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Film and Lecture Series

The IMES lecture series features engaging discussions by both established scholars and rising stars in the field on their academic research. Lecture series attendees are often among the first to hear about this research and have an opportunity to interact with speakers during the course of the event.  All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.  Sign up for our weekly events email to stay up to date on all upcoming IMES events.

Spring 2020

Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic with Narges Bajoghli

January 23, 5:30pm


Film Screening & Discussion: Naila and the Uprising

February 6 , 5:30pm


City as Anthology: Visualizing Cultures of Literacy in Early Modern Isfahan with Kathryn Babayan

February 27, 5:30pm


City of Black Gold: Oil, Ethnicity, and the Making of Modern Kirkuk with Arbella Bet-Shlimon

March 26, 5:30pm


Intersection of Sex, War, and Sectarianism with Maya Mikdashi

April 2, 5:30pm