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Crown Center for Middle East Studies Seminar Series

Date(s) - 09/21/2022
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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We are delighted to invite you to join us this year for an outstanding lineup of speakers in our Crown Seminar series. We invite scholars and practitioners with expertise in the modern Middle East to share their research and experience with the Brandeis community as well as a wider, global audience. Our seminars will take place virtually over Zoom as webinars and are free and open to the public. Registration is required and more details to follow.

September 21, 11:00am-12:15pm EDT
Stacey Philbrick Yadav
“Peace, Justice, and Knowledge Production in Yemen”

October 12, 11:00am-12:15pm EDT
Jonathan Wyrtzen
“Worldmaking in the Long Great War: How Local and Colonial Struggles Shaped the Modern Middle East”

December 7, 11:00am-12:15pm EST
Brahim El Guabli
“Saharanism: Intellectual and Literary Histories of a Desert-focused Imagination”

February 1, 11:00am-12:15pm EST
Hosam Aboul-Ela
“Exportability and Commitment: Arabic Literature in the Euro-American Market”

March 1, 11:00am-12:15pm EST
Jillian Schwedler
“How Even Failed Protests are Politically Significant: Insights from Jordan”

March 29, 11:00am-12:15pm EDT
Deborah Amos
“One War, Two Countries: Syria and Ukraine”

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