History

2020 Oct 05

If Women Build a Government: An Anti-Feminist Dream Narrative in Early Republican Turkey

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online meeting (registration link forthcoming)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Zeynep Tekwomen in early Republican Turkey
Research Assistant, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Turkey

Registration link: 
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2020 Oct 02

The Ascendant Field: Critical Engagements with Ottoman Arabic Literature

(All day)

Location: 

Online webinar (RSVP link below)

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC), the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) present the workshop

Ascendant Field posterThe Ascendant Field
Critical Engagements with Ottoman Arabic Literature

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Mediterranean Cousins poster

Mediterranean Cousins: Tunisia and Italy on Opposite Shores

February 21, 2020

In October 2019, CMES Director William Granara spent part of his sabbatical year convening the first international symposium organized by the Tunisia Office of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies: Mediterranean Cousins: Tunisia and Italy on Opposite Shores, designed to examine kinship, exchanges, and divides between Tunisia and Italy across time.... Read more about Mediterranean Cousins: Tunisia and Italy on Opposite Shores

2020 Oct 15

Book talk: The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link forthcoming)

The CMES Director's Series presents

Sa'ed AtshanThe Moral Triangle
Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, Swarthmore College; Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Visiting Scholar in Middle Eastern Studies, Univ of California, Berkeley (2020-21), and, 

Katharina Galor
Hirschfeld Visiting Assistant Professor at the Program in Judaic Studies, Brown University

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2020 Oct 08

Book talk: The Crash of Flight 3804: A Lost Spy, A Daughter’s Quest, and the Deadly Politics of the Great Game for Oil

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Online webinar, registration link below

The CMES Director's Series presents

Charlotte DennettCharlotte Dennett  book cover of The Crash of Flight 3804
Former Middle East reporter, investigative journalist, and attorney; co-author of Thy Will Be Done: The Conquest of the Amazon: Nelson Rockefeller and Evangelism in the Age of Oil

Registration link: 
https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_soHONXwWQQypEKVTCY22Wg
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Rosie Bsheer

Q&A With Rosie Bsheer

September 14, 2020

Rosie Bsheer is Assistant Professor of History in the Department of History and a member of the CMES Steering Committee. Her teaching and research interests center on Arab intellectual and social movements, petrocapitalism and state formation, and the production of historical knowledge and commemorative spaces. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on oil and empire, social and intellectual movements, petro­modernity, political economy, historiography, and the making of the modern Middle East. Her first book, Archive Wars: The Politics of History in Saudi Arabia, will be published in fall 2020 by Stanford University Press.... Read more about Q&A With Rosie Bsheer

2020 Sep 22

Perspectives on Linguistic Security in the Arab World: The Quest for Literacy, Stability and Dignity

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link below)

The CMES Director's Series presents

Prof. Wafi Haj MajidWafi Majid
Chairman of Arabic & Literature Department, Global University, Beirut

Registration link: 
https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Tlz46tMQQeGR2KsdVgYSlg... Read more about Perspectives on Linguistic Security in the Arab World: The Quest for Literacy, Stability and Dignity

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