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2018 Apr 17

Contested Past, Uncertain Future: Enemies and Neighbors in Palestine and Israel

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Tufts University present

Ian BlackIan Black
Visiting senior fellow, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics;  former Middle East editor of the Guardian newspaper; author of Enemies and Neighbors: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017... Read more about Contested Past, Uncertain Future: Enemies and Neighbors in Palestine and Israel

2018 Apr 13

Sharḥ: Two Kinds of Sociality and Two Ways of Reading in Three Mughal Commentaries on Sa‘di’s Gulistān

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Director's Series and the Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations present

Prashant KeshavmurthyMughal Gulistan manuscript page
Associate Professor of Persian-Iranian Studies, McGill University... Read more about Sharḥ: Two Kinds of Sociality and Two Ways of Reading in Three Mughal Commentaries on Sa‘di’s Gulistān

2018 Apr 12

Reputation, Communal Peace, and Public Order: Neighborhoods and the Politics of Collective Testimony in Istanbul (1730-1754)

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

Madoka Morita
PhD Candidate, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo, and Postgraduate Fellow, MacMillan Center, Yale University... Read more about Reputation, Communal Peace, and Public Order: Neighborhoods and the Politics of Collective Testimony in Istanbul (1730-1754)

2018 Apr 05

Gibb lecture: Designing Transcendence: Light in Islamic Architecture

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Rm 020, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES is pleased to present the 2018 H.A.R. Gibb Arabic & Islamic Studies Lecture Series speaker

Nasser RabbatArches in the hall of lions, Alhambra
Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, MIT

Please note the lecture's new time: 5:00-7:00 pm... Read more about Gibb lecture: Designing Transcendence: Light in Islamic Architecture

2018 Apr 05

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

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The WCFIA/CMES 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

This event has been cancelled.
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