Government

2020 Oct 05

If Women Build a Government: An Anti-Feminist Dream Narrative in Early Republican Turkey

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online meeting (registration link forthcoming)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Zeynep Tekwomen in early Republican Turkey
Research Assistant, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Turkey

Registration link: 
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Mediterranean Cousins poster

Mediterranean Cousins: Tunisia and Italy on Opposite Shores

February 21, 2020

In October 2019, CMES Director William Granara spent part of his sabbatical year convening the first international symposium organized by the Tunisia Office of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies: Mediterranean Cousins: Tunisia and Italy on Opposite Shores, designed to examine kinship, exchanges, and divides between Tunisia and Italy across time.... Read more about Mediterranean Cousins: Tunisia and Italy on Opposite Shores

2020 Oct 08

Book talk: The Crash of Flight 3804: A Lost Spy, A Daughter’s Quest, and the Deadly Politics of the Great Game for Oil

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Online webinar, registration link below

The CMES Director's Series presents

Charlotte DennettCharlotte Dennett  book cover of The Crash of Flight 3804
Former Middle East reporter, investigative journalist, and attorney; co-author of Thy Will Be Done: The Conquest of the Amazon: Nelson Rockefeller and Evangelism in the Age of Oil

Registration link: 
https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_soHONXwWQQypEKVTCY22Wg
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Rosie Bsheer

Q&A With Rosie Bsheer

September 14, 2020

Rosie Bsheer is Assistant Professor of History in the Department of History and a member of the CMES Steering Committee. Her teaching and research interests center on Arab intellectual and social movements, petrocapitalism and state formation, and the production of historical knowledge and commemorative spaces. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on oil and empire, social and intellectual movements, petro­modernity, political economy, historiography, and the making of the modern Middle East. Her first book, Archive Wars: The Politics of History in Saudi Arabia, will be published in fall 2020 by Stanford University Press.... Read more about Q&A With Rosie Bsheer

2020 Nov 12

The Failure of Religious Nationalism in Iran

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link forthcoming)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Ali BanuaziziAli Banuazizi
Professor, Department of Political Science, Director of the Program in Islamic Civilization and Societies (ICS), and Chair of the International Studies Academic Advisory Board at Boston College

** Registration link for this webinar forthcoming **... Read more about The Failure of Religious Nationalism in Iran

2020 Sep 24

Turkey's Identity Politics Inside Out: From Foreign Policy to Pop Culture

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

online webinar (see registration link below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Lisel HintzLisel Hintz
Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies

Discussant: Lenore G. Martin, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Emmanuel College; Associate of both the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

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2020 Nov 19

Peace in the Era of Post-Truth: The Logic of Fragmenting Palestine

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link forthcoming)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Amira HassAmira Hass
Journalist & correspondent for the Occupied Territories, Haaretz; Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellow, Religious Literacy Project, Harvard Divinity School

(rescheduled from Spring 2020)

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2020 Nov 05

How the US Turned Iraq into Iran’s Client State: The Unintended Consequences of a Myopic Foreign Policy

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link forthcoming)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Henry MunsonHenry Munson
Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, University of Maine; author, Islam and Revolution in the Middle East

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2020 Sep 10

Lebanon's Citizen-State Rupture Requires a Total National Remake

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

(see online registration link)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Rami KhouriRami Khouri
Senior Fellow at the Middle East Initiative, Harvard University; Journalist-in-Residence and adjunct professor of journalism and Coordinator, the American University of Beirut in the NYC Briefings Initiative; Senior Public Policy Fellow, American University of Beirut, and Syndicated columnist, Agence Global Syndicate, USA

Online registraton link: 
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