428 Events

Into the Hands of the Soldiers cover

Viking

Seminar - Open to the Public

Book Talk: Into the Hands of the Soldiers: Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East

Wed., Sep. 26, 2018 | 4:15pm - 5:30pm

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

A seminar with David Kirkpatrick, New York Times International Correspondent and Cairo Bureau Chief, 2011-2015, on his recent book Into the Hands of the Soldiers: Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East (Viking, 2018).

Followed by a book signing at the Harvard COOP, 1400 Mass Ave in Harvard Square.

Co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy.

A boy stands on the shore of a beach in Kos where he is staying together with his family. //Stephen Ryan/IFRC

Stephen Ryan/IFRC

Seminar - Open to the Public

Accompanying Unaccompanied Child Refugees: The Challenges Facing Advocates and Activists

Wed., Sep. 26, 2018 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Center for Government and International Studies - South Building

Location: Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, Room S030, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

A panel discussion with Jacqueline Bhabha (FXB Center at HSPH), Sofia Kouvelaki (The Home Project, Athens), and Vidur Chopra (HGSE). Moderated by Melani Cammett (Harvard Government Department).

Co-sponsored by the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.

Lunch will be served.

An Ottoman era bridge, once used for the Hijaz railway across the Yarmouk River on the border of Southern Syria and Northern Jordan, lies in disrepair since it was bombed by British forces in 1946.

Allison Hartnett

Seminar - Open to the Public

Making and Breaking Local Order: Colonizers, Autocrats, and Land Redistribution in the Modern Middle East (Rescheduled)

Thu., Apr. 26, 2018 | 4:15pm - 5:30pm

Ofer Building, Room 401

A seminar with Allison Hartnett, Predoctoral Research Fellow, Middle East Initiative and Ph.D. Candidate in Politics at the University of Oxford. Part of the Middle East Initiative Research Fellows Seminar Series.

Please note: this event has been moved to Thursday, April 26 from Tuesday, April 3, after being rescheduled from its original date of Wednesday, March 21.

The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya, Frederic Wehrey, 2018.

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Seminar - Open to the Public

Book Talk: Inside the Battle for the New Libya

Wed., Apr. 25, 2018 | 4:10pm - 5:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Rubenstein Building, David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

A seminar with Frederic Wehrey, Senior Fellow, Middle East Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on his new book The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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

Egypt in a Time of Revolution, Neil Ketchley, 2017.

Cambridge University Press

Seminar - Open to the Public

Book Talk: Egypt in a Time of Revolution

Mon., Apr. 23, 2018 | 4:10pm - 5:30pm

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

A seminar with Neil Ketchley, Lecturer in Middle East Politics, King’s College London and Visiting Professor of Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, on his recent book, Egypt in a Time of Revolutionfrom Cambridge University Press.

Moderated by Tarek Masoud, Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations, HKS.

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

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011.

AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed

Seminar - Open to the Public

A Conversation with Dr. Salam Fayyad and Prof. Rema Hanna

Mon., Apr. 9, 2018 | 11:40am - 1:00pm

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

A seminar with Dr. Salam Fayyad, MEI Senior Fellow and Former Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority (2007-2013) and Rema Hanna, Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South East Asia Studies, Harvard Kennedy School and Co-Director, Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at Harvard Kennedy School. Light lunch will be served.

Co-sponsored by Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at Harvard Kennedy School.