On September 5, Professors Tarek Masoud, of Harvard Kennedy School, and Roger Owen, from the Department of History, along with graduate student Sarah Moawad, who recently returned to campus after several weeks in Egypt, discussed that country's recent unrest in front of a capacity crowd at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Read the full article in the Harvard Gazette.
In a panel conversation with experts and practitioners, this Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA) podcast explores how the Syrian refugee crisis is reshaping host communities in the Middle East, what challenges remain for the protection of vulnerable populations, and opportunities for advancing humanitarian protection and the integration of refugees into host communities. The panel includes:
Her Excellency Reem Abu Hassan, Lawyer, human rights advocate, and civil...
Maribel Fierro, Research Professor at the Centre for Human and Social Sciences of the Spanish National Research Council, and Visiting Scholar at CMES and Senior Scholar at the Islamic Legal Studies Program at HLS in spring 2017, 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. Arafat Razzaque, PhD candidate in History and Middle East Studies, covered the lectures for CMES.... Read more about The Middle East and the Islamic West: Maribel Fierro's View of Medieval Spain