Turkey

2020 Mar 24

**CANCELLED** Manuel II Palaiologos (1350-1425): A Byzantine Emperor in a Time of Tumult

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Siren ÇelikEmperor Manuel II Palaiologos
CMES Byzantine Post-doctoral fellow

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2020 Mar 25

**CANCELLED** Book talk: "Spiritual Subjects: Central Asian Pilgrims and the Ottoman Hajj at the End of Empire"

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES Modern Middle East Speaker Series presents

Lâle CanLale Can
Assistant Professor, Department of History, The City College of New York

Please note: due to University precautions surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 2019) outbreak, this lecture has been **CANCELLED** ... Read more about **CANCELLED** Book talk: "Spiritual Subjects: Central Asian Pilgrims and the Ottoman Hajj at the End of Empire"

Erdogan with crowd

"Erdoğan the Good" or "Erdoğan the Bad?" A Conversation with Soner Çağaptay on US-Turkey Relations Following US Withdrawal from Syria

October 25, 2019

Reilly Barry, a first-year AM student at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy (JMEPP) at Harvard Kennedy School, sat down with Soner Çağaptay after his WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar talk to discuss what underlying factors are most influential for policymakers on US-Turkey relations right now, especially in light of Turkish troops’ entry into northeast Syria and targeting of former American partners the YPG.... Read more about "Erdoğan the Good" or "Erdoğan the Bad?" A Conversation with Soner Çağaptay on US-Turkey Relations Following US Withdrawal from Syria

Karagoz puppets

Video: 'Trauma, Magic, Love': a tribute to Osman Kavala on his birthday

October 2, 2019

On September 16, CMES welcomed Syrian-Armenian-American stage and film actress Sona Tatoyan and artist and puppet master Ayhan Hülagü to speak about finding her Armenian grandfather's Karagöz puppets in the abandoned family home in Aleppo, Syria. Ayhan then presented some of Sona's family's puppets in a short puppet show to close the event. For more on Sona and Ayhan and the event: https://bit.ly/2potIVR.

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