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2015 Oct 13
2015 Sep 29

Weatherhead Center: The Geopolitical Implications of the U.S. Shale Revolution for Japan and China | Jan Nakano

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street

For more information see the Weatherhead Center website.

Jane Nakano
Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Moderator: ...

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2015 Sep 10

Weatherhead Center: Looking Back and Thinking Forward: Musings about 50 Years of Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy | Gerald Curtis

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

See more on the Weatherhead Center website.

Gerald Curtis
Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University

Moderator: Susan Pharr 
Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of...

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2015 Oct 29

Hutchins Center: Philippe Girard: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures (3 of 3)

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Philippe Girard, Professor of History and Department Head, McNeese State University

October 29th: Isaac Sasportas

Lecture 3: Isaac Sasportas was a Haitian-born Sephardic Jew. Inspired by the French Revolution¹s embrace of religious and racial equality, he conceived an elaborate plan in 1799 to export the Haitian Revolution to nearby Jamaica and to free Britain¹s slaves‹the closest that the New World ever got to a second Haiti. His ultimate failure reveals why the Haitian Revolution remained a one-off event....

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2015 Oct 28

Hutchins Center: Philippe Girard: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures (2 of 3)

4:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Philippe Girard, Professor of History and Department Head, McNeese State University

October 28th: Joseph and Marie Bunel

Lecture 2: Joseph Bunel was a Haitian diplomatic envoy who visited Philadelphia in 1798 and who is generally regarded as the first black ambassador to the United States‹except that he was not. His unique role as Louverture and Dessalines¹s white ambassador, along with that of his wife Marie (who was black and yet remarkably uninvolved in the Revolution), show us that, when...

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2015 Oct 27

Hutchins Center: Philippe Girard: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures (1 of 3)

4:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Philippe Girard, Professor of History and Department Head, McNeese State University

Profiles in Courage: Four Forgotten Figures of the Haitian Revolution

  • October 27th: Jean-Baptiste Belley
  • Lecture 1: Jean-Baptiste Belley was a black freedman who traveled from Haiti to France in 1794 to convince the French parliament to pass a law abolishing slavery. Amazingly, he succeeded (becoming the first black deputy in the French parliament in the process), only to meet a tragic end as...
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2015 Oct 02

Hutchins Center: Author's Talk with Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús - Harvard Book Store

3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA.

Electric Santería: Racial and Sexual Assemblages of Transnational Religion

About the Author

Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús is associate professor of African American religions at Harvard Divinity School. A cultural and social anthropologist, she studies media, circulation, and religious travel...

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2015 Sep 18

Hutchins Center: Author's Talk with Daniel Geary and Benjamin Hedin - Harvard Book Store

3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA.

The Hutchins Center, Harvard Book Store, and Mass Humanities welcome Professor in U.S. History at Trinity College Dublin DANIEL GEARY and author and essayist BENJAMIN HEDIN for a moderated discussion with The Reverend EUGENE F. RIVERS III of Geary's and Hedin's books Beyond Civil Rights: The Moynihan Report and Its Legacy and In Search of the Movement: The Struggle for Civil Rights Then and Now.

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