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Lent Term 2019

The Cambridge Middle East History Group draws together expertise from around the University of Cambridge on the history of the Middle East. It is based in the Faculty of History but also works closely with the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

All seminars meet on Wednesdays at 5.30 in the Junior Parlour, Trinity College, unless otherwise indicated

All welcome

The seminar will be followed by wine and refreshments


Wednesday January 23rd

Anne Irfan (University of Sussex)
Educating Palestinian Refugees: The Origins of UNRWA's unique schooling system


Wednesday February 13th

Assef Ashraf (Pembroke)
Loyalty, Leadership, and the Formation of Qajar Iran


Wednesday February 27th

Jim House (University of Leeds)
Solidarity and Fear in an Algiers shantytown: Mahieddine, 1919-1964


Helen Pfeifer
Andrew Arsan
Arthur Asseraf


The Group is grateful for the financial support of the Trevelyan Fund.


Lent term programme - print version



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