Spring 2023 MENAS Colloquium Series


Spring 2023

Talks are usually scheduled for 3pm on Friday afternoons and require registration 24 hours before the event. Please check individual talk webpage for date/time/location details as they may change.

Talks are co-sponsored by CMES and MENAS.


Transnational Ottoman Military Officer Families from the Mashriq in the Interwar Period

Presenter: Sean Tomlinson

Friday, January 27th


Media Research and Outreach in Yemen: Experiences and Lessons Learned

Presenters: Monica Chadha and Jeannine Relly

Friday, February 10th


A Rabbi, a Priest, and a Minister (of Foreign Affairs) Walk into a Bar: Religious Freedom Advocacy at the State Department

Presenter: Joanna Wulfsberg

Friday, February 24th


Saharan Vichy Camps between Memory and Memorialization: A Graphic History

Presenter: Aomar Boum 

Friday, March 3rd


Territorial Autonomy and Ethnic Protests in Northern Iraq

Presenter: Nahrain Bet Younadam 

Friday, March 31st


Liminal Politics from Empire to Republic: The Fortuitous Career of a Turkish Provincial Parliamentarian, 1920-1926

Presenter: Hasan Kayalı 

Friday, April 7th


Cultural Transfer and Identities: The Islamic Gravestones of Ottoman Crete

Presenter: Antonis Anastasopoulos 

Friday, April 14th