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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

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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

Houssem Chachia

Profile: Houssem Chachia

May 4, 2018

In 2017-18, Houssem Chachia was the inaugural recipient of the CMES Tunisia Postdoctoral Fellowship, part of the CMES Tunisia Office and related programming made possible by the support of Harvard College alumnus Hazem Ben-Gacem '92. The fellowship brings Tunisian scholars, especially those whose research includes Tunisia and North Africa, to Harvard for an academic year, to pursue their research and teach a course in their area of specialization.... Read more about Profile: Houssem Chachia

2018 May 03

The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presentsSalim Tamari

Salim Tamari
Shawwaf Visiting Professor, Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University; Professor of Sociology Emeritus, Birzeit University, and Senior Fellow and Research Associate, Institute for Palestine Studies... Read more about The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

2018 Apr 23

DATE CHANGE: Writing History, Writing Documents: Self-representation of an Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Historian-cum-Judge

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presentsAkiba Jun

Jun Akiba
Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo; Visiting Scholar, Department of History, Harvard University

Please note: the date of this talk has been changed to April 23rd.    


 
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2018 Apr 26

Music of Turkish-Ottoman Women Composers

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

two_musician_girls by Osman HamdiMusic of Turkish Ottoman Women Composers with

Ceren Turkmenoglu - Violin, Rebab, Bendir, Voice
Volkan Efe - Oud, Ney, Kemence, Voice
Michael Harrist - Yayli Tanbur, Bendir, Double Bass
Tev Stevig - Tanbur, Saz, Oud

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