Government

2018 Nov 29

Title change: Coethnicity and Clientelism in Divided Societies: Insights from an Experimental Study of Political Behavior in Lebanon

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

Melani CammettMelani Cammett
Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; secondary faculty appointment in the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard Chan School of Public Health

Discussant: Lama Mourad, Postdoctoral research fellow, Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School of Government... Read more about Title change: Coethnicity and Clientelism in Divided Societies: Insights from an Experimental Study of Political Behavior in Lebanon

2018 Nov 15

Impact of the US Departure from JCPOA on Iran-US Bilateral Relations & the Regional Crisis

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

Seyed Hossein MousavianSeyed Hossein Mousavian
Program on Science and Global Security (SGS), Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University; Former Iranian Ambassador and Foreign Policy Advisor to the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Iran

Discussant: Payam Mohseni, Director, Iran Project, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Lecturer, Department of Government, Harvard University... Read more about Impact of the US Departure from JCPOA on Iran-US Bilateral Relations & the Regional Crisis

2018 Oct 04

Nukes in the Middle East: Who will get the bomb?

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS SOUTH, Rm S050, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

Gary SamoreGary SamoreGary SamoreGary Samore
Senior Executive Director, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Professor of the Practice of Politics, Brandeis University

Discussant: Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, Research Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

For a copy of the talk Professor Samore gave on October 4, 2018, click here.
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2018 Sep 06

International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is Israel Still a Lawful Occupier?

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

S. Michael LynkS. Michael Lynk
United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967; Associate Professor of Law, Western University, London, Ontario

Please note the new start time: 4:30pm.... Read more about International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is Israel Still a Lawful Occupier?

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Postdoctoral Fellowship: Turkish/Ottoman-Ukrainian Relations

July 18, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University invites scholars to submit applications for a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University in the area of Turkish/Ottoman–Ukrainian relations, including issues connected with Crimea and the Crimean Tatars. The call for applications is open to scholars in the Humanities or Social Sciences who have received their PhD within the last five years. The fellowship extends for 12 months, from approximately September 1, 2018, to August 31, 2019. The successful candidate will reside in the greater...

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Belfer Center in Riyadh April 2018

Middle East Dialogue: Students Explore Saudi Arabia, Share Research on Security

July 9, 2018
In early April, Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, Director of the Intelligence Project at the Belfer Center for International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School, led a delegation of 11 Harvard graduate students to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Consisting of students drawn from across the Kennedy School and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the delegation marked the first official visit for the Belfer Center’s Saudi and Gulf Cooperation Council Security Project to Saudi Arabia. CMES AM student Oliver McPherson-Smith wrote about the experience in the ... Read more about Middle East Dialogue: Students Explore Saudi Arabia, Share Research on Security
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Tarek Masoud Named New Faculty Chair of Harvard Kennedy School’s Middle East Initiative

June 18, 2018

Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs today announced that CMES Steering Committee member Tarek Masoud, Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations, will serve as faculty chair of the Belfer Center’s Middle East Initiative. Masoud succeeds Nicholas Burns, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO and the Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations. Read the complete...

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