North Africa

2015 Mar 08

The Middle East at War -- 1914-1922: A Round Table

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies will mark the centenary of Turkey’s entry into the First World War in the Middle East by organizing a small, one-day, round-table to include the military campaigns and associated events in Anatolia and the Arab Provinces of the Ottoman Empire, as well as Egypt: The Middle East at War – 1914-1922: A Round Table, organized by Harvard Department of History Professors Roger Owen and Cemal Kafadar.... Read more about The Middle East at War -- 1914-1922: A Round Table

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

2014 Apr 24

Factional Conflict and the Presidential 'Election' in Algeria: The Logics, the Dynamics and the Stakes

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

The Middle East Seminar is pleased to present

Hugh Roberts
Edward Keller Professor of North African and Middle Eastern History; Director, Middle Eastern Studies Program, Tufts University... Read more about Factional Conflict and the Presidential 'Election' in Algeria: The Logics, the Dynamics and the Stakes

2014 Feb 14

Arab Transitions Project: Second Workshop

Fri - Sat, Feb 14 to Feb 15, 9:45am - 12:00pm

Location: 

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

In February 2013 the CMES Arab Transformative Movements working group hosted a symposium, Arab Transformations in Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia, in which scholars and statesmen attempted to analyze efforts to create a new political order in Egypt and Tunisia. Participants included Hazem Beblawi, Baber Johansen, Yoram Meital, Mustapha Nabli, Richard Norton, Roger Owen, Hani Shukrallah, Denis Sullivan, and Dirk Vandewalle.... Read more about Arab Transitions Project: Second Workshop

2014 Jan 28

Global Literature Online Book Group: Naguib Mahfouz's "Autumn Quail" (Session 2)

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Online
Autumn Quail***PLEASE NOTE TIME/DATE CHANGE: The January 27th webinar will now be held from 6:00 to 7:00pm. A second session for those unable to make the 1/27 session will be held on Tuesday, January 28th. If you are registered for this webinar, you may attend either session.***
 
Join the Center for Middle Eastern Studies for a discussion of Autumn Quail by Naguib Mahfouz with CMES Arabic Preceptor and scholar Sami Alkyam.... Read more about Global Literature Online Book Group: Naguib Mahfouz's "Autumn Quail" (Session 2)
2014 Mar 06

Book Launch & Author Talk: Jonathan Smolin, "Moroccan Noir: Police, Crime, and Politics in Popular Culture"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Jonathan SmolinThe Center for Middle Eastern Studies Outreach Program is pleased to present an author talk by

Jonathan Smolin
Associate Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures, Dartmouth College... Read more about Book Launch & Author Talk: Jonathan Smolin, "Moroccan Noir: Police, Crime, and Politics in Popular Culture"

2014 Jan 27

Global Literature Online Book Group: Naguib Mahfouz's "Autumn Quail" (Session 1)

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Online
autumn quail***PLEASE NOTE TIME/DATE CHANGE: The January 27th webinar will now be held from 6:00 to 7:00pm. A second session for those unable to make the 1/27 session will be held on Tuesday, January 28th. If you are registered for this webinar, you may attend either session.***
 
Join the Center for Middle Eastern Studies for a discussion of Autumn Quail by Naguib Mahfouz with CMES Arabic Preceptor and scholar Sami Alkyam.... Read more about Global Literature Online Book Group: Naguib Mahfouz's "Autumn Quail" (Session 1)

Video: Drawing the Tunisian Revolution

November 14, 2013

Tunisian political cartoonist _Z_ made his first public appearance at Harvard in November 2013. This video is a synopsis of his talk, which told the story of his transition from architect to political cartoonist and dissident leading up to and during the 2010/11 Tunisian revolution.

Moroccan Studies Program hosts filmmaker Nabil Ayouch

September 27, 2013

In March 2013, acclaimed Moroccan filmmaker Nabil Ayouch visited Harvard to screen and discuss two of his films, the documentary film My Land (2011) and his most recent film, shown at Cannes in 2012, Horses of God (2012). Ayouch’s visit was organized by the CMES Moroccan Studies Program and co-sponsored by Dartmouth College. The screenings and discussions were attended by approximately eighty people, including Harvard students and faculty, as well as members of the Moroccan community from the Boston area.

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