Turkey

“Gay Pride in the Middle East” — Vanessa Rodriguez (’16)

Photo Gallery: 2014–15 Harvard College International Photo Contest

May 6, 2015

CMES awarded a first prize and three honorable mentions in the 2014–15 Harvard College International Photo Contest for photos taken in the Middle East region. Vanessa Rodriguez (’16), a sociology concentrator with a history secondary, received first prize for an image she captured while studying abroad last summer in Turkey. Her bright and energetic photo of a gay pride parade in Istanbul captured for her “the nation’s unique intersection of modern and traditional institutions.”... Read more about Photo Gallery: 2014–15 Harvard College International Photo Contest

Thirty Years after Turkey's Last Military Coup

September 17, 2010

By Roger Owen

Thirty years ago on 12 September 1980 Turkey experienced a military coup, its third in twenty years. Designed to put an end to many months of ugly street fighting and killings, it also paved the way for a root and branch attempt to create an entirely new political system by means of its 1982 constitution, banishing all the old politicians and all the old political parties in the interests of introducing a new type of guided democracy under a fresh breed of a-political technocrats.... Read more about Thirty Years after Turkey's Last Military Coup

2015 Apr 17

Film Screening: "The Saragossa Manuscript (Rekopis znaleziony w Saragossie)"

7:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Saragossa ManuscriptPresented by the Harvard Film Archive and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies 
in conjunction with "The Thousand and One Nights: Sources, Transformations, and Relationship with Literature, the Arts and the Sciences".

Directed by Wojciech Jerzy Has. With Zbigniew Cybulski, Iga Cembrzynska, Elzbieta Czyzewska
Poland 1964, DCP, b/w, 182 min. Polish with English subtitles... Read more about Film Screening: "The Saragossa Manuscript (Rekopis znaleziony w Saragossie)"

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