Palestinian Territories

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

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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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2021 Mar 24

Book talk: "The Arab and Jewish Questions: Geographies of Engagement in Palestine and Beyond"

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The CMES Middle East Forum presents a book talk with

Dirk Moses, Frank Porter Graham Distinguished Professor of Global Human Rights History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
Bashir Bashir,  Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Political Science, and Communication, Open University of Israel and Senior Research Fellow, The Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem;
Leila Farsakh, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts at Boston; and
Derek Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University

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