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Previous PU Middle East Seminar Lectures

Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 4:30–6:00p.m., 102 Jones Hall:
Elvire Corboz: “An Ayatollah in Exile: The Transnational History of Khomeini’s Islamic Revolutionary Movement”
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 4:30–6:00p.m., 102 Jones Hall:
John Bornemann: “Daydreaming, Intimacy, and the Intersubjective Third in Fieldwork Encounters in Syria”
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 4:30–6:00p.m., 102 Jones Hall:
Hoda Youssef: “Fiscal Policy Manipulation in Non-democratic Regimes - The Case of Egypt”
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 4:30–6:00p.m., 102 Jones Hall:
Cyrus Schayegh: “Connecting the Dots: A Regional History of the Levant (Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Transjordan), 1918–1948.”
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 4:30–6:00p.m., 102 Jones Hall:
On Barak: “Out-dating: Telegraphy and the Eclipse of the Hijri Calendar”
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 4:30–6:00p.m., 102 Jones Hall:
Eckart Woertz: “Arab Food, Water and the Big Gulf Landgrab that Wasn’t.”
 
Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 430-6PM, 102 Jones Hall:
Andrew Kerim Arsan: Towards a Global History of the Intellectual: Eastern Mediterranean Literati in the World, c.1900-1920
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011, 430-6PM, 102 Jones Hall:
Lawrence Rosen: Parallel Worlds: 'Shadow' Law and Political Culture in Morocco
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 430-6PM, East Pyne 010:
Max Weiss: Happiness and Histories of Emotion in the Modern Middle East
 
Wednesday December 8, 2010, 430-6PM, East Pyne 010:
Ben White: 'Separatist Rebels' and 'Sons of the Country': the Question of Separatism in French Mandate Syria
 
Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 430-6PM, East Pyne 010:
Amaney Jamal: Of Empires and Citizens: Authoritarian Persistence in the Arab World
 
Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 430-6PM, East Pyne 010:
Michael Barry: Allegorical Images of Islamic Philosophy in Medieval and Renaissance European Art
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 430-630PM, 010 East Pyne:
Michael Laffan: "When is a Jawi Jawi: A short note on Pieter Sourij's "Maldin" and his Minang student "Sayf al-Rijal" 
 
Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 430-630PM, 008 Friend:
Senem Aslan: "Governing Areas of Dissidence: Nation-Building and Ethnic Movements in Turkey and Morocco".
 
Wednesday, March 3, 2010, 430-630PM, 010 East Pyne: Molly Greene:
"Mediterranean Fraud or What Happens at Sea Stays at Sea"
 
Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 430-630PM, 010 East Pyne:
Jacob Shapiro: The Politics of Militancy: Evidence from Pakistan
 
Wednesday, December 16, 2009, 430-630PM, 010 East Pyne:
Pascal Menoret: Urban delinquency and religious revival in Saudi Arabia
 
Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 430PM-630PM, 008 Friend:
Mirjam Kuenkler: The Special Courts of the Clergy (Dadgah-e Vizheh-ye Ruhaniyyat) and the Repression of Dissident Clergy in post-revolutionary Iran
 
Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 430-630PM, 010 East Pyne:
Heath Lowry: Recognizing 14th century Ottoman realities: 'Oh by the way, we are here to stay': the Ottoman pattern of conquest in the Balkans
 
Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 430-630PM, 008 Friend:
Mark Cohen: Modern myths of Muslim anti-Semitism