458 Past Events

10 Days Before the Wedding by Amr Gamal

Adenium Productions

Special Series - Open to the Public

MEI Film Series: 10 Days Before The Wedding (Yemen, 2018) Screening and Discussion

Mon., Apr. 15, 2019 | 6:15pm - 8:30pm

Harvard Kennedy School - Taubman Building

This event will take place in the Taubman Building, Ground Floor, Room G50, HKS.

Please join us for a screening of 10 Days Before The Wedding (Yemen, 2018) and a discussion with the film's director, Amr Gamal. The film explores a number of obstacles standing in the way of a young couple as only 10 days are left for their wedding, each obstacle is in one way or another caused by the aftermath of the 2015 war in Yemen.

A women holds a Palestinian flag during a protest at the Unknown Soldier Square, in Gaza City, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.

AP Photo/Adel Hana

Seminar - Open to the Public

Palestine in the Era of Trump: A New Strategy for Political Change

Tue., Apr. 9, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Taubman Building - Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

A seminar with Ambassador Husam S. Zomlot, Head of the Palestinian Mission to the United Kingdom; Strategic Affairs Advisor to the President of the Palestinian National Authority and State of Palestine.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Amb. Zomlot will deliver this lecture via video conference.

Co-sponsored by the CMES/WCFIA Middle East Seminar and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

Special Series - Open to the Public

MEI Short Films Program

Mon., Apr. 8, 2019 | 6:15pm - 8:30pm

Taubman Building - Wiener Auditorium, Ground Floor

Join us for MEI's short films program about child protection and migration followed by a panel discussion with the film makers. The program is featuring the following three short films: Tomorrow's ChildrenToday They Took My Son and Ayny. The panel discussion will feature Oula A. Alrifai and Mouhanad Al Rifay of Tomorrow's Children and Farah Nabulsi of Today They Took My Son.

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University.

A mother holds her young child overlooking Dubai from the observation deck of the Burj Khalifa.

Adobe Stock/Andrey Bandurenko

Seminar - Open to the Public

Making Care “Work” in Dubai: Mompreneurs between State, Market, and Mediated Spaces

Fri., Apr. 5, 2019 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Taubman Building - Darman Seminar Room, 1st Floor

A seminar with May Al-Dabbagh, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy, New York University Abu Dhabi with an associated appointment at NYU in New York. Previously, she was the Founder and Director of the Gender and Public Policy Program and a Research Fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School.

Co-sponsored by the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School.