Religion

2021 Oct 25

Islamic Socialism: Visions of Islamic Statehood and an Islamic International from the East

12:00pm

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Online; pre-registration info below

The Association for Global Political Thought presents its Fall 2021 Seminar Series

Teren SeveaTeren Sevea
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies, Harvard Divinity School

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2021 Nov 08

Whither? The Jews as a Diaspora Nation

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info below)

CMES presents the 2021 Hilda B. Silverman Memorial Lecturer

Daniel BoyarinDaniel Boyarin
Hermann P. and Sophia Taubman Professor of Talmudic Culture, Departments of Near Eastern Studies and Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley

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2021 Nov 04

The Politics of ‘Enemies within’: Collusion, Subversion and Loyalty Signaling by Religious Groups in Erdogan’s Turkey

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Kristin FabbeKristin Fabbe
Jakurski Family Associate Professor, Harvard Business School

Discussant: Andrew O'Donohue, PhD candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University

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2021 Oct 28

DATE CHANGE to 10/28: The Vanishing: Faith, Loss, and the Twilight of Christianity in the Middle East

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Janine Di GiovanniThe Vanishing book cover
Multi-award winning journalist and author; Senior Fellow and Professor, Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs

Please note the date change: this event will now be held on October 28.

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2021 Sep 09

Kleptocracy, Militias and the October Revolution: the Iraqi State Between Sectarianism and Democracy

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Eric Davis, Ph.D.Eric Davis
Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University

Discussant: Muhamed Almaliky, M.D., Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Director, Iraqi American Institute; Physician, University of Pennsylvania Health System

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Samir Mansour Bookshop in Gaza, before and after Israeli attack, May 18, 2021

Readings and Digital Resources on Palestine

May 21, 2021

Rosie Bsheer, Assistant Professor of History, and Cemal Kafadar, Vehbi Koç Professor of Turkish Studies, both core faculty members of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, recommend the following English-language materials and resources to contextualize current events in Palestine. These resources offer analyses and histories of expulsion, occupation, settler colonialism, forced evictions, home demolitions, and annexation that situate the current struggle as...

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The Kizilbash-Alevis in Ottoman Anatolia: Sufism, Politics, and Community

The Kizilbash-Alevis in Ottoman Anatolia: Sufism, Politics, and Community

March 30, 2021

In the latest program in the New Books Network’s Middle East Studies Series, History and Middle Eastern Studies PhD candidate Deren Ertas talks with Ayfer Karakaya-Stump (PhD 2008), Associate Professor of History at the College of William and Mary, about her recently published monograph, The Kizilbash-Alevis in Ottoman Anatolia: Sufism, Politics, and...

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