Events for Apr 1, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014

Monday, April 07, 2014

Picturing the square, the street, and the denizens of Istanbul: Ottoman court narratives and practices of urban space

Eurasian Empires Seminar Series Lecture by Çiğdem Kafescioğlu, Department of History at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul
12:00 PM
Monday, April 07, 2014

Egypt: Stillborn Revolution?

A colloquim with Hazem Kandil (Cambridge University) and Hugh Roberts (Tufts University). Sponsored by Center for Social Theory and Comparative History
2:00 PM
Tuesday, April 08, 2014

The Political Economy of the Syrian Uprising: Whither the Business Class?

A lecture by Bassam Haddad, Associate Professor, Department of Public and International Affairs and Director, Middle East Studies, George Mason University
2:00 PM
Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Legacy of Malcolm H. Kerr: in Memorium

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Dr. Malcolm Kerr's death, a panel of his former students will discuss perspectives on the impact of American education in the Middle East.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Ottomans and the Kodak Galaxy: Illustrated Journals and Photography During the Hamidian Era (1876-1909)

Lecture by Ahmet Ersoy, Department of History at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The Flying Man and the Accident: The piety movement and Kiarostami's "Ten"

A lecture by Joan Copjec, Professor, Modern Culture and Media, Brown University. Sponsored by the Program in Experimental Critical Theory
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sunday, April 13, 2014

Russian and Soviet Occupation of Iran in the First World War

A talk in Persian by Dr. Elham Malekzadeh. Part of the CNES and Program of Iranian Studies Bilingual Lecture Series.
5:00 PM
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Iran’s New Islamic Criminal Law Code: Prompts and Processes of Reform

A lecture by Intisar A. Rabb, Professor of Law, Professor of History, Harvard Law School
3:00 PM
Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Empire of the Steppe: Russia's Colonial Experience on the Eurasian Frontiers

Eurasian Empires Seminar Series Lecture by Michael Khodarkovsky, Loyola University, Chicago
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Monday, April 21, 2014

Social Man: Palestinian Capitalists and British Colonial Rule

A lecture by Sherene Seikaly, Director of The Middle East Studies Center and Assistant Professor of History, American University in Cairo
3:00 PM
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Viral Occupation: New Media Technologies and Israeli Military Rule

A lecture by Rebecca L. Stein, Anthropology, Duke University
3:30 PM
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Reform & Reality: Prisons in the Late Ottoman Empire

A lecture by Kent Schull, Binghamton University
3:00 PM