Turkey

2021 Mar 04

Academic Autonomy and Freedom in Turkey: The case of Boğaziçi University

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (registration link below)

Academics for Peace North America present

Seda Altuğ, Boğaziçi University, Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Assistant Professor
Zeynep Gambetti, Boğaziçi University, Political Science & International Relations, Emeritus Professor
Berivan Tekdal, Boğaziçi University, Student
Ömer Demir, Boğaziçi University, Student 

Moderator: Dilan Okçuoğlu, Global Kurdish Studies, American University, Postdoctoral Fellow and Professorial Lecturer

Public webinar via Zoom. Registration is required: https://bit.ly/3pVlf67.

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2021 Apr 01

Book talk: "The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province"

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a book talk

Dr. Ümit KurtUmit Kurt
Polonsky Fellow, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute; and lecturer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Deni Hoxha

Crossroads of the Mediterranean: Turkey and Tunisia

February 15, 2021

Deni Hoxha is a senior in Adams House concentrating in economics and pursuing a concurrent AM degree in Middle Eastern studies. As a speaker in the “Destination: World – Student Tales from Beyond the Comfort Zone” event in October 2020, part of Worldwide Week at Harvard, Deni gave a PechaKucha-style PowerPoint presentation about his experiences on CMES Wintersession trips to Turkey (2018) and Tunisia (2019). Here is his talk, edited for the web.... Read more about Crossroads of the Mediterranean: Turkey and Tunisia

2021 Mar 19

Women and Ottoman households in Colonial Tunisia (1880s-1920s)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The CMES Director's Series presents

M'hamed Oualdi
Professor of Modern History of the Maghrib, Sciences Po-Paris; and Principal Investigator of the European Reseach Council project "SlaveVoices" about slave testimonies in 19th century North Africa

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2020 Oct 02

The Ascendant Field: Critical Engagements with Ottoman Arabic Literature

(All day)

Location: 

Online webinar (RSVP link below)

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC), the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) present the workshop

Ascendant Field posterThe Ascendant Field
Critical Engagements with Ottoman Arabic Literature

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2020 Sep 24

Turkey's Identity Politics Inside Out: From Foreign Policy to Pop Culture

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

online webinar (see registration link below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Lisel HintzLisel Hintz
Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies

Discussant: Lenore G. Martin, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Emmanuel College; Associate of both the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

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Aga of the Janissaries. Colored engraving by Jacques Charles Bar, 1789. Harvard Fine Arts Library

Late Ottomania in the Fine Arts Library’s Binney Collection

August 11, 2020

During spring 2020, Gavin Moulton '20 worked in Harvard's Fine Arts Library with the newly acquired Binney Collection of Orientalist Prints, a group of prints, drawings, lithographs, and other ephemera related to perceptions of the Ottomans in Western and Central Europe. Moulton, who has studied Turkish with Precepter Meryem Demir and Senior Preceptor...

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