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Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

Reflections on the Past, Visions for the Future

Edited by Don Babai

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$24.95 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780976272700

Publication Date: 03/31/2006


208 pages

115 halftones

Harvard Middle Eastern Monographs


  • Preface
  • Part I: Fifty-Year Odyssey: A Historical Overview of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies [Don Babai]
    • Notes
  • Part II: A Look at the Center Today
    • Academic Programs, Students, and Alumni
    • PhD Graduates and Dissertations, 1956–2004
    • Outreach
    • Research Projects and Programs
      • Moroccan Studies Program
      • Contemporary Arab Studies Program
      • Arab Education Forum
      • Ottoman Court Records Project
      • Historians of the Ottoman Empire
      • Iranian Oral History Project
      • Iraq Research and Documentation Project
    • Visiting Scholars and Research Associates
    • Seminars and Conferences
    • Scholarly Publications
  • Part III: The Future
    • Transitions [Steven C. Caton]
    • A Vision for the Center [William A. Graham]
    • History [Cema Kafadar]
    • Philology [Wolfhart P. Heinriobs]
    • Economics [Roger Owen]
    • Politics [Eva Bellin]
    • Islamic Law and Civilization [Frank E. Vogel]
    • Women’s Studies [Afsaneh Niajmabacii]
    • Modern Arabic Language and Literature [William E. Granara]
    • Anthropology [Engseng Ho]
    • Music [Virginia Danielson]
    • Urban Design [Hashim Sarkis]
    • Health Care and Social Development [Satmaan Keshavjee]

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