Elsewhere at Harvard

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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2015 Nov 19

Radcliffe: "Sliver of a Full Moon" reenactment of the historical congressional reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

6:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Sliver of a Full Moon
November 19, 2015 | 6:30 PM–9 PM
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Sliver of a Full Moon is a powerful reenactment of the historical congressional reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in 2013: a movement that restored...

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2015 Oct 21

Hutchins Center: "What Happened, Miss Simone?" Screening & Discussion

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museum, Menschel Hall, 480 Broadway Street, Cambridge, MA

Liz Garbus, Director

 "What Happened, Miss Simone?"

 A documentary about the life and legend of Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul." The screening will be followed by Q&A with director Liz Garbus.

Free and open to the public. ...

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2015 Oct 28

Law and History Program Fall Reception and Advising Lunch, Panel Discussion

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Hauser Hall Rm. 104, Harvard Law School

Law and History Program Fall Reception and Advising Lunch

Featuring a panel discussion on:
"Reflections on the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations and the History of International Law"

with Emma Rothschild and Samuel Moyn

Moderated by Tomiko Brown-Nagin and Kenneth Mack

Lunch will be served.

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