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CMES publishes Harvard Middle Eastern Monograph by Alumna Sahar Bazzaz

June 8, 2010

Forgotten Saints: History, Power, and Politics in the Making of Modern Morocco by Sahar Bazzaz (CMES PhD '02), is the latest title in CMES's Harvard Middle Eastern Monograph series. The book is available for purchase through Harvard University Press.

About Forgotten Saints:

In 1894, on the eve of the French conquest of Morocco, a young Muslim...

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Book by CMES Professor Roger Owen to be discussed at Translation Salon during AUC Forum

May 20, 2010

 

CMES Professor Roger Owen's book "Lord Cromer: Victorian Imperialist, Edwardian Proconsul" (Oxford University Press, 2004), will be the subject of a Translation Salon held on May 23rd during the American University in Cairo's (AUC) Seventh Annual Forum On The Economic and Business History of Egypt and the Middle East. The discussant and chair will be Khaled Fahmy, Associate...

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“The Architecture and Memory of the Minority Quarter in the Muslim Mediterranean City”

April 29, 2010

CMES Associate Susan G. Miller is co-editor of a new book published by the Aga Khan Program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD). Contributors to the volume include William Granara, Professor of the Practice of Arabic at CMES, and CMES graduates Ilham Khuri-Makdisi, Karen Leal, and Emily Gottreich.

Entitled “The Architecture and Memory of the Minority Quarter in the Muslim Mediterranean City,” the book contains 50 color photographs and illustrations and is available from Harvard University...

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CMES in the Media: Roger Owen in The Nation

September 14, 2007

Roger Owen reviews Napoleon's Egypt: Invading the Middle East by Juan Cole in the September 24, 2007 issue of The Nation. Read his full review here: "The Uninvited Guest" on thenation.com

Try as we might, it is difficult for most of us to imagine what it's like for a country to be invaded and occupied. Photographs help: pictures of German troops marching down the Champs-Élysées in...

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