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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.

Upcoming Events

  • Friday, April 29, 4:00 p.m.

    Displacement, Borders, Home

    This event will feature a conversation and performance by renowned artists Mark Gonzales and Bocafloja. The event will be moderated by Laura Torres-Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at New York University

    Presented by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies

  • Monday, May 2, 5:00 p.m.

    Girls Only

    Suzy Halajian, Curator Basma Alsharif, Artist

  • Friday, May 6, 5:30 p.m.

    "The Paternal House (Khanéh Pedari)" & "Needle"

    With comments by Vahid Mortazavi, Film Khaneh With the Ajam Media Collective, Cine-Eye, the Grey Art Gallery, and the Iranian Studies Initiative

  • Tuesday, May 10, 12:30 p.m.

    The Shadows of the Tunisian Miracle

    Nadia Marzouki, Research Fellow, CRNS-Paris, Benoit Challand, Sociology, The New School, & Thalia Beaty, NES MA '15, Freelance Journalist

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