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Exhibit: Yasak/Banned: Political Cartoons from Late Ottoman and Republican Turkey

November 1, 2017 | 8:00 am - March 12, 2018 | 5:00 pm
Perkins Library, Duke University
Durham, NC United States
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“Yasak/Banned: Political Cartoons from Late Ottoman and Republican Turkey” details the extensive collections held by Duke University Library. The Library’s Turkish satirical journals and cartoons span from the late 19th century to the present. The exhibition highlights three themes: Historical … Continued

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12:00 pm

Wednesdays at the Center: “Law, Dynasty, and Islam in Arab Monarchies, 1860s-1930s” (Dr. Adam Mestyan)

November 8, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Duke University NC United States + Google Map

This talk focuses on the legal codification of dynasties in Arab monarchies between the 1860s and 1930s. In a sweeping survey, it compares how the succession order and the members of the ruling family were defined in laws, decrees, and … Continued

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4:00 pm

Public Talk by Professor Céline Regnard: Marseille and Arab Immigration (1890-1910)

November 8, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
NC State University Raleigh, NC 27695 United States + Google Map

  Join the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies for a talk by Professor Céline Regnard, Aix-Marseille Université on “Marseille and Arab Immigration (1890-1910). Please visit for more information. Room 331, Withers Hall North Carolina State University

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