Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Sep 13

West Africa and the Maghreb Conference

Location: 

Sperry Room, Andover Hall, 45 Francis Avenue
Thu Sep 13 (All day) to Sat Sep 15 (All day)

event flyerSponsors: The Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program, Harvard Divinity School, Hutchins Center for African and African American Studies, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Department of African and African American Studies, Center for African Studies, The Weatherhead Center
2018 Dec 11

Native Cultures of the Americas Monthly Seminar

Location: 

The Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, Traditional Territory of the Massachusett People
6:00pm

Speaker TBA

 

A forum for the interdisciplinary study of the indigenous peoples and cultures of the Americas. All are welcome from Harvard and the wider community.

*Free Parking for seminar participants is available at Broadway Garage (Felton St. between Cambridge and Broadway). For questions, or to join the mailing list, contact mspellberg@fas.harvard.edu

 

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2018 Oct 09

Native Cultures of the Americas: "Indigenous Brooklyn: The Nexus of Ironworking, Urban History, and Haudenosaunee Nationhood"

Location: 

The Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, Traditional Territory of the Massachusett People
6:00pm

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Allan Downey, McMaster University

A forum for the interdisciplinary study of the indigenous peoples and cultures of the Americas. All are welcome from Harvard and the wider community.

*Free Parking for seminar participants is available at Broadway Garage (Felton St....

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2018 Sep 11

Native Cultures of the Americas: "First Nations, First Wave Petitioners: The Native Petitioning Surge in North America, 1800-1850"

Location: 

The Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, Traditional Territory of the Massachusett People
6:00pm

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Daniel Carpenter, Harvard University

A forum for the interdisciplinary study of the indigenous peoples and cultures of the Americas. All are welcome from Harvard and the wider community.

*Free Parking for seminar participants is available at Broadway Garage (Felton St....

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2018 Oct 01

Deadline for Academy Scholars Fellowship

Location: 

Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
(All day)

Academy Scholars are appointed for a two-year-in-residence, postdoctoral fellowship. They receive substantial financial and research assistance. The Senior Scholars, a distinguished group of Harvard University faculty members, act as mentors to the Academy Scholars to help them achieve their intellectual potential. 

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2018 Sep 24

Davis Center: The Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia, 1968: A Look Back after Half a Century

Location: 

CGIS South, S354, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA
12:00pm to 1:45pm

Cold War Studies Seminar

Speaker(s): 

Josef Pazderka, Editor-in-Chief, Aktuálně.cz
Igor Lukes, University Professor of History and International Relations, Boston University; Center Associate, Davis Center

Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

For more information,...

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2018 Dec 11

CES: Isaiah Berlin. Philosopher of Freedom - Film Screening

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference room
4:15pm to 6:00pm

"Isaiah Berlin: Philosopher of Freedom" is a 72 minute documentary film tracing the development of his ideas in the context of his life and times. The film presents this intellectual biography through interviews with Sir Isaiah, and filmed for the documentary, with Michael Ignatieff, his biographer, and Henry Hardy, his principal editor, along with Alfred Brendel, pianist and friend, and others.

About

A film by Judith Wechsler, Professor Emerita, Tufts University

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2018 Nov 15

CES: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism in Europe

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffman Room
4:15pm to 6:00pm

SPEAKER

Paul Hanebrink

Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University

For much of the twentieth century, Europe was haunted by a threat of Judeo-Bolshevism myth. This myth—that Communism was a Jewish plot to destroy the nations of Europe—was a paranoid fantasy, and yet fears of a Jewish Bolshevik conspiracy took hold during the Russian Revolution and spread across Europe. During World War II, these fears sparked genocide.

Paul Hanebrink will discuss the...

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2018 Oct 11

CES: Expelling the Jews: Wartime Plans to Expel Jews from Eastern Europe after the Second World War

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffman Room
4:15pm to 6:00pm

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Gil Rubin

Israel Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, the Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University

During the first years of the Second World War, before knowledge of the extermination of Jews had reached the...

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2018 Oct 04

CES: The Italian Executioners: The Genocide of the Jews of Italy

Location: 

Hoffmann Room, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street at Cabot Way
4:30pm to 6:00pm

Speaker:

Simon Levis Sullam
Associate Professor of Modern History, Ca' Foscari, University of Venice

The talk addresses the role of ordinary Italians in the Holocaust. Contrary to commonly held conceptions, almost half of the about 8,000 Jews arrested in Italy and deported mostly to Auschwitz, in 1943-45, were arrested by Italians. Mussolini had paved the ground for this with anti-Jewish propaganda and persecution since the...

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2018 Sep 05

CES: Polish Historical Politics and the Future of POLIN (Museum of the history of Polish Jews)

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference room
4:15pm to 6:00pm

ImageSpeaker:
Dariusz Stola

Director, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

POLIN, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, has been considered one of the best examples of progress in Polish-Jewish...

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