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Archive – February 2012

 
Monday, February 1, 2016
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2015–16
Rashid Khalidi
Columbia University
“The Iran Nuclear Deal and US Foreign Policy”
Cosponsored by The Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf  Studies
 
Monday, February 8, 2016
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2015-16
Margaret Graves
Indiana University Bloomington and Institute for Advanced Study
“Vessels in Motion: Raqqa Ceramics In the Indiana University Art Museum”
 
   
CANCELED
 
Monday, February 8, 2016
4:30 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi
Director General, the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, Abu Dhabi, UAE
“The Mirage of Extremism”
 
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
McCormick Hall, Room 101
Mossavar-Rahmani Center Series
Michael Barry
Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
  “The Persian Romance of Alexander the Great: From Greek Epic to Persian Myth, Poetry, Mysticism, and Art” 
 
Friday, February 12, 2016
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
106 McCormick Hall
“ISIS and the Cultural Heritage Crisis of Syria, Iraq, and Yemen”
A One-Day Conference
 
Monday, February 15, 2016
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2015–16
Jerzy Zdanowski
The Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures at the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw
“La politique musulmane.  Muslim Soldiers in the French Army in 1914-1918”
 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
4:30 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
Fred Appel
Executive Editor at Princeton University Press
“The ABC’s of Scholarly Book Publishing, or: How Do I Get My First Book Published?”
 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Scheide Caldwell House, Room 103
Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies
Tom Papademetriou
Stockton University
“Render unto the Sultan: Toward a History of the Greek Orthodox Church in the Ottoman Empire”
Supported by the Christos G. and Rhoda Papaioannou Modern Greek Studies Fund
Cosponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies
 
Friday, February 19, 2016
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
The Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies and The Ertegun Foundation present
“Music of the Middle East and Eurasia: A Lecture and Live Performance of Azerbaijani Mugham”
with
  Jeffrey Werbock
 
Monday, February 22, 2016
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2015–16
Louis Fishman
CUNY
“Claiming the Homeland: Palestinians and Protest before World War One”
 
Thursday, February 25, 2016
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Speaker: Lindsey Stephenson (NES)
“Persians in Between”
Discussant: Rose Wellman (Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies)
 
Monday, February 29, 2016
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2015–16
Najam Iftikhar Haider
Barnard College & Institute for Advanced Study
“The Remembered Imam: Musa al-Kazim in Early Muslim Rhetorical Historiography”
  
 Thursday, March 3, 2016
4:30 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
Hassan Ansari
Elizabeth and J. Richardson Dilworth Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies
  “Al-Ḥusayn b. Ḥamdān al-Khaṣībī and His Works: Some Remarks on Ḥadīth Literature among the Nuṣayrīs”
 
Monday, March 7, 2016
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2015–16
Constantino Pischedda
University of Miami and Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance, Princeton University
“Understanding Inter-rebel War: Some Evidence from the Kurdish Rebellions in Iraq” 
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
12:00 noon–1:30 p.m.
Green Hall Room 1-N-5
Richard Payne
Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, The Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, The University of Chicago
“The Silk Road and the Iranian Political Economy in Late Antiquity”
 
Thursday, March 10, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Betts Auditorium
Robertson Hall
The Wanted 18
Film Screening and Q&A
Post-screening discussion led by Amaney Jamal, Cyrus Schayegh, and the film's Impact Producer Julia Bacha
Co-sponsored by The Princeton Program in Near Eastern Studies, The Princeton Committee on Palestine, and Just Vision.
For more information about The Wanted 18, click  here.
 
  Monday, March 21, 2016
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2015–16
Edgar Melgar
Near Eastern Studies
“Herbert Spencer’s Global Afterlives: The Russo-Japanese War and the Posthumous Reconstruction of Spencer’s Social Theory and Critique of European Imperialism in Japan, Egypt, and Mexico, 1904–1906”
  
Monday, March 21, 2016
5:00 p.m.
McCormick 101
Princeton University Art Museum
Footnote
Film screening and Q & A with Director Joseph Cedar
Co-sponsored by the Programs in Near Eastern Studies and Judaic Studies
 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
4:30 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
Stefan Heidemann
Humanities Council Visiting Fellow,  Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Hamburg,  editor of the journal Der Islam
The View from the Regions: The Political Geography of the Last and Largest Empire of Antiquity”
 
Thursday, March 24, 2016
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Speaker: Jelena Radovanovic (NES)
“From an Ottoman to a Post-Ottoman City: Urban Transformation and Migration in the late Nineteenth-century Niš”
Discussant: Michael Reynolds (NES)
 
Monday, March 28, 2016
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2015–16
Marcia C. Inhorn
Yale University
“Cosmoploitan Conceptions in Global Dubai? Reprotravel, Biopolitics, and the Emirati State”
 
 Tuesday, March 29, 2016
4:30 p.m.
McCormick Hall, Room 101
The 38th Annual Carolyn L. Drucker Memorial Lecture
Ben Outhwaite
Joint Head of Special Collections, Head of the Genizah Research Unit, Cambridge University
“Beyond the Aleppo Codex: Bible Manuscripts from the Cairo Geniza and the Textus Receptus”
Sponsored by the Department and Program in Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies, Ronald O. Perelman Institute of Judaic Studies
 
 Thursday, March 31, 2016
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium Keynote Lecture
George Kiraz
NES
“The Patriarchal Archive of Mardin, Turkey: Late Ottoman Documents of a 'Millet'”  
 
Thursday, March 31, 2016
12:00 noon
012 Bendheim Hall, The Map Room
LISD Luncheon Seminar
Samuel Helfont
Post-Doctoral Lecturer in the University of Pennsylvania's International Relations Program and Robert A. Fox Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute
“A Report from Kurdistan: Weathering a Political Economic Storm”
 
Thursday, March 31, 2016
12:00 noon
210 Dickinson Hall
Global History Workshop
Jonathan Gribetz
Near Eastern Studies
“Studying Zionism at the PLO”
  
Friday, April 1, 2016
12:00 noon
Scheide Caldwell House, Room 203
Workshops in Judaic Studies
Eve Krakowski
Near Eastern Studies
“Brides and the ‘bet din’ in Fatimid Egypt”
 
Monday, April 4, 2016
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2015–16
Negin Nabavi
Montclair State University & Institute for Advanced Study
“Reading Rooms and Print-Culture in Late Qajar Iran”
Cosponsored by The Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf
 
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
The G. S. Beckwith Gilbert ‘63 Lecture Series
Michael Crawford
Former Senior British Foreign Service Officer
“Reflections on ‘the state’ in Arabia”
Sponsored by the Department and Program of Near Eastern Studies
  
Monday, April 11, 2016
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2015–16
Maurice A. Pomerantz
New York University & Institute for Advanced Study
“The Maqāmāt Between Philology and World Literature”
 
Monday, April 11, 2016
4:30 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
Slimane Zeghidour
Senior Editor at TV 5 Monde, France
“ Is there still such a thing as an Islamic world?”
 
 Tuesday, April 12, 2016
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Slimane Zeghidour
Senior Editor at TV 5 Monde, France
“Threats to North Africa's Archaeological Heritage”
   
Thursday, April 14, 2016
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Speaker: Meriem El Haitami (visiting fellow, Yale University)
Discussant: Eve Krakowski (NES)
“Discourses on Early Sufi Women of Fes in Kettani’s Salwat al-Anfas ”
 
Monday, April 18, 2016
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2015–16
Andrea Piras
University of Bologna & Institute for Advanced Studies
“The Letters of the Persian King: Communication and Ideology in Ancient Iran”
Co-sponsored by The Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies
 
Monday, April 18, 2016
4:30 p.m.
216 Aaron Burr Hall
Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society
David Motadel
Research Fellow in History at Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge
“Muslims Under Nazi Rule, 1941–1945”
Co-sponsored with the Program in Near Eastern Studies
  
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
4:30 p.m.
Aaron Burr 219
Film Screening
Garod (Longing)
Conversation with Onur G ünay (Director)
Discussant: Elizabeth A. Davis
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Clare Morgana Gillis
Visiting lecturer, Dartmouth College
“Is ISIS a State?”
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
4:30 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Konrad Hirschler
Professor of Middle Eastern History at SOAS, University of London
“Sacred Trash in Damascus: Document Recycling in Pre-Ottoman Manuscripts”
 
Sunday, April 24, 2016
10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
300 Wallace Hall
Program in Near Eastern Studies
The 2016 Princeton Middle East Retrospective
 
Monday, April 25, 2016
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2015–16
Michael Gilsenan
New York University
“The Arcade and the Big House: An Elite Arab Diasporic Family in Singapore in the High Imperial Age” 
 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Speaker: Matthew Schumann (NES)
“Seeking God, Seeking Knowledge: The Nāṣirī Ḥajj Caravan and Knowledge Transmission across Early Modern North Africa”
Discussant: Peter Kitlas (NES)
 
 
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