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2017 Oct 23

CMES: Ottoman Consuls in Boston: 1845-1917

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

 

The Sohbet-i Osmani Lectures Series presents

Ömür Budak
Consul General of Turkey in Boston

 

Ömür Budak has assumed his duties as the Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Boston as of October 1, 2014. Previously, he served as the Deputy Chief of Staff to President Gül between 2012 and 2014. His other past assignments include serving as the Counselor at the Permanent Mission of Turkey to the UN, New York; Head of Section at the Deputy Undersecretariat for European...

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2017 Dec 08

CES: Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Between Distribution and Reallocation: The Politics of Taxation Revisited

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room

SPEAKER

Lukas Haffert
Senior Researcher, University of Zurich; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow 2017-2018, CES, Harvard ; Visiting Scholar 2017-1918, CES, Harvard

 

DISCUSSANT

Daniel Mertens
Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Frankfurt

 

** Please note: Those planning to attend events in this series should read the paper that...

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2017 Nov 17

CES: Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Lessons from the First Globalization 1870-1914

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, Cambridge, MA

** Please note: Those planning to attend events in this series should read the paper that will be posted on the CES website before the seminar.**

 

SPEAKER

Suzanne Berger
Raphael Dorman-Helen Starbuck Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

 

DISCUSSANT

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2017 Nov 14

CES Senior Thesis Workshop — How to Find an Adviser and Access Harvard's Resources?

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, Cambridge, MA

 

This session will help you learn about Harvard Library resources for conducting research on Europe, about the proper etiquette and timeline in asking for letters of recommendation, and about how to find a proper thesis adviser for your thesis project.

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Join us for the series of workshops designed to help juniors with the process of formulating a thesis topic, tackling research questions, and elaborating grant proposals for summer thesis research. In vibrant sessions led by CES graduate affiliates, students develop a set of...

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2017 Nov 02

Harvard-Yenching Inst. / Asia Center: River, Governance and Place: Sentiment in The Travels of Lao Can

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Hsu Hui-Lin, Associate Professor, Department of Chinese Literature, National Taiwan University; HYI Visiting Scholar

Chair/discussant: Karen Thornber, Victor and William Fung Director, Harvard University Asia Center and Professor of Comparative Literature and of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute: co-sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center

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2017 Oct 19

Harvard Divinity School: Sisters and Consorts, Adepts and Goddesses: Representation of Women in Early Saiva Bhairvatantras

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CSWR 202, 42 Francis Avenue, Cambridge

South Asian Religions Colloquium 2017-2018 Series

Shaman Hatley, Associate Professor of Asian Studies & Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts, UMass Boston

Details: Sisters and Consorts, Adepts and Goddesses: Representation of Women in Early Saiva Bhairvatantras

Sponsored by the Harvard Divinity School
 

See also: Asia Center

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2017 Oct 19

Harvard Yenching Institute: Embodied Virtue: How was Loyalty Edited and Performed in Late Imperial China?

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Chiung-yun Evelyn Liu, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica; HYI Visiting Scholar

Chair/discussant: Wai-yee Li, Professor of Chinese Literature, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Details: Embodied Virtue: How was Loyalty Edited and Performed in Late Imperial China?

Sponsored by the Harvard Yenching...

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2017 Oct 18

History of Art and Architecture: From Mandala to Palace: Transforming Space and Site at Qutan Monastery

5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 2nd Floor, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Aurelia Campbell, Assistant Professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Film at Boston College

Moderator: Eugene Wang, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art

Details: From Mandala to Palace: Transforming Space and Site at Qutan Monastery

Sponsored by the Department of History of Art and Architecture

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2017 Oct 31

CGIS Halloween

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Cafe, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Bubble tea! Churros! Empanadas!

The CGIS departments and international centers invite you to trick or treat around the world! Every center will be giving away snacks and candy! Stop by to learn more about student programs and funding for international travel or research. RSVP on Facebook!

The following centers are sponsoring this event: Harvard University Asia Center; Center for African Studies; Center for...

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2017 Nov 02

Harvard Art Museums: Gallery Talk: Fluid Forms and Mobile Figures—Lacquer in 19th-Century Iran

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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Harvard Art Museums present a gallery talk led by

Mary McWilliams
Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Islamic and Later Indian Art, Harvard Art Museums

Gallery talks are free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and ...

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2017 Oct 11

Harvard Art Museums: Gallery Talk: From Royal Fancy to Revolutionary Propaganda -- Photography in 19th-Century Iran

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 0213

A Photographer's RoomHarvard Art Museums present a gallery talk led by

Mira Xenia Schwerda
PhD candidate in Middle Eastern studies and the history of art and architecture, CMES

Gallery talks...

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2017 Oct 17

CMES: How Security Laws Make Citizenship: The Institutional Legacies of the British Empire in Anti-Terror Laws in Israel and India

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Yael Berda

Academy Scholar, Harvard Academy for International & Regional Studies, WCFIA, Harvard University; Assistant Professor, Dept of Sociology & Anthropology, Hebrew University

 

The CES Colonial Encounters &...

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