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2018 Dec 06

The Political Economy of Energy and the Potential for Conflict in the Middle East: From Iran to Gaza and Beyond

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Room S050, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

Paul F. Saba, Esq.
International Energy Attorney

Please note: this talk will take place in CGIS South, Room S050, 1730 Cambridge St... Read more about The Political Economy of Energy and the Potential for Conflict in the Middle East: From Iran to Gaza and Beyond

2018 Nov 29

Title change: Coethnicity and Clientelism in Divided Societies: Insights from an Experimental Study of Political Behavior in Lebanon

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

Melani CammettMelani Cammett
Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; secondary faculty appointment in the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard Chan School of Public Health

Discussant: Lama Mourad, Postdoctoral research fellow, Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School of Government... Read more about Title change: Coethnicity and Clientelism in Divided Societies: Insights from an Experimental Study of Political Behavior in Lebanon

2018 Nov 15

Impact of the US Departure from JCPOA on Iran-US Bilateral Relations & the Regional Crisis

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

Seyed Hossein MousavianSeyed Hossein Mousavian
Program on Science and Global Security (SGS), Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University; Former Iranian Ambassador and Foreign Policy Advisor to the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Iran

Discussant: Payam Mohseni, Director, Iran Project, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Lecturer, Department of Government, Harvard University... Read more about Impact of the US Departure from JCPOA on Iran-US Bilateral Relations & the Regional Crisis

2018 Oct 04

Nukes in the Middle East: Who will get the bomb?

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS SOUTH, Rm S050, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

Gary SamoreGary SamoreGary SamoreGary Samore
Senior Executive Director, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Professor of the Practice of Politics, Brandeis University

Discussant: Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, Research Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

For a copy of the talk Professor Samore gave on October 4, 2018, click here.
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2018 Sep 06

International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is Israel Still a Lawful Occupier?

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

S. Michael LynkS. Michael Lynk
United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967; Associate Professor of Law, Western University, London, Ontario

Please note the new start time: 4:30pm.... Read more about International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is Israel Still a Lawful Occupier?

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Postdoctoral Fellowship: Turkish/Ottoman-Ukrainian Relations

July 18, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University invites scholars to submit applications for a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University in the area of Turkish/Ottoman–Ukrainian relations, including issues connected with Crimea and the Crimean Tatars. The call for applications is open to scholars in the Humanities or Social Sciences who have received their PhD within the last five years. The fellowship extends for 12 months, from approximately September 1, 2018, to August 31, 2019. The successful candidate will reside in the greater...

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Nasser Rabbat Gibb Lecture

Variations on a Theme: 2018 H.A.R. Gibb Lectures Delivered by Nasser Rabbat

May 1, 2018

Nasser Rabbat, Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT, was the distinguished speaker this year for the H.A.R. Gibb Arabic and Islamic Studies Lecture Series, established in 1964 in honor of Sir Hamilton A.R. Gibb, who was a director of CMES as well as University Professor and James Richard Jewett Professor of Arabic at Harvard. Meredyth Lynn Winter, PhD Candidate in History of Art and Architecture and Middle Eastern Studies, covered the lectures for CMES.... Read more about Variations on a Theme: 2018 H.A.R. Gibb Lectures Delivered by Nasser Rabbat

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