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Upcoming Events of the African and Middle Eastern Division:


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

image: Flyer: Historical Atlas of Hasidism


 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

image: Flyer: WhiteChapel Noise with Vivi Lachs, Ph.D.

 




Past Events:
2018


 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division, The Library of Congress
presented "Domes, Arches and Minarets". Acclaimed photo-journalist Phil Pasquini
examined 200 years of inspired islamic architecture in America.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division, The Library of Congress
invited you to the 22nd Annual Vardanants Day Armenian Lecture Series
"New Topics in Armenian History and Culture"
View a Webcast of the Morning Session
View a Webcast of the Afternoon Session

Wednesday, May 23, 2017
The Hebraic Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress
presented a lecture and PowerPoint Presentation by Gary. A. Rendsburg, Distinguished
Professor of Jewish History, Blanche and Irving Laurie Chair in Jewish History, Rutgers
University, From the Depths of Antiquity: An Ancient Torah Scroll Sheet from the Book of
Exodus,
Newly acquired by the Library of Congress
View a Webcast of this Program

Monday, May 7, 2018
The Hebraic Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress
and the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington in Celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month presented Professor Hasia Diner, New York University, speaking on her
new book, Roads Taken: Jewish Peddelers and Their American Journey.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress
and the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center hosted an all day conference, Ancient Oman:
Archaeological Digs and Historical Discoveries in the Sultanate of Oman

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The Near east Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division,The Library of Congress
and the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic presented Author Jeffery B. Lilley.
Have the Mountains Fallen : Two Journeys of Loss and Redemption in the Cold War

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division, of the Library of Congress
presented as part of the Persian Book Lecture Series, "Popular Iranian Cinema before
the Revolution"
featuring Dr. Pedram Partovi, Author and Professor, Department of History,
American University.
View a Webcast of this Program

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress
presented SnapShots of Ottoman Women featuring Betul Basaran, Associate Professor of
Religious Studies, St. Mary's College of Maryland
View a Webcast of this Program

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The African and MIddle Eastern Division and The Poetry and Literature Center
of the Library of Congress presented in Partnership with The Africa Society of the National Summit
on Africa , The Caine Prize for Writing and The Center for African Studies at Howard University
Conversations with African Poets and Writers Series
featuring 2017 Caine Prize Winner Bushra Al-Fadil.
View a Webcast of this Program





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