William James Hall, Room B1, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA
The CMES Arabian Peninsula Studies Lecture Series presents
Mandana Limbert Associate Professor, Anthropology, Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
Mandana Limbert is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. She received her PhD in Anthropology and Near Eastern Studies from the University of Michigan in 2002 and joined CUNY the same year. Her publications include her monograph In the Time of Oil (Stanford University Press, 2010), a co-edited volume Timely Assets (School of...
İpek Kocaomer Yosmaoğlu Assistant Professor, History, Northwestern University
İpek Yosmaoğlu (Ph.D. Princeton, 2005) is an historian of the late Ottoman Empire. She taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a member at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton before joining the history department at Northwestern in 2010. Her research interests include nationalism, violence, political legitimacy and state modernization. She has completed a book entitled Blood Ties:...
Khaled Fahmy is the 2015–2016 Shawwaf Visiting Professor in Modern Middle Eastern History at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. His research interests lie in the social and cultural history of modern Egypt. He has been conducting research in the Egyptian National Archives for the past twenty years on such diverse topics as the history of law, medicine, and public hygiene. Since the outbreak of the January 25 Revolution, he also has been a regular contributor to Egyptian and international media.... Read more about Q&A with Khaled Fahmy
Khaled Fahmy, the 2015-2016 Shawwaf Visiting Professor at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, shares his memories of Egypt's uprising, five years after Tahrir, in a Huffington Post/World Post interview.