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27 Sep 2021

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Pope Francis, Grand Imam Al-Tayyeb, and Ayatollah Al-Sistani: What Do Their Relationships Mean for Us?

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Online
Sponsored By: 
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University

Pope Francis inspires global leadership and readily encourages bonds of friendship with other leaders like him. In early 2019, he and Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayyeb (signing for a committee of Sunni religious leaders) issued a “Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together.”

27 Aug 2021

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Association for Asian Studies: Asian Studies (Part V)

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Association for Asian Studies

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh

04 Mar 2021

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France and Britain: Their Colonial Footprint in the Middle East

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh

Issam M. Fares Professor of Lebanese and Eastern Mediterranean Studies at the Fletcher School and Department of History at Tufts University

16 Apr 2021

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CERIS Spring 2021 Book Discussion: The Many Faces of Muhammad

14 Oct 2020

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Why the Islamic World Is Central to the History of Plague

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
McGill Social Studies of Medicine

Historical scholarship on the Black Death, inaugurated in the 1830s by European historians and medical authors, has since developed into one of the most prolific industries serving both the academy and the general public. That body of scholarship—an artifact of nineteenth-century Eurocentric and colonialist historiography—resulted in a virtual consensus, still in force, as to the temporospatial definition of past pandemics, as well as their causes and effects on societies that experienced them.

28 Oct 2020

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Responses to Modern-Day Health Crises in the Middle East and Latin America

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
University of Arizona

The University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Center for Latin American Studies is offering a 2-part webinar series "Pandemics and Health Crises in the Middle East and Latin America.

Wednesday, October 28, is "Responses to Modern-Day Health Crises in the Middle East and Latin America" by UA faculty Stefanie Graeter and Laura Goffman. Both take place from 4:30-6:00 pm Arizona Time, which is 7:30-9:00 pm Eastern Time.

13 Nov 2020

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Iran Colloquium: Hafiz and His Contemporaries: Time, Place, and Dialogue in the post-Mongol Persian Ghazal

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Council on Middle East Studies, Yale University

Dominic Parviz Brookshaw is Associate Professor of Persian Literature at the University of Oxford, and Senior Research Fellow in Persian at Wadham College, Oxford. From 2011-2013, he was Assistant Professor of Persian and Comparative Literature at Stanford University. Dominic currently serves on the Editorial Board of Middle Eastern Literatures and, for a decade (2004-2014), he was Assistant Editor for Iranian Studies. He is a former member of both the Board of the International Society for Iranian Studies, and the Governing Council of the British Institute of Persian Studies.

Contact: 
cmes@yale.edu, 203-436-2553

25 Sep 2020

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Iran Colloquium: Exile and the Nation: The Parsi Community of India and the Making of Modern Iran

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Yale University

Afshin Marashi is the Farzaneh Family Professor of Modern Iranian History at the University of Oklahoma, where he also serves as the director of the Center for Iranian Studies. He is the author of Exile and the Nation: The Parsi Community of India and the Making of Modern Iran, which was published by the University of Texas in 2020. His previous work includes Nationalizing Iran: Culture, Power, and the State, 1870-1940 (University of Washington, 2008), and a co-edited volume titled Rethinking Iranian Nationalism and Modernity (University of Texas, 2014).

20 Oct 2020

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Problems of Islamic Reform: Nigeria, Egypt and the United States

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
online
Sponsored By: 
Duke University Islamic Studies Progrqam

Please register here: https://duke.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcvc-uvqj8oHte1iTfYbpFMNZ4LVYFAV4md
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 2 PM – 3 PM

17 Sep 2020

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Iran in the Anti-Imperialist Struggle

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
online

Register for the webinar: https://bit.ly/iransolidarity

Speakers:
Max Ajl
Nina Farnia
Vida Samiian
Micol Savia

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