Non-CMES Event

2013 Oct 15

Reflections on Youth Exclusion and Political Activism in the Middle East

(All day)

Location: 

Barker Center, 114 Kresge Foundation Room

The Graduate Workshop "Islam in the West" and the study group "Muslims and Democratic Politics: Comparative and Inter-Disciplinary Inquiry" present:

"Reflections on Youth Exclusion and Political Activism in the Middle East"

Djavad Salehi-Isfahani
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2013 Feb 19

Politics of Water Sustainability on the Arabian Peninsula

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden Street

A lecture by

Steven C. Caton
Prince Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University

This talk will examine the politics of water sustainability in three different eco-systems—oasis, coast, and highlands—of the Arabian Peninsula and how these are connected to very different kinds of state regimes and development histories. Some lessons for development and sustainable water use will be drawn.

Doors open at 4:45 pm. Light refreshments will be provided.

Professor...

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2012 Apr 12

Ornament as Portable Culture: Between Globalism and Localism

Thu - Sat, Apr 12 to Apr 14, 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Location: 

Stubbins Room (112), Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture present a conference organized by Gülru Necipoğlu and Alina Payne

 

Contact: Deniz Türker
Sponsor(s): Department of the History of Art and Architecture and the Aga Khan Program for Islamic...

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