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The Ottoman Empire and Its Afterlives

Aimee Genell, Hasan Kayalı with Oscar Aguirre-Mandujano, Harun Küçük (moderators)
Nov 17, 2021 at | Irvine 110 - Amado Recital Hall

Is it possible to think about the modern Middle East without thinking about the Ottoman Empire? Were the end of the World War I and the formal dissolution of the Ottoman Empire as significant as most Middle East…



Citizenship: Sinan Antoon and Sima Shakhsari

"Social Change and the Global Middle East" Series with the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy
Sinan Antoon, Sima Shakhsari, and moderator Zainab Saleh
Nov 18, 2021 at - | The Forum (Room 250), Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics

Throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, debates on citizenship and belonging in Iran and Iraq have shaped government practices and popular struggles alike. They have become embedded in national discourses and practices…

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