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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 Sep 09

Kleptocracy, Militias and the October Revolution: the Iraqi State Between Sectarianism and Democracy

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (use Zoom link below to register)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Eric Davis, Ph.D.Eric Davis
Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University

Discussant: Muhamed Almaliky, M.D., Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Director, Iraqi American Institute; Physician, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/3kkLrpV

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Samir Mansour Bookshop in Gaza, before and after Israeli attack, May 18, 2021

Readings and Digital Resources on Palestine

May 21, 2021

Rosie Bsheer, Assistant Professor of History, and Cemal Kafadar, Vehbi Koç Professor of Turkish Studies, both core faculty members of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, recommend the following English-language materials and resources to contextualize current events in Palestine. These resources offer analyses and histories of expulsion, occupation, settler colonialism, forced evictions, home demolitions, and annexation that situate the current struggle as...

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Mouhanad Al Rifay

Q&A With Mouhanad Al Rifay

April 26, 2021

CMES AM candidate Mouhanad Al Rifay is a Syrian-American award-winning documentary filmmaker, humanitarian, and human rights activist. At CMES he is focused on journalism and nonfiction narrative writing and developing further expertise in Middle East–focused critical political and cultural commentary. After graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2014 with a BA in Psychology, International Development, and Conflict Management, Al Rifay managed various USAID-funded programs at leading international development organizations in Washington, DC. He also co-founded...

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2021 Apr 28

Tunisian-Libyan Relations in the Time of Libya's Rebuilding and National Reconciliation

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Online (registration info below)

The Tunisia Office of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University presents the "Tunisia Newsreel, Notes From the Ground" with

Mr. Khemaies Jhinaoui, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia in conversation with

Prof William Granara, Director, CMES

Register in advance: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AEryGWPfQfqy01alguXJeA.

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2021 Apr 26

The European Court of Human Rights and Turkey’s Kurdish Conflict

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online; registration link below

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies & CMES present

Dilek KurbanDilek Kurban
Fellow and Lecturer, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/3d6X0OY.

Please note: this event will begin at 11am Eastern Daylight Time. If you live outside the US, double-check the time difference.

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