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Results: 1 - 20 of 75
Results: 1 - 20 of 75
  • 12 Mar 2020
    Algeria and the Hirak Movement

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    The events for this semester will evolve around North Africa. During our second event in this series we will focus on an often neglected country: Algeria!

  • 20 Feb 2020
    ACMES Filmscreening - The Battle of Algiers

    17:00 - 20:00 | Event

    The events for this semester will evolve around North Africa. We will kick off with a filmscreening, and not just one. ACMES at the movies returns with a classic in film history!

  • 17 Feb 2020
    Egypt and the Politics of Migration in the Mediterranean

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    In this talk, Gerasimos Tsourapas examines the importance of Egypt in the management of migration flows across the Middle East and the Mediterranean, drawing on insights from his latest book. How do countries in the ...

  • 7 Feb 2020
    ACMES Research Workshop - Act 2

    12:30 - 16:00 | Event

    Working on your master thesis/dissertation in the field of Middle East Studies? Would you like to have like some guidance? Register for this Fieldwork workshop!

  • Start 18 Dec 2019
    End 20 Dec 2019
    Annual ACES Conference of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence + ACMES thesis Prize!

    20:00 - 15:30 | Event

    In numerous European cities, a variety of protest movements have been taking to the streets, using the urban arena to contest economic, social and political precarity. How can we understand such new forms of urban ...

  • 6 Dec 2019
    Liberating the Money, Liberating the Sperm: Social Reproduction, Living Islam, and Palestinian Ethnography Revisited

    16:00 - 19:00 | Event

    On the occasion of achieving the emeritus status prof. dr. Annelies Moors (Professor of Social-scientific study of contemporary Muslim societies) will deliver her valedictory lecture on Friday 6 December 2019 ...

  • 28 Nov 2019
    ACMES at the Movies - 'A Haunted Past'

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    The documentary 'A Haunted Past' shows the daily life of ex-jihadist Tawfik, who was incarcerated by the authoritarian regime of Tunisian president Ben Ali. 

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Egypt: stability or fragility?

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    Panel discussion with: Ahmed Said – Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedom, Petra Stienen – Egypt Expert and Dutch politician, Youssef Rahman – Amnesty International Netherlands, Hussein Bayoumi – Amnesty ...

  • 7 Nov 2019
    Reflections on the 1919 Egyptian revolution

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    In scholarship and in the public imaginary alike, the 1919 revolution’s most enduring and iconic legacy was to endow the newly sovereign Egyptian state that it birthed with a sacred and ecumenical union between ...

  • 10 Oct 2019
    Rethinking Cinema Histories in Egypt

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    Studies of the cinema in Egypt have for a long focused on films as texts, providing in-depth analysis of style, themes, and filmmaking practices. As such other aspects of cinematic cultures in the country – ...

  • 26 Sep 2019
    ACMES at the Movies: The Ultras of Egypt

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    Due to last year's succes ACMES decided to open this year's fall lecture series with a new and engaging documentary on Egypt's 'Ultras': football fans.

  • 14 Jun 2019
    ACMES Workshop

    12:30 - 17:00 | Event

    The aim of this ACMES workshop is to bring together young scholars to share their experiences, insights, and questions. Even if the aforementioned challenges are not reserved to Middle East related research, the ...

  • 7 Jun 2019
    ACMES Annual lecture

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    The Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies annual lecture in cooperation with the Faculty of Humanities, Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies, and the Amsterdam Initiative for Iranian Studies. *Please note ...

  • 18 Dec 2018
    The extremist and the Moderate. A History of the War on Terror, 1543-1918

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    The ideas of the extremist and the moderate are at the heart of the War on Terror. That global project is, however, a culmination of the long history of these notions, rather than their cause. In this lecture, James ...

  • 17 Dec 2018
    ACMES Research convention

    08:30 - 19:30 | Event

    On Monday 17 December, ACMES, in collaboration with ACES and ARTES, organizes a research convention open to all that are interested in research related to the Middle East in Europe and Europe in the Middle East. For ...

  • 13 Dec 2018
    The Iranian Revolution and Its Detractors: ‘A Leap into the Open Air of Historical Possibilities’ & THESIS AWARD CEREMONY

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    Not only did the Iranian revolution of 1979 transform the Geo-politics of late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, it also raised conceptual questions about the meaning of revolution and historical time. An ...

  • Start 13 Dec 2018
    End 14 Dec 2018
    The Iranian Revolution as a World Event

    09:00 - 18:00 | Conference

    Marking the 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution of 1978-79, the Amsterdam Initiative for Iranian Studies (AIIS) organises this conference to stimulate research on its causes, dynamics and global ramifications.

  • 7 Dec 2018
    ACMES Career Masterclass

    11:00 - 13:00 | Event

    ACMES would like to invite students to this new ACMES initiative. This event is designed for students who are looking into different career prospects. We will regularly be inviting professionals to speak about their ...

  • 29 Nov 2018
    The current war in Yemen: its repercussions and a way out?

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    Since 2015, the Saudi-led coalition war effort has greatly exacerbated the political crisis in Yemen. The heavy bombardment by this coalition has led to many civilian casualties. The blockades and the predicted ...

  • 15 Nov 2018
    Moderns Secularisms and the construction of Religion in Kyrgyzstan

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    During our already fifth lecture this Fall, ACMES will expand it's horizon and takes you on a journey to Kyrgyzstan! What was Soviet secularism and how did it impact Muslim lives? What happened when it collapsed ...