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UPCOMING EVENTS

 
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
12:00 noon–1:00 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
Francesca Bellino
University of Naples “L’Orientale” and Visiting fellow at the Department of Near Eastern Studies
“Distant and close readings: The Seven Travels of Sindbad and the emergence of Arabic fiction”
Open to the Public.
 
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Daniel Lav
Postdoctoral Fellow, The Transregional Institute
“Loving (and Hating) for the Sake of God in Salafī Islam”
A light lunch will be available
 
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Monday, May 1, 2017
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2016–17
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Elizabeth M. Holt
Bard College
“The Hermeneutics of Empire in the Cold War: Tayeb Salih, the CIA, and Season of Migration to the North
Light Lunch Served
 
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Tuesday, May 2, 2017
4:30 pm
211 Dickinson Hall
Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies
Works in Progress talk
M'hamed Oualdi
History and Near Eastern Studies
“ A History of Modern North Africa that is Not Only a Colonial History ”
There is no pre-circulated paper. Please RSVP to  Jennifer Goldman at:  jhoule@princeton.edu.
 
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Leon B. Poullada Memorial Lecture Series

Paolo Sartori

Institute for Iran Studies, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften

Local Modern: The World Seen from Khiva

 
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
4:30 p.m.
Lewis Library Bowl 120
“The Khivan Vernacular Project”
 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
4:30 p.m.
Lewis Library Bowl 120
“Thinking along the Pathways or How to Write Khorezm into Modernity”
 
Thursday, May 4, 2017
4:30 p.m.
Lewis Library Bowl 120
“Of Saints, Shrines, and Tractors: Living the Sacred Geography of Soviet Khorezm”
 
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