464 Past Events

We Live in Cairo show art by Ganzeer-Iores

A.R.T. Marketing/Ganzeer-Iores

Special Series - Open to the Public

"We Live in Cairo" Act II Series: A Discussion with Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

Sat., May 18, 2019 | 2:00pm

Loeb Drama Center

A discussion with Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, Founder, Barjeel Art Foundation and Lecturer, Council on Middle East Studies, Yale University, as part of the We Live in Cairo Act II Series following the 2:00pm performance at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University.

Presented by the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, and the Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School.

The event will take place at A.R.T. (Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St, Cambridge).For tickets and more information, please contact A.R.T. Ticket Services at 617.547.8300.

We Live in Cairo show art by Ganzeer-Iores

A.R.T. Marketing/Ganzeer-Iores

Special Series - Open to the Public

"We Live in Cairo" Act II Series: A Discussion with Ganzeer

Thu., May 16, 2019 | 7:30pm

Loeb Drama Center

A discussion with Egyptian Artist Ganzeer, as part of the We Live in Cairo Act II Series following the 7:30pm performance at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University.

Presented by the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, and the Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School.

The event will take place at A.R.T. (Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St, Cambridge). For tickets and more information, please contact A.R.T. Ticket Services at 617.547.8300.

Police stand guard as students demonstrate in Algiers, Algeria, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Algerian protesters rejected the interim leader named Tuesday to replace former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, shouting "out with the system" as they demonstrated for the dismantling of the political hierarchy that has led Algeria for two decades.

AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy

Seminar - Open to the Public

The Algerian Uprising: the People, the Power and the Army

Wed., May 1, 2019 | 4:15pm - 5:30pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

A seminar with Hugh Roberts, Edward Keller Professor of North African and Middle Eastern History, Tufts University.

Students from the J-term Field Study Course HDS 3335: Narratives of Displacement and Belonging in Israel and the West Bank pose for a group photo.

RCPI

Seminar - Open to the Public

Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Info Session

Thu., Apr. 25, 2019 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Location: Braun Room, Andover Hall, Harvard Divinity School

Come and learn about the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative (RCPI) from the Team Leaders Diane L. Moore, Atalia Omer, Hilary Rantisi, and students.

Sponsored by Harvard Divinity School's Religious Literacy Project and the Middle East Initiative as part of the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative.

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.