Ertegun Foundation Lecture
"Turkey's Kurdish Question: What Do the 1990's Tell Us
about Contemporary Politics?"
Kadir Has University (Istanbul)
September 17, 2015, 6:30pm
Geniza Program Seminar
"The Public Voice of the Fatimids: A Shi'i Dynasty
Announces Itself in a Sunni World"
Paul E. Walker
University of Chicago
October 7, 2015, 4:30pm
"Syriac Surprises on the Road from Tikrit to Egypt (9th. century CE)"
Lucas Van Rompay
October 8, 2015, 4:30pm
"Music of the Middle East and Eurasia: A Lecture and Live Performance of Azerbaijani Mugham"
October 9, 2015 at 12pm
Jeffrey Werbock will present a program of instrumental solo improvisations based on traditional Azerbaijani mugham, played on oud - fretless wood face short neck lute; tar - fretted skin face long neck lute; and kamancha - skin face spike fiddle.
Light Lunch Served.