Palestinian Territories

2022 Oct 03

The Embodiment of Protest: Hunger Strikes, Human Rights, and the Health of Palestinian Political Prisoners

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online webinar; registration information below

The FXB Center for Health & Human Rights, the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative, Religion and Public Life at Harvard Divinity School and the Middle East Forum, Center for Middle Eastern Studies are pleased to present

Dr. Lina Qasem Hassan
Physician and Chairperson, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel

Sahar Francis
Director General, Addameer Prisoner’s Support and Human Rights Association

Moderator: Randa Wahbe, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University

Register in advance here: https://harvard.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a96lk7XymvIbhZA... Read more about The Embodiment of Protest: Hunger Strikes, Human Rights, and the Health of Palestinian Political Prisoners

2022 Oct 27

Book talk: "Light in Gaza: Writings Born of Fire"

12:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Middle East Forum, Harvard University, and the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative, Religion and Public Life, Harvard Divinity School present a tour of the newly released book

Light in Gaza: Writings Born of Fire 

with contributors

Asmaa AbuMezied: author of "Lost Identity: The Tale of Peasantry and Nature", and,

Yousef Aljamal: author of "Travel Restrictions as a Manifestation of Nakba: Gaza, the Path Backward is the Path Forward"

Jehad Abusalim, co-editor and author of the introduction to Light in Gaza, will provide concluding remarks... Read more about Book talk: "Light in Gaza: Writings Born of Fire"

2022 Mar 08

The Troubled Everyday in/of Gaza: Restoring Agency and Creative Possibility

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online (registration information below)

The Harvard Divinity School's Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative and the CMES Middle East Forum are pleased to present

Salem Al-Qudwa, RCPI Fellow and Architect in conversation with Sara Roy, Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard UniversitySalem Al Qudwa

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Wesan Amer

Wesam Amer

Visiting Scholar
Dean of Media and Languages Faculty, Gaza University, Palestine
Fulbright Scholar 2022

Currently, I am a Fulbright scholar and visiting researcher at Harvard University’s Center for Middle East Studies. I will be working on social media...

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2022 Feb 07

The Oldest Guard: Landowners, Local Memory, and the Making of the Zionist Settler Past

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Online (registration info below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Liora Halperin
Associate Professor of International Studies and History and Jack and Rebecca Benaroya Endowed Chair in Israel Studies, University of Washington

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2021 Nov 01

Continuous Trauma: The State of Children's Health in the Palestinian Territory

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

On Zoom (registration information below)

The FXB Center for Health & Human Rights and the CMES Middle East Forum present

Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Professor and Chair in Law, Hebrew University-Jerusalem
Shaina Low, US Advocacy Officer, Defence for Children International-Palestine
Jumana Odeh, Director, Palestine Happy Child Center

Moderator: Jacqueline Bhabha, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights

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Samir Mansour Bookshop in Gaza, before and after Israeli attack, May 18, 2021

Readings and Digital Resources on Palestine

May 21, 2021

Rosie Bsheer, Assistant Professor of History, and Cemal Kafadar, Vehbi Koç Professor of Turkish Studies, both core faculty members of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, recommend the following English-language materials and resources to contextualize current events in Palestine. These resources offer analyses and histories of expulsion, occupation, settler colonialism, forced evictions, home demolitions, and annexation that situate the current struggle as...

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2021 Apr 01

France and Britain: Their Colonial Footprint in the Middle East

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar is pleased to present

Leila FawazLeila Fawaz
Issam M. Fares Professor of Lebanese and Eastern Mediterranean Studies at the Fletcher School and Department of History at Tufts University

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/3caLpy1.

Please note that this event will begin at 4:30pm Eastern Daylight Time. If you live outside the US, please double-check the time difference.

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