Other Harvard Events

2020 Nov 19

Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Workshops

10:30am to 1:00pm


Zoom presentation
Harvard's Islamic Collection in and beyond Cambridge: an introduction to rare music from the Islamicate World in the Loeb Music Library, the Islamic world in the collections of I Tatti and the Berenson Library, and the Byzantine and Islamic collections of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. Presentations by Joseph Kinzer (Loeb Music Library), Michael Rocke (Biblioteca Berenson), Spyros Koulouris (Villa i Tatti), Giovanni Pagliarulo (Biblioteca Berenson), Joshua Robinson (Dumbarton Oaks), and Stephanie Caruso (Dumbarton Oaks), Betsy Dospel Williams (Dumbarton Oaks),... Read more about Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Workshops
2020 Oct 02

The Ascendant Field: Critical Engagements with Ottoman Arabic Literature

(All day)


Virtual event

A two-day symposium on Arabic literature of the pre-nahda Ottoman era (1516-1789), featuring a keynote address by Hilary Kilpatrick (Independent Scholar) and presentations by Helen Pfeifer (Cambridge University), Ghayde Ghraowi (Yale University), Theodore Beers (University of Chicago), Rachida Chih (EHESS-CNRS, Paris), Hakan Özkan (University of Münster), Ozzy Gündüz (Harvard University), and Alev Masarwa (University of Münster). Sponsored by the Harvard University Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, the Prince...

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2020 Apr 24

Center for Middle Eastern Studies Postdoctoral Lectures

12:00pm to 2:00pm


Virtual lecture
Nathanael Aschenbrenner (CMES Byzantine Postdoctoral Fellow), Universal Monarchy Between Sultan and Pope: Reorienting Constantinople in the Fifteenth-Century Mediterranean and Siren Çelik (CMES Byzantine Postdoctoral Fellow), Manuel II Palaiologos (1350-1425): A Byzantine Emperor in a Time of Tumult; response by Dimiter Angelov (Harvard University). Research supported by grant number 41600623 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a collaboration between the Byzantine Studies Research Center at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey, and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies... Read more about Center for Middle Eastern Studies Postdoctoral Lectures
2020 Mar 12

MHC Persian and Persianate Studies Seminar

4:00pm to 5:30pm


Center for Middle Eastern Studies (38 Kirkland Street), room 102
Owen Cornwall (Tufts University), Alexander in the Graveyard: Persianate Humanism in Literature, Painting, and Architecture. CANCELLED
2020 Mar 10

Department of the Classics James Loeb Lecture

5:00pm to 6:00pm


Boylston Hall 203
David Ganz (Visiting Scholar in Medieval Studies), E. K. Rand, Ludwig Traube, Latin Palaeography and the Medieval Academy of America.