History

2018 May 03

The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presentsSalim Tamari

Salim Tamari
Shawwaf Visiting Professor, Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University; Professor of Sociology Emeritus, Birzeit University, and Senior Fellow and Research Associate, Institute for Palestine Studies... Read more about The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

2018 Apr 23

DATE CHANGE: Writing History, Writing Documents: Self-representation of an Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Historian-cum-Judge

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presentsAkiba Jun

Jun Akiba
Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo; Visiting Scholar, Department of History, Harvard University

Please note: the date of this talk has been changed to April 23rd.    


 
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2018 Apr 26

Music of Turkish-Ottoman Women Composers

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

two_musician_girls by Osman HamdiMusic of Turkish Ottoman Women Composers with

Ceren Turkmenoglu - Violin, Rebab, Bendir, Voice
Volkan Efe - Oud, Ney, Kemence, Voice
Michael Harrist - Yayli Tanbur, Bendir, Double Bass
Tev Stevig - Tanbur, Saz, Oud

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2018 Apr 17

Contested Past, Uncertain Future: Enemies and Neighbors in Palestine and Israel

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Tufts University present

Ian BlackIan Black
Visiting senior fellow, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics;  former Middle East editor of the Guardian newspaper; author of Enemies and Neighbors: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017... Read more about Contested Past, Uncertain Future: Enemies and Neighbors in Palestine and Israel

2018 Apr 13

Sharḥ: Two Kinds of Sociality and Two Ways of Reading in Three Mughal Commentaries on Sa‘di’s Gulistān

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES Director's Series and the Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations present

Prashant KeshavmurthyMughal Gulistan manuscript page
Associate Professor of Persian-Iranian Studies, McGill University... Read more about Sharḥ: Two Kinds of Sociality and Two Ways of Reading in Three Mughal Commentaries on Sa‘di’s Gulistān

2018 Apr 12

Reputation, Communal Peace, and Public Order: Neighborhoods and the Politics of Collective Testimony in Istanbul (1730-1754)

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

Madoka Morita
PhD Candidate, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo, and Postgraduate Fellow, MacMillan Center, Yale University... Read more about Reputation, Communal Peace, and Public Order: Neighborhoods and the Politics of Collective Testimony in Istanbul (1730-1754)

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