Middle East History and Theory Workshop is excited to share our Fall schedule with you. Workshop meetings will be held from 3:30- 5:00 pm CT on Wednesdays in Pick Hall 218. This fall, we will have a hybrid model including in-person and online presentations as noted below. We will meet in Pick Hall 218 both for in-person and online presentations. Online presenters will join us virtually. We will circulate the papers a week prior to each session. To be added to the email list and to submit proposals for Winter and Spring quarters please email MEHAT coordinator Elif Bozgan (ebozgan@uchicago.edu

After a short break, we are looking forward to seeing you. 

October 6 
Hannah Ridge

(Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Human Rights, University of Chicago) 
“Israeli Ethnicity, Peace, and Democracy: A Conjoint Analysis” 
October 20 
Kyle Wynter-Stoner
(Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
“The Readers of the Maḥmūdīyah, a 15th Century Egyptian Library”
October 27 
Çağdaş Acar
(Ph.D. Student, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago)

“Some Considerations on the Uses and the Limitations of “Library” as an Analytical Category in Research on Intellectual History”

November 3 
Guy Burak
(Librarian for Middle Eastern, Islamic and Jewish Studies, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, New York University)
“The Paşa and His Librarian: A Reading in the Inventory of Endowed Books to the Library of Ahmad Paşa al-Jazzar (d. 1804)“

November 17 
Maggie Schuster
(Ph.D. Student, Department of Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago)
“Ephemera and Power in Mughal Architecture”

December 1 
Nada Moumtaz
(Assistant Professor, Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto)
Book Talk: God’s Property: Islam, Charity, and the Modern State 

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