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Archive – February 2013

Monday, February 6, 2017
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2016-17
Asli Iğsiz
New York University
“Eugenics, Demography and Refugee Integration Policies in the Post-1945 Era: A Transnational Intellectual History”
 
Monday, February 13, 2017
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2016-17
Frank Griffel
Yale University
“Was Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) Really A Scriptualist? Reassessing the Role of Reason in One of Islam’s Most Successful Theological Projects”  
 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies
Ami Ayalon
Professor Emeritus of Modern Middle Eastern History, Tel Aviv University
"The Dawn of Printing in the Middle East – Hurdles and Practice"
 
 February 20, 2017
12:30 pm–5:30 pm
February 21, 2017
9:30 pm–5:30 pm
Geniza Lab – Frist 220
Documents and Institutions in the Late Ancient and Medieval Worlds: A Workshop
 
Monday, February 20, 2017
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2016-17
Lori Allen
SOAS, University of London
“Liberal Entanglements: Palestinians and the 1946 Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry”
  
Monday, February 27, 2017
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2016–17
Aaron Jakes
The New School
“A Delicate Operation: Provincial Administration, Khedivial Espionage,  and the Critique of Colonial Economism in Egypt”
 
February 27, 2017
4:30 pm
Center for Jewish Life, Wilf Hall
Udi Goren
Travel Photographer, Speaker, Teacher, and Artist
“A Walk in the Land: A Photographic Tour of Israel’s National Trail”
Sponsored by the Center for Jewish Life, the Department of Near Eastern Studies, the Program in Near Eastern Studies, and the Program in Judaic Studies
 
February 28, 2017
4:30 pm–6:00 pm
Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture
A screening of The Mulberry House
A documentary film by Sara Ishaq
 
Monday, March 6, 2017
12:00 noon
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2016–17
Robyn Creswell
Yale University
“Tehran 1979, Damascus 2011: Adonis, Foucault, and the Genealogy of Revolt”
Cosponsored by The Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies
 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
4:30 pm
102 Jones Hall
Lital Levy (Comparative Literature)
and
Philip Zhakevich (Near Eastern Studies)
“From the Bible to the Beach: The 3,000-Year Story of Hebrew”
Co-sponsored by the Department on Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies
  
Monday, March 13, 2017
12:00
202 Jones Hall
Brown Bag Lunch Series 2016–17
Michael Ferguson
The New School
“Enslaved and Emancipated Africans in Ottoman Izmir, 1850–1922”
 

Canceled! To be rescheduled at a later date.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
12:00 noon
Class of 1952 Room
Frist Campus Center
Ali Shihabi
Executive Director, Arabia Foundation, Washington, D.C.
“The Saudi-Iranian Conflict in Light of the Trump Administration’s Middle East Policy”
 
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