Upcoming Events

The Literary Qurʾan

Mon, Oct 26, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Speaker: Hoda El Shakry, University of Chicago

Respondent: Yasser.Elhariry, Dartmouth College

Audience: Open to the Public - Registration Required.
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Challenges and Opportunities in the Middle East: A UAE Perspective

Tue, Oct 27, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

The Middle East is a region in transition. It faces long-standing challenges such as regional instability and terrorism, and COVID-19 has further exposed its vulnerabilities. However, the Middle East is also fertile ground for opportunities.

Location: Zoom webinar
Audience: Free and open to the public
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Mapping Medicine with the Platonic Cosmos in the Medieval Islamicate World

Mon, Nov 2, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Speaker: Aileen Das, Universisty of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Respondent: Brooke Holmes, Princeton University

Location: Zoom meeting
Audience: Open to the Public - Registration Required.
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Of Two Worlds: Ottoman Muslims Between Empire and Nation (1878-1908)

Mon, Nov 9, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Milena Methodieva, University of Toronto

Respondent: M. Sukru Hanioglu, Princeton University

Location: Zoom Webinar
Audience: Open to the Public - Registration Required.
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The Islamic Age of Communication

Mon, Nov 16, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Speaker: Beatrice Gruendler, Freie Universitat Berlin

Respondent: Lara Harb, Princeton University

Location: Zoom Webinar
Audience: Open to the Public - Registration Required.
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Humor and Social Mobilization in the Maghrib: The Case of Algeria

Tue, Nov 17, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

This presentation suggests that humor plays a critical role in the building of social non-movements. It will do so through an analysis of the role of humor in the Middle East and North Africa’s first mass uprising resulting in a move towards democracy: Algeria’s October 1988 Revolution.

Location: Zoom webinar
Audience: Free and open to the public
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Public Lecture with Ambassador Samantha Power

Thu, Nov 19, 2020, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Amb. Samantha Power is the former U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN, the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, and the William D. Zabel ’61 Professor of Practice in Human Rights at Harvard Law School.

Location: Zoom webinar
Audience: Open to the Public, Registration Required
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Sirat 'Antar and formation of Arab tribal identity in Mamluk Egypt

Mon, Nov 23, 2020, 1:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Speaker: Yossef Rapoport, Queen Mary University of London
Respondent: Marina Rustow, Princeton University

Location: Zoom Webinar
Audience: Open to the Public - Registration Required.
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