Levant

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

Nasser Rabbat Gibb Lecture

Variations on a Theme: 2018 H.A.R. Gibb Lectures Delivered by Nasser Rabbat

May 1, 2018

Nasser Rabbat, Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT, was the distinguished speaker this year for the H.A.R. Gibb Arabic and Islamic Studies Lecture Series, established in 1964 in honor of Sir Hamilton A.R. Gibb, who was a director of CMES as well as University Professor and James Richard Jewett Professor of Arabic at Harvard. Meredyth Lynn Winter, PhD Candidate in History of Art and Architecture and Middle Eastern Studies, covered the lectures for CMES.... Read more about Variations on a Theme: 2018 H.A.R. Gibb Lectures Delivered by Nasser Rabbat

Syrian refugees in Jordan

Audio: Resettling Syrian Refugees: The Intersection of Rehabilitation and Protection

October 25, 2017

In a panel conversation with experts and practitioners, this Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA) podcast explores how the Syrian refugee crisis is reshaping host communities in the Middle East, what challenges remain for the protection of vulnerable populations, and opportunities for advancing humanitarian protection and the integration of refugees into host communities. The panel includes:

  • Her Excellency Reem Abu Hassan, Lawyer, human rights advocate, and civil...
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2017 Nov 02

NEW DATE: The Challenges of Negotiating Peace in Syria

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Hind KabawatHind Kabawat
Member, High Negotiations Committee, Syria; Director of Interfaith Peacebuilding, Center for World Religions, Diplomacy & Conflict Resolution, George Mason University

NOTE: this talk will now take place on November 2, 2017... Read more about NEW DATE: The Challenges of Negotiating Peace in Syria

Eugene Rogan 2017

Q&A with Eugene Rogan

October 19, 2017

Eugene Rogan is Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History and Director of St. Antony’s Middle East Centre at the University of Oxford. He is the author of The Arabs: A History, which has been translated into ten languages and was named one of the best books of 2009 by the Economist, the Financial Times, and the Atlantic Monthly. He completed his AM in Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard in 1984 and his PhD in History and Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard in 1991. Rogan returned to the Center for Middle Eastern Studies on September 21, 2017, to talk...

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