Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Sep 14

Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies: China Humanities Seminar w/ Shao-yun Yang

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

TBA

See also: China Humanities Seminar

Shao-yun Yang studies the intellectual history of medieval China (between 300 and 1500 CE), with particular interest in Chinese perceptions of and interactions with other ethnocultural groups. At Denison, he teaches a two-part survey of East Asian history and upper-level courses on the history of Chinese identity; China under the Tang dynasty (618-907 CE); Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in Chinese history; and the representation of...

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2015 Nov 03
2015 Oct 23

DRCLAS: Cuban Studies Program: "Roundtable: New Research on the History of Public Health in Cuba"

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

For more info see the DRCLAS website.

John Gutierrez, Assistant Professor, Department of Latin American and Latino/a Studies, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Jennifer Lambe, Assistant Professor of History, Brown University

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2015 Oct 30

CES: The Distribution of Skills and Voting Behavior across American States

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
Lucy Goodhart Lecturer in International and Global Studies, Brandeis University

There will be no presentation and the seminar will go straight to discussion. Those planning to attend should read the paper available under the listing for this Seminar on the CES...
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2015 Nov 06

CES: Economic Crisis and Mass Protest: The Pots and Pans Revolution in Iceland

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
For up-to-date information, see the CES website.
A wave of popular protests hit Iceland in the aftermath of the national financial collapse, triggered by the global banking crisis of 2008. These protests evolved into explosive demonstrations that eventually brought down the government of Iceland in January 2009. In this talk, Professor Bernburg will discuss his forthcoming book, “Economic...
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2015 Sep 30

CES: Visiting Scholars Seminar: Federalism in West Germany 1949-2008

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
Practices and notions of democracy seem to change constantly within the history of West German federalism. Between 1949 and 2008, we trace various concepts of democratic legitimacy in West Germany and later in the reunited Germany. Each time federalism related differently to democracy. Which institutions and mechanisms favored the formation of compromise? How did federal consensus-building change democratic practices?

Siegfried Weichlein Visiting Scholar...
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