All events have been canceled unless otherwise stated.
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.
Due to the University's response to COVID-19, IMES is cancelling its Film and Lecture Series for the remainder of the semester. The IMES Annual Conference will be postponed until September 2020.
Between the Ottomans and the Entente: The First World War and the Syrian and Lebanese Diaspora, 1908-1925 with Stacy Fahrenthold
September 12, 5:30pm
Region-Making, Partitioned Sovereignty and Territorial Expressions: the Persian Gulf in the Twentieth Century with Arang Keshavarzian
October 3, 5:30pm
Globalizing Morocco: Transnational Activism and the Postcolonial State with David Stenner (Co-sponsored with ESIA)
October 4, 12:30pm
October 24, 5:30pm
Waste Siege: Improvisation, Precarity, and Infrastructure in 21st Century Palestine with Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins
December 5, 5:30pm
January 23, 5:30pm
February 6 , 5:30pm
The Levant Express: The Arab Uprisings, Human Rights, and the Future of the Middle East with Micheline Ishay
February 27, 5:30pm
March 26, 5:30pm
April 1, 5:30pm
Governance at the Intersections: Religious Conversion, Sovereignty, and Political Difference in Lebanon with Maya Mikdashi
April 2, 5:30pm