Middle Eastern and North African Studies Colloquium Series


Fall 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.


What Are The Gendered Ways That Syrians Experience Migration: Syrian Refugees in Izmir, Turkey

Presenter: Mija Sanders, PhD Candidate School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Friday, September 6th

New Christians and the Romance of Convivencia: History versus Memory

Presenter: David Graizbord, Associate Professor, The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies

Friday, October 4th


Letters from Baghdad - Movie

Preceded by Contextualizing the life of Gertrude Bell

Presenter: Pearce Paul Creasman, Associate Professor of Dendrochronology

Friday, October 18th 

Please note that this event will happen at 7PM


Book talk: Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic

Presenter: Narges Bajoghli, Assistant Professor of Middle East Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Friday, November 1st


Iraqi Kurdistan: An "Island in a Sea of Sharks?" - CANCELLED: Stay tuned for rescheduling!

Presenter: Hamdy Singary, Senior Advisor to the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council 

Friday, November 8th


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