Levant

2022 Mar 24

Ibn ʿAsākir of Damascus (1105-1176) and His Many Legacies: Sunnī Revivalist, Jihād Advocate, & Syrian 'Nationalist'

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Online (registration info below)

The Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and CMES present

Suleiman Ali Mourad
Professor of Religion, Smith College

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2022 Apr 21

From Policy to Practice: A Critical Review of United States Government Stabilization Efforts in Syria

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (registration info below)

The CMES & WCFIA Middle East Seminar presents

Michelle Bradford
International Development Professional & Former Team Leader for multi-donor funded stabilization programming in Syria, US Department of State and UK Department for International Development

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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

Watch a recording of this event: https://bit.ly/3mfE2Kl

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

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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

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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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