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Audio: A Life in Middle East Studies with Roger Owen

Audio: A Life in Middle East Studies with Roger Owen

April 20, 2017

In this episode of the Fares Center Podcast at the Fletcher School, Roger Owen, A.J. Meyer Professor of Middle East History Emeritus at Harvard and former director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, discusses his recently published volume of memoirs outlining his study of and perspectives on the Middle East, beginning with his first visits to Cairo, Beirut,

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Audio: A New History of Print in Ottoman Cairo

Audio: A New History of Print in Ottoman Cairo

July 15, 2016

We often regard print as a motor of social change, leaving revolutions in its wake. For historians of the Middle East, this line of thought leads to the (predictable) question: why didn’t Muslims or Ottomans or Arabs adopt print? In a new episode of the series "History of Science, Ottoman or Otherwise," a feature of the Ottoman History Podcast, CMES alumna Kathryn Schwartz (PhD '15) and host Nir Shafir discuss why this question is often poorly posed, and take an in-depth look at how and why people used print in one particular historical context: nineteenth-century Cairo. Read more about Audio: A New History of Print in Ottoman Cairo

Jocelyne Cesari

Audio: Interviews with Jocelyne Cesari on WBUR and ThoughtCast.org

March 17, 2011

 

Jocelyne Cesari, CMES Associate and Director of the Islam in the West Program, was interviewed by Martha Bebinger for a February 28, 2011 piece on WBUR about a Roxbury mosque's search for the right imam. You can listen to the piece at http://www.wbur.org/2011/02/28/imam-search.

Dr. Cesari is also the subject of a "Faculty Insight" interview produced by ThoughtCast.org in partnership with Harvard University Extension School. The interview is available in audio and video forms at

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