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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

2022 Oct 27

Making Justice in a Venal Context: The Provincial Council and the Deconcentration of Power in 18th-Century Harput

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Yavuz Aykan, Associate Professor of Early Modern History, Paris 1 Sorbonne University, School of History

 

Yavuz Aykan is an Associate Professor of early modern history at Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne University’s School of History. Before joining Sorbonne’s School of History, he taught history and paleography classes at Boğaziçi and Koç Universities in Istanbul, Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations in Paris. He was a residential fellow at the Centre for ‘Work and Human Lifecycle in...

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2022 Oct 20

"Sovereignty on the Page: A Birchbark Booklet & Histories of Native American Literature"

5:00pm

Location: 

Boylston 110 (Fong Auditorium), 5, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA, United States of America, 02138

Kelly Wisecup is a literary and cultural historian whose work brings together early American studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, and histories of books and archives. Across several books and digital projects, her research seeks to understand the many avenues through which Indigenous peoples—published authors and otherwise—created, interacted with, used, and read books, manuscripts, newspapers, and other texts.  Her recent scholarship traces relationships between 18-19th -century Indigenous literatures and colonial archives,...

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2022 Oct 20

"Inconveniences of Capitalism"

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School- Wasserstein (WCC 3019)

Speaker: Devin Fergus (University of Missouri)

Title: "Inconveniences of Capitalism"
Presented by the Warren Center’s Workshop on “Capitalism’s Hardwiring”

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