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Protection Amid Chaos: The Creation of Property Rights in Palestinian Refugee Camps from Columbia University Press.

Columbia University Press

Seminar - Open to the Public

Book Talk: Protection Amid Chaos: The Creation of Property Rights in Palestinian Refugee Camps

Fri., Oct. 6, 2017 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Taubman Building, WAPPP Cason Seminar Room, Room 102

A seminar with Nadya Hajj, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College, on her recent book Protection Amid Chaos: The Creation of Property Rights in Palestinian Refugee Camps from Columbia University Press.

JFK Jr Forum - Open to the Public

A Public Address by Christine Lagarde

Thu., Oct. 5, 2017 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum

A public address by
Christine Lagarde
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund

Followed by a conversation with
Nicholas Burns
Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations
Faculty Director, Future of Diplomacy Project; Faculty Chair, Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School
Lawrence H. Summers
Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus, Harvard University
Director, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School

Study Group - Open to the Public

Thomas Matussek Study Group: Three Elections and a Brexit: The Unraveling of Europe?

Mon., Oct. 2, 2017 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Center for European Studies

The historical promises of European integration, peace, prosperity and a powerful voice in a globalized world, seem to have lost their appeal. War in the east, economic and social meltdown in the south, millions of refugees, xenophobia and nationalism have a led to Brexit, Le Pen and the AfD, but have the elections in The Netherlands, France and Germany turned the tide?

 

Book Talk: A Revolution Undone: Egypt's Road Beyond Revolt

Oxford University Press

Seminar - Open to the Public

Book Talk: A Revolution Undone: Egypt's Road Beyond Revolt

Mon., Sep. 25, 2017 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Fainsod Room, Littauer-324

A seminar with H.A. Hellyer, Senior nonresident Fellow at the Atlantic Council's RH Centre for the Middle East and Associate Fellow in International Security at the Royal United Services Institute, on his recent book, A Revolution Undone: Egypt's Road Beyond Revolt from Oxford University Press.

Followed by a book signing at the Harvard COOP bookstore, 1400 Massachusetts Avenue in Harvard Square.

We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria, by Wendy Pearlman

HarperCollins

Seminar - Open to the Public

Book Talk: Understanding Syria Through Refugees' Stories: We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria

Wed., Sep. 20, 2017 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Taubman Building, Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

A seminar with Wendy Pearlman, Martin and Patricia Koldyke Outstanding Teaching Associate Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University, on her recent book, We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria from HarperCollins.

*Followed by a book signing event at the Harvard COOP, 1400 Massachusetts Avenue in Harvard Square. Several books will also be raffled off directly following the talk - entry will be in person at the event!

Co-sponsored by the Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change at Harvard Law School. 

 

Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68, by Asher Orkaby

Oxford University Press

Seminar - Open to the Public

Book Talk: Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Thu., Sep. 14, 2017 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Taubman Building, Nye A, 5th Floor

A seminar with Asher Orkaby, Research Fellow, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University and Lecturer, Tufts University, on his recent book, Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68, from Oxford University Press.

Director Düzen Tekkal

Düzen Tekkal

Special Series - Open to the Public

POSTPONED--Movie Screening: Háwar

Wed., Sep. 13, 2017 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Starr Auditorium

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the screening has been postponed to a later date. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Join MEI, the Carr Center for Human Rights, and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation for an exclusive screening of Háwar, a moving documentary investigating the genocide against the Yazidi community in Iraq and Syria.

Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter, by Zohra Drif, translated by Andrew Farrand

Just World Books

Seminar - Open to the Public

[POSTPONED] Book Talk: Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter

Tue., Sep. 12, 2017 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Taubman Building, Nye A, 5th Floor

This talk has been postponed. Rescheduling is currently being considered and further details, including a possible new date and time, will be announced soon. For the latest updates, check the event webpage linked below.

A seminar with Zohra Drif, Algerian freedom fighter and Senator on Algeria's Council of the Nation, 2001-2016, on her recent book Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter from Just World Books.

Followed by a book signing at the Harvard COOP Bookstore, 1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Harvard Square.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

*The event will be conducted in English and French, with translation as necessary.