Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Nov 05

African History & Econ: Roundtable and Public Lecture

2:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall 201

For more information, see the Hutchins Center website.

Join us November 5 for WAHE's fall Rountable and Public Lecture. This year Howard French, the author of  China's Second Continent, will be giving a lecture (4:30-6pm) on Africa and China's evolving relationship. The preceding roundtable (2-4pm) will bring together prominent scholars and business people to address Africa...

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2015 Oct 28

Digital Arts & Humanities: "Multimedia & Academia: Tales from the Frontier"

1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Forum Room, Lamont Library, Harvard Yard

Come engage, learn, and share in this panel discussion on the possibilities, current uses, available resources, expert consultations, and best practices. For more information see the Digital Arts & Humanities website.

Nicole Mills
Preceptor in Romance Languages
Charlie Hebdo Project

Carla Martin
Fellow in African & African American...

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2015 Dec 01

CES: Governing Along Religious Lines: Jews, Muslims, and Christian Settlers in French Algeria, 1830-1870

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
When French troops invaded the Ottoman Regency of Algiers in 1830 they initiated a bloody conquest that lasted for over half a century. French colonial rule in Algeria was predicated on a treaty that legally committed France to "tolerate" the religion of local populations. This talk explores religious toleration as an instrument of colonial control; an instrument that aimed to draw the boundaries of inclusion and differentiation in French Algeria along religious (and consistorial) lines. At the same time, this colonial policy also served as a critical...
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2015 Nov 19
2015 Nov 18

CES: Empowerment of International Organizations over Time

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
For up-to-date information, see the CES Website.
In recent decades states have transferred competences to international organizations (IOs). In a first step, we will measure empowerment by focusing on IOs services and resources. In a second step, based on a principal-agent approach, we explain empowerment as a function of the degree of cohesion among principals, and the institutional design...
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2015 Nov 05

Harvard Library: Colonial North American Project

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

Harvard Library archival and manuscript collections include hundreds of thousands of items dating from the 17th and 18th centuries, representing a major source of largely untapped primary sources for scholars of British and North American history.

From political commentary to scientific explorations to records of daily life, these collections are rich resources for the continuing study of the Atlantic world over these two centuries. Drawing from over 1,600 relevant collections at 12 Harvard repositories, we are undertaking a multi-year project funded by Arcadia to survey, process/...

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2015 Oct 29

Instituto Cervantes: "Spanglish"

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Observatorio, 2 Arrow St. 4th Fl, Cambridge, MA

"Spanglish" is a mixture of bilingual language analyzed in the United States by researchers who live within this social and linguistic reality. Now, how is it interpreted from external environments? What other realities the "Spanglish" presents beyond American communities? What is the opinion of European researchers about this linguistic and cultural phenomenon? The conversation, moderated by Maria Luisa Parra (Harvard University), includes the participation of Angel Lopez Garcia-Molins (University of Valencia), Silvia Betti (University of...

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