Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Jun 12

Business History: "The Political Economy of Food: Grown Locally and Consumed Globally"

10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Baker 101, Baker Library

Seating is limited, if interested in attending, please contact Casey Lurtz: clurtz@hbs.edu

For the full schedule, see the website

.The Business History Initiative is hosting a one-day conference on June 12, 2015: "The Political Economy of Food: Grown Locally and Consumed Globally."

The conference will bring together scholars...

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2015 Jun 05

South Asia Institute: "Transformation Challenges and Opportunities for the Bangladesh Garment Industry"

Fri - Sat, Jun 5 to Jun 6, 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S010, 1730 Cambridge Street

For more information, please contact the South Asia Institute

Bangladesh Development Conference 2015

This conference will look at identifying and solving the challenges in the transformation of the...

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2015 May 10

South Asia Institute: "Harvard India Poetry Reading"

2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S010, 1730 Cambridge Street

For more information please contact the South Asia Institute

Please join SAI and the Department of South Asian Studies for the seventh annual meeting of the South Asian Poets of New England.

This year’s theme is: Identity. Poems in all languages are invited for recitation. All are welcome.

Please contact Bijoy Misra, bmisra@fas.harvard.edu,...

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2015 May 08
2015 Jun 13

Radcliffe: The Sixth International Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference

Sat - Sun, Jun 13 to Jun 14, 8:30am - 12:15pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA

“Gilman and the Archive”

The Sixth International Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference will take place in June 2015 at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is a cosponsor of the conference. The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at Radcliffe holds a rich collection of Gilman’s papers, including letters, drawings, and the entire run of her periodical, The Forerunner. A selection of Gilman-related materials...

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2015 May 14

Kennedy School: "Nuclear Non-proliferation and U.S.-ROK Relations: An International History, 1969 - 1981

12:15pm

Location: 

Belfer Center Library, Littauer Rm. 369, Harvard Law School

Speaker:
Se Young Jang
, Research Fellow,
International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom

Link to seminar description: http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/events/6664/

Coffee and Tea Provided
Sponsored by...

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2015 May 13

Fairbank Center: "The China Dream: An Inerpretation of Contemporary Wall Posters" | Frederick William Crook

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge Street

China’s new leader, Xi Jinping, began to propagate the “China Dream” in 2013.  At this time, Dr. Crook was living in China, cooperating with the China Charity Federation of the Ministry of Civil Affairs to implement charity projects.  He began to observe many wall posters appearing in public spaces from July 2013 onward.  He photographed 272 of these posters which he placed in his collection of 45,000 reports on rural China (1958-2015) and 40,000 plus photographs (1982-2014) now housed in the Brigham Young University Library.  Upon his return to the USA, he began a...

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2015 May 12

Fairbank Center Visiting Scholar Research Presentations

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Room S050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
The “Loyalist Myth” and Its Bankruptcy in Late Qing War Literature

Professor Chen Lin, Associate Professor of Chinese literature, Nankai University Read more...

Building Collaborative Climate Risk Governance: Lessons and Opportunities in Cities of China and USA

Dr. Yan Zheng, Associate Research...

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2015 May 05

CMES Master's Thesis Presentations

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This event is open to the public; no registration required.

CMES Master's Thesis Presentations

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents the CMES Master's Thesis presentations with:

Nora Lessersohn
Armenian Self and Ottoman Society: Christopher Oscanyan's Oriental and Turkish Museum in London (1853-54)
Advisors: Cemal Kafadar, Gulru Necipoglu

Elsien Van Pinxteren
Gender, Parody, and Activism:...

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2015 May 08

Joint Center for History & Economics/Center for the Environment: “Carbon and Its Discontents: The Future of Energy History, a Roundtable Discussion”

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street

Chairs:
Ian J. Miller, Professor, Harvard University
Paul Warde, Lecturer, University of Cambridge

Speakers:

Lisa M. Brady, Professor, Boise State University and editor, Environmental History

Rania Ghosn, Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Christopher F. Jones, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

Edward Melillo, Associate Professor, Amherst College

Sara B. Pritchard, Associate Professor,...

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