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  • 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
    Hasan Ismailzadah
    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 ...

  • 1 Nov 2018
    Dusting off lost futures: Recovering leftist pasts in the Arab world

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    In a post-socialist and post-colonial world and amidst the ruinous aftermath of popular revolts in the region, Arab artists tentatively explore earlier episodes of a long struggle for social justice. What was it like ...

  • 18 Oct 2018
    The Hajj: An Emotional Journey, A Sacred Experience

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    In this twin lecture, Ammeke Kateman and Kholoud Al Ajarma will discuss the experiential aspect of the hajj from a historical and anthropological perspective respectively, mainly focusing on pilgrims’ feelings. For ...

  • 4 Oct 2018
    Arazel Owbash: Criminalizing working-class masculinity in Iran

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    In our second lecture of this fall, organised by the Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies (ACMES), Shahram Khosravi, professor in Anthropology at Stockholm University, will analyse the social construction of ...

  • 20 Sep 2018
    ACMES filmscreening: The Judge
    ACMES Film Screening: The Judge

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    On Thursday, September 20th, ACMES will kick off their lecture series with a filmscreening of The Judge, a compelling and insightful movie on women, equality and justice in the Middle East.

  • 28 May 2018
    De opgejaagden: in gesprek met Dima Wannous

    20:00 - 22:30 | Event

    Met De opgejaagden schreef Dima Wannous de eerste vertaalde roman over de crisis in Syrië vanuit een vrouwelijk perspectief. De opgejaagden is een verhaal over het hedendaagse Syrië en de impact van permanente vrees ...

  • 17 May 2018
    Iran’s Two and Half Revolutions: Tragedies but No Farce?

    17:00 - 19:00 | Lecture

    The Sadighi 9th Annual Lecture (Sadighi Research Fund), will be delivered by professor Abbas Amanat, of Yale University.

  • 15 May 2018
    Islam and Religious Reform

    17:00 - 19:30 | Lecture

    In this lecture, followed by Q&A, Dr. Soroush Dabagh (University of Toronto) will discuss religion' as a socially constructed concept. This means that there are different accounts of religion and religiosity in practice.

  • 24 Apr 2018

    17:00 - 20:00 | Debate

    The International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) is the most prestigious and important literary prize in the Arab world. On 24 April, the winner of the annual prize will be announced at a ceremony in Abu Dhabi. On ...

  • 28 Feb 2018
    NASA / Room for Discussion / ACMES
    Soennieten versus sjiieten: het eeuwige conflict?

    16:00 - 18:00 | Debate

    Sektarische conflicten tussen soennieten en sjiieten lijken het Midden-Oosten te doorsnijden. Op regionaal niveau botst soennitisch Saoedi-Arabië met sjiitisch Iran, en naar aanleiding van de gebeurtenissen in Irak, ...