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October 24, 2012
The CMES Outreach Center is partnering with Harvard Committee on African Studies, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and...
October 24, 2012
During the summer of 2012, twenty-nine undergraduate students from three countries and ten states came to Harvard’s campus for advanced training in...
August 31, 2012
Serving CMES and the wider Harvard and outreach communities during the last five years as Outreach Center Director has been a wonderful opportunity. I am proud of the high quality programs, the...
April 30, 2012
On Thursday 26 April the Outreach Center hosted a reception for the "Drawing Words and Writing Pictures" art exhibit jointly sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies Outreach Center and...
March 29, 2012
On Monday 26 March 2012 the Outreach Center, in partnership with the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Harvard Kennedy School Middle East Initiative, and Aga Khan Program for...
March 27, 2012
The Internet has redefined fashion just as it has communication and business. In the last ten years, the fashion community has morphed from a seemingly exclusive world of magazine editors and...
March 07, 2012
Amy Sanders is a Social Studies teacher at Yarmouth High School in Yarmouth, Maine. In 2011, she was a member of the Egypt Forum, a yearly program of study run by the Outreach Center. The...
February 21, 2012
I am fan of baking bread. Lately, I have been trying a variety of pita bread recipes, pocketed flat breads found in many places but perhaps most associated with the Eastern Mediterranean region. I...
February 09, 2012
A joy of being a student of Egypt is continuing to learn about its rich heritage and diversity. While I had known of the Cairo Geniza, a trove of primary source documents from the Jewish community of...
February 08, 2012
The Outreach Center concluded a three-part webinar series focused on the scholarship of Afsaneh Najmabadi, Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality...