Middle East Studies

Graduate Student Research Presentations

Friday, November 6, 2020

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

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Three members of the Middle East Studies Graduate Student Association (MESGSA), Maariyah Lateef, Joe Leidy, and Martin Uildriks, will present their research to those affiliated with the Center for Middle East Studies. 

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About our speakers:

Maariyah Lateef’s research aims to produce a social biography of a renowned 19th-century Ottoman jurist as a lens into the rich social, intellectual, and legal history of the late Ottoman state.

Joe Leidy's dissertation explores the history of youth as a political symbol in the nineteenth- and twentieth-century Eastern Mediterranean and its diasporas.

Martin Uildrik’s dissertation examines the utility of archaeological archives through the archive of the 6,000 year old Egyptian cemetery site of Mesa’eed.