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MEHAT workshop schedule for fall 2014

The Middle East History and Theory Workshop fall schedule All meetings scheduled for 12:00–1:30 in Pick 218 unless otherwise noted October 23 Ed Hayes (NELC) The historical genesis of the wikāla-network and the development of its legal foundations with the … Continue reading

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May 29: Ferenc Csirkes, “Messianic Oeuvres in Interaction: Misattributed Poems by Shah Ismail and Nesimi”

Ferenc Csirkes University of Chicago (NELC) “Messianic Oeuvres in Interaction: Misattributed Poems by Shah Ismail and Nesimi” Discussant: Christopher Markiewicz (University of Chicago, NELC) Thursday, May 29th 12 pm to 1.30 pm Pick 218, 5828 S. University Avenue To request … Continue reading

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May 15: Sam Hodgkin, “Revolutionary Springtimes: Reading Soviet Tajik Poetry, from Ghazal to Lyric”

Sam Hodgkin University of Chicago (NELC) “Revolutionary Springtimes: Reading Soviet Tajik Poetry, from Ghazal to Lyric“ Discussant: August Samie Thursday, May 15th 12 pm to 1.30 pm Pick 218, 5828 S. University Avenue To request a copy of the paper, … Continue reading

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March 13: Orit Bashkin, “When Jerusalem and London Mattered to Khanaqin: A Few Comments on Jews in Northern Iraq, 1921-1932″

Orit Bashkin University of Chicago (Assoc. Prof., NELC) “When Jerusalem and London Mattered to Khanaqin: A Few Comments on Jews in Northern Iraq, 1921-1932″ Discussant: Annie Greene (University of Chicago, NELC) Thursday, March 13th 12 pm to 1.30 pm Pick … Continue reading

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Feb 20: Elizabeth Lhost, “Qazis, Controversy, and Bureaucratic Governance in British Bombay, c. 1837–1866″

Elizabeth Lhost University of Chicago (SALC-History) “Qazis, Controversy, and Bureaucratic Governance in British Bombay, c. 1837–1866″ Discussant: Timothy Gutmann (University of Chicago, Divinity School) Thursday, Feb 20th 12 pm to 1.30 pm Pick 218, 5828 S. University Avenue To request … Continue reading

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