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2020 Feb 25

Book talk: "Narrating Muslim Sicily: War and Peace in the Medieval Mediterranean World"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES and the Committee on Medieval Studies present

William E. GranaraNarrating Muslim Sicily
Gordon Gray Professor of the Practice of Arabic, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations  & Department of Comparative Literature; Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University... Read more about Book talk: "Narrating Muslim Sicily: War and Peace in the Medieval Mediterranean World"

2020 Mar 26

**CANCELLED** The End of the World? Egyptian Cultural Representations of the Nuclear Condition

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Hebatalla Taha
Post-doctoral Researcher, Sciences Po, Paris

Please note: due to University precautions surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 2019) outbreak, this lecture has been **CANCELLED**  ... Read more about **CANCELLED** The End of the World? Egyptian Cultural Representations of the Nuclear Condition

2020 Feb 26

Book talk: "The Universal Enemy: Jihad, Empire, and the Challenge of Solidarity"

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES Modern Middle East Speaker Series & The Program in Islamic Law at HLS present

Darryl LiDarryl Li
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Social Sciences in the College, and Lecturer in Law, University of Chicago

Please note: this event has been moved to Tsai Auditorium.... Read more about Book talk: "The Universal Enemy: Jihad, Empire, and the Challenge of Solidarity"

2020 Apr 15

**CANCELLED** Book talk: "Revolution and Disenchantment: Arab Marxism and the Binds of Emancipation"

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES Modern Middle East Speaker Series presents

Fadi A. BardawilFadi A. Bardawil
Assistant Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University

Please note: due to University precautions surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 2019) outbreak, this lecture has been **CANCELLED**... Read more about **CANCELLED** Book talk: "Revolution and Disenchantment: Arab Marxism and the Binds of Emancipation"

2020 Mar 25

**CANCELLED** Book talk: "Spiritual Subjects: Central Asian Pilgrims and the Ottoman Hajj at the End of Empire"

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES Modern Middle East Speaker Series presents

Lâle CanLale Can
Assistant Professor, Department of History, The City College of New York

Please note: due to University precautions surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 2019) outbreak, this lecture has been **CANCELLED** ... Read more about **CANCELLED** Book talk: "Spiritual Subjects: Central Asian Pilgrims and the Ottoman Hajj at the End of Empire"

2020 Apr 09

**POSTPONED** How the US Turned Iraq into Iran’s Client State: The Unintended Consequences of a Myopic Foreign Policy

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

Henry MunsonHenry L. Munson
Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, University of Maine; author, Islam and Revolution in the Middle East... Read more about **POSTPONED** How the US Turned Iraq into Iran’s Client State: The Unintended Consequences of a Myopic Foreign Policy

2020 Apr 02

**POSTPONED**: Yemen at the Crossroads: Present Conditions, Future Prospects

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

Steven C. CatonSteven C Caton
Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University; author, Yemen Chronicle: An Anthropology of War and Mediation... Read more about **POSTPONED**: Yemen at the Crossroads: Present Conditions, Future Prospects

2019 Nov 22

Meet the Director: Hamid Rahmanian and a Film Screening of "Feathers of Fire"

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Hall E, Science Center, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES Meet the Director Series presents

Hamid RahmanianHamid Rahmanian 
Designer and Director

Join CMES for a screening of Hamid Rahmanian's film version of Feathers of Fire, a spectacular shadow puppet play based on the Persian epic, Shahnameh.

Watch the trailer: 
https://bit.ly/2PZrLKy.

Free and open to the public; no tickets required. Seating is first come, first served.... Read more about Meet the Director: Hamid Rahmanian and a Film Screening of "Feathers of Fire"

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