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September 03, 2010
With the kick-off of the 2010-2011 academic year, CMES releases its Fall 2010 Newsletter. Highlights in this issue include an introduction of CMES’ new director, Professor Baber Johansen, student...
August 31, 2010
CMES faculty member and noted historian E. Roger Owen, A.J. Meyer Professor of Middle East History, was honored with the World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) “Award for Outstanding...
August 30, 2010
Abdelmajid Hannoum's Violent Modernity: France in Algeria is the latest Middle Eastern Monograph from CMES. The book is available for purchase through Harvard University Press....
August 26, 2010
Steven Caton, Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies, wades into the current debate on the feasibility of Yemen being a failed state in a recent Foreign Policy blog posting. In the post, he adds a...
August 25, 2010
Jocelyne Cesari, CMES Associate and Director of the Islam in the West Program, points out the contradictions and barriers to better relations with Muslims in France in “A French fair-veil, sans happy...
August 09, 2010
CMES Research Associate Dr. Sara Roy and her book Failing Peace: Gaza and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict (Pluto Press, 2007) were recently added to the NYTimes.com in-depth section on Gaza...
July 02, 2010
The World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies, which will be held in Barcelona July 19th - 24th, 2010, will present the “WOCMES Award for Outstanding Contributions to Middle Eastern Studies 2010” to...
June 08, 2010
Forgotten Saints: History, Power, and Politics in the Making of Modern Morocco is the latest title in CMES's Harvard Middle Eastern Monograph series. The book is available for purchase through...
June 02, 2010
Chotirat Komaradat (History & MES) and Anthony Shenoda (Anthropology & MES) are our PhD graduates this spring. From the AM program, we have nine students graduating this year...
May 20, 2010
Professor Owen's "Lord Cromer: Victorian Imperialist, Edwardian Proconsul" (Oxford University Press, 2004), will be the subject of a Translation Salon held on May 23rd during the American...
April 29, 2010
CMES Associate Susan G. Miller is co-editor of a new book published by the Aga Khan Program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD). Entitled “The Architecture and Memory of the...
April 28, 2010
CMES Research Associate Jocelyne Cesari contributed to the Social Science Research Council’s blog The Immanent Frame with an April 23rd blog post entitled “Muslims in European public spheres and the...
April 22, 2010
CMES congratulates Ekin Tusalp, who has been offered a Junior Residential Fellowship at Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations. The 9-month fellowship is for study on her...
April 20, 2010
Hillary's contributions to the GSAS community include serving as president of the Harvard Middle East Cultural Association (HMECA), which holds weekly breakfasts at CMES to provide a forum and...
April 13, 2010
This highly competitive fellowship is awarded to outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines...
March 29, 2010
"Israel and Palestine – Two States for Two Peoples: If Not Now, When?" is a policy statement by the Boston Study Group on Middle East Peace, a group of professionals and academics with strong...
March 18, 2010
Three CMES preceptors and one graduate student have been awarded Certificates of Distinction in Teaching for Fall 2009 from Harvard's Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. The Bok awards are...
March 01, 2010
CMES PhD student Julie Kleinman (Anthropology & MES), translated Marc Abélès' book The Politics of Survival. Published in January 2010, the book is available...
February 22, 2010
Four CMES students in the History and Middle East Studies Program have had papers accepted for conferences this year. In October, Kathryn Schwartz attended the 2009 Cryptologic History Symposium,...
January 22, 2010
Includes graduate and undergraduate courses from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, as well as course from Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Law School, Tufts University - Fletcher School of Law...
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