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Middle East Center

 

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January 2015


Prophecy in the Quran and Early Islam

Monday January 12, 2015
12:30 --1:20 p.m.
Thomson Hall, Room 317

Hamza Zafer

Middle East Center

mecuw@uw.edu

Presenter: Hamza Zafer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization. Part of the "New Voices on the Middle East" series introducing new faculty experts on the Middle East. 


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February 2015


The Persian Gulf States in Regional and International Politics

Monday February 2, 2015
12:30 --1:20 p.m.
Thomson Hall, Room 317

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Middle East Center

mecuw@uw.edu

 Presenter: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen is a Lecturer in the Middle East Center. Part of the "New Voices on the Middle East" series featuring new faculty experts on the Middle East.


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The Iranian Academy of Persian Language and Literature: Its History, Methodologies, and Debates

Friday February 13, 2015
1:30--3:00 p.m.
Smith Hall, Room 306

Farhad Atai, University of Tehran

Persian and Iranian Studies Program

neareast@uw.edu


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March 2015


An Investigation of the 'Political Theology' of the Muslim Brotherhood

Tuesday March 3, 2015
12:30 --1:20 p.m.
Thomson Hall, Room 317

Sarah Eltantawi

Middle East Center

mecuw@uw.edu

Presenter: Sarah Eltantawi is and Assistant Professor in Comparative Religion at Evergreen State College.  Part of the "New Voices on the Middle East" series introducing new faculty experts on the Middle East.


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May 2015


Persian and Chagatay Influences on the Kyrgyz Oral Traditions: The Poetry of Moldo Kylych (d. 1917) and Togolok Moldo (d. 1942)

Friday May 22, 2015
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Smith Hall, Room 306

Jipar Duishembieva

Persian and Iranian Studies Program

neareast@uw.edu


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The Middle East Center
University of Washington
225 Thomson Hall
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 543-4227 phone
(206) 685-0668 fax
mecuw@u.washington.edu

Ellis Goldberg, Director
goldberg@uw.edu

Felicia Hecker, Associate Director
fhecker@uw.edu