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2022 Feb 07

The Oldest Guard: Landowners, Local Memory, and the Making of the Zionist Settler Past

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Online (registration info below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Liora Halperin
Associate Professor of International Studies and History and Jack and Rebecca Benaroya Endowed Chair in Israel Studies, University of Washington

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2022 Apr 07

Can Russia Manage its New Role in the Middle East?

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (registration info coming soon)

The WCFIA & CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Carol Saivetz, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor, MIT Security Studies Program; Research Associate, Davis Center, Harvard University

Discussant: Mark N. Katz, Ph.D., Professor of Government and Politics, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University... Read more about Can Russia Manage its New Role in the Middle East?

2022 Jan 27

Misunderstanding Mid-Century Turkey: Ottomania, Academia and the rise of Erdogan

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (registration info below)

CMES & WCFIA present the Middle East Seminar with

Nicholas Danforth, Ph.D.
Senior Non-Resident Fellow, The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy  (ELIAMEP)

Discussant: Dr. Jesse Howell, Academic Programs Manager and Associate Director of the MA Program, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

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2021 Dec 13

CANCELLED: Education, Nation-Building, and Minority Groups in Turkey

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (registration info below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Tuğba Bozçağa
Lecturer in Politics (Political Methodology), King's College London; Fellow, Harvard University Middle East Initiative

Discussant: Aytuğ Şaşmaz, Post-doctoral fellow, Stanford Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law

Due to illness, this event has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for spring semester.
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CMES Alum Badriyyah Alsabah Talks with NPR about Kuwaiti Trans Woman Imprisoned for "Impersonating the Opposite Sex"

October 29, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with activist and recent CMES AM graduate Badriyyah Alsabah, a research and policy fellow with the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth, about Maha Al-Mutairi, a trans woman in Kuwait who was sentenced to two years in prison for "impersonating the opposite sex." Listen to the story or read the...

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2021 Nov 19

On Guest Workers, Migrants, and Germans of Turkish Descent: Reflections on the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the German-Turkish Recruitment Agreement

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a conversation moderated by Cemal Kafadar with

Lauren Stokes
Assistant Professor of History, Northwestern University

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2021 Nov 22

Armenia and Turkey (non)-relations: Can peace break out after the war in Nagorno Karabakh?

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a panel discussion with

Anna Ohanyan
Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of International Relations, Stonehill College

Cengiz Aktar
Adjunct professor of political science, University of Athens

Vicken Cheterian
Lecturer in history and international relations, University of Geneva

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/3F6ZzM6​​​​​​​​​​​​​​... Read more about Armenia and Turkey (non)-relations: Can peace break out after the war in Nagorno Karabakh?

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Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy, Fall 2021 Edition

September 30, 2021
The Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy (JMEPP) is an online student-run policy journal, published at the Harvard Kennedy School. Founded in 2011, JMEPP presents cutting-edge analysis on the contemporary Middle East and North Africa. JMEPP presents new perspectives on pressing problems, addressing complex issues with insightful analysis, and exploring emerging trends shaping the region. JMEPP's audience, composed of policymakers, academics, and more casual readers, is interested in policy writing that is forward-thinking, empirically grounded, and accessible.... Read more about Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy, Fall 2021 Edition
2021 Nov 18

Implosion and Collapse: Lebanese Women in Revolution, Civil Resistance, and Reconstruction

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Carmen GehaCarmen Geha
Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Center For International Affairs, Harvard University; Associate Professor of Public Administration, Department of Political Studies and Public Administration; Founding Member, Center for Inclusive Business and Leadership (CIBL) for Women, American University of Beirut

Discussant: Rami G. Khouri, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; Director of Global Engagement and Adjunct Visiting Professor of Journalism, American University of Beirut

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/2YcKTLU​​​​​​​... Read more about Implosion and Collapse: Lebanese Women in Revolution, Civil Resistance, and Reconstruction

2021 Sep 10

Implications: Regional Perspectives on the US Withdrawal from Afghanistan

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

Online (see below)

The Harvard Asia Center's Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar Series presents

Panelists
Shirin Jaafari, Reporter, The World, USA
Shubhanga Pandey, Chief Editor, Himal Southasian, Sri Lanka
Nasim Zehra, Senior Anchor, Analyst & Executive Producer, Channel 24, Pakistan

Moderator: James Robson, James C. Kralik, and Yunli Lou Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; Victor and William Fung Director, Asia Center, Harvard University

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