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.
As part of the Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Murat Güvenç, Professor of Sociology, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, and an affiliated faculty member of the Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative, delivered a lecture regarding urban research, GIS, and Istanbul’s waterfront. Read more at the ...
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a one-day Symposium to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli 1915 Campaign
As part of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies’ program of commemorating the various centenaries associated with the First World War in the Middle East – a conflict as murderous and bloody as that in western Europe – CMES will hold a one-day symposium on the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915. This event will include a panel of discussion by several American-based experts in late Ottoman History as well as two Ottoman historians from Germany and from Turkey.