Schedule for Winter Quarter

The Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Workshop is pleased to announce its schedule for the Winter Quarter. Workshop details may change in the coming weeks, so please check for updates. Also, please note that our first workshop with Professor Monica Ringer will take place on the Friday of first week.

Friday, January 6th at 4:30 PM, Professor Monica Ringer, Associate Professor of History and Asian Languages and Civilizations at Amherst College,
“Pious Citizens: theological origins of modernity in India and Iran”

Thursday, January 19th at 4:30 PM, Joe Yackley, PhD candidate in NELC,
“Visible Hands: Bankruptcy Negotiations in Egypt (1875-1879)”

Thursday, January 26th at 4:30 PM, Dominic Garzonio, MA student at Illinois State University,
“Hollywood’s Other Nazis: The Representation of Arabs in Film, 1939-1967”

Thursday, February 2nd at 4:30 PM, Jeff Bristol, MA student in CMES,
“Pashtunwali: Code of the Introverted Warrior”

Thursday, February 16th at 4:30 PM, Hani Khafipour, PhD candidate in NELC,
“Political Patronage and Clientelism in the Early Safavid State”

Thursday, February 23rd at 4:30 PM, Professor İlker Aytürk, Fulbright Fellow in NELC, Department of Political Science, Bilkent University,
“Samiha Ayverdi: Paradoxes of a Muslim-Turkish Woman”

Thursday, March 1st at 4:30 PM, Shayna Silverstein, PhD candidate in Music,
Title TBA

All workshops will take place in Pick 218. Papers will be circulated via the MEHAT list prior to each workshop. Please make every effort to read the papers before the workshop to ensure a productive discussion.

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