Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Sep 25

Warren Center: Global American Studies Symposium

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St.

See also: Warren Center Events

Postdoctoral Fellows Megan Black, Samantha Iyer, Justin Leroy, and Stuart Schrader will offer brief presentations of their work, and participate in a discussion of Global American Studies. 

Also present and participating will be Ruth Wilson Gilmore (CUNY), George Henderson (Wisconsin), Cedric Robinson (U.C., Santa Barbara), and Andrew Zimmerman...

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2015 Sep 11
2015 Oct 28

CES: What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About the Holocaust. Poland After Jedwabne

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room
For up-to-date information see the CES website.
Anna Bikont is a psychologist and writer associated with the Gazeta Wyborcza newspaper since its inception in 1989. Her book 'Le Crime et le Silence' won the European Book Prize in 2011.

Anna Bikont Journalist and Writer, Gazeta Wyborcza
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2015 Oct 21

CES: The Rise of Diversity Rhetoric in Germany and its Complicity with the "Myth of Merit"

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
For up-to-date information see the CES website.

An affirmative rhetoric regarding diversity and related practices is becoming increasingly popular in German-speaking countries. However, similar to other national contexts, the actual ramifications of this “diversity turn” for differentiating between desired and undesired diversity and, eventually, for legitimizing inclusion and exclusion, are highly controversial....
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2015 Oct 07

CES: "Forced Migration in the Mediterranean: EU and South European States' Perspectives and Strategies"

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
For up-to-date information, see the CES website.
What are the security repercussions of forced migration for both the EU and of particular South European states? For dealing with this important issue, firstly a detailed picture of how illegal migration unfolds in the broader Mediterranean region over the last decade (trends, migration routes, impact of the Arab uprisings, the Syrian crisis...
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2015 Sep 17

CES: "From Ottoman Empire to Italian Colonialism: The Jews of Rhodes 1900-1944"

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
For the most up-to-date information see the CES Website.
The Jewish Community of the island of Rhodes followed a unique trajectory in the 20th century. Rhodes Jewry was the only community in the Levantine Judeo-Spanish world that did not become part of a successor state of the Ottoman Empire in the 20th century. Instead it was incorporated into a colonial Empire when Italy conquered the...
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2015 Sep 17

CES: "Is Capitalism Compatible with Democracy?"

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room

For the most up-to-date information, see the CES website

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Merkel Professor of Comparative Political Science and Democracy Research, Humboldt University of Berlin; Director of the Research Unit "Democracy: Structures, Performance, Challenges", Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)

Peter A. Hall...

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2015 Sep 16

CES: The Dynamics of Ethnic Simplification in Eastern Europe and the Middle East

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room

For the most up-to-date information see the CES Website.

Despite differences of timing and detail, since 1900 a grand pattern of ethnic (or ethno-sectarian) "simplification" has reshaped almost all societies from the Baltic through the Balkans to the Middle East and North Africa. How should we understand and explain this pervasive (and continuing) process and assess its implications?

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2015 Oct 13

Radcliffe: Shepherding the Blackwell Family into the Digital Age, A Panel Discussion

4:15pm

Location: 

Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

For more information, see the Radcliffe Events page.

The Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute recently digitized five Blackwell Family collections, which span from 1784 to 1981 and detail the activities of a remarkable family of prominent leaders in crucial 19th and 20th social movements, including abolition, prohibition, health care, women...

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