Monthly Archives: January 2011

February 4: Mandy Terc

the Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Workshop is pleased to present: “We are Gmail addicted”: Social and Linguistic Responses to Syria’s New Economy Mandy Terc, University of Michigan Friday, February 4, 4:00–5:30pm 016 Pick Hall, 5828 S University Ave … Continue reading

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Western Mediterranean Workshop Event

Dear Colleagues, Please join us on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, at 4:30pm in Wieboldt 207 to welcome our first guest speaker of the quarter. Prof. KARLA MALLETTE (Associate Professor of Italian and Near Eastern Studies, Associate Director of the Center for … Continue reading

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January 27: Elizabeth Urban

the Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Workshop is pleased to present: “They are Your Brothers in Religion and Your Mawālī”: The Quranic Transformation of the Term Mawlā Elizabeth Urban, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Discussant: Mehmetcan Akpinar Thursday, January … Continue reading

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Two new workshops scheduled with the Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop

I’m pleased to announce the addition of two more workshops to our schedule, in co-sponsorship with the Western Mediterranean Workshop: Mohamad Ballan (Graduate Student, Social Sciences, University of Chicago) will be presenting his paper entitled “Between Castilian Reconquista and Ottoman … Continue reading

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January 20: Paul Walker

the Shi‘ism Discussion Group is pleased to present: Islamic Heresiography and the Shi‘a Paul Walker, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Chicago Thursday, January 20, 12:00 pm 218 Pick Hall, 5828 S University Ave Dr. Walker is the … Continue reading

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January 14: Yașar Tolga Cora

the Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Workshop is pleased to present: Looking for the Origins of the Muslim/Turkish Bourgeoise The Nemlizades: Rise of a Merchant ‘Dynasty’ of the Black Sea Coast Yașar Tolga Cora, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations … Continue reading

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Getting started up

Welcome back! سال نوی غربی مبارک باد ، وكل سنة وأنتم بخير We are pleased to announce our call for papers for the 2011 MEHAT conference, which you can see over at our conference page. It’ll be a fun quarter … Continue reading

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