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Calendar

2019 Nov 13

From Bandung to Jakarta: Sino-Japanese Rapprochement and Links to South East Asia

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K262, Bowie-Vernon Room

Past and Present of Southeast Asia: A Research Workshop at Harvard University
Talk title: From Bandung to Jakarta: Sino-Japanese Rapprochement and Links to South East Asia 
Speaker: Bohao Wu, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University

ABSTRACT 
Since secret meeting between Zhou Enlai and Takasaki Tatsunosuke at Bandung Conference in 1955, Japan and the PRC forged important connections in the two decades to follow while standing on opposite sides in the Cold War confrontation. The interactions between China and Japan - either...

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2019 Nov 13

Cambridge Historical Society: "How Can We Make Change Here?"

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

University Lutheran Church 66 Winthrop St, Cambridge, MA

CAMBRIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
FALL CONVERSATION 2019
"HOW CAN WE MAKE CHANGE HERE?"

Join us as we invite Cheyenne Wyzzard-Jones (L) and Dr. Charlotte Ryan (C), two radical educators and activists with Cambridge ties, to reflect on what drive them to engage and how they do it. In dialogue with moderator Mary McNeil (R), they will discuss the issues that motivate them and tools we can use to make our own change here in Cambridge. This event concludes our 2019 theme "How Does Cambridge Engage?"

 

Free and open to the public
ADA accessible
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2019 Nov 13

(Massachusetts Historical Society) Housing as History: the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative and Orchard Gardens At the Dewitt Center

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Dewitt Center, 122 Dewitt Drive, Boston, MA 02120

Housing as History: the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative and Orchard Gardens
At the Dewitt Center
(http://www.masshist.org/calendar/event?event=2991)
November 13, 2019 - Wednesday, 6:00PM - 7:00PM (There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30)

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