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2021 Dec 09

Twice Displaced: Syrian Armenian Stories of Resettlement and Revival in Armenia and Abroad

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online (registration information below)

The CMES Armenian Studies Lecture Series presents

Rebecca L. Thomas, MSW, PhD
Professor and Director, Center for International Social Work Studies, University of Connecticut School of Social Work

Anoush Baghdassarian, Harvard Law School 3L; co-founder of ReRooted, a Syrian-Armenian Archive

Ani Schug, co-founder of ReRooted, a Syrian-Armenian Archive

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/3d59mq8

Syria provided a refuge for Ottoman Armenians fleeing the violence in their ancestral villages during the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923. The Syrian Armenian community grew and... Read more about Twice Displaced: Syrian Armenian Stories of Resettlement and Revival in Armenia and Abroad

2021 Nov 12

POSTPONED: The ReRooted Archive: 100 Years of Syrian Armenian History

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info coming soon)

The CMES Armenian Studies Lecture Series presents

Ani SchugAnoush Baghdassarian, HAnoush Baghdassarianarvard Law School 3L, co-founder of ReRooted  

Ani Schug, co-founder of ReRooted

Moderator: Lisa Gulesserian, Preceptor on Armenian Language and Culture, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

This event has been postponed and will be reschedule for December 2021. Stay tuned.... Read more about POSTPONED: The ReRooted Archive: 100 Years of Syrian Armenian History

2021 Nov 18

Implosion and Collapse: Lebanese Women in Revolution, Civil Resistance, and Reconstruction

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Carmen GehaCarmen Geha
Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Center For International Affairs, Harvard University; Associate Professor of Public Administration, Department of Political Studies and Public Administration; Founding Member, Center for Inclusive Business and Leadership (CIBL) for Women, American University of Beirut

Discussant: Rami G. Khouri, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; Director of Global Engagement and Adjunct Visiting Professor of Journalism, American University of Beirut

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/2YcKTLU​​​​​​​... Read more about Implosion and Collapse: Lebanese Women in Revolution, Civil Resistance, and Reconstruction

Mouhanad Al Rifay

Q&A With Mouhanad Al Rifay

April 26, 2021

CMES AM candidate Mouhanad Al Rifay is a Syrian-American award-winning documentary filmmaker, humanitarian, and human rights activist. At CMES he is focused on journalism and nonfiction narrative writing and developing further expertise in Middle East–focused critical political and cultural commentary. After graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2014 with a BA in Psychology, International Development, and Conflict Management, Al Rifay managed various USAID-funded programs at leading international development organizations in Washington, DC. He also co-founded...

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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.

(Note: this event was originally scheduled for March 4)... Read more about France and Britain: Their Colonial Footprint in the Middle East

2021 Mar 26

Archives, Revolution, and Historical Thinking

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (facebook streaming link below)

In an effort to mark, interrogate, and reflect on protests, revolutions, and uprisings in the MENA region, this roundtable will address the relationship between archives, historical thinking, and revolution--both past and present.

12-1:30pm EDT || Broadcast live at: https://www.facebook.com/Jadaliyya/ or https://www.youtube.com/user/Jadaliyya.

Please note that this event will begin at 12pm Eastern Daylight Time. If you live outside the US, please double-check the time difference.

Featuring
Reem Bailony, Agnes Scott College, Rosie Bsheer, Harvard... Read more about Archives, Revolution, and Historical Thinking

2020 Nov 02

The Wings of Desire or The Sky over Shatila: Precarity, Hope, and Gender among Palestinian Refugee Young Men in Lebanon

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online webinar (registration link below)

The CMES Director's Series presents

Gustavo BarbosaThe sky over Shatila
Associate Researcher, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro

Discussant: Steven C. Caton (Harvard)

Register: https://bit.ly/30AkENi.

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