Elsewhere at Harvard

2022 Nov 29

Medieval History Workshop: “Christians and Jews in Late Medieval Guides for Parish Priests: Local Approaches and Lived Religion.”

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Department Conf. Room (#125), 35 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Christians and Jews in Late Medieval Guides for Parish Priests: Local Approaches and Lived Religion

Prof. Deeana Klepper, Boston University

There are many ways that canon law expectations regarding Christian-Jewish interaction were adapted to suit local needs in late medieval Europe, including through synodal statutes or clerical advice to secular rulers. But the implementation of any ecclesiastical...

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2022 Nov 18

Revisiting the Notorious "Report #49": Gender, Race, and Encounter in Burma, 1944

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room S020, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse Level, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: AMY STANLEY, Wayne V. Jones II Research Professor in History, Northwestern University 

Moderator: ANDREW GORDON, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

 

Summary:

In September of 1944, an interrogation report written by a Japanese-American interrogator named Alex Yorichi caused a minor frenzy among Allied soldiers posted on the border between India and Burma. The report described twenty Korean “comfort girls” and two Japanese comfort station operators who had been captured...

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2022 Nov 30

Failed Globalists: European Socialists, the Welfare State, and the Challenge of the Global South, 1919-2019

4:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Warren Center Conf. Room (#B21), 35 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA 02138

 

The Harvard International and Global History Seminar (HIGHS)

https://highs.fas.harvard.edu/highs

"Failed Globalists: European Socialists, the Welfare State, and the Challenge of the Global South, 1919-2019"
Giuliana Chamedes (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Comment: David Spreen (Harvard University) and James Evans (Harvard University)
 

This session will take place in person, with an option for remote access.

Please...

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2022 Dec 01

Reflecting on The Emergency in India

7:00pm

Location: 

Virtual (registration required)

 

Life of Pi begins with Pi Patel and his family escaping from India in 1975 at the start of The Emergency, a two-year period of violent political unrest that overtook the country for nearly two years. Join us for a dynamic conversation with Harvard University Professor Sugata Bose who will reflect on how The Emergency began and the long-lasting effects of one of the most impactful periods in modern Indian history.

A.R.T.’s Civically Speaking series features virtual conversations, lectures...

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2022 Nov 17

"The Prelude to Our Dissolution": Paper Money and National Sovereignty in Mexico's First Empire (1822-1823)

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School Wasserstein (WCC 1015)

Speaker: Andrew Konove (University of Texas at San Antonio)
Presented by the Warren Center’s Workshop on “Capitalism’s Hardwiring”

For the access the circulated reading(s), please visit the original listing by clicking here. You can also contact the Warren Center at, cwc@fas.harvard.edu

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2022 Nov 01

Ancient Studies Visitors Series: Carolina López-Ruiz (University of Chicago)

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Thompson Room (# 110), 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Recovery of Phoenician Intellectual History: Problems and Insights

The Phoenicians pose for us a fascinating puzzle and object of study. Belonging broadly to the Canaanite cultural zone, they made their mark well beyond the Levant, indeed across the entire Mediterranean. Yet the study of their culture is awkwardly situated between disciplines (Classics, Near Eastern and Biblical Studies, Iron Age Archaeology), and is only slowly breaking out from a hyperspecialized niche. As our knowledge of their material culture is rapidly increasing, their intellectual...

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2022 Nov 03

From Commodity Gluts to General Gluts: Crises of Overabundance in Atlantic Economies, 1602-2008

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School Wasserstein (WCC 3019)

Speaker: Trevor Jackson (George Washington University)

Presented by the Warren Center’s Workshop on "Capitalism’s Hardwiring"

Please contact the Charles Warren Center for access to the workshop paper. cwc@fas.harvard.edu 

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2022 Nov 02

Oral History Workshop with Professor Blair LM Kelley

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Warren Center Conf. Room (#B21), 35 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Speaker:Blair Lm Kelley
Professor of History and Alumni Association
Distinguised Graduate Professor
North Carolina State University

Presented by the Warren Center’s Workshop Series

Registration required via Eventbrite
Lunch will be provided

2022 Oct 31

Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
Author Rita Copeland, Sheli Z. and Burton X. Rosenberg Professor of the Humanities and Professor of Classical Studies, English, and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses her new book Emotion and the History of Rhetoric in the Middle Ages (Oxford University Press, 2022) with ... Read more about Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar
2022 Oct 26

Jeffrey Murray, 'Classics in Natal, 1843-2000'

12:30pm

Location: 

Hutchins Center, 104 Mount Auburn Street, Floor 3r, Cambridge, Ma

This event will be in-person only

Jeffrey Murray, Senior Lecturer in the School of Languages and Literatures, University of Cape Town

Classics in Natal, 1843-2000

Part of the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute Colloquium Series

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