Rosie Bsheer, Assistant Professor of History, and Cemal Kafadar, Vehbi Koç Professor of Turkish Studies, both core faculty members of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, recommend the following English-language materials and resources to contextualize current events in Palestine. These resources offer analyses and histories of expulsion, occupation, settler colonialism, forced evictions, home demolitions, and annexation that situate the current struggle as...
CMES AM candidate Mouhanad Al Rifay is a Syrian-American award-winning documentary filmmaker, humanitarian, and human rights activist. At CMES he is focused on journalism and nonfiction narrative writing and developing further expertise in Middle East–focused critical political and cultural commentary. After graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2014 with a BA in Psychology, International Development, and Conflict Management, Al Rifay managed various USAID-funded programs at leading international development organizations in Washington, DC. He also co-founded...
Please note that 01:00-2:30 PM (ET) is the correct time of this event. (The first announcement we made did not take into consideration the switch to daylight-saving time in the US. Thank you for your understanding.) ... Read more about In Search of Other Maps of Egypt
In an effort to mark, interrogate, and reflect on protests, revolutions, and uprisings in the MENA region, this roundtable will address the relationship between archives, historical thinking, and revolution--both past and present.
Seda Altuğ, Boğaziçi University, Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Assistant Professor Zeynep Gambetti, Boğaziçi University, Political Science & International Relations, Emeritus Professor Berivan Tekdal, Boğaziçi University, Student Ömer Demir, Boğaziçi University, Student
Moderator:Dilan Okçuoğlu, Global Kurdish Studies, American University, Postdoctoral Fellow and Professorial Lecturer
The CMES Middle East Forum presents a book talk with
Dirk Moses, Frank Porter Graham Distinguished Professor of Global Human Rights History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Bashir Bashir, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Political Science, and Communication, Open University of Israel and Senior Research Fellow, The Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem; Leila Farsakh, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts at Boston; and Derek Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University