MEMEAC CONGRATULATES ALUMNA FOR RECEIVING ERC GRANT

MEMEAC congratulates alumna Aleksandra Majstorac-Kobiljski (History, 2010) who is currently a research fellow at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and director of Centre de Recherches sur le Japon (CRJ) in Paris for receiving the European Research Council Grant. HOW JAPAN BECAME ASIA’S FIRST INDUSTRIAL POWER © Shutterstock …

05-15-2018: Zaynab Will not be a Slave Again: Commemoration, War & Martyrdom

“Zaynab Will not be a Slave Again” : Commemoration, War and Martyrdom Among the Shia of Lebanon Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM The commemoration of the martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Husayn ibn Ali, at the battle of Karbala in 680 A.D. is definitive of the Twelver Shi’a community. Thanks …

05-10-2018: Early Turkish Immigration to the United States: A Forgotten Chapter of American History

Early Turkish Immigration to the United States: A Forgotten Chapter of American History Thursday, May 10, 2018, 6:30pm-8:00pm Room 9205 Talk by Professor Işıl Acehan, Research fellow, John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies (FSCIRE) and Editor, Global Daily News While the immigration of Syrian Christians to the United States is …

03-08-2018: Cultural Flows Between Tehran and Dubai: New Resources and Inequalities

Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center (MEMEAC) Cultural Flows Between Tehran and Dubai: New Resources and Inequalities Thursday, March 8th, 2018, 06:30 PM – 08:00 PM The James Gallery, 365 5th Avenue, New York, NY     Join Amin Moghadam as he discusses his current research on spatial dynamics related …

03-07-2018: Iraqibacter: Ecologies of War and Anthropology of Wounding

Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center (MEMEAC) Iraqibacter: Ecologies of War and Anthropology of Wounding Wednesday, March 7th, 2018, 06:30 PM – 08:30 PM Room C205, 365 5th Avenue, New York, NY Iraq’s healthcare has been on the edge of collapse since the 1990s. Once the leading hub of scientific …