A weekly series of free seminars from guest speakers and colleagues in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies. Mondays at 5:15pm.
Each semester, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (IMES) welcomes a fantastic range of guest speakers and colleagues to present an evening seminar on their research.
IMES is internationally recognised as a leading institution for research on the languages, history, culture, religion and politics of the Middle East and the wider Islamic world, and its Research Seminar Series is now an established feature in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (LLC) events calendar.
Seminars take place on Monday evenings at 5.15pm in room G2, 19 George Square. This semester, they are based on the theme 'Gendering the Middle East'.
Entry is free and no booking is required. Everyone is welcome.
Download the full listings for Autumn 2018 as a pdf by clicking HERE.
IMES Research Seminar: Hilal Kaya
Turkish Modernity from a Literary Perspective: Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar. A free seminar by IMES colleague Hilal Kaya.
IMES Reseach Seminar: Joey Ayoub and Erden Goktepe
Haunting and the Post-War Generation in Lebanese Cinema + Waves '98 by Ely Dagher (Joey Ayoub - PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh).
Transforming the Representation of Masculinities in the Cinema of Turkey: Revisiting the 1980 Military Coup (Erden Goktepe (PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh).
Title to be Confirmed (Marjan Asi, PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh).
Literary Analysis of the Iranian Ta'ziyeh Repertoire: Foregrounding the Mother in the Martyrdom of Qasem. A free research seminar by Lucy Deacon (PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh).