic Religions: Heuristic Gains and Cognitive Pitfalls

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Sperry Room, Andover Hall, 45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Center for the Study of World Religions, John Paul II Center for Interreligious Dialogue, Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies present a lecture by

Guy Stroumsareligious architecture
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Oxford University

Response by Jon Levenson, Harvard Divinity School;
Opening Remarks by Charles Stang, Harvard Divinity School, and Adam Afterman, Tel-Aviv University
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2018 May 14

The Many Faces of Arab Refugeehood: Survival, Stress, and Seeking a Home

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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

The Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies (BCARS) and American University of Beirut (AUB) present a roundtable discussion with

Dr. Sawsan Abdulrahim (AUB), Dr. Denis J. Sullivan (Northeastern Univ), Dr. Rim Saab (AUB), and Alice Verticelli (BCARS, AUB)

Register here.
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2018 Apr 17

Contested Past, Uncertain Future: Enemies and Neighbors in Palestine and Israel

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Tufts University present

Ian BlackIan Black
Visiting senior fellow, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics;  former Middle East editor of the Guardian newspaper; author of Enemies and Neighbors: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017... Read more about Contested Past, Uncertain Future: Enemies and Neighbors in Palestine and Israel

2018 Apr 11

Journeytelling: Stories of Courage and Agency in Creating Home

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Winter Garden, Wexner Commons, Harvard Kennedy School, JFK St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Middle East Refugee Service Initiative (MERSI) presents

MERSI Semitic Museum

Journeytelling

A night of storytelling, food and music. Featuring stories of students who have gone East to find home and refugees from the Middle East recently resettled in Boston. RSVP here.... Read more about Journeytelling: Stories of Courage and Agency in Creating Home

2018 Mar 28

Egyptian Composer Aziz El-Shawan’s Career and the Loeb Musical Library Collection of El Shawan's Musical Manuscripts

4:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

Davison Room, Loeb Music Library, 3 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Harvard Music Department and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies present

Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-BrancoSalwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco
Professor of Ethnomusicology, Director of the Instituto de Etnomusicologia – Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal; and President of the International Council for Traditional Music.

Please join us for a reception following the talk in the Spalding Room, Loeb Music Library.... Read more about Egyptian Composer Aziz El-Shawan’s Career and the Loeb Musical Library Collection of El Shawan's Musical Manuscripts

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