The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

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November 13 and December 4 GC MEMEAC: Dissections Seminars



Dissections, Fall 2015: New Directions in Research on the Middle East and North Africa


Dissections, hosted by the CUNY Graduate Center’s Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center (MEMEAC), is an interdisciplinary seminar series which aims to showcase research in progress on the MENA region.


IMPORTANT: Interested attendees must RSVP to for specific dates. Presenters’ papers will be circulated to all confirmed attendees at least one week in advance of the seminar date.


Remaining Fall 2015 Dates:


Friday, November 13th, 1:30-3:30pm: Ilana Feldman (George Washington): “Humanitarian care and the ends of life: The politics of aging and dying in a Palestinian refugee camp.” Discussant: Anthony Alessandrini (CUNY). Location: Psychology Conference Room (6304.01)


Friday, December 4th, 11:15am-1:15pm: Kutlughan Soyubol (CUNY), Turkish Neo-Spiritualist Movement of the 1940s (title TBD). Discussant: Louis Fishman (CUNY). Location: MEMEAC Seminar Room (6304.23)