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12:00pm, Wednesday, January 21. CMES Colloquium: Hania Sholkamy, Carnegie Centennial Scholar and Visiting Associate Professor, Council on Middle East Studies, Yale University and Associate Research Professor, Social Research Center, American University of Cairo, “The Practical Manifestations of Qiwama ("Male Guardianship") in the Lives of Egyptian Women.” Room A001, ISPS, 77 Prospect Street.

12:00pm, Tuesday, February 3. Iran Colloquium: Pasha M. Khan, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University, “The Shahnamah in India, between History and Romance.” Room 202, Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue.

12:00pm, Wednesday, February 4. CMES Colloquium: Bilal Ibrahim, Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California-Berkeley, “Saving the Phenomena in Later Islamic Thought: Fakhr al-Din al-Razi's Alternative to Aristotelian Science.” Room A001, ISPS, 77 Prospect Street.

CMES 2015-16 Grants

Does your research focus on the Middle East or North Africa?

Do you want to become proficient in one of the four major modern Middle East languages?

The Council on Middle East Studies is now accepting applications for summer field research and language study in the Middle East and North Africa. See Grants and Fellowships or email cmes@yale.edu for additional information.

Apply now through the Student Grants and Fellowships Database for one or more of the following fellowships:

The Libby Rouse Fund for Peace (due 3 pm February 18)
The Ganzfried Family Travel Fellowship (due 3 pm February 19)
The Çağatay Summer Travel Fellowship (due 3 pm February 20)
Foreign Language and Area Studies (Summer and Academic Year) (due 3 pm February 27)

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