Levant

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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2012 Apr 03

The Shattered Nation: Protest, Violence and Social Fragmentation in the Syrian Uprising

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Eilts Room, 2nd floor, 154 Bay State Road, Boston University, Boston, MA

The Middle East Forum is pleased to present

Paulo Pinto
Professor of Anthropology & Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil

This event is open to the public; no registration required. All Middle East Forum Sessions are off the record. The use of recording devices is strictly prohibited.

Contact: Sara Roy
Sponsor(s): Center for...

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2011 Nov 29

The Harbor of Narrative: Beirut, the Novel, and the Memory of War (talk in Arabic)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Sever Hall, Room 102, Harvard Yard

CMES is pleased to present 

Maher Jarrar
Professor at the American University of Beirut, in both the Civilization Sequence Program and the Department of Arabic. He is Director of the Anis Makdisi Program in Literature. Currently, he is the Shawwaf Visiting Professor at Harvard University. Professor Jarrar has published extensively on both classical and modern Arabic literature.... Read more about The Harbor of Narrative: Beirut, the Novel, and the Memory of War (talk in Arabic)

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