Turkey

Nasser Rabbat Gibb Lecture

Variations on a Theme: 2018 H.A.R. Gibb Lectures Delivered by Nasser Rabbat

May 1, 2018

Nasser Rabbat, Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT, was the distinguished speaker this year for the H.A.R. Gibb Arabic and Islamic Studies Lecture Series, established in 1964 in honor of Sir Hamilton A.R. Gibb, who was a director of CMES as well as University Professor and James Richard Jewett Professor of Arabic at Harvard. Meredyth Lynn Winter, PhD Candidate in History of Art and Architecture and Middle Eastern Studies, covered the lectures for CMES.... Read more about Variations on a Theme: 2018 H.A.R. Gibb Lectures Delivered by Nasser Rabbat

2018 Apr 26

Music of Turkish-Ottoman Women Composers

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

two_musician_girls by Osman HamdiMusic of Turkish Ottoman Women Composers with

Ceren Turkmenoglu - Violin, Rebab, Bendir, Voice
Volkan Efe - Oud, Ney, Kemence, Voice
Michael Harrist - Yayli Tanbur, Bendir, Double Bass
Tev Stevig - Tanbur, Saz, Oud

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2018 Apr 23

DATE CHANGE: Writing History, Writing Documents: Self-representation of an Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Historian-cum-Judge

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presentsAkiba Jun

Jun Akiba
Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo; Visiting Scholar, Department of History, Harvard University

Please note: the date of this talk has been changed to April 23rd.    


 
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2018 Apr 12

Reputation, Communal Peace, and Public Order: Neighborhoods and the Politics of Collective Testimony in Istanbul (1730-1754)

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

Madoka Morita
PhD Candidate, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo, and Postgraduate Fellow, MacMillan Center, Yale University... Read more about Reputation, Communal Peace, and Public Order: Neighborhoods and the Politics of Collective Testimony in Istanbul (1730-1754)

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