Upcoming Events

04-30-2019: Introduction to the 2019 New York Forum of Amazigh Film

Introduction to the 2019 New York Forum of Amazigh Film Tuesday, April 30 2019 at 5:00 PM in Room 9205 Join Forum co-curators Dr. Habiba Boumlik and Lucy McNair in a screening and discussion of Amazigh Film with focus on preserving cultural identity through film.

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04-11-2019: Bayt Farhi and the Sephardic Palaces of Ottoman Damascus: A Book Talk with Prof. Elizabeth Macaulay Lewis

Bayt Farhi and the Sephardic Palaces of Ottoman Damascus: A Book Talk with Prof. Elizabeth Macaulay Lewis Thursday, April 11 2019 at 6:30 PM in Room C197 One of the largest and most important palatial houses of late 18th- and early 19th-century Damascus belonged to the Farhi family, who served …

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03/21/2019: Sharia Scripts: A Historical Anthropology – Prof. Brinkley Messick in conversation with Prof. Mandana Limbert

Sharia Scripts: A Historical Anthropology – Prof. Brinkley Messick in conversation with Prof. Mandana Limbert Thursday, March 21 2019 at 6:30 PM in Room 9205 A case study in the textual architecture of the venerable legal and ethical tradition at the center of the Islamic experience, Sharīʿa Scripts is a …

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02-28-2019: Book Salon: Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity

Book Salon: Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity Thursday, February 28th at 6:00 PM in Room 9206/9207 of the Graduate Center, CUNY Join Professors Karen B. Stern (History, Brooklyn College), Robert Hoyland (Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, NYU), and Annette Y. Reed …

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