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Brown Bag Lunch Series, 2015-16

Sponsored by the Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies

FALL 2015

MONDAYS 12 - 1:30PM, JONES HALL, ROOM 202

LIGHT LUNCH PROVIDED

September 21, 2015
An Anonymous Jewish Refutation of Samawʾal al-Maghribī's (d. 1175) Ifḥām al-yahūd
Sabine Schmidtke
Institute for Advanced Study


 September 28, 2015
U.S. - Iran: The Nuclear Talks and Beyond
Richard Nephew
Columbia University

October 5, 2015
When the Dust Never Settles: Literary Narratives of Loss after the Iran-Iraq War

Amir Moosavi
New York University

October 12, 2015
Toward a Prosopography of the Mandatory Civil Service
Geoffrey Schad
Uinversity of Pennsylvania

October 19, 2015
TBA
Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet
University of Pennsylvania

October 26, 2015
The Feminine Mystique: Salafism in Egypt and the Rise of Gender Segregation, 1970-1981
Aaron Rock-Singer

Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University

NOVEMBER 2 - FALL RECESS--NO BBL TALK

November 9, 2015
Arabic Medical Commentaries from the Mamluk Era
Nayan Fancy
Institute for Advanced Study

November 16, 2015
Understanding Inter-rebel War: Some Evidence from the Kurdish Rebellions in Iraq
Costantino Pischedda
Columbia University & Niehaus Fellow, Princeton University

November 23, 2015
Cultural Transfer between Late Antiquity and the Arabic-Islamic Culture

Carlo Sardino
Heinrich Heine University Dussledorf

November 30, 2015
Oilcraft
Bob Vitalis
University of Pennsylvania

December 7, 2015
TBA
Rozaliya Garipova
University of Pennsylvania

December 14, 2015
TBA
Jo-Ann Gross
The College of New Jersey