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Calendar

2023 Feb 07

Constructing the Past in a Fractured Present: A History of Late Ottoman Historical Writing, 1839-1922

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to presentConstructing the Past in a Fractured Present: A History of Late Ottoman Historical Writing, 1839-1922

with
Erdem SönmezAssistant Professor, Social Sciences University of AnkaraErdem Sönmez is a historian of the modern Middle East with a particular research focus on the late Ottoman Empire and republican Turkey. He received his Ph.D. in History from Bilkent...

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2023 Feb 08

Money (Not) to Burn: Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Crop Residue Burning

12:00pm

Location: 

Lee Gathering Room, CGIS S030, 1730 Cambridge Street (and via Zoom)

Presented by The Joint Center for History and Economics

Money (Not) to Burn: Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Crop Residue Burning

Speaker: Namrata Kala (MIT / Sloan)

For further information and zoom link registration see ...

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2023 Feb 08

HIGH Seminar: Rise of the Vultures: Jobbing Nations in the Victorian Stock Exchange

4:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Warren Center Conf. Room (#B21), 35 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA 02138 and Zoom (see below)

"Rise of the Vultures: Jobbing Nations in the Victorian Stock Exchange"

Speaker: Marc Flandreau, University of Pennsylvania
Comment: Charlotte Robertson (Harvard University) and Ellen Nye (Harvard University)

This session will take place in person, with an option for remote access. Please register in advance to receive the paper and the Zoom link.

To register:
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2023 Feb 08

Book talk: "Familial Undercurrents Untold Stories of Love and Marriage in Modern Iran"

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES Director's Series is pleased to present

Familial Undercurrents: 
Untold Stories of Love and Marriage in Modern Iran

with

Afsaneh Najmabadi
Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University

Not long after her father died, Afsaneh Najmabadi discovered that her father had a secret second family and that she had a sister she never knew about. In Familial Undercurrents, Najmabadi uncovers...

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