Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Feb 21

RLL: Translating Dacia Maraini: Panel Discussion on Translation

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Room 403, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA
2018 Feb 27

HLS: Labor Unions and LGBTQ Equality: Dissecting Lambda Legal’s Amicus Brief in Janus v. AFSCME

12:05pm to 12:55pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School, WCC 1019 Classroom

See the HLS Website for more information.

On February 26, the Supreme Court will hear Oral Argument in Janus v. AFSCME, a case that is widely speculated to imperil fair share fees charged to workers in the public sector who benefit from union representation but are not members. Earlier this...

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2018 Feb 12

Mahindra Humanities: Engaging the Past, Envisioning the Future: Reflections of/on a Spanish Jewish Exile

5:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center Rm. 110, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA

Jewish Cultures and Societies

Jeremy Cohen, Tel Aviv University

Cosponsored by the Medieval Studies seminar, the Committee on Medieval Studies, and the Harvard University Center for Jewish Studies.

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2018 Feb 23

WCFIA: Social Conflict, Mafia, and State Capacity

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer Center M16, 1805 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Economic History Workshop

 

Speaker:

Daron Acemoglu, Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Contact:

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu

 

Chairs:

Eric ChaneyFaculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics,...

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2018 Feb 20

WCFIA: "Geographies of Justice: Japan, Germany, and the Allied War Crimes Program"

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

 

Speaker:

Franziska SeraphimAssociate Professor of History; Director of Asian Studies, Boston College.

Moderator:

Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Contact:

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2018 Feb 16

WCFIA: "The Slaughter of the Bison and the Reversal of Fortunes on the Great Plains"

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer Center M16, 1805 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Economic History Workshop

 

Speaker:
Donna Feir, Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Victoria.

Contact:
Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu

Chairs:
Eric Chaney, Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
 
Melissa Dell, Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee...

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2018 Feb 14

WCFIA: “American Sociology’s Racial Ontology: Remembering Slavery, Deconstructing Modernity, and Charting the Future of Global Historical Sociology"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Politics and Social Change Workshop

 

Speaker:

Zine MagubaneAssociate Professor, Department of Sociology, Boston College.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
clpugh@g.harvard.edu

Chairs:

Peggy LevittAssociate. Chair; Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Wellesley College.

Jocelyn ViternaFaculty Associate...

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2018 Feb 14

Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series: Unwilling Hosts: Partition and the Entangled Histories of Assam

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

FlyerPlease join us on Wednesday, February 14, 12-2 pm for a special lunchtime session of the Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series.

Arupjyoti Saikia, Suryya Kumar Bhuyan Endowment Chair on Assam History in the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India and...

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2018 Feb 08

History and Literature's Spring Distinguished Lecture: Professor Jane Kamensky

6:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Rm. 110, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St. Cambridge, MA

 

Professor Jane Kamensky will give this semester's Distinguished Lecture on History and Literature on Thursday, February 8 from 6:00-7:30 pm in the Thompson Room (room 110) in the Barker Center (12 Quincy St.).

Jane Kamensky is Professor of History at Harvard University and Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at the Radcliffe Institute...

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2018 Feb 15

Environmental History Working Group: Ecology, Extinction, and the End of the Second Pandemic: Plague in the Ottoman Empire

4:00pm

Location: 

4th floor, Museum of Comparative Zoology, 26 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA

hosting Nükhet Varlık of Rutgers University

 

We've arranged a lunch the following day, Friday, February 16 at noon in SC 359, for any interested grad students to have an informal chat...

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