As part of the Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Murat Güvenç, Professor of Sociology, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, and an affiliated faculty member of the Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative, delivered a lecture regarding urban research, GIS, and Istanbul’s waterfront. Read more at the ...
Turkish journalist Cengiz Çandar, senior columnist, Radical, and op-ed writer, Al-Monitor, gave a talk co-sponsored by CMES, the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and the Center for European Studies on September 10, 2015, titled "Understanding or Misunderstanding the Middle East and Turkey in 2015." Afterward, Cansu Çamlıbel interviewed Çandar for Hürriyet Daily Newsabout the content of his talk and about recent political developments in and around Turkey.
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a one-day Symposium to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli 1915 Campaign
As part of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies’ program of commemorating the various centenaries associated with the First World War in the Middle East – a conflict as murderous and bloody as that in western Europe – CMES will hold a one-day symposium on the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915. This event will include a panel of discussion by several American-based experts in late Ottoman History as well as two Ottoman historians from Germany and from Turkey.