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...
featuring "Monetary Authorities: Economic Policy and Policing in the American Colonial Philippines," by Allan Lumba, and "Warring Subjects: Gender, Liberalism, and U.S. Global Counterinsurgency," by Elizabeth Mesok.
Lumba and Mesok are this year's inaugural cohort of postdoctoral fellows in Global American Studies.
On Christmas Day, 1991, President George H. W. Bush addressed the nation to declare an American victory in the Cold War: earlier that day Mikhail Gorbachev had resigned as the first and last Soviet president. The enshrining of that narrative, one in which the end of the Cold War was linked to the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the triumph of democratic values over communism, took center stage in American public discourse immediately after Bush's speech and has...