Director's Series

2020 Oct 15

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

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link forthcoming)

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

Registration link: 
https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_soHONXwWQQypEKVTCY22Wg
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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 forthcoming)

The CMES Director's Series presents

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

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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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Nostalgia, Memory, Place: Margaux Fitoussi on the Hara of Tunis

May 12, 2017

In summer 2016, Margaux Fitoussi, an MTS candidate at Harvard Divinity School, curated a multimedia exhibition in Tunis about the Hara, the city’s historic Jewish neighborhood, centered around a collection of photographs from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In November at CMES, she assembled a smaller version of the exhibition, premiered EL HARA, a short documentary film about the Hara co-directed with her friend Mo Scarpelli and featuring an interview with the celebrated writer Albert Memmi, and gave a talk about the original exhibition in Tunis and viewers’ reactions to it.... Read more about Nostalgia, Memory, Place: Margaux Fitoussi on the Hara of Tunis

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