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Harvard Gazette covers Murhaf Joeujati's talk, "The Syrian Revolution: What Lies Ahead?"

September 12, 2012

On September 6, 2012, Murhaf Jouejati, Professor of Middle East Studies at the National Defense University and member of the Syrian National Council, gave a CMES-sponsored talk titled "The Syrian Revolution: What Lies Ahead?" Professor Jouejati's well-attended talk was for the Middle East Seminar, co-sponsored by CMES and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. You can read the Harvard Gazette's coverage of the...

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Building a Shared Future

Essay by Jocelyne Cesari: "Religion and the Political Participation of Muslims in the West"

July 23, 2012

 

Jocelyne Cesari, CMES associate and director of the Islam in the West Program, has contributed an essay titled "Religion and the Political Participation of Muslims in the West" to the e-book Building a Shared Future: Religion, Politics and the Public Sphere. The e-book is part of a series of four books resulting from a March 2012 conference, Acknowledging a Shared Past to Build a Shared Future: Rethinking Muslim/non-Muslim Relations, which brought together seventy scholars, civil society leaders, journalists and other influencers for three days of...

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New book by Roger Owen: "The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life"

New book by Roger Owen: "The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life"

May 8, 2012

A.J. Meyer Professor of Middle Eastern History Roger Owen's new book, The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life (2012), is now available from Harvard University Press (HUP).

From the HUP website:

The monarchical presidential regimes that prevailed in the Arab world for so long looked as though they would last indefinitely—until events in Tunisia and Egypt made clear their time was up...

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Video: "How to End a Revolution": Interviews with Malika Zeghal and Roger Owen

April 10, 2012

This year's Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conferences at the Mahindra Humanities Center (April 13–14, 2012) addresses the question "How to end a revolution?" In preparation for the conference the student coordinators, who include CMES AM student Scott Liddle, produced a series of videos in which conference participants provide their perspective on the topic. The videos were produced by the Harvard Law Documentary Studio.

CMES faculty members...

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2012 Apr 26

Israel's Receding Democracy in the Context of the Arab "Spring" and a Failing Peace Process

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS, Knafel Building, Room 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar is pleased to present

Naomi Chazan
Professor Emerita of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; President of the New Israel Fund; Dean of the School of Government and Society (Academic College of Tel-Aviv Yaffo); Former Deputy Speaker of the Knesset

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2012 Feb 29

The Impact of Leadership Style on Foreign Policy Decision-Making: Turgut Ozal and Recep Tayyip Erdogan Compared

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS, Knafel Building, Room 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

CMES & The Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World are pleased to present

C. Ersa Cuhadar Gurkaynak
Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey... Read more about The Impact of Leadership Style on Foreign Policy Decision-Making: Turgut Ozal and Recep Tayyip Erdogan Compared

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