Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Aug 01

Old Sturbridge Village Presents: Redcoats and Rebels

9:30am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Old Sturbridge Village 1 Old Sturbridge Road Sturbridge , MA 01566

For full details including directions and ticketing, see "The History List"

See the largest military re-enactment in New England with nearly 1,000 soldiers portraying British, Irish, Spanish, Scottish, French and Colonial troops. The Village is transformed into a military camp from the time of the War for Independence, as it was known in early New England. Come see what it was...

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2015 Jul 26

Boston and the Law: Walking Tour

2:00pm

Location: 

Meet your guide at the end of Long Wharf Long Wharf Boston, MA 02109

For full details, see "The History List"

Decisions made in Boston's courtrooms have had far-reaching and long-lasting effects. Join us on this tour of Boston's historic and contemporary courthouses as we explore Boston's fascinating legal history. From the notorious Boston Massacre trial to the cases that resulted in the Boston Harbor cleanup, we will discuss landmark trials...

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2015 Jul 22

The Boston Floating Hospital: How a Boston Harbor Barge Changed the Course of Pediatric Medicine

6:00pm

Location: 

Old South Meeting House 310 Washington Street Boston, MA 02108

For full details see "The History List"

Don’t miss this special opportunity to hear the remarkable story of Floating Hospital for Children, a Boston institution that became a pioneer in pediatric healthcare! The hospital began in 1894 as a ship...

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2015 Aug 13

Summertime on the Centre Common: Free Thursday Family Programs

10:30am

Location: 

Edgell Memorial Library 3 Oak Street Framingham, MA 01701

For the latest information, see "The History List"

Join the Framingham History Center for our third year of summertime fun with family programming ranging from Pumpernickel Puppets to Jojo the Magician!

Programs cater to age 8 and under. Snacks will be provided. Rain or shine, at the air-conditioned Edgell...

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2015 Aug 06

Summertime on the Centre Common: Free Thursday Family Programs

10:30am

Location: 

Edgell Memorial Library 3 Oak Street Framingham, MA 01701

For the latest information, see "The History List"

Join the Framingham History Center for our third year of summertime fun with family programming ranging from Pumpernickel Puppets to Jojo the Magician!

Programs cater to age 8 and under. Snacks will be provided. Rain or shine, at the air-conditioned Edgell...

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2015 Jul 30

Summertime on the Centre Common: Free Thursday Family Programs

10:30am

Location: 

Edgell Memorial Library 3 Oak Street Framingham, MA 01701

For the latest information, see "The History List"

Join the Framingham History Center for our third year of summertime fun with family programming ranging from Pumpernickel Puppets to Jojo the Magician!

Programs cater to age 8 and under. Snacks will be provided. Rain or shine, at the air-conditioned Edgell...

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2015 Jul 23

Summertime on the Centre Common: Free Thursday Family Programs

10:30am

Location: 

Edgell Memorial Library 3 Oak Street Framingham, MA 01701

For the latest information, see "The History List"

Join the Framingham History Center for our third year of summertime fun with family programming ranging from Pumpernickel Puppets to Jojo the Magician!

Programs cater to age 8 and under. Snacks will be provided. Rain or shine, at the air-conditioned Edgell...

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2015 Jul 16

Summertime on the Centre Common: Free Thursday Family Programs

10:30am

Location: 

Edgell Memorial Library 3 Oak Street Framingham, MA 01701

For the latest information, see "The History List"

Join the Framingham History Center for our third year of summertime fun with family programming ranging from Pumpernickel Puppets to Jojo the Magician!

Programs cater to age 8 and under. Snacks will be provided. Rain or shine, at the air-conditioned Edgell...

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2015 Jul 14

Mass Historical Society: Abigail & John: A Life in Letters

Tue Jul 14 (All day) to Thu Jul 16 (All day)

Location: 

See website for details

For full details, see "The History List"

Meet John and Abigail Adams! Our hands-on workshop will introduce participants to this famous couple and their rich correspondence. What can these letters tell us about life in the late eighteenth century, especially those connected to the creation of the United States? We will analyze primary sources related to topics such as education, women...

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2015 Jul 12

HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS: Unearthing 400 Years of History: Newton's Earliest Residents

2:00pm

Location: 

Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverley Avenue.

For full details and directions see "The History List"

HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS: Unearthing 400 Years of History: Newton's Earliest Residents
The landscape surrounding the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds holds the history of the families who owned the land and lived there for three centuries as well as the history of...

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2015 Jul 01

CMES: Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran | Nina Ansary & Pardis Sabeti

7:00pm

Location: 

The Harvard Bookstore 1256 Mass Ave Cambridge, MA 02138

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present:

Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran
A conversation with author Dr. Nina Ansary & Harvard Professor of Biology Pardis Sabeti

 Nina Ansary, PhD
Dr. Nina Ansary is a historian and expert in the women’s movement in Iran. Born in Tehran, Iran, Dr. Ansary left her country of birth at the onset of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Dr. Ansary was recently honored as one of the 21 Leaders of the 21st Century by the award-winning news website...

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2015 Oct 15

Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry & Medicine | Jacob D. Moses

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ballard Room, fifth floor, Countway Library of Medicine Harvard Medical Area

Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital and Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine present:

COLLOQUIUM ON THE HISTORY OF PSYCHIATRY AND MEDICINE

David G. Satin, M.D., DLFAPA Director

Open to students of history and those valuing a historical perspective on their professions.

"Remorse Without...

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2015 Sep 17

Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry & Medicine | Miriam Rich

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ballard Room, fifth floor, Countway Library of Medicine Harvard Medical Area

Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital and Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine present:

COLLOQUIUM ON THE HISTORY OF PSYCHIATRY AND MEDICINE

"Historical Theories and Management of Obstetrical Pain: Medical Perspectives from the Nineteenth-Century U.S."

 Miriam Rich...

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