Elsewhere at Harvard

2022 Apr 18

“The Toxic Detritus of Industry Beyond Borders: The Hazardous Waste Trade Between West Germany, Turkey, and the Global South, 1986-1989”

3:45pm to 5:45pm

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“The Toxic Detritus of Industry Beyond Borders: The Hazardous Waste Trade Between West Germany, Turkey, and the Global South, 1986-1989”
Matthew Sohm, Harvard University

Faculty Commentator: Hans-Helmut Kotz, Visiting Professor of Economics, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Student...

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2022 Apr 14

Abolitionists in Action: Transformative Justice and the University with Mariame Kaba and TJ Practitioners

6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Zoom (registration required)

Panelists: Dara Kwayera Imani Bayer (Brown University), Camila Pelsinger (Brown University), Sofia Meadows (Unity Circles)

Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/abolitionists-in-action-transformative-just...

About this event

If abolition demands a world without police, prisons, or punishment, transformative justice is the organized effort to imagine and enact the structures that will take their place. This...

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2022 Mar 31

A World of Public Debts. A Political History and France in the World. A New Global History

12:00pm

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Professor Nicolas Delalande from Sciences Po will be talking about his new work on the state, citizenship, and political economy. He is the editor, most recently, of A World of Public Debts. A Political History and France in the World. A New Global History. To register and to receive the event location please email ... Read more about A World of Public Debts. A Political History and France in the World. A New Global History
2022 Mar 31

"In Antwerp We Speak Diamond" – City Branding & the Specter of Europe's Jewish Merchant

12:30pm to 1:45pm

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Zoom (registration required)

Speaker: Sam Shuman, Rabin-Shvidler Joint Post-Doctoral Fellow in Jewish Studies, Fordham University and Columbia University

Chair: Derek Penslar. William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

 

This seminar centers around a 2017 city-branding campaign, “In Antwerp We Speak Diamond! Diamond Capital Since 1447.” Jointly engineered by PR representatives from Antwerp’s diamond...

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2022 Apr 22

Street Smarts + Smart Cities: A Conversation about Urban Life and Data Science

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Zoom (registration required)

New technologies can renew our capacity to envision and pursue more sustainable, vibrant, and democratic cities. At the same time, many of our current challenges result from unintended consequences of innovations once hailed as solutions. This event aims to address how urbanists today should make sense of the potentials and limits of computational approaches. Instead of prepared remarks, two panelists will respond to questions pre-submitted by the audience at registration.

Speakers will respond to questions or comments submitted in advance. Please include yours with your...

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2022 Mar 30

Mapping the Megacity: Understanding Urban Change in São Paulo through Historical GIS

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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HMUI Urban Conversations aim to pair visiting scholars with Harvard faculty or graduate students as respondents. Our goal is to create a space for scholars to share works-in-progress with an interdisciplinary community of urbanists.

 

SpeakerDan McDonald, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Humanities Center at the University of Rochester

Respondent: ...

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2022 Mar 28

“'Survival in an Age of Revolution': Charles Malik, Imperial Sovereignty, and Global Counterrevolution"

3:45pm to 5:45pm

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Zoom

“'Survival in an Age of Revolution': Charles Malik, Imperial Sovereignty, and Global Counterrevolution"Nate George, Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program.

Grad Student Commentator: Rustam Khan, PhD Candidate in History...

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2022 Mar 23

"Unequal Encounters: A Recurrent Dynamic of Global History"

12:00pm to 1:15pm

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Weatherhead Forum with Weatherhead Initiative on Global History

Moritz von Brescius, John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow at the Center for European Studies and affiliate of the Weatherhead Center for Global Transformation/Initiative for Global History (WIGH) Author of German Science in the Age of Empire (2020). Current work on rubber plantation production in Southeast Asia.

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