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“The Macroeconomics of the Arab States of the Gulf” with Raphael Espinoza

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the John F Kennedy School of Government presents the Middle East Initiative Speaker Series. Raphael Espinoza, Economist in the Research Department (Systemic Issues Division) at the International Monetary Fund, will discuss his latest book, The Macroeconomics of the Arab States of the Gulf. This event is [...]

September 04, 2014: 4:00 pm

“Iran: Where Do we Go From Here?” Gary Sick

Gary Sick is the Executive Director, Gulf 2000, and Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, Senior Research Scholar, Columbia University. Herbert Kelman, Lenore Martin and Sara Roy will co-chair the event. Contact Lenore Martin, lgmartin@fas.harvard.edu with questions. The Middle East Seminar is jointly sponsored by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the Center [...]

September 04, 2014: 4:00 pm

“Conventions of Truth in Pre-modern Persian Poetry: Sincerity & Hypocrisy, Fantasy vs. Historicity, and Other Continua” Franklin Lewis

Franklin Lewis, Associate Professor of Persian Language and Literature at the University of Chicago. This lecture is the first of five in a series hosted by the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC) in the field of Persian language and literature.

September 08, 2014: 4:00 pm