Autobiography and the Great War: Rethinking Arabo-Turkish Identity after Gallipoli
A public lecture by Salim Tamari, Institute of Jerusalem Studies, delivered on May 27, 2008.
Antoin Sevruguin and the Art of Photography in Nineteenth Century Iran
A public lecture by Ali Behdad, University of California, Los Angeles delivered on May 13, 2008.
Killing Memory: Ethnicity, Religion and the Destruction of Culture in the Balkan Wars of the 1990s
A public lecture by Andras Riedlmayer, Harvard University delivered on April 15, 2008.
Novels and Iranian History: Beyond Diaspora
A public lecture and reading by Bahiyyih Nakhjavani, Ecole Superieure des Arts Decoratifs de Strasbourg, France, delivered on April 16, 2008.
The Changing Concept of the "Intellectual" in Iran Today
A public lecture by Ramin Jahanbegloo, University of Toronto, delivered on April 14, 2008.
How the Iranian Constitution Secularized Islam
A public lecture by Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, delivered on March 3, 2008.
Jasmine and Stars: Reading More Than Lolita in Tehran
A public lecture by Fatemeh Keshavarz, Washington University, on December 11, 2007 as part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
Al-Qaeda and Anarchism: A Historian's Reply to Terrorology
A lecture by James Gelvin, UCLA, delivered at the conference/workshop on Jihadi Islam held at the UCLA Faculty Center on Tuesday, November 13, 2007.
The Wahhabi Factor in Jihadi Islam
A lecture by David Dean Commins, Dickinson College, delivered at the conference/workshop on Jihadi Islam held at the UCLA Faculty Center on Tuesday, November 13, 2007.
Jihad in Modern Shi'a Thought
A lecture by Rola El-Husseini, Texas A and M University, delivered at the conference/workshop on Jihadi Islam held at the UCLA Faculty Center on Tuesday, November 13, 2007.
Christians in Safavid Iran: Between Tolerance and Oppression
A public lecture by Rudi Matthee, University of Delaware, delivered on October 8, 2007
Studying Modern Middle East History: Trajectories and Challenges
A public lecture by Zachary Lockman, New York University delivered on October 18, 2007