Upcoming Events

  • 2019 Apr 25

    Islam in America Research Symposium

    2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, 02138

    The Harvard Muslim American Studies Working Group invites you to join us at the Islam in America Research Symposium at Harvard, designed to showcase work that engages the pasts, presents, and futures of Islam and Muslims in America. (Critical Muslim Studies, Muslim minorities in the West, and related topics may also be included). ...

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  • 2019 Apr 29

    France in the World: A Medievalist Reflects on the 'Master Narrative'

    5:30pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 133, 12 Quincy Street 

    Speaker: Patrick Boucheron (College de France)

    Title: France in the World: A Medievalist Reflects on the 'Master Narrative' 

    Reception to follow in the Seminar Room, Dana Palmer House 

    Sponsored by the France and the World Seminar and the Medieval Studies Seminar at the Mahindra Center, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the French Cultural Services, and Other Press. Co-sponsored by the European Union study group, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University. 

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  • 2019 May 01

    New England in the South Sea: Two Centuries of Trade and Exploration

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Speaker: Ingrid Ahlgren,Curator of Oceania, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

    As early as the 1700s, the fledgling United States actively explored and exchanged goods with the islands across the great wide Pacific Ocean. New England—and Massachusetts in particular—played an active, varied role in these explorations, which included the China Pacific trade, the whaling industry, the foreign Christian ministries...

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  • 2019 May 02

    Mecca: The Lived City

    5:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Hall 102, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

    The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present "Mecca: The Lived City", a symposium examining the ways in which the city of Mecca is imagined, remembered, represented, and visualized from the perspectives of history, literature, urban planning, and the visual arts.

    The symposium begins Thursday, May 2, at 5pm, with a keynote talk by Rosie Bsheer, Assistant Professor of History, Harvard University.

    The panels on day two (May 3), will run from 8:45 am - 5:00 pm, and will features the following...

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  • 2019 May 07

    MHS: Panel: After the Fighting: The Struggle for Revolutionary Settlement

    5:15pm

    Location: 

    Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

    MHS logoPresented by the Boston Seminar on Early American History and sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

    Featuring: Eliga Gould, University of New Hampshire; Katherine Grandjean, Wellesley College; Stephen Marini, Wellesley College; Brendan McConville, Boston University

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