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2018 Oct 17

Eyalet: Aziza Othmana, The Birth of a Myth

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Tunisia Office Center for Middle Eastern Studies Harvard Université Immeuble Slim, Rue de l’Euro, Les jardins du Lac II, Tunis

CMES Tunisia  presents Eyalet. 

Eyalet is a monthly discussion series presenting the work of historians of Ottoman Tunisia. Discussions are prepared and moderated by Youssef Ben Ismail, PhD candidate at Harvard University. 

The inaugural discussion is entitled: Princess Aziza Othmana, The Birth of a Myth 

Our guest for the inaugural discussion will be :
Pr. Leila Temime Blili, Professor of Ottoman History at the University of Tunis.

Discussion will be around the figure of Aziza Othmana, Ottoman...

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2018 May 12

HARVARD OPEN HOUSE IN TUNIS, Admissions to Harvard College Presented to Tunisian Students

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Tunisia Office Center for Middle Eastern Studies Harvard Université Immeuble Slim, Rue de l’Euro, Les jardins du Lac II, Tunis
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Students, parents and counselors are cordially invited to a program about undergraduate education at Harvard University. 

Please join:

Maxwell Dikkers
Senior Admissions Officer
Harvard College

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2018 Mar 15

The Adventures of Coffee, From Yemen to Istanbul to London, With a Stopover in North Africa: Where Does the Story of Modernity Begin?

Registration Closed 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CMES Tunisia Office

 

 

The Adventures of CoffeeCMES Tunisia is delighted to present: "The Adventures of Coffee, From Yemen to Istanbul to London, with a Stopover in North Africa: Where Does the Story of Modernity Begin?"
a lecture by Cemal Kafadar,...

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2018 Mar 13

Artistic Cosmopolitanism from Istanbul to North Africa

Registration Closed 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Third Floor, Immeuble Slim, Rue de l’Euro, Les Berges du Lac – Tunis

Gülru Necipoğlu lecture

 

CMES Tunisia is proud to present a lecture by Gülru Necipoğlu, Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art at Harvard University, Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture and Editor of Muqarnas, an Annual on the Visual Cultures of the...

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2018 Jan 17

PATRIMONIALISATION PROCESS IN TUNISIA: THE CASE OF BERBER HERITAGE

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CMES TUNISIA OFFICE

CMES Tunisia presents a lecture on the perception, the construction and the patrimonialisation of Berber heritage in contemporary Tunisia. This talk is given by Neila Saadi, Assistant Professor at the CREDIF.

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2018 Jan 10

LOOKING BACK ON ABDELAZIZ THAALBI, HIS LIFE, HIS WORKS AND HIS TRIAL

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CMES TUNISIA OFFICE

As part of its 'Ask a Historian' Lecture Series, CMES Tunisia presents a scholarly discussion with Kmar Bendana, Professor of History at the University of Manouba, on Abdelaziz Thaalbi's life, work and trial. This discussion will be moderated by Laura Thompson, PhD candidate at Harvard University.  Questions will highlight less-known aspects of Thaalbi's political, intellectual and personal life: What do we know about the founder of the Destour Party (1920), today? How was this national figure peceived in post-Independance Tunisia and...

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2017 Jul 12

Lost & Found - A Panel Discussion on Heritage Revival in the Medina of Tunis

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CMES Tunisia Office, 3rd Floor, Immeuble Slim, Rue de l’Euro, Les Berges du Lac II, Tunis

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The Tunisia Office of The Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University organizes a panel discussion on “Heritage Revival in The Medina of Tunis”. The speakers on this panel are: Leila Ben Gacem (Ashoka Fellow, cultural entrepreneur), Anas Ghrab (Assistant Professor in...

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