Levant

2014 Aug 28

The Contemporary Political Malaise in the Three Major Arab States, Egypt, Syria and Iraq: A discussion led by Professor Roger Owen

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present

Roger Owen
A. J. Meyer Professor of Middle East History, Emeritus, Department of History, Harvard University... Read more about The Contemporary Political Malaise in the Three Major Arab States, Egypt, Syria and Iraq: A discussion led by Professor Roger Owen

CMES students

CMES students participate in field study course assessing the Syrian refugee crisis

May 9, 2014

This January, three CMES master's students participated in a Harvard winter term field study course on the Syrian refugee crisis led by Professor Claude Bruderlein of the Harvard School of Public Health. Supported by a financial grant from CMES, master’s students Stephanie Sobek (’14), Jenny Quigley-Jones (’15), and Elsien van Pinxteren (’15) spent three weeks in Jordan with Professor Bruderlein, thirteen other students, and teaching fellow Anaide Nahikian. Their goal was to examine the national and international response to the Syrian refugee crisis and learn strategic approaches to...

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2014 Apr 10

Regional Tensions and Political Sectarianism in Lebanon: Whither the Lebanese State?

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The Middle East Seminar is pleased to present

Melani Cammett
Takemi Fellow in International Health, Harvard School of Public Health (2013-2014); Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Brown University... Read more about Regional Tensions and Political Sectarianism in Lebanon: Whither the Lebanese State?

2014 Apr 10

Book Launch & Author Talk: Lara Deeb and Mona Harb, "Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi’ite South Beirut"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, 38 Kirkland Street, Room 102, Cambridge, MA 02138

Leisurely IslamThe Center for Middle Eastern Studies Outreach Program is pleased to present an author talk by

Lara Deeb
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Scripps College... Read more about Book Launch & Author Talk: Lara Deeb and Mona Harb, "Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi’ite South Beirut"

Harvard Gazette covers Murhaf Joeujati's talk, "The Syrian Revolution: What Lies Ahead?"

September 12, 2012

On September 6, 2012, Murhaf Jouejati, Professor of Middle East Studies at the National Defense University and member of the Syrian National Council, gave a CMES-sponsored talk titled "The Syrian Revolution: What Lies Ahead?" Professor Jouejati's well-attended talk was for the Middle East Seminar, co-sponsored by CMES and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. You can read the Harvard Gazette's coverage of the...

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2012 Sep 21

A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Weil Town Hall Belfer Building, Ground floor, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA

This book talk is presented by The Middle East Forum, Roger Owen & Sara Roy, co-chairs, and the Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School.

 

Samar Yazbek is a Syrian novelist, journalist and author. She has written in a wide variety of genres - novels, short stories, film scripts, television dramas, film and TV criticism, and edited Women of Syria, a feminist e-zine. She has also made a documentary about the Syrian scholar Anton Maqdesi.... Read more about A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution

2012 Sep 06

The Syrian Revolution: What Lies Ahead?

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS, Knafel Building, Room 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Missed this event? Read the Harvard Gazette's coverage.

Murhaf Jouejati is Professor of Middle East Studies at the National Defense University and a member of the Syrian National Council; presented by the Middle East Seminar, Lenore Martin, Sara Roy, and Herbert C. Kelman, co-chairs.

Murhaf Jouejati is a...

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