Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 May 30

Fairbank Center: From Eco-Threat to Green Leader: Narratives of China’s Environment

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S153, 1730 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

Elizabeth Lord, An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

This talk aims to unpack dominant narratives about China’s environment, see how they spatialize China, and examine their assumptions and political implications. This talk argues that the environment increasingly serves as a new platform to ‘re-orientalize’ China, or construct China as an environmental ‘other,’ by those outside the country.

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2018 May 17

Belfer Center: Iran's Nuclear Decision-Making: Historical Trends and the Role of U.S. Policy

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

L-324 Fainsod Room

Series:Project on Managing the Atom

Speaker: Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, Research Fellow with the Iran Project and Project on Managing the Atom

During this seminar, Sahar Nowrouzzadeh will examine historical trends in Iran's nuclear-decision making and discuss the role of U.S. foreign policy in shaping such decision-making.  This event will take place following the May 12th deadline for the United States to renew or not renew waivers...

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2018 May 15

Davis Center: Republic of Letters: Public Letter Writing in the Gorbachev Era, 1985-1991

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S354, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Fellows Seminar:

 

Speaker(s): 

Courtney Doucette, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Connecticut College

Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

For more information, please call 617-495-4037.

 

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2018 May 15

Davis Center: The Changing Image of Europe and the U.S. in Russian Political Discourse

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S354, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Fellows Seminar

 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S354

The aim of this project is to look at how the image of Europe and the U.S. has changed in Russia’s official discourse, namely – Presidential speeches in the period of 2000-2018. The presentation will focus on the theoretical part of the research.

The 2017–2018 Fellows Seminar is coordinated by Professors Stephanie Sandler and ...

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2018 May 17

Belfer Center: India's Search for Deterrence: Nuclear Subcultures and Policy Choices

12:15pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Room 350, 1 Brattle Square, Cambridge

International Security Brown Bag Seminar

Frank O'Donnell, Stanton Nuclear Security Junior Faculty Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom

Sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University

 

See also: Asia Center

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2018 May 14

CMES: The Many Faces of Arab Refugeehood: Survival, Stress, and Seeking a Home - a Roundtable Discussion

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies (BCARS) and American University of Beirut (AUB)present a roundtable discussion with

Dr. Sawsan Abdulrahim (AUB), Dr. Denis J. Sullivan (Northeastern Univ), Dr. Rim Saab (AUB), and Alice Verticelli (BCARS, AUB)

Register here.

Dr. Sawsan Abdulrahim is an associate professor...

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