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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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2021 Apr 01

France and Britain: Their Colonial Footprint in the Middle East

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar is pleased to present

Leila FawazLeila Fawaz
Issam M. Fares Professor of Lebanese and Eastern Mediterranean Studies at the Fletcher School and Department of History at Tufts University

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/3caLpy1.

Please note that this event will begin at 4:30pm Eastern Daylight Time. If you live outside the US, please double-check the time difference.

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2021 Mar 24

Book talk: "The Arab and Jewish Questions: Geographies of Engagement in Palestine and Beyond"

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The CMES Middle East Forum presents a book talk with

Dirk Moses, Frank Porter Graham Distinguished Professor of Global Human Rights History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
Bashir Bashir,  Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Political Science, and Communication, Open University of Israel and Senior Research Fellow, The Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem;
Leila Farsakh, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts at Boston; and
Derek Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University

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2020 Oct 23

Palestinian Refugees in International Law: A Tale of Fragmentation and Opportunities

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online webinar (registration link below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Francesca Albanese
Human Rights Lawyer & affiliate scholar, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University

Lex Takkenberg
Former Chief, Ethics Office, UNRWA, Amman, Jordan, and Legal Officer, Dutch Refugee Council

Discussant: Susan Akram, Clinical Professor and Supervising Attorney, Boston University International Human Rights Clinical Program, Boston University School of Law

Register: https://bit.ly/33xRobT.
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2021 May 06

**POSTPONED** Whither? The Jews as a Diaspora Nation

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

TBA

CMES is pleased to present 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

This lecture will be held in the fall 2021 semester.

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2020 Oct 15

Book talk: "The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians"

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link below)

The CMES Director's Series presents

Sa'ed AtshanThe Moral Triangle
Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, Swarthmore College; Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Visiting Scholar in Middle Eastern Studies, Univ of California, Berkeley (2020-21), and, 

Katharina Galor
Hirschfeld Visiting Assistant Professor at the Program in Judaic Studies, Brown University

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Sheng Zhang

Sheng Zhang

AM Candidate in Regional Studies—Middle East
Graduate Associate, Association for Global Political Thought, Harvard University
Non-Resident Research Fellow, Liaoning University Research Base for the Network of China-Japan-Korea Trilateral Cooperation of Think-tanks
2020 Nov 19

TIME CHANGE: Peace in the Era of Post-Truth: The Logic of Fragmenting Palestine

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar and the Religion, Conflict and Peace Initiative at the Harvard Divinity School present

Amira HassAmira Hass
Journalist & correspondent for the Occupied Territories, Haaretz; Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellow, Religious Literacy Project, Harvard Divinity School

Please note: this talk was originally scheduled for 4:30pm.

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