Beyond Borders and States: New Actors in the Globalised Middle East

When: July 3, 2017 @ 9:30 am – July 5, 2017 @ 9:30 am

Middle East Directions Programme Annual Conference  –  Florence, 3-5 July 2017 The conference provided academic analysis and fieldwork-research findings on the main dynamics and actors that are transforming the region, as well as on the links between local dynamics and Read More …

Violences du XXe siècle, violences du XXIe siècle

When: May 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Un séminaire de Henry Laurens (Prof.), Histoire Contemporaine du Monde Arabe, Collège de France Vendredi, le 12 mai 2017 11.00 – 12.30 Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia   La Grande Guerre a inventé la « guerre totale » qui abolit la distinction entre Read More …

“Democratic Transition in the Arab World”

When: April 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

EUI, April 26, 2017 Cappella, Villa Schifanoia In December 2016, Cambridge University Press published a new book on “Democratic Transitions in the Arab World”, edited by Ibrahim Elbadawi and Samir Makdisi with contributions by several scholars residing in and outside the region. On the occasion of Read More …

Love and politics in Egypt after 2013

When: April 6, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

A discussion with Nada Riyadh and Ayman El Amir organised in the framework of the The Middle East Directions Programme  Moderated by Georges Fahmi (MEDirections Research Fellow)   Thursday 6 April 14.00-15.30 Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia   MEDirections is pleased Read More …

Turkey at a Crossroads (Workshop)

When: March 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Villa Schifanoia, Via Boccacio, 121, firenze

Wed 29 Mar 2017, 16.00 – 18.00 Sala Trivia, Villa Schifanoia A seminar organised by the Migration Working Group, Global Governance Programme, MEDirections Programme and the    Muslim World Working Group. In power for almost 15 years – first as Prime Read More …

Aziz Şenol Filiz Ney Performance at Villa Schifanoia

When: March 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: villa schifanoia

The great Ney player Aziz Şenol Filiz will perform at the Capella, Villa Schifanoia at 6 p.m on March, 29, 2017. A great opportunity to discover Turkish classical music. Aziz Şenol Filiz took his first Ney lessons from Sencer Derya in Read More …