Elsewhere at Harvard

2014 Jul 31

CMES: Struggle, Competition and Chaos in the Contemporary Arab Middle East and North Africa

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA

a discussion with Roger Owen
AJ Meyer Professor of Middle East History, Emeritus, Department of History

Professor Owen will lead a discussion on the chaos in the MENA region with a focus on the process of events since the Arab Uprisings of 2011.

This event is open to the public, no registration is required.

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2014 Dec 04

CES: Minority Protection in Post-World War I Europe: The Case of Turkey and its Armenians

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Busch Hall, Cabot Room

Abstract:  "How did the newly established Republic of Turkey legislate its minorities in its formative years? How did minorities (defined legally as non-Muslim citizens of the Republic) respond to the new regime? Looking at state-minority relationships in the context of interwar Europe’s League of Nations-initiated “minority protection regime” and taking a longue durée approach to the question by incorporating a discussion of the legacy of the Ottoman millet system as well as the 19th century Great Power “interventions” into what Ottomans viewed as their “...

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2014 Oct 22

CES: Variations on Simone Weil: European and North American Receptions of Her Antisemitica

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, Cabot Room, Busch Hall

Speaker(s): Benjamin Braude, Professor of History, Boston College

Sponsor(s):  Jews in Modern Europe; Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History; Contemporary Europe

Paradoxically Simone Weil was both one of the most polarizing thinkers in the twentieth century and an important unifying figure for both left and right in post-war France. Some called her a pacifist saint and others as bad as Hitler. This talk will argue that Weil's...

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