Iran

Shirin Ebadi Shares Her Experience, and a Hug

March 22, 2016

Iranian human-rights activist Shirin Ebadi, the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, spoke at First Parish Church in Harvard Square on March 17. The event, co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Harvard Book Store, coincided with the release of Ebadi’s most recent memoir, Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran. Harvard Magazine covered the event...

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2016 May 10

(Time/Location change) Golha to Golistan: Preserving and Archiving Persian Performing Arts and Literature

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 050, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA
6:00pm to 7:30pm

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Jane Lewisohn
Research associate, Department of Music, SOAS, University of London; director, Golha Project

PLEASE NOTE
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2016 Apr 18

From the National Epic of 'Shahnameh' to the National Satire of the Rhyme of the Mouse and Cat: A Translator's Journey at the Extremes

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA
4:00pm to 5:30pm

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Ahmad Sadri
Professor of Sociology, and James P. Gorter Chair of Islamic World Studies, Lake Forest College... Read more about From the National Epic of 'Shahnameh' to the National Satire of the Rhyme of the Mouse and Cat: A Translator's Journey at the Extremes

2016 Apr 17

Feathers of Fire

Location: 

Fitzgerald Theatre, Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, Cambridge, MA
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic is a visually breathtaking cinematic shadow play for all ages. CMES will host four ticketed performances:

Saturday, April 16:  3:00 & 7:00 pm  ||  Sunday, April 17:  3:00 & 7:00 pm... Read more about Feathers of Fire

2016 Apr 17

Feathers of Fire

Location: 

Fitzgerald Theatre, Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, Cambridge, MA
3:00pm to 4:30pm

Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic is a visually breathtaking cinematic shadow play for all ages. CMES will host four ticketed performances:

Saturday, April 16:  3:00 & 7:00 pm  ||  Sunday, April 17:  3:00 & 7:00 pm... Read more about Feathers of Fire

2016 Apr 16

Feathers of Fire

Location: 

Fitzgerald Theatre, Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, Cambridge, MA
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic is a visually breathtaking cinematic shadow play for all ages. CMES will host four ticketed performances:

Saturday, April 16:  3:00 & 7:00 pm  ||  Sunday, April 17:  3:00 & 7:00 pm... Read more about Feathers of Fire

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