History

2021 Apr 01

France and Britain: Their Colonial Footprint in the Middle East

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom link will be available below soon)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar is pleased to present

Leila FawazLeila Fawaz
Issam M. Fares Professor of Lebanese and Eastern Mediterranean Studies at the Fletcher School and Department of History at Tufts University

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/2OoZJJR.

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2021 Mar 26

Archives, Revolution and Historical Thinking

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (facebook streaming link below)

In an effort to mark, interrogate, and reflect on protests, revolutions, and uprisings in the MENA region, this roundtable will address the relationship between archives, historical thinking, and revolution--both past and present.

12-1:30pm EST || 7-8:30pm Beirut & Cairo || Broadcast live at: facebook.com/Jadaliyya

Featuring
Reem Bailony, Agnes Scott College, Rosie Bsheer, Harvard... Read more about Archives, Revolution and Historical Thinking

2021 Apr 01

Book talk: "The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province"

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a book talk

Dr. Ümit KurtUmit Kurt
Polonsky Fellow, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute; and lecturer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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2021 Mar 19

Women and Ottoman households in Colonial Tunisia (1880s-1920s)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The CMES Director's Series presents

M'hamed Oualdi
Professor of Modern History of the Maghrib, Sciences Po-Paris; and Principal Investigator of the European Reseach Council project "SlaveVoices" about slave testimonies in 19th century North Africa

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2021 Mar 24

Book talk: "The Arab and Jewish Questions: Geographies of Engagement in Palestine and Beyond"

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom link will be available soon)

The CMES Middle East Forum presents a book talk with

Dirk Moses, Frank Porter Graham Distinguished Professor of Global Human Rights History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
Bashir Bashir,  Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Political Science, and Communication, Open University of Israel and Senior Research Fellow, The Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem;
Leila Farsakh, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts at Boston; and
Derek Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University... Read more about Book talk: "The Arab and Jewish Questions: Geographies of Engagement in Palestine and Beyond"

Derek Penslar

Herzl Re-imagined: Derek Penslar Weighs the Impact of Theodor Herzl's Personal Power

April 14, 2020
Derek Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History at Harvard University, has long studied modern Jewish history from a global perspective. In his new biography of Theodor Herzl, Penslar examines how the founder of modern Zionism’s personal life influenced his political impact. He discussed Theodor Herzl: The Charismatic Leader with the... Read more about Herzl Re-imagined: Derek Penslar Weighs the Impact of Theodor Herzl's Personal Power

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