Elsewhere at Harvard

2021 Feb 23

Posing Slaves for the Camera Race and Memory in Sudan, 1882

4:30pm to 6:00pm

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Eve M. Troutt Powell
Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania

Eve M. Troutt Powell teaches the history of the modern Middle East and the history of slavery in the Nile Valley and the Ottoman Empire. As a cultural historian, she emphasizes the exploration of literature and film in her courses. She is the author of A Different Shade of Colonialism: Egypt, Great Britain and the Mastery of the Sudan (University of California, 2003) and the co-editor, with John Hunwick, of The African Diaspora in the...

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2021 Feb 25

The File: Origins of the Munich Massacre

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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San Charles Haddad
Author, consultant

Over eighty years of international turmoil, discriminatory agendas, and vicious acts of violence.… this is the haunting Olympic history of Israel and Palestine. Three people living in Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Jerusalem embark on distinct journeys that converge at “the file”; their efforts to admit Palestine to the Olympics in the early twentieth century. Their pivotal roles in history have been purposely omitted from official record, kept secret, or forgotten. Why? Because of the “Nazi Olympics” in 1936 in Berlin. And because of the...

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2021 Feb 23

Green New Deals: Past and Future

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Hosted by the Harvard Environmental History Working Group

 

Alyssa Battistoni (Harvard University) and Neil M. Maher (New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University-Newark)

For Zoom access information, please email Joyce Chaplin: chaplin [at] fas.harvard.edu

 

2021 Feb 23

Towards a Transregional History of Sunni Legal Pluralism: Indian Hanafis in the Indian Ocean, 1500-1926

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Sohaib Baig surveys the dynamic histories of the Hanafi school (madhhab) and Sunni legal pluralism in the Indian Ocean in the early modern and modern periods. He explores how Hanafi interplay with other Sunni schools and traditions across multiple empires produced major transformations as Indian Hanafis reformulated foundational concepts concerning legal authority, including independent reasoning (ijtihād) and legal conformity (taqlīd). This...

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2021 Apr 05
2021 Mar 22

History of Global Capitalism Seminar: Emilie Connolly (Brandeis), "Inheriting the Earth: Trusteeship, Civilization Policy, and Native Economies"

3:45pm

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"Inheriting the Earth: Trusteeship, Civilization Policy, and Native Economies"
Emilie Connolly, Assistant Professor of History, Brandeis University

Graduate Student Commentator: Eve O'Connor, PhD Candidate in American Studies, Harvard University

Faculty commentator: Mandy Izadi, WIGH

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2021 Mar 08
2021 Feb 22

History of Global Capitalism Seminar; Jairus Banaji, "The Labyrinth of Capital: Reading the History of Capitalism through Jute and Rubber"

3:45pm to 5:45pm

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"The Labyrinth of Capital: Reading the History of Capitalism through Jute and Rubber"
Jairus Banaji, Department of Development Studies, SOAS University of London

Graduate Student Commentator: Marten Dondorp, PhD Candidate, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam

Faculty Commentator: Tariq Omar Ali,...

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2021 Feb 08

History of Global Capitalism Seminar: Mary Hicks (Amherst), "Slaving and Abolitionism in the Age of Revolutions"

3:45pm to 5:45pm

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"Slaving and Abolitionism in the Age of Revolutions"
Mary E. Hicks, Assistant Professor of Black Studies and History, Amherst College

Graduate Student Commentator: William Conroy, PhD Candidate in Urban Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Faculty Commentator: Seth Rockman, Associate Professor of...

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2021 Jan 25

History of Global Capitalism Seminar: Toby Green, "Africa and the Global History of Capitalism: Repairing a History of Omission"

3:45pm to 5:45pm

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"Africa and the Global History of Capitalism: Repairing a History of Omission"
Toby Green, Senior Lecturer in Lusophone African History and Culture, Kings College London

Graduate Student Commentator: Oliver Lazarus, PhD Candidate, History of Science, Harvard University

Faculty Commentator: James McCann, Professor of...

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2021 Feb 10

“Religion and American Foreign Relations in the 19th Century”, Emily Conroy-Krutz (Michigan State University)

12:30pm to 2:30pm

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Presented by the Warren Center’s Workshop on “Religion and Public Life in North America, 16th Century to the Present”

Speaker: Emily Conroy-Krutz (Michigan State University)

 

For the workshop paper, and the password to access the paper, please contact cwc@fas.harvard.edu.

 

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2021 Jan 27

"The Origins of Religious (Un)settlement: Missionary Encounters, Military Engagements, and Hmong Refugee Migration in Asia"

12:30pm to 2:30pm

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Title: "The Origins of Religious (Un)settlement: Missionary Encounters, Military Engagements, and Hmong Refugee Migration in Asia"

Speaker: Melissa Borja, University of Michigan

For the workshop paper, and the password to access the paper, please contact cwc@fas.harvard.edu.


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