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2021 Dec 09

Twice Displaced: Syrian Armenian Stories of Resettlement and Revival in Armenia and Abroad

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online (registration information below)

The CMES Armenian Studies Lecture Series presents

Rebecca L. Thomas, MSW, PhD
Professor and Director, Center for International Social Work Studies, University of Connecticut School of Social Work

Anoush Baghdassarian, Harvard Law School 3L; co-founder of ReRooted, a Syrian-Armenian Archive

Ani Schug, co-founder of ReRooted, a Syrian-Armenian Archive

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Syria provided a refuge for Ottoman Armenians fleeing the violence in their ancestral villages during the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923. The Syrian Armenian community grew and... Read more about Twice Displaced: Syrian Armenian Stories of Resettlement and Revival in Armenia and Abroad

2021 Nov 19

On Guest Workers, Migrants, and Germans of Turkish Descent: Reflections on the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the German-Turkish Recruitment Agreement

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a conversation moderated by Cemal Kafadar with

Lauren Stokes
Assistant Professor of History, Northwestern University

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2021 Nov 12

POSTPONED: The ReRooted Archive: 100 Years of Syrian Armenian History

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info coming soon)

The CMES Armenian Studies Lecture Series presents

Ani SchugAnoush Baghdassarian, HAnoush Baghdassarianarvard Law School 3L, co-founder of ReRooted  

Ani Schug, co-founder of ReRooted

Moderator: Lisa Gulesserian, Preceptor on Armenian Language and Culture, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

This event has been postponed and will be reschedule for December 2021. Stay tuned.... Read more about POSTPONED: The ReRooted Archive: 100 Years of Syrian Armenian History

2021 Nov 22

Armenia and Turkey (non)-relations: Can peace break out after the war in Nagorno Karabakh?

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a panel discussion with

Anna Ohanyan
Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of International Relations, Stonehill College

Cengiz Aktar
Adjunct professor of political science, University of Athens

Vicken Cheterian
Lecturer in history and international relations, University of Geneva

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Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy, Fall 2021 Edition

September 30, 2021
The Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy (JMEPP) is an online student-run policy journal, published at the Harvard Kennedy School. Founded in 2011, JMEPP presents cutting-edge analysis on the contemporary Middle East and North Africa. JMEPP presents new perspectives on pressing problems, addressing complex issues with insightful analysis, and exploring emerging trends shaping the region. JMEPP's audience, composed of policymakers, academics, and more casual readers, is interested in policy writing that is forward-thinking, empirically grounded, and accessible.... Read more about Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy, Fall 2021 Edition
2021 Nov 02

"Those Infidel Greeks”: A late dialogue with the Ottoman resources on the Greek War of Independence

1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation present

H. Şükrü Ilıcak
Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Crete

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Watch a recording of this talk: https://bit.ly/3qncd5x​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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2021 Oct 25

Islamic Socialism: Visions of Islamic Statehood and an Islamic International from the East

12:00pm

Location: 

Online; pre-registration info below

The Association for Global Political Thought presents its Fall 2021 Seminar Series

Teren SeveaTeren Sevea
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies, Harvard Divinity School

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2021 Nov 08

Whither? The Jews as a Diaspora Nation

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info below)

CMES presents the 2021 Hilda B. Silverman Memorial Lecturer

Daniel BoyarinDaniel Boyarin
Hermann P. and Sophia Taubman Professor of Talmudic Culture, Departments of Near Eastern Studies and Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley

Watch a video recording of this event here: https://bit.ly/3cfLAaH

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2021 Nov 18

Implosion and Collapse: Lebanese Women in Revolution, Civil Resistance, and Reconstruction

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Carmen GehaCarmen Geha
Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Center For International Affairs, Harvard University; Associate Professor of Public Administration, Department of Political Studies and Public Administration; Founding Member, Center for Inclusive Business and Leadership (CIBL) for Women, American University of Beirut

Discussant: Rami G. Khouri, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; Director of Global Engagement and Adjunct Visiting Professor of Journalism, American University of Beirut

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2021 Sep 10

Implications: Regional Perspectives on the US Withdrawal from Afghanistan

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

Online (see below)

The Harvard Asia Center's Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar Series presents

Panelists
Shirin Jaafari, Reporter, The World, USA
Shubhanga Pandey, Chief Editor, Himal Southasian, Sri Lanka
Nasim Zehra, Senior Anchor, Analyst & Executive Producer, Channel 24, Pakistan

Moderator: James Robson, James C. Kralik, and Yunli Lou Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; Victor and William Fung Director, Asia Center, Harvard University

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2021 Oct 28

DATE CHANGE to 10/28: The Vanishing: Faith, Loss, and the Twilight of Christianity in the Middle East

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Janine Di GiovanniThe Vanishing book cover
Multi-award winning journalist and author; Senior Fellow and Professor, Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs

Please note the date change: this event will now be held on October 28.

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