Harvard Middle East Initiative Speaker Series Events in February - Cambridge, MA
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Harvard Middle East Initiative Speaker Series Events in February - Cambridge, MA

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Start Time
06:00 pm
Wednesday
February 14, 2018
End Time
09:00 pm
Friday
March 02, 2018

Location

Location/Venue:
John F. Kennedy School of Government - Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Country:
Massachusetts,  United States
Address:
79 John F. Kennedy Street
City:
Cambridge
Zip/Postal Code:
02138

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John F. Kennedy School of Government - Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138


Salam Fayyad speaking at an event in the West Bank.


Forum Event: For Palestinians the Quest for Freedom Begins with Empowerment


Monday, Feburary 12 | 6:00pm
JFK Jr. Forum, HKS


 Dr. Salam Fayyad, MEI Senior Fellow and former Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority (2007-2013).


https://www.belfercenter.org/event/palestinians-quest-freedom-begins-empowerment


Jerusalem in Context: Place, People, and Politics


Tuesday, February 13 | 4:30-6:00pm
 Nye B&C, Taubman Building, 5th Floor, HKS


 Salim Tamari, Spring 2018 Shawwaf Visiting Professor, Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Birzeit University; Anat Biletski, Albert Schweitzer Professor of Philosophy, Quinnipiac University; and Robert Danin, Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies, Council on Foreign Relations and Senior Fellow, Future Diplomacy Project, HKS.
 
A member of the Knesset guard lowers the Israeli flags to half-staff in preparations to display the coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.


https://www.belfercenter.org/event/jerusalem-context-place-people-and-politics


Israel's Democratic Slippage and its Implications


Tuesday, February 20 | 4:10-5:30pm
 Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th Floor, HKS


 Naomi Chazan, Professor Emerita of Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; former Member of Israeli Knesset (1992-2003).
 
https://www.belfercenter.org/event/israels-democratic-slippage-and-its-implications


A Palestinian police officer watches a rally in support of the Palestinian bid for statehood recognition in the United Nations, in the West Bank city of Nablus.



Policing, Taxing, and Spending Without a State: The Origins and Effects of Partial Self-Rule in Palestine


Wednesday, February 21 | 4:10-5:30pm
 Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th Floor, HKS


 Diana B. Greenwald, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Middle East Initiative and Assistant Professor of Political Science, City College of New York (Fall 2018). Part of the Middle East Initiative Research Fellows Seminar Series.
 
https://www.belfercenter.org/event/policing-taxing-and-spending-without-state-origins-and-effects-partial-self-rule-palestine
 
Lebanese lawmaker Nayla Tueni, the daughter of slain An-Nahar newspaper general manager and legislator Gibran Tueni, who was killed in 2005 by a car bombing, arrives at the Parliament for the election of the house speaker in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, June 25, 2009.



Women’s Political Empowerment in Lebanon


Monday, February 26 | 4:10-5:30pm
 Fainsod Room, Littauer Building, Room 324, HKS


 Carmen S. Geha, Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program (spring 2018); Assistant Professor of Public Administration, Department of Political Studies and Public Administration, American University of Beirut.
 
https://www.belfercenter.org/event/womens-political-empowerment-lebanon



 
Giulio Giacomazzi 34, a tourist from Brazil wearing a Turkish flag and a mask enters Gezi Park, near Taksim square in Istanbul, Friday, June 7, 2013.


The Rise of Street Politics in Turkey: The Gezi Protests and the Opposition's Failure to Launch


Wednesday, February 28 | 4:10-5:30pm
 Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th Floor, HKS


 Jonas Bergan Draege, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Middle East Initiative. Part of the Middle East Initiative Research Fellows Seminar Series.


https://www.belfercenter.org/event/rise-street-politics-turkey-gezi-protests-and-oppositions-failure-launch

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