Religion

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 info coming soon)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Kristin FabbeKristin Fabbe
Jakurski Family Associate Professor, Harvard Business School

Discussant: Andrew O'Donohue, graduate student... Read more about The Politics of ‘Enemies within’: Collusion, Subversion and Loyalty Signaling by Religious Groups in Erdogan’s Turkey

2021 Sep 09

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

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (use Zoom link below to register)

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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Derek Penslar

Herzl Re-imagined: Derek Penslar Weighs the Impact of Theodor Herzl's Personal Power

April 14, 2020
Derek Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History at Harvard University, has long studied modern Jewish history from a global perspective. In his new biography of Theodor Herzl, Penslar examines how the founder of modern Zionism’s personal life influenced his political impact. He discussed Theodor Herzl: The Charismatic Leader with the... Read more about Herzl Re-imagined: Derek Penslar Weighs the Impact of Theodor Herzl's Personal Power

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