Middle East Forum

Helen Zughaib Migrations

The Everyday Dignity of Helen Zughaib’s Refugees

February 9, 2017

Lebanese-American artist Helen Zughaib's work is on display this month at CGIS, under the auspices of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Her paintings have been displayed widely in public collections, at the White House, the Library of Congress, and elsewhere; they often lend themselves to diplomatic optimism, even as they depict people in desperate situations: fleeing catastrophe in Syria, leaving home to emigrate to America, selling tiny items in the street to feed their families. Read a review of the exhibition and of Zughaib's accompanying artist talk in ...

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2016 Nov 21

Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Fainsod Room, Littauer 324, Harvard Kennedy School

The CMES Middle East Forum and the Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School present

A book talk with authors
Nader Hashemi, Director, Center for Middle East Studies and Associate Professor of Middle East and Islamic Politics, Josef Korbel School of Int'l Studies, University of Denver,
Danny Postel, Assistant Director, Middle East and North African Studies Program, Northwestern University
Paul Gabriel Hilu Pinto, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil... Read more about Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East

2016 Apr 26

Political Thought in the Islamic World: Findings from a Study of 280 Muslim Scholars from the 7th Century to the Present

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Middle East Forum presents

Ali Akbar Alikhani
Associate Professor of Political Thought in the Islamic World, Chair, Arab World Studies Department, University of Tehran; Visiting Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies... Read more about Political Thought in the Islamic World: Findings from a Study of 280 Muslim Scholars from the 7th Century to the Present

2015 Apr 27

Gender Justice & Islamic Jurisprudence – Human Reasoning and the Rule of Law – A case study of inheritance in Palestine (West Bank)

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

The Middle East Forum and The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program present

Deena R. Hurwitz
Professor, General Faculty and director, International Human Rights Law Clinic, University of Virginia School of Law... Read more about Gender Justice & Islamic Jurisprudence – Human Reasoning and the Rule of Law – A case study of inheritance in Palestine (West Bank)

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