Please join the Middle East History and Theory Workshop on Thursday, October 15th, at 12:00 Noon in Pick 218 (Farouk Mustafa Memorial Lecture Room).
Our speaker is Tunç Şen (NELC) who will present his dissertation chapter entitled “Chronicling the Past, Mirroring the Present, Divining the Future: Taqwims (Almanac-prognostications) in the early modern Ottoman context.” The discussant is Carlos Grenier (History).
The paper will be circulated on Sunday, October 11th via our listserv. If possible, please try to read the paper in advance for informed discussion.
Pizza and soft drinks will be served.
We look forward to seeing you there!
The Middle East History and Theory Workshop (MEHAT) welcomes you back for another year. We are pleased to announce our schedule for Fall 2015.
All meetings will be held from 12-1:30pm in Pick 218 unless otherwise noted. Pizza will be served.
Papers will be circulated a week before the workshop meeting via our listserv. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
October 1 – Dr. Ghenwa Hayek (NELC)
“Rabī‘ Jābir’s Bayrūt trilogy: Recovering an Obscured Urban History”
October 15 – Tunç Şen (NELC)
“Chronicling the Past, Mirroring the Present, Divining the Future: Taqwims (Almanac-prognostications) in the early modern Ottoman context”
Discussant: Carlos Grenier (History)
October 29 – Theo Beers (NELC)
“The Career of Sam Mirza in the Age of Tahmasb”
Discussant: Drew DeRouin (NELC)
November 12 – Marshall Watson (CMES)
“Nablus from Empire to Mandate, 1914-1927″
Discussant: Sami Sweis (NELC)
November 19 – Nathan Miller (NELC)
*Co-Sponsored with the Islamic Studies Workshop*
Location TBA, 12-1:30pm
December 3 – Ida Nitter (CMES)
“Arab Intellectuals’ Responses to Orientalist Discourses in the 19th and 20th Centuries”
Discussant: Chelsie May (NELC)