Government

2012 Mar 21

From Resistance to Government: Hamas’s Political Participation and its Struggle for International Recognition in the Post-Arafat Era

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CMES, 38 Kirkland Street, Room 102

The Middle East Forum is pleased to present

Paola Caridi
Middle East Correspondent, Lettera22; historian and author, Hamas: From Resistance to Government... Read more about From Resistance to Government: Hamas’s Political Participation and its Struggle for International Recognition in the Post-Arafat Era

Op-ed by Sara Roy: "It's worth putting Hamas to the test"

January 9, 2012

CMES Associate Sara Roy has published an op-ed in The Hill's Congress Blog, titled "It's worth putting Hamas to the test." Dr. Roy's research focuses primarily on the economic, social, and political development of the Gaza Strip. Her latest book Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector (Princeton University Press, 2011), was ...

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2011 Nov 16

Islamism vs. Secularism: The Arab Spring, Phase Two

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CMES, 38 Kirkland Street, Room 102

The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard, The Center for Middle Eastern Studies Outreach Center, The Moroccan Studies Program, and the American Islamic Congress and Project Nur are pleased to present

Ahmed Benchemsi
Visiting Scholar, The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Stanford University.... Read more about Islamism vs. Secularism: The Arab Spring, Phase Two

2011 Nov 18

Egypt: The Electoral Past as a Guide to the Electoral Present and Future

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, 38 Kirkland Street, Room 102

The Middle East Forum is pleased to present

Roger Owen, A.J. Meyer Professor of Middle East History, Harvard University

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Discussant: Yoram Meital, Chairman, the Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and Diplomacy, Ben-Gurion University; & Visiting Fellow, Islamic Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School... Read more about Egypt: The Electoral Past as a Guide to the Electoral Present and Future

Jocelyne Cesari publishes chapter in "Islamophobia: The Challenge of Pluralism in the 21st Century"

January 27, 2011

 

CMES Research Associate Jocelyne Cesari is the author of a chapter in Islamophobia: The Challenge of Pluralism in the 21st Century, John L. Esposito and Ibrahim Kalin, eds. (Oxford University Press, 2011), a multidisciplinary collection of essays that will be available in March 2011. Dr. Cesari's chapter is "'Islamophobia' in the West: A Comparison Between Europe and America."

Jocelyne Cesari is a Research Associate at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Director of Islam in the West Program, and Senior Research Fellow at Ecole...

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Henry Luce Foundation Awards Grant to Initiative on Contemporary Islamic Societies

December 22, 2010

The Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies is delighted to announce that its Initiative on Contemporary Islamic Societies has been awarded a $156K grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. The purpose of the grant, which begins in January 2011, will be to organize a conference that launches a collaborative research network exploring peace, coexistence, and conflict in a...

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New Book by CMES visiting fellow Nahid Afrose Kabir

October 19, 2010

 

Nahid Afrose Kabir, a CMES Visiting Fellow, has published a new book called Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media (Edinburgh University Press, October 2010).

About the book:

In Britain’s highly politicized social climate in the aftermath of the 7/7 London bombings, this book provides an in-depth understanding of British Muslim identity. The author conducted ethnographic fieldwork in the form of in-depth, semi-structured interviews of over 200 young Muslims in five...

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Tariq Ramadan delivers a lecture at Harvard

October 18, 2010

On Wednesday October 13th, Harvard University had the pleasure of hosting Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at St. Anthony’s College, University of Oxford. Professor Ramadan came to present one of his most recent books, Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation (Oxford University Press, 2009).

Named by Time Magazine as one of the top 100 most important innovators of the 21st century, Professor Ramadan is a prominent and internationally respected intellectual.  In addition to his professorial role,...

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