Indonesia is at a crucial moment in its history. On July 9, outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will hand the reins to one of two candidates standing in the country’s presidential election. Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo both have the capacity to bend Indonesia’s arc of history—but each in a...
Please join us for an end of the year History Department Reception in honor of Liana DeMarco.
We want to thank Liana for all the work she has done for the department and especially the graduate students, and wish her well as she embarks upon a PhD program of her own! We'd also like to honor the work of the entire History Department staff, and their constant work on behalf of the department. There will be plenty of food and drink. We hope to see you there!
Knafel Building, Room K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Harvard University
documentary screening and panel discussion
Assignment: China is a multi-part documentary series on the history of American correspondents in China and how this coverage shaped American and international perceptions of the country. This episode covers the Tiananmen Square demonstrations in Beijing, spring 1989.
This presentation, sponsored by the seminar Teaching Spanish as Heritage Language: Theory and Practice (Harvard Department of Romance Languages and Literatures) will focus on an ongoing study that seeks to identify the linguistic features of the oral academic proficiency in advanced L2 Spanish students, and the effect of explicit instruction in advancing such Spanish oral academic skills.
CGIS South, Room S153 1730 Cambridge Street, Harvard University
Rowena Xiaoqing He
This presentation is based on Dr. He's newly published book, which interweaves her own experiences with the accounts of three student leaders exiled from China in the aftermath of the military crackdown in June 1989.
Mahindra Center, Room 133, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Paul Franks Professor of Philosophy and Judaic Studies, Yale University
Center for Jewish Studies Co-sponsored by the Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History and Philosophy Department at Harvard University, and the Juewish Societies and Cultures Seminar at the Mahindra Center for the Humanities.
A discussion of the History of the 'Khalig' (Gulf) in terms of its ruling families, its trading practices, and of its place within the world of the Indian Ocean centered on Mumbai - as well as the larger world beyond.
The Gulf Past: May 6, 2:00 - 4:00PM -Johan Mathew (History, University of Massachusetts at Amherst) -Roger Owen, (History, Harvard University)
The Gulf Present: May 7, 10:00AM - 12:00PM -Bernadette Baird-Zars (Alarife...