Director's Series

2020 Nov 18

NEW TITLE: Archipelago of the Maghreb: Conceptualizing Mediterranean Movement between Sicily and Tunisia in the late 19th century

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online webinar (registration link below)

The CMES Director's Series presents

Sarah DeMott, PhDSarah DeMott
Middle East, Near East and Judaica Library Liaison, Librarian for the Freshman Seminar, Harvard College Library

Register: https://bit.ly/3iWVnmH​​​​​​​.

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2020 Oct 15

Book talk: "The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians"

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link below)

The CMES Director's Series presents

Sa'ed AtshanThe Moral Triangle
Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, Swarthmore College; Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Visiting Scholar in Middle Eastern Studies, Univ of California, Berkeley (2020-21), and, 

Katharina Galor
Hirschfeld Visiting Assistant Professor at the Program in Judaic Studies, Brown University

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2020 Oct 08

Book talk: "The Crash of Flight 3804: A Lost Spy, A Daughter’s Quest, and the Deadly Politics of the Great Game for Oil"

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Online webinar, registration link below

The CMES Director's Series presents

Charlotte DennettCharlotte Dennett  book cover of The Crash of Flight 3804
Former Middle East reporter, investigative journalist, and attorney; co-author of Thy Will Be Done: The Conquest of the Amazon: Nelson Rockefeller and Evangelism in the Age of Oil

Register: https://bit.ly/3ifneyp


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2020 Nov 02

The Wings of Desire or The Sky over Shatila: Precarity, Hope, and Gender among Palestinian Refugee Young Men in Lebanon

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online webinar (registration link below)

The CMES Director's Series presents

Gustavo BarbosaThe sky over Shatila
Associate Researcher, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro

Discussant: Steven C. Caton (Harvard)

Register: https://bit.ly/30AkENi.

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2020 Sep 22

Perspectives on Linguistic Security in the Arab World: The Quest for Literacy, Stability and Dignity

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link below)

The CMES Director's Series presents

Prof. Wafi Haj MajidWafi Majid
Chairman of Arabic & Literature Department, Global University, Beirut

Registration link: 
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2018 Apr 13

Sharḥ: Two Kinds of Sociality and Two Ways of Reading in Three Mughal Commentaries on Sa‘di’s Gulistān

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Director's Series and the Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations present

Prashant KeshavmurthyMughal Gulistan manuscript page
Associate Professor of Persian-Iranian Studies, McGill University... Read more about Sharḥ: Two Kinds of Sociality and Two Ways of Reading in Three Mughal Commentaries on Sa‘di’s Gulistān

2018 Mar 21

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A critique of the contemporary education policy scene in Turkey

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Director's Series & The Center for European Studies present

Batuhan AydagülBatuhan Aydagul
Director, Education Reform Initiative, Istanbul; Member, Advisory Board, Mother and Child Education Foundation; Fellow, Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Societies, London... Read more about The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A critique of the contemporary education policy scene in Turkey

2017 Oct 30

Islamists and Spirit Exorcisms in Contemporary Morocco: A Critique of Anthropological Orthodoxy

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Director's Series presentsEmilio Spadola

Emilio Spadola
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Tufts University; Associate Professor of Anthropology, Colgate University (on leave, 2017-18); President, Middle East Section, American Anthropological Association, 2016-2018... Read more about Islamists and Spirit Exorcisms in Contemporary Morocco: A Critique of Anthropological Orthodoxy

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