Talk: “The ‘Khitat’ of al-Maqrizi: Narrating History on the Tempo of ‘Kharab’” by Nasser Rabat, CMES, Harvard University, November 28, 2023

From the CMES website: Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2023, 5:00pm to 6:30pm; Location: CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138 The CMES Disaster Studies Initiative presents Nasser Rabbat Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture,  MIT Nasser Rabbat is the Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for

Talk: “Locusts of Power” by Samuel Dolbee, CMES, Harvard University, November 29, 2023

From the CMES website: Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 6:00pm to 7:30pm; Location: CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138 The CMES Environmental Studies of the Middle East Speaker Series is pleased to present Samuel Dolbee, Assistant Professor of History, Family Dean’s Faculty Fellow in Studies of the Middle East, Vanderbilt University Samuel Dolbee, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt

Seminar: “Ineffability and Adequation: Symmetries between ‘Ayn al-Quḍāt Hamadānī’s Theory of Language, Ontology and Mystical Epistemology” by Nicholas Boylston, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Harvard University, November 30, 2023

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:30pm; Location: TBD Nicholas Boylston, Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Co-sponsor: Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Persian and Persianate Studies

Visiting Researcher: Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, 2024-25, January 15, 2024

Applications for the CMES Visiting Researcher Program<https://cmes.fas.harvard.edu/vr-program> are due January 15. CMES is currently accepting applications for unpaid Visiting Researcher positions for the 2024-25 academic year. The main appointment categories are Visiting Scholar, for tenured and tenure-track faculty members on paid leave from other institutions, and Visiting Fellow, typically specialists in the region who work

Book talk: “Bedouin Bureaucrats: Mobility and Property in the Ottoman Empire” with Nora Barakat, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, February 14, 2024

Book talk: “Bedouin Bureaucrats: Mobility and Property in the Ottoman Empire” Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2024,  5:00pm to 6:30pm Location: CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138 The CMES New Works in Middle East Studies series presents Nora Barakat Assistant Professor of History, Stanford University In the late nineteenth century, the Ottoman government

Fellowship: The Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World, Harvard Law School, 2024-2025

The Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World invites applications for the 2024-2025 Visiting Fellowship Program. The Program on Law and Society Visiting Fellowship Program provides opportunities for outstanding scholars and legal practitioners to undertake research, writing, and scholarly engagement on law and society in Muslim majority and minority contexts. We are particularly

PIL–LC Research Fellowship Application, 2024-2025, February 15, 2024

In collaboration with the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School is pleased to invite applications for the 2024-2025 PIL–LC Research Fellowship (due: February 15, 2024). This newly offered fellowship is designed to provide an intellectual home to promising young scholars in Islamic legal

Summer Travel Grants: Harvard Center for African Studies, February 15, 2024

From the Harvard University Center for African Studies: The Center for African Studies offers funding to Harvard undergraduate students traveling to Africa for thesis research, internships, volunteer work, or study abroad. Grants require a minimum stay of eight weeks in Africa. Grant awards range from $2,500 – $5,000 and are intended to cover otherwise unfunded costs

Roundtable: Islamic Land Law, Program in Islamic Law, Harvard Law School, February 21, 2024 @ 12:30 – 1:30 pm

WED 21 FEB 2024 | 12.30-1.30 | via Zoom Event::Roundtable on Islamic Land Law The roundtable focuses on the transformation of the Ottoman land system in the 19th century, particularly examining the 1858 Land Code (Kanunname-i Arazi) and its impact on land laws in the Ottoman Empire’s successor states. With case studies focusing on Bosnia,