CMES Masterclass with Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins

February 8-9

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MA in Middle Eastern Studies

The CMES MA Program offers "Modern" and "Ancient" tracks. Apply through either the Division of the Humanities or the Division of the Social Sciences

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Language Circles

CMES supports language circles featuring presentations in Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew, Kurdish, Persian and Turkish. 

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About CMES

The study of the region extending from Morocco to Kazakhstan is coordinated, encouraged, and stimulated at the University of Chicago by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES). Established in 1965, the CMES has been supported by the Divisions of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Chicago and by grants from the U.S. Department of Education and the Mellon Foundation for more than forty years.