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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 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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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 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

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