Levant

2019 Sep 12

Urban Activism: Staking Claims in the 21st Century City

Thu Sep 12 (All day) to Sat Sep 14 (All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Urban Activism imageThe Center for African Studies, Dept of Anthology, Dept of History, Center for History & Economics, CMES, DRCLAS, Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, & WCFIA present

Urban Activism: Staking Claims in the 21st Century City
This conference emerges from the shared need to create a collective discourse on how critical urban research and urban political activism are increasingly converging and creating a common field of inquiry and action. It connects scholars in various fields such as planners, geographers, historians, and critical urbanists with activists working on housing rights and the right to urban identity and the city more generally.... Read more about Urban Activism: Staking Claims in the 21st Century City

Tomorrow's Children film

Syrian Asylees Produce Child Refugee Documentary 

March 19, 2019

About 11 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of a civil war in 2011 – including a family that settled in Silver Spring. To bring awareness to the eight-year anniversary of the conflict’s beginning, the brother-sister duo of Mouhanad Al-Rifay and CMES AM candidate Oula Alrifai are screening their documentary about child refugees from their home country this month in the town that took them in 13 years ago. “Tomorrow’s Children,” released in 2018, was directed by Al-...

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2018 Oct 01

Influence of Neighboring Cultures and Languages on Modern Assyrian Music

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Mishael & Lillie Naby Assyrian Lecture Fund and CMES
present

Abboud ZeitouneAbboud Zeitoune
Assyrian music specialist; author of Music Pearls of Beth-Nahrin, an Assyrian/Syriac Discography (2007), Modern Assyrian Music (2015), Music Heritage of Mesopotamia (2016)
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2018 Nov 29

Title change: Coethnicity and Clientelism in Divided Societies: Insights from an Experimental Study of Political Behavior in Lebanon

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

Melani CammettMelani Cammett
Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; secondary faculty appointment in the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard Chan School of Public Health

Discussant: Lama Mourad, Postdoctoral research fellow, Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School of Government... Read more about Title change: Coethnicity and Clientelism in Divided Societies: Insights from an Experimental Study of Political Behavior in Lebanon

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