Middle Eastern and North African Studies Colloquium Series

COLLOQUIUM SERIES

Spring 2019

Talks are usually scheduled for 3pm on Friday afternoons in Marshall 490. Please check individual talk webpage for date/time/location details as they may change. We are still finalizing the Spring schedule, so check back here for updated information.

 
Talks are co-sponsored by CMES and MENAS.
 

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January 25: The First Book: Guidelines for Turning Your Dissertation into a Manuscript

Gökçe Günel, Assistant Professor, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, University of Arizona 

Co-Sponsored by Latin American Studies

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February 8: Future Generations of Solidarians: Organizing with and for Migrant Youth in Sicily

Megan A. Carney, Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Director of the Center for Regional Food Studies, School of Anthropology, University of Arizona 

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February 15: Revisiting the Legacy of Turkey's Village Institutes as Sites of Cultural Transformation

Yasemin Tezgiden Cakcak, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, University of Arizona

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March 14: Kazakhs Returning to Ancient Turkic Roots

Gulnara Omarbekova, Associate Professor of the Department of Kazakh Language and Turkic Studies, Nazarbayev University 

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March 29: Why Should We Attend To Texts On Yemeni Tribal Law?

Paul Dresch, Emeritus Fellow, University of Oxford

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April 5: Our Citizens Arriving from Other Countries: Displacement, Belonging, and Nationalism

Irina Levin, Postdoctoral Fellow at Melikian Center, Arizona State University 

Co-Sponsored by Arizona Center for Turkish Studies

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April 12: The Blue Feeling of Death and the Art of Forgiveness in Iran

Arzoo Osalnoo, Director of the Middle East Center, University of Washington

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Visit the MENAS Colloquium Series archives.

 

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