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Archive – August 2011

 
 
 
Spring 2015 Events Archive 
 
Monday, February 2, 2015
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2014–2015
Nader Sohrabi
Institute for Advanced Study
“Reluctant Nationalists: Albanians and Ottomans on the Brink” 
 
Monday, February 9, 2015
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2014–15
Amy Singer
IAS and Tel Aviv University
“Enter, Riding on an Elephant”
 
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
202 Jones Hall
4:30 PM
Hugh Kennedy
SOAS, University of London
“Archaeological evidence and the study of the economy of the early Islamic Middle East”
Sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies, Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity, and The Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies
 
Thursday, February 12, 2015
4:30 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
The Near East and the World Seminar Series
Christianity in the Near East: Past, Present…Future?
Mary Mikhael
Near East School of Theology
“The Christians of Syria and Lebanon and Their Arab Spring”
 
Monday, February 16, 2015
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2014–15
Ervand Abrahamian
Baruch College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
“Reading Diplomatic Documents (on Iran in 1951-54)”
 
Monday, February 16, 2015
7:00 pm
010 East Pyne
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
presents
The Abounaddara Collective
A screening of
Syria: Snapshots of History in the Making
(Syria, 2014, 53”)
A discussion and Q&A with the co-founder of the Abounaddara Collective, Charif Kiwan, will follow the screening.
 
Monday, February 23, 2015
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2014–15
David S. Katz
Director, Lessing Institute of European History & Civilization, Tel Aviv University, and Visiting Fellow, Princeton University Department of History
Saving Lives, Collapsing Civilizations: Arnold Toynbee in the Turkish War of Independence
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Frist Multi-Purpose Room C
The Near Eastern Studies Film Series
The Other Town
A Documentary by NEFİN DİNÇ (2011)
(45 min.)
The Other Town is a documentary about the natives of a Greek and Turkish town. The two nations have been enemies many decades ago, but why do they insist in keeping myths built on enmity still alive?”
A Short Talk – Q&A will follow the screening.
 
Thursday, February 26, 2015
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
The Near East and the World Seminar Series:
Christianity in the Near East: Past, Present…Future?
Geoffrey Khan
Regius Professor of Hebrew, Cambridge University
“The Modern Aramaic Dialects of the Christians and Jews of Iraq and Iran”
 
Thursday, February 26, 2015
4:30 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
Etty Terem
Rhodes College
“Old Texts, New Practices: Islamic Reform in Modern Morocco”
 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Sadik J. Al-Azm
Visiting Fellow, TRI
“ISIS – Daesh Now: Notes from the Underground”
 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
12:00 noon
012 Bendheim Hall
Kavus Abushov
Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy
"The Right for Self-Determination and the Recent Events in Eastern Europe: Is There a Norm Erosion?"
Co-sponsored by Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, and the Department of Near Eastern Studies
 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
4:30 p.m.
211 Dickinson Hall
History Department Public Lecture
Cyrus Schayegh
Near Eastern Studies
The Making of the Modern World: A Middle Eastern Perspective”
 
Thursday, March 5, 2015
4:30 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
The Near East and the World Seminar Series:
Christianity in the Near East: Past, Present…Future?
Columba Stewart, OSB
St. John’s University, School of Theology and Seminary
“Outracing Ignorance: Rescuing the Christian Manuscripts and Cultures of Syria and Iraq”
 
Monday, March 9, 2015
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2014–15
Angelos Dalachanis
Princeton University
“Who is Greek? Rethinking Citizenship and Identity in Mid-20th Century Egypt”
 
Monday, March 9, 2015
12:00 noon
Aaron Burr Hall Room 216
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Erika Gilson
Near Eastern Studies
"The Quest for a Common Alphabet and Common Language for Turkic"
  
Monday, March 9, 2015
4:30 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
Nahyan Fancy
DePauw University and Rutgers University
“Did Renaissance Physicians Know the Work of Ibn al-Nafis?
Re-examining an Old Debate in Light of New Work on the Arabic Medical Commentaries”
Co-sponsored with the Program in the History of Science and the Program in Medieval Studies
 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
4:30 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
Shaul Shaked
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
“The Jews of Bamiyan: A community of traders and scholars in eleventh-century Khorasan”
Co-sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies, The Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies, and the Program in Judaic Studies
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
5:00 p.m.
010 Esat Pyne
A documentary film screening of the award-winning
Tinghir-Jerusalem (2013)
followed by a Q&A with director
Kamal Hachkar
Sponsored by The Department of Comparative Literature with support from the Program in Judaic Studies, the Ronald O. Perelman Institute for Judaic Studies, the University Center for Human Values, the Program and the Department of Near Eastern Studies, 
and Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies  
 
Thursday, March 12, 2015
12: 00 noon–1:20 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Matthew Schumann (NES)
Paper Title: “The Transmission of Knowledge in Early Modern Morocco”
Discussant: Michael Cook (NES)
 
Thursday, March 12, 2015
4:30 p.m.
Robertson Hall, Bowl 001
Workshop on Arab Political Development
Sadik al-Azm
Visiting Fellow, Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia
“The Syria Revolt from the Inside”
 
Monday, March 23, 2015
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2014–15
Nate Hodson
Princeton University
“A Pillar of the Saudi Treasury: The Hajj in Interwar Arabia”
  
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Emmanuel J. Szurek
TRI Postdoctoral Research Fellow
“Politics of Identity or Language Policies? From Erdogan to Atatürk”
 
Thursday, March 26, 2015
12:00 noon–1:20pm
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Peter Kitlas (NES)
Paper Title: “Early Modern Infra-Islamic Diplomacy”
Discussant: William Smiley (NES)
 
Thursday, March 26, 2015
4:30 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
The Near East and the World Seminar Series:
Christianity in the Near East: Past, Present…Future?
Peter Starr
Ph.D. University of Cambridge
“The Mediators: Christians in the Service of Islamic Culture”
 
 
 
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