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Archive – October 2012

 
 
Monday, September 16, 2013
12 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Michael A. Cook
Near Eastern Studies
“The Long-Term Geopolitics of the Pre-Modern Middle East”
A light lunch will be provided
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
4:30 p.m.
100 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Jon Alterman
Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Director, Middle East Program
Center for Strategic and International Studies
"Syria, the United States, and the Future of the Middle East"
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Thursday, September 19, 2013
12 noon–1:20 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Lindsey Stephenson (NES)
Paper title: "Geography and Belonging: Social Navigation in the Kuwaiti Houla"
Discussion: Cyrus Schayegh (NES)
A light lunch will be served
 
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Friday, September 20 – Sunday, September 22, 2013
Carl A. Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding
58 Prospect Avenue
The Mashriq in the Age of Late Imperialism: The Mandates in Global Perspective
Organized by Cyrus Schayegh (Princeton University) and Andrew Arsan (University of Cambridge)
With the generous support of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies; the David A. Gardner ’69 Magic Project; the Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia; the Department of Near Eastern Studies; the Davis Center, History Department; the University Center for Human Values; and the Program in European Cultural Studies
For a copy of the conference program, click here.
 
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September 21, 2013 – February 2, 2014
Main Exhibition Gallery
Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library
The Friends of the Princeton University Library present
“Egyptian Film Poster Designers and the Print Shops
of Hassan Mazhar Gassour & Sayed ‘Ali Ibrahim al-Nasr”
 
 
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Monday, September 23, 2013
12 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Jack Tannous
History
“Syriac’s Place in the History of the Middle East”
A light lunch will be provided
 
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Çarşamba, 25 Eylül 2013/Wednesday September 25, 2013
12:00 noon–1:10 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Necmettin Kızılkaya
Visiting Fellow, Near Eastern Studies
Assistant Professor on the Faculty of Law, University of Yalova (Turkey)
"Geçmişten Günümüze İslam Dünyasında Mezhep Olgusu"
Öğle yemeği ve konuşma
 
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Thursday, September 26, 2013
5:00 p.m.
Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall
His Excellency, Dr. Moncef Marzouki
President of the Republic of Tunisia
Public Lecture
Co-Sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School and The Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice
 
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CANCELLED!
 
Friday, September 27, 2013
12:00 noon
Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall
His Excellency, Abdullah Gul
President of Turkey
“The World in Transition and Global Challenges Ahead: A Turkish Perspective”
Co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School and the Department of Near Eastern Studies
 
Tickets will be available to the general public and all Princeton University students, faculty and staff on a first-come, first-serve basis, beginning Tuesday, September 24, at 12 noon at the Frist Campus Center Ticket Office. Ticketing will continue from noon to 6 p.m., through Wednesday, while supplies last.
 
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Friday, September 27, 2013
2:00 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Ph.D. Final Public Oral Examination of
Nadav Samin
Dissertation title:
“The Dark Matter of Tribal Belonging: Genealogical Representation and Practice in Saudi Arabia”
 
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42nd Annual Conference
of the
North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies
(NAAIMS) - (Formerly AMSS)
“Constitutions and Islam”
Cosponsored By:
Department of Near Eastern Studies
&
Program of Near Eastern Studies
Princeton University, NJ
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Computer Science Building
Room 104, 35 Olden Street, Princeton, NJ 08544
8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Program Chair:
Prof. M. Sükrü Hanioğlu (Princeton University)
To Register Contact Layla Sein, Director of Academic Affairs, at conferences@amss.org
Click here for the Conference Program
Click here for the Conference Flyer
Click here for the Registration Form
 
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Sunday, September 29, 2013
3:00 p.m.
101 McCormick Hall
Dr. Christiane Gruber ’98
Associate Professor of Islamic Art, History of Art, University of Michigan
“The Painterly ‘Still’ in Modern Egyptian, Iranian, and Turkish Visual Cultures”
Reception to follow in the Main Gallery, Firestone Library
 

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CANCELLED
 
Monday, September 30, 2013
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Marwa el-Shakry
Columbia University
“Renaissance and Reformation: History, Language, and Translation in the Making of the Nahda
A light lunch will be provided
 
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Monday, September 30, 2013
4:30 p.m.
Computer Science 104
The Near East & the World Seminar Series
Andrew Bacevich
Boston University
"Cheap Grace and the American Way of War"
 
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Tuesday, October 1, 2013
12:00 Noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Frederic Wehrey
Senior associate in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
“In the Shadow of the Syrian War: Sectarianism in the Arab Gulf States”
Lunch will be provided. Please rsvp to jslack@princeton.edu by September 26.
 
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Thursday, October 3, 2013
12:00 noon–1:20 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Thomas Carlson (HIS)
Paper title: "Contours of Conversion: The Geography of Islamization in Syria, 600–1500"
Discussant: Christian Sahner (HIS)
A light lunch will be served
 
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Monday, October 7 , 2013
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Leslie Peirce
NYU
“Roxelana: Writing Popular Biography”
A light lunch will be provided
 
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Monday, October 7, 2013
4:30 p.m.
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
Workshop on Arab Political Development
Maen Rashid Areikat
Ambassador of the PLO Delegation to the US
"A New U.S.-Middle East Approach Towards the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict"
Co-sponsored by the Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, the Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, the Department of Near Eastern Studies, the Program in Near Eastern Studies and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
 
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Tuesday, October 8, 2013
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Eckart Woertz
Senior researcher at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)
“Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East”
Lunch will be provided.
Please rsvp to Jslack@princeton.edu by October 3.
 
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Tuesday, October 8, 2013
12:00 noon
015 Robertson Hall
Workshop on Arab Political Development
Dalia Ziada
Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies
"What is Happening in Egypt"
Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, the Department of Near Eastern Studies, the Program in Near Eastern Studies and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
 
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PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE!
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
4:30 p.m.
McCormick 106
Ertegun Foundation Lecture
Suhnaz Yilmaz Ozbagci
Associate Professor of International Relations
Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities , Koς University
"Quest for Energy Security: Turkey's Role in Eurasian Energy Politics"
 
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Monday, October 14, 2013
4:30 p.m.
100 Jones Hall, 4:30pm
Charif Kiwan
Producer with the Syrian filmmakers' collective Abounaddara, which has been publishing short documentaries on the Internet every Friday since the onset of the Syrian revolution in 2011.
“Representing Syria in a Time of War: Short Films of the Abounaddara Collective”
Film Screenings and a Discussion with
Max Weiss (History/Near Eastern Studies)
 
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Monday, October 14, 2013
4:30 p.m.
Robertson Hall
Workshop on Arab Political Development
Leslie Campbell
National Democratic Institute
“Interim Assessment: Is There Progress Toward Democracy in the Post-Spring Arab World?”
Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, the Department of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Near Eastern Studies

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Ali Al-Ahmed
Director of the Institute for Gulf Affairs, Washington, D.C.
“Saudi Arabia: The Reality and Outlook ”
Lunch will be provided.
Please rsvp to Jslack@princeton.edu by October 10.
 
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
4:30 pm
Computer Science 104
The Near East and the World Seminar Series-
Reckoning with Iraq: Ten Years Later
Kanan Makiya
Sylvia K. Hassenfeld Professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at Brandeis University
Author of the best-seller Republic of Fear: The Politics of Modern Iraq (1989)
“The 2003 Iraq War: A Retrospective View Through the Prism of the Arab ‘Spring’”
 
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October 18–19, 2013
Bowl 16, Robertson Hall
Woodrow Wilson School
AALIMS - Princeton Workshop on Economic and Political Institutions of Islam: Past and Present
This Princeton University Bobst Center/AALIMS event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.
To register, please send an e-mail to bobstctr@princeton.edu or criley@princeton.edu by Friday, October 11, 2013.
 
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Many Minds, Many Stripes
Graduate Alumni Conference
NES Open House
Friday, October 18, 2013
4:00–6:00 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
 
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October 19–October 31, 2013
Bernstein Gallery
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
“Sacred Spaces: Turkish Mosques & Tombs”
Photography by Mary Cross
Artist Reception: Sunday October 20 from 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Gallery hours: M–F, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Call 609-497-2441 for appointment on weekends
 
 
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Monday, October 21, 2013
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Kirk Johnson
Founder and Executive Director of The List Project to Resettle Iraqi Allies
“To Be a Friend is Fatal—the Abandonment of the Iraqis and Afghans Who Believed in America”
A light lunch will be provided.
 
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Thursday, October 24, 2013
12:00 Noon
202 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Emile Hokayem
Senior Fellow for Regional Security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies
“Syria: From Uprising to Regional Conflict? The Explosive Interplay of Local Dynamics and Regional Politics”
Lunch will be provided.
Please rsvp to jslack@princeton.edu by October 21
 
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Monday, November 4, 2013
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Benoit Challand
The Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, NYU
“Markets of Obedience: Discussing the Impacts of International Aid in Palestine”
A light lunch will be provided.
 
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Ishac Diwan
Lecturer on Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
“Cronyism in Egypt”
Lunch will be provided.
Please rsvp to Jslack@princeton.edu by November 1.
 
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Thursday, November 7, 2013
12:00 noon–1:20 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Elizabeth Nugent (POL)
Paper title: "Islamism and the Problem of Western Hegemony: Experimental Evidence from Egypt" (co-authored with Amaney Jamal & Tarek Masoud)
Discussant: Cole Bunzel (NES)
A light lunch will be served
 
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Monday, November 11, 2013
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Teresa Shawcross
History Department, Princeton University
“Fortunate Asia: A Late Medieval Empire in Exile”
A light lunch will be provided
 
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Tuesday, November 12, 2013
12:00 Noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Hisham Melhem
Washington Bureau Chief, Al Arabiya News Channel
“Arab Uprisings: The Persistence of the Old Order”
Lunch will be provided.
Please rsvp to Jslack@princeton.edu by November 8.
 
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Friday, November 15, 2013
Frist 302
The Art of Calligraphy in Arabic and Persian
By Fine Artist
Faraz Khan
3 sessions for all classes
9:00–9:50 a.m.
10:00–10:50 a.m.
12:30–1:20 p.m.
This talk will be conducted in English
Guests are welcome
 
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Friday, November 15, 2013
12:00 noon
Room 203
Scheide Caldwell House
Almog Behar
Tel Aviv University
“Locating Arab-Jewish/Mizrahi Literature: Between Jewish Liturgy, Arab Music and Israeli Hebrew”
Sponsored by the Program in Judaic Studies, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, and the Departments of Comparative Literature and Near Eastern Studies
Lunch will be served.
R.S.V.P. to Baru Saul at baru@princeton.edu
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Monday, November 18, 2013
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Sara Pursley
Associate Editor, International Journal of Middle East Studies (IJMES), Middle East and Middle East American Center, CUNY Graduate Center
"'Education for Real Life': Pedagogies of the Unconscious and the Age of Development in Hashimite Iraq”
A light lunch will be provided
 
 
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
12:00 Noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Joshua Landis
Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma
"Syria, What's Next?"
Lunch will be provided.
Please rsvp to jslack@princeton.edu by November 15.
 
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
چهارشنبه بیستم نوامبر ٢٠١٣
12:00 noon –1:00 p.m.
ساعت ١٢ تا ١
102 Jones Hall
اتاق ١۰۲ جنز هال
Persian Language Talk Series
Negin Moshtagh
نگین مشتاق
“Introduction to DAF & KAMANCHEH”
"نوای دَف و کمانچه"
A light lunch will be served.
Please note that the talk will be in Persian.
 
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Thursday, November 21, 2013
12:00 noon–1:20 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Samuel Helfont (NES)
Paper title: "Challenging Saddam's Omnipotence: A Reexamination of Ba'thist Discourse on Shi'ism"
Discussant: Max Weiss (HIS/ NES)
A light lunch will be served
 
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Thursday, November 21, 2013
4:30 pm, Robertson Hall, Bowl 2
The Near East and the World Seminar Series
Reckoning with Iraq: Ten Years Later
Colin H. Kahl
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
“Ending the War in Iraq"
Free and Open to the Public
Sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies
 
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Friday, November 22, 2013
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Bowl 1 Robertson Hall
Symposium
“Muslims among Others: Islam’s Pluralism in South Asia”
Sponsored by the Program in South Asian Studies
For more about the symposium, click here.
 
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Monday, November 25, 2013
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Jonathan Shannon
Hunter College and the City University of New York Graduate Center
" Rhetorics of al-Andalus in Modern Syrian Popular Culture : or, There and Back Again.”
A light lunch will be provided
 
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Monday, December 2, 2013
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Benjamin L. Smith
Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic, Swarthmore College
" Writing Amrika: The American Encounter in Modern Arabic Fiction ”
A light lunch will be provided
 
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013
12:00 Noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Guy Burak
The Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Librarian, Bobst Library, New York University
The Ottoman Dynasty's Legal Claims and the Rise of the Imperial State Madhhab
Lunch will be provided.
Please rsvp to jslack@princeton.edu by Nov. 27.
 
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013
4:30 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Marina Rustow
Humanities Council Fellow
Charlotte Bloomberg Associate Professor in the Humanities, The Johns Hopkins University
“An Unknown Fatimid Petition from the Cairo Geniza”
Sponsored by the Council of the Humanities and the Department of Near Eastern Studies
 
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Thursday, December 5, 2013
4:30 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Marina Rustow
Humanities Council Fellow
Charlotte Bloomberg Associate Professor in the Humanities, The Johns Hopkins University
“In the Theater of Sovereignty: The Petition and Response Procedure under the Fatimids”
Sponsored by the Council of the Humanities and the Department of Near Eastern Studies
 
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PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE!
 
Friday, December 6, 2013
10:00 a.m.
McCormick 28
“Syria’s Heritage in Crisis”
A half-day conference at Princeton University – Friday December 6, 2013
Organized by: Center for Arts & Cultural Property Studies, Princeton University
Penn Cultural Heritage Center, University of Pennsylvania
Co-sponsored by: The Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia
For further information, please contact Christian Sahner: csahner@princeton.edu
To see the conference program, please click here.
 
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Friday, December 6, 2013
Cuma, 6 Aralık 2013
12:00 noon–1:10 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Turkish Language Talk
Öğle yemeği ve konuşma
Sibel Erol
New York University
“Orhan Pamuk ve İstanbul”
This talk will be presented in Turkish.
 
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Monday, December 9, 2013
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Narges Erami
Yale University
“The Politics of the Non-Political: The Bazaaris of the Holy City of Qum”
A light lunch will be provided.
 
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Monday, December 9, 2013
4:30 pm, McCormick 101
The Near East and the World Seminar Series
Reckoning with Iraq: Ten Years Later
Barham Salih
Former Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraqi Kurdistan and Former Deputy Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Iraq
“ The U.S, Iraq, and the Future of the Kurds "
Free and Open to the Public
Sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies
 
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
12:00 Noon
Bendheim Hall 012, Cyrus Black Room
The Honorable Mikheil Saakashvili
Former President of Georgia
“EU Enlargement to Eastern Europe and the Caucasus”
Co-sponsored by Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, Near Eastern Studies, and the European Union Program at Princeton University
Princeton University ID required—Students and Faculty only!
Please RSVP to matheney@princeton.edu
Space is limited
 
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
4:30 p.m.
100 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Sadik J. Al-Azm
Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
"Syria in Revolt"
 
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
4:30 p.m.
Bowl 001
Robertson Hall
Nancy Okail
Executive Director, Tahir Institute for Middle East Policy, Washington, DC
"Does the U.S. Still Have Leverage Over Egypt's Transition?"
 
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POSTPONED
Monday, February 3, 2014
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Matthew S. Erie
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies
"Law, Language, and Subject: Normative Creolization on China’s Silk Road"
Co-sponsored with the Program in East Asian Studies
A light lunch will be provided
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Monday, February 10, 2014
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Matthew S. Erie
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies
"Law, Language, and Subject: Normative Creolization on China’s Silk Road"
Co-sponsored with the Program in East Asian Studies
A light lunch will be provided
 
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February 14-15, 2014
Friday, 2:30-6:45 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
International Workshop:
The Occult Sciences in Islamicate Cultures (13th-17th Centuries)
Organized by Matthew Melvin-Koushki
Co-sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies, Near Eastern Studies Program,
Iranian Studies Program and History of Science Program, Princeton University;
the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia;
and the Department of Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania
For the workshop program click here
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Monday, February 17, 2014
12 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Manan Ahmed
Columbia University
“A Half-Smile: On the Wisdom of Women in Chachnama”
A light lunch will be provided
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Wednesday, February 19, 2014
4:30 pm
Robertson Hall, Bowl 1
The Near East and the World Seminar Series-
Reckoning with Iraq: Ten Years Later
Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor of The Washington Post
“Reflections on the Emerald City: How the United Tried—and Failed—to Govern and Rebuild Iraq"
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Thursday, February 20, 2014
12:00 noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Samir Bennis
Co-founder/Editor-in-Chief, Morocco World News
“Trouble and Strife: Resolving Decades of Conflict over the Sovereignty of the Western Sahara”
Lunch will be provided
Please rsvp to jslack@princeton.edu by February 14
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Thursday, February 20, 2014
12:00 noon–1:20 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Simon Wolfgang Fuchs (NES)
Paper title: "Importing the Revolution: Pakistani Readings of the Islamic Republic of Iran"
Discussant: Rainer Brunner (Institute for Advanced Study)
To access the paper, click the following link and insert your Princeton NetID:
https://webspace.princeton.edu/users/pisc/FuchsPISC13February.pdf
A light lunch will be served
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Monday, February 24, 2014
12 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Tamer el-Leithy
New York University
“Converting Words: A Social History of Arabization in Medieval Egypt”
A light lunch will be provided
 
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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
4:30 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
سلسلة المحاضرات العربيةفي جامعة برنستون تقدّم:
The Arabic Lecture Series at Princeton University presents:
”أحاديث في القاهرة“
فلم وثائقي لمخرجة جانيت رزق
عرض الفلم والمناقشة مع المخرجةباللغة العربية
“Conversations in Cairo”
A Documentary Directed by Jeannette Rizk
Film Screening and Conversation with the Director in Arabic
 
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Thursday, February 27, 2014
12:00 Noon
102 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Mu'taz Alkhatib
Producer, Al-Jazeera’s “Sharia and Life” Program
“Muslim Jurists, the Modern Nation State, and Fatwas in a Time of Revolution”
Lunch will be provided
Please rsvp to jslack@princeton.edu by February 24
 
 
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Thursday, February 27, 2014
12:00 noon–1:20 pm
202 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Jacob Olidort (NES)
Paper title: “The Politics of the Publishing House: Albānī and al-Maktab al-Islāmī”
Respondent: Sarah Islam (NES)
To access the paper, click the following link and insert your Princeton NetID:
A light lunch will be served

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Friday, February 28, 2014
10:15 a.m.
211 Dickinson Hall
Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies
presents
Muhammad Qasim Zaman
Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
“Religious Minorities and the Anxieties of an Islamic Identity in Pakistan”
Lunch to follow in Prospect House
To request a copy of the paper electronically and/or to RSVP for lunch, please email jhoule@princeton.edu
 
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Cuma, 28 Şubat 2014
Friday, February 28, 2014
12:00 noon-1:10 p.m.
202 Jones Hall
Öğle yemeği ve konuşma
Turkish Language Talk
Ayça Yeşim
"Örneklerle Açıklamalı Türk Sanat Müziği"
 

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CANCELLED!

 
Monday, March 3, 2014
12 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Shira Robinson
The George Washington University
“Citizen Strangers: Palestinians and the Birth of Israel’s Liberal Settler State”
A light lunch will be provided.
 
 
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
4:30 p.m.
Bowl 1, Robertson Hall
Rami Khouri
Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, American University of Beirut
"Revolutions, Counter-Revolutions and Constitutions: The Difficult Rebirth of the Modern Arab World"
Please visit www.princeton.edu/bobst/ for more information!
 
 
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Monday, March 10, 2014
12 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
M’hamed Oualdi
Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
“Exile as a Tool of Modernity: A Tunisian Diaspora in Livorno and Its Reaction to French Colonization (1881-1891)”
A light lunch will be provided
 
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
12:00 noon–1:20 pm
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: James Pickett (HIS)
Paper title: "Opportunity from Upheaval: Lineages, Patronage, and the Alliance of Convenience between Islamic Scholars and Turkic Nobility"
Respondent: Michael Reynolds (NES)
To access the paper, click the following link and insert your Princeton NetID:
A light lunch will be served
Note that this session will take place on a Wednesday, not on a Thursday, as is the usual custom
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Monday, March 24, 2014
12 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Shareah Taleghani
Queens College, CUNY
“Reflections on the Children of Deraa: Vulnerability and Sentimental Education in Syria Prison Literature”
A light lunch will be served.
 

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
4:30 p.m.
Bowl 001, Robertson Hall
Magued Osman
Egyptian Center for Public Opinion "Baseera"
"Measuring Public Opinion During Egypt's Struggle to Democracy"
Registration requested. RSVP to Christine Riley (criley@princeton.edu)
 
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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
6:30 pm
101 McCormick Hall
Islam in Conversation Series
Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl
Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
“Islamic Law, Gender, & Human Rights”
Sponsored by the Muslim Life Program; co-sponsored by the Program in Law & Public Affairs, Near Eastern Studies, Center for the Study of religion, Program in Gender and Sexuality, the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace & Justice
 

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
12 noon
105 Bobst Hall
Paul Amar
Global and International Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
"The Security Archipelago: Human-Security States, Sexuality Politics and Social Militarization in Contemporary Egypt and Brazil"
Registration requested. RSVP to Christine Riley (criley@princeton.edu)
 
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Thursday, March 27, 2014
12:00 noon–1:20 pm
102 Jones Hall
Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium
Presenter: Nate Hodson (NES)
Paper title: "Merchant-State Relations Under Ibn Sa'ud: A Study in Political Consolidation in Early Saudi Arabia (1924–1953)"
Respondent: Nadav Samin (NES)
A light lunch will be served
 

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Cuma, 28 Mart 2014
Friday, March 28, 2014
12:00 noon-1:10 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
Öğle yemeği ve konuşma
Turkish Language Talk
Yücel Yanıkdağ
"Osmanlı Cihan Savaşında Fedakârlık İdeolojisi ve Asker Motivasyonu"
 
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Monday, March 31, 2014
12:00 noon,
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Aslı Iğsız
Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University
"Museumization of Culture and "Multiculturalism" in Contemporary Turkey:
Greco-Turkish Population Exchange Museum as an Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Project"
A light lunch will be provided.
 
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Monday, March 31, 2014
4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
010 East Pyne
“Jewish-Muslim Relations in Print and Film”
A presentation of the new book, A History of Jewish-Muslim Relations from the Origin to the Present Day (Princeton University Press) with a partial screening of a new documentary, Jews and Muslims: Intimate Strangers, followed by a discussion with Emeritus Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East and Professor of Near Eastern Studies Mark Cohen and Lecturer in Near Eastern Studies Michael Barry.
Sponsored by the Near Eastern Studies Department and Program, Department of History, Program in Judaic Studies, Muslim Students Organization, Center for Jewish Life, and Princeton University Press
 
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014
4:30 pm
101 McCormick Hall
36th Annual Carolyn L. Drucker Memorial Lecture
David B. Ruderman
Joseph Meyerhoff Professor of Modern Jewish history and Ella Darivoff Director of the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania
“The Revival of the Jewish-Christian Debate in Nineteenth Century Europe: The Evangelical Missionary Alexander McCaul and His Jewish Interlocutors”
Sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies, the Program in Near Eastern Studies, and the Program in Judaic Studies
 
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Thursday, April 3, 2014
12:30 p.m.
Frist Multi-purpose Room B04B (Basement level)
سلسلة المحاضرات العربيةفي جامعة برنستون تقدّم:
The Arabic Lecture Series at Princeton University presents:
حكاية عروس أمريكية في المغرب
أو...
هل تحبّون القصص العاطفية؟
“The Story of an American Bride in Morocco”
or,
“Do You Like Romantic Tales?”
Arabic Lecture and Video by Barbara Romaine
Arabic Instructor, Villanova University
Pizza and drinks will be provided for all attendees!
 

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Monday, April 7, 2014
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Khalid Fahmy
The American University in Cairo
"The siyasa councils: Implementing sharia in 19th-century Egypt."
A light lunch will be provided.
 

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 Tuesday, April 8, 2014
12:00 noon–1:00 p.m.
102 Jones Hall
The Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies
Invites prospective concentrators to its
SOPHOMORE OPEN HOUSE
Lunch will be served
 

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
4:30 PM
100 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia
Amin Maalouf
Novelist and member of the Académie Française
"Identity in a Global Era"
 
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Thursday, April 10, 2014
4:30 pm
Robertson Hall, Bowl 2
The Near East and the World Seminar Series-
Reckoning with Iraq: Ten Years Later
Rashid Khalidi
Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Department of History, Columbia University
“The Invasion of Iraq and the Reordering of the Middle East"
 
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Monday, April 14, 2014
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2013–14
Jonathan Wyrtzen
Yale University
"Making Morocco: Legibility, Legitimation, and the Politics of Identity in a Colonial Political Field"
A light lunch will be provided.
 
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