Conference/Workshop

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 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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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 Apr 15

The Thousand and One Nights: Sources, Transformations, and Relationship with Literature, the Arts and the Sciences

Wed Apr 15 (All day) to Fri Apr 17 (All day)

Location: 

CGIS South, Rms S030 & S020; William James Hall B1

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies & Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO) are pleased to present a conference organized by:

Sandra Naddaff (Harvard University); Aboubakr Chraïbi (INALCO, Paris); William Granara (Harvard University)
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2015 Mar 08

The Middle East at War -- 1914-1922: A Round Table

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies will mark the centenary of Turkey’s entry into the First World War in the Middle East by organizing a small, one-day, round-table to include the military campaigns and associated events in Anatolia and the Arab Provinces of the Ottoman Empire, as well as Egypt: The Middle East at War – 1914-1922: A Round Table, organized by Harvard Department of History Professors Roger Owen and Cemal Kafadar.... Read more about The Middle East at War -- 1914-1922: A Round Table

2014 May 06

The Gulf: Past, Present, and Future

Tue - Wed, May 6 to May 7, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present a roundtable workshop organized by Roger Owen

The Gulf: Past, Present, and Future
A discussion of the History of the ‘Khalig’ (Gulf) in terms of its ruling families, its trading practices, and of its place within the world of the Indian Ocean centered on Mumbai - as well as the larger world beyond.... Read more about The Gulf: Past, Present, and Future

2014 Apr 26

Beyond Islamic Modernism: Reassessing Cultural Change among the Muslim Communities of Central Asia, Russia, and Western China (19th-20th Centuries)

Sat - Sun, Apr 26 to Apr 27, 9:30am - 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Bldg, Belfer Case Study Room 020, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

A conference presented by the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies, Harvard University Asia Center, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.... Read more about Beyond Islamic Modernism: Reassessing Cultural Change among the Muslim Communities of Central Asia, Russia, and Western China (19th-20th Centuries)

2013 Jun 28

Arab Expatriates and Revolt in their Homeland

Fri - Sat, Jun 28 to Jun 29, 10:00am - 1:10pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South Room 020, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and The Migration Policy Centre of the European University Institute are pleased to present an academic workshop

Arab Expatriates and Revolt in their Homeland

with

 

Ibrahim Awad, Center for Migration and Refugee Studies, The American University, Cairo
Egyptian Expatriates and the Egyptian Revolution

Jocelyne Cesari, Georgetown University; Harvard University
Beyond Emigration and Immigration: Transnational Networks of...

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