The Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at New York University was created in 1966 to foster the interdisciplinary study of the modern and contemporary Middle East and to enhance public understanding of the region. The Kevorkian Center's activities focus on the histories, politics, economies, religions, cultures and languages of the area stretching from North Africa to Central Asia, and on the historical processes that have shaped the present.
Thursday, January 26, 5:00 p.m.
Suad Amiry, Palestinian writer and architect
Salim Tamari, Sociology, Birzeit University
Wednesday, February 1, 7:00 p.m.
A film executive-produced by Jon Stewart, (2016, 98 minutes)
After-film discussion with co-directors Ellen Martinez and Steph Ching
Thursday, February 9, 12:30 p.m.
Begum Adalet, Near Eastern Studies, New York University
Thursday, February 9, 5:00 p.m.
Evrand Abrahamian, History, City University, New York
Gary Sick, International & Public Affairs, Columbia University
Arang Keshavarzian, Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, New York University
Monday, February 13, 6:00 p.m.
A film by Sabine Krayenbühl and Zeva Oelbaum (2016, 95 min)
After-film discussion with the filmmakers and NYU historian Sara Pursley
Wednesday, February 15, 7:00 p.m.
This screening is part of the "Loss and Resilience, Film and Commentary on The Syrian Refugee Crisis" series.
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