Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Oct 26

TIME CHANGE: HLS: Law & Colonialism Workshop: Legal Debates in the British Empire

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

WCC 3015

NOTE: THIS IS A TIME CHANGE FROM THE NORMALLY SCHEDULED EVENT.

Law and Colonialism: Legal Debates in the British Empire

WCC 3015, Harvard Law School

 

The relationship between law and empire has been a fraught one and the subject of intense academic scrutiny. In this workshop, we will explore various strands in the literature by examining the role of law in the context of the British Empire. Was law “the state’s emissary,” a tool of resistance or something more...

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2018 Apr 09

WIGH Seminar: The Chinese Question in Late-Nineteenth Century Global Politics

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Mae Ngai, Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History, Columbia University

Commentator: Erez Manela, Professor of History, Harvard University
Graduate Student Commentator: Bohao Wu, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

This graduate-faculty research seminar is designed to bring together interested faculty and students on a continuing basis to...

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2018 Mar 26

WIGH Seminar: The Americas and the First Global Capitalism: Power Integrating Diversity, 1500-1810

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Speaker: John Tutino, Professor of History and International Affairs; Director, Americas Initiative, Georgetown University

Commentator: Christy Thornton, Assistant Research Professor, Johns Hopkins University; Postdoctoral Fellow, WIGH
Graduate Student Commentator: Graduate Student Commentator: David Sadighian, PhD Candidate, History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University...

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2018 Mar 05

WIGH Seminar: A History of Opium in Japan, 1800s–1930s

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Judith Froehlich, Lecturer, University of Zurich, Switzerland; Thyssen Postdoctoral Fellow, WIGH

Commentator: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University
Graduate Student Commentator: Jesus Solis, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

This graduate-faculty research seminar is designed to bring together interested faculty and students on a continuing basis to cover topics...

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2018 Feb 12

WIGH Seminar: Peasant Consumers: Self-Fashioning and the Politics of Consumption in Bengal's Jute Tracts, 1850-1914

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Basement Seminar Room, Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Tariq Omar AliAssistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Commentator: Emmanuel K. Akyeampong, Ellen Gurney Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
Graduate-student commentator: Mou Banerjee, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

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2018 Jan 29

WIGH Seminar: Forced Labor, Waged Labor and Industrial Work Practices: Naval Shipyards as Laboratories of Capitalism, 1750-1870

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Pepijn Brandon, Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands, WIGH Fellow

Commentator: Alex Keyssar, Matthew W. Stirling, Jr., Professor of History and Social Policy, Harvard University
Graduate-student commentator: TBA

This graduate-faculty research seminar is designed to bring together interested faculty and students on a continuing basis to cover topics on global history. It is part of History 2950A, Approaches to Global History, and includes both reading sessions designed for graduate students and research sessions...

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2017 Nov 16

WIGH Lunch Seminar: Jeremi Suri “The Rise and Fall of the American Presidency in Historical Perspective”

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

“The Rise and Fall of the American Presidency in Historical Perspective”

Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Distinguished Professor for Global Leadership, History, and Public Policy at the University of Texas at Austin

Chair: Arne Westad, S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations, Harvard Kennedy School

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2017 Oct 24

GSAS/Classics Department: Herodotus, Aristotle and Sounding Weights: The Deep Sea as a Frontier in the Hellenistic and Roman World

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Emerson Hall Rm. 101, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Classics Department and the GSAS research workshop Technical Traditions in Greece and Rome: Between Theory and Practice are sponsoring a talk on Tuesday, October 24, 4:30–6:00 in Emerson 101, by Professor John Peter Oleson. The title of the talk, which focuses on the technology of navigation in the ancient Mediterranean, is ‘Herodotus, Aristotle and Sounding Weights: The Deep Sea as a Frontier in the Hellenistic and Roman World.’

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2017 Oct 19

Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture: Architecture on the Edge of the Muslim World: The Deccan during the 14th and 15th centuries

5:30pm

Location: 

Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street, Cambridge, MA (corner of Trowbridge and Harvard Streets)
2017 Oct 20

Getting High at Harvard: Studying the Ludlow-Santo Domingo (LSD) Library at Houghton Library

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Edison & Newman Room, Houghton Library, 15 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

FlyerIn conjunction with the fall exhibition 'Altered States: Sex, Drugs and Transcendence in the Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library,' Houghton Library celebrates what would have been the collector Julio Santo Domingo’s 60th birthday with an in-depth look at his creation, the...

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2017 Oct 31

Center for History and Economics Workshop: Corporate Democracy: How Corporations Justified Their Right to Speak in 1970s Boston

5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S-422, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Center for History and Economics Workshop

Niko Bowie, Corporate Democracy: How Corporations Justified Their Right to Speak in 1970s Boston

The full schedule for the year can be found here.

email kumekawa@fas.harvard.edu for the paper.

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2017 Nov 07

CMES: From Ancient Gates to Postmodern Drawbridges: Exclusivity and Exclusion in Contemporary Jerusalem

12:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Middle East Forum presents

Paola Caridi
Lecturer, Palermo University; author, Jerusalem
Without God 
(2017)

Journalist and historian Paola Caridi has lived in the Middle East since 2001. She contributed to the founding of the press agency Lettera22 and has worked with L'EspressoSole 24 OreLa Stampa, and Famiglia CristianaHamas: From Resistance To Government, her second book, was published in Italy in 2009 and in...

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2017 Oct 26

CMES: The Early Zaytuna: The Mosque of a Rebellious City

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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

The CMES Director's Series presents

Sihem Lamine
Architect; Administrative Manager, CMES Tunisia Office

Sihem Lamine was trained as an architect (ESA, Paris) and holds an MA degree in History of Islamic Architecture from SOAS, London

 

Contact: Liz Flanagan

See also: North Africa, ...

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