Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Ottoman Topologies: Spatial Experience in an Early Modern Empire and Beyond

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

May 16-17, 2014, Lane History Corner, Room 307 (450 Serra Mall) Ottoman Topologies: Spatial Experience in an Early Modern Empire and Beyond For the conference schedule and to RSVP email: vtroyans@stanford.edu This conference is only open to the Stanford Community. [Co-sponsored by the Department of History, Office of Vice Provost and Dean of Research, Dean’s […]

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Zahera Harb (City University, London), “Reporting the Arab Uprisings and its Ethical Boundaries”

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

May 13, 12pm – 1:30pm, Goldman Conference Room, Encina Hall East (616 Serra Street) Zahera Harb (City University London; 2013-14 SHC-FSI International Visitor) , “Reporting the Arab Uprisings and its Ethical Boundaries” Abstract: Arab screens along with social networks have been flooded over the past three years with words, images and videos that were meant […]

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Conference on Journalism as Literary Praxis

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

May 9, Stanford Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa Street) Conference on Journalism as Literary Praxis [Co-sponsored by Stanford Humanities Center]

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Ilham Khuri-Makdisi (Northeastern University), “The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism”

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

Date/ Venue TBA Ilham Khuri-Makdisi (Northeastern University), “The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism” [Co-sponsored by the Stanford Humanities Center’s Modern Middle East and Central Asia Workshop]

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Ara Merjian (New York University), “Painting in Chains: Giorgio de Chirico’s Nietzschean Interiors”

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

May 1, 5:30 pm, Cummings Art Building, AR2 (435 Lasuen Mall) Ara Merjian (New York University), “Painting in Chains: Giorgio de Chirico’s Nietzschean Interiors” [Co-sponsored by Department of Art & Art History]

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Chris Dole (Amherst College), “Life’s Remains: Loss and Endurance in Post-Earthquake Turkey”

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

Wednesday, April 23, 5:30 pm, Building 50, Room 51A Culture, Mind, and Medicine Seminar Series Chris Dole (Amherst College), “Life’s Remains: Loss and Endurance in Post-Earthquake Turkey” Abstract: This talk examines long-term experiences of loss and recovery among survivors of a series of devastating earthquakes that struck western Turkey in 1999.  It is particularly interested in […]

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Moroccan Sufism

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

Wednesday, April 16, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa) Moroccan Sufism: Musical Performance by Yassir Chadly Lecture By Touria Boumehdi, “Sidi Abdel Rahman al Majdoub” Sufi Poerty Recitation by Stanford Students of Darija [Co-sponsored by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, DLCL, the Stanford Humanities Center, and the […]

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Mike Massy on Middle Eastern Music (Solo Performance and Lecture)

Posted on February 21st, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

Tuesday, March 11, 2014: 12 pm-1:45 pm Solo Performance (Piano/Vocals) Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Music Center (541 Lasuen Mall, map) 6-7:30 pm Mike Massy Lecture on Middle Eastern Music + Q&A Building 300, Room 300 (450 Serra Mall, map) Mike Massy on Middle Eastern Music (Solo Performance and Lecture) Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear and meet Lebanon’s […]

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Rachel Donadio: Italy After Berlusconi

Posted on February 3rd, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

February 24, 2014, 6:00 PM, Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall (424 Santa Teresa Street, Map) Rachel Donadio (2014 Marta Sutton Weeks Lecturer), “Italy After Berlusconi” After years dominating Italian politics and headlines, former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is now under house arrest and seems to have left the world stage. How did he grow to be so powerful, and what […]

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Gabor Agoston: Wars and the Fate of Empires

Posted on December 20th, 2013 by Med Studies Staff

February 20th, 12:00 Noon, Lane History Corner, Room 307 (450 Serra Mall) Eurasian Empires Lecture Gabor Agoston (Georgetown University), “Wars and the Fate of Empires: The Ottomans in Comparative Perspective, 1500-1800″ My interest in comparative military-fiscal developments stems from my dissatisfaction with revisionist Ottoman historiography, which has successfully debunked the notion of “Ottoman decline,” yet […]

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