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Center for the Study of the Middle East Panel
Welcome CSME
Upcoming Events


September 3, 11:00a - 2:30p

Student Involvement Fair

Dunn Meadow


September 5, 8:30a - 3:00p

Workshop - Doing Business In & With the Middle East

Indianapolis, IN

*Registration Required


September 9, 1:15p

Great Decisions Talk: "Turkey at Crossroads", by Çiğdem Balım Harding



September, TBA

Lunch and a Lecture

CSME, 1105 E Atwater













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Visiting Scholars


CSME would like to welcome two new visiting scholars to Indiana University and our Center!


Kishimzhan Eshenkulova is originally from Kyrgyzstan. She received her PhD from the University of Istanbul in 2008, where her thesis explored the "Introduction of Modern Science into Turkistan (1800-1917)."


Kishimzhan's current research project is “The history of science in Islamic civilizations, Islamic philosophy and general epistemology as understood through the role of Islamic education and institutions in contemporary Kyrgyzstan.”















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