Talk: “Rivers of the Sultan: The Tigris and Euphrates in the Ottoman Empire” with Faisal Husain, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, February 28, 2024

The CMES Environmental Studies of the Middle East Speaker Series presents “Rivers of the Sultan: The Tigris and Euphrates in the Ottoman Empire” with Faisal Husain, Assistant Professor of History, Department of History, College of the Liberal Arts, Penn State “Rivers of the Sultan” offers a history of the Ottoman Empire’s management of the Tigris

Fellowship: Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program, April 15, 2024

From the Harvard University Center for African Studies: Harvard University President Derek Bok established the Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program in 1979 to address the needs of South Africans denied access to advanced education by the apartheid system. The creation of this program was a direct response to the strong movement by Harvard students and

Lecture: From Ownership to Partnership: Rethinking the Theory of Marriage in Islamic Law with Havva Guney-Ruebenacker, Harvard Law School, April 17, 2024 @ 12:15 – 1:15 PM

From the organizers: In this presentation, Havva Guney-Reubenacker will discuss her ongoing work on Islamic legal critiques that challenge the legitimacy of women’s inequality in Islamic law’s traditional theory of marriage. Event Overview Please join us for a presentation by Havva Guney-Ruebenacker, Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, on the theory of marriage in Islamic