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Archive – April 2012

 
 
 
2014–15 Events Archive 
 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
1:00 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
M.A. Final Public Oral Examination of
Rephael G. Stern
Thesis title:
“A Vestige from the Days of the British Mandate?: Emergency Law, Detainment, and Prisons in Early Israel, 1948–1950”

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Monday, September 15, 2014
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2014–15
John Haldon
Princeton University
“An Existential Threat? Medieval East Roman (Byzantine) Views on Islam and on Jihād, ca 850-950 CE”
 
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Hussein Ibish
Senior Fellow, American Task Force on Palestine
“The Israel-Hamas Conflict and Palestinian National Reconciliation”

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Thursday, September 18, 2014
12:00 noon–1:20 pm
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Aaron Rock-Singer (NES)
Paper title: "Transmitting a Revival: The Negotiation of Mass Religious Education in Egypt, 1976-1981"
Discussant: Max Weiss (HIS/ NES)

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Monday, September 29, 2014
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2014–15
Christa Salamandra
Lehman College and the Graduate Center, The City Unversity of New York
“The Persistence of the Real: Syrian Television Drama in the Satellite Era”
 
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Monday, September 29, 2014
4:30 p.m.
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
A Discussion with His Excellency
Khalid Bin Mohammed Alattiyah
Qatari Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
 
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Thursday, October 2, 2014
12:00 noon–1:20 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Emily Goshey (REL)
Paper title: "Saudi Islamic Universities and their Exclusive Salafi Networks"
Discussant: Michael Cook (NES)
The paper can be accessed here with a valid NetID:
https://webspace.princeton.edu/users/pisc/GosheyPISCfall2014.pdf?uniq=nddbo4
 
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Monday, October 6, 2014
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2014 – 15
Alan Mikhail
Yale University
“Ottoman Iceland: A Climate History”

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Shadi Hamid
Fellow, Project on U.S.-Islamic World Relations, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, The Brookings Institution
"The Political Islam Problem: Is the Middle East Exceptional?"
 
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Thursday, October 9, 2014
12:00 Noon
Bendheim Hall 012
The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination
Crisis Diplomacy Lunch Seminar
“Post-Visit Retrospectives on the Caucasus and Russia”
Michael Reynolds , Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
Wolfgang Danspeckgruber , Director LISD, Princeton University
Co-sponsored with Near Eastern Studies
 
 
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Friday, October 10, 2014
10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Bowl 16, Robertson Hall
Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) Conference
“Wars, After-Wars and Structural Crises in the Middle East”
 
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Monday, October 13, 2014
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2014-15
Toby Jones
Department of History, Rutgers University
“Energy and America’s Long War in the Middle East”
 
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
7:00 pm
Bowl 16
Robertson Hall
Haifa Fahoum Al Kaylani
Founder and Chair, Arab International Women’s Forum
"Women as Drivers of Change in the Arab World"
Sponsored by the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, Woodrow Wilson School, Department of Near Eastern Studies, and PIIRS Workshop on Arab Political Development
 
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Thursday, October 16, 2014
12:00 noon–1:20 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Nebil Husayn (NES)
Paper title: “Enmity for ‘Alī and His Family: The Discourse between Anti-Alid and Anti-Shī‘ī Sentiment”
Discussant: Michael Dann (REL)
A light lunch will be served
The paper can be accessed here with a valid NetID:
https://webspace.princeton.edu/users/pisc/HusaynPISCfall2014.pdf
 
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Thursday, October 16, 2014
4:30 p.m.
301 Frist, Film/Performance Theater
The Alexander Hamilton Society
Michael Doran
Senior Fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution; Former Assistant Secretary of Defense and Senior Director of the National Security Council
“The US in Iraq and Syria: An Interactive Public Interview and Q&A Session
Moderated by Professor Michael Reynolds (NES)
 
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Monday, October 20, 2014
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2014-15
Roger Allen
University of Pennsylvania
“Translating Arabic Fiction into English, with Examples from the Moroccan Tradition”
 
 
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Monday, October 20, 2014
4:30 p.m.
101 McCormick
Yair Dalal
"Baghdad – Jerusalem Musical Encounters"
 
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Thursday, October 23, 2014
12:00 noon–1.20 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Cecilia Palombo (NES)
Paper title: "How Could We Be Idolaters?" Representing Christians as Pagans Between Byzantium and Islam (6th-7th Centuries)
Discussant: Jack Tannous (HIS)
The paper can be accessed here with a valid NetID:
A light lunch will be served
 
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