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Roger Owen honored by the World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies

August 31, 2010

 

CMES faculty member and noted historian E. Roger Owen, A.J. Meyer Professor of Middle East History, was honored with the World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) “Award for Outstanding Contributions to Middle Eastern Studies, 2010” in Barcelona on July 20, 2010. This summer marked the first time the award was given jointly to two recipients: Professor Owen and Josef Van Ess, Emeritus Professor of Islamic Studies and Semitic Languages at the University of Tübingen, Germany.

In giving the award to Professor Owen, the nominating committee of WOCMES noted...

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CMES publishes Harvard Middle Eastern Monograph by Alumna Sahar Bazzaz

June 8, 2010

Forgotten Saints: History, Power, and Politics in the Making of Modern Morocco by Sahar Bazzaz (CMES PhD '02), is the latest title in CMES's Harvard Middle Eastern Monograph series. The book is available for purchase through Harvard University Press.

About Forgotten Saints:

In 1894, on the eve of the French conquest of Morocco, a young Muslim...

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Book by CMES Professor Roger Owen to be discussed at Translation Salon during AUC Forum

May 20, 2010

 

CMES Professor Roger Owen's book "Lord Cromer: Victorian Imperialist, Edwardian Proconsul" (Oxford University Press, 2004), will be the subject of a Translation Salon held on May 23rd during the American University in Cairo's (AUC) Seventh Annual Forum On The Economic and Business History of Egypt and the Middle East. The discussant and chair will be Khaled Fahmy, Associate...

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Ekin Tusalp Offered Koç University Fellowship

April 22, 2010

CMES congratulates Ekin Tusalp, who has been offered a Junior Residential Fellowship at Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations. The 9-month fellowship is for study on her dissertation, “'The Kings of the State of Meaning and Discourse': Ottoman Scribal Service in the late 17th century.” The RCAC fellowship is awarded to 10 PhD candidates per year, who are expected to devote themselves full time to their research, and to give 2 lectures on their work during their stay in Istanbul. Ekin is a PhD student in the joint Middle Eastern...

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CMES in the Media: Roger Owen in The Nation

September 14, 2007

Roger Owen reviews Napoleon's Egypt: Invading the Middle East by Juan Cole in the September 24, 2007 issue of The Nation. Read his full review here: "The Uninvited Guest" on thenation.com

Try as we might, it is difficult for most of us to imagine what it's like for a country to be invaded and occupied. Photographs help: pictures of German troops marching down the Champs-Élysées in...

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