Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Apr 02

Thai Studies Program: Dancing Partners: Thai war Captives, the Ramayana Dance-Drama and the Transformation of the Burmese Visual Arts

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Rm. S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

The Burmese conquest of Ayutthaya in 1767 entailed the transfer of hundreds of Thai artisans to Burma’s capital, including palace dancers, musicians, and other performing artists. The result was a large-scale transfer of Thai performing arts traditions, such as the masked dance version of the Ramayana, into the Burmese royal setting...

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2015 Apr 02

Romance Languages/Instituto Cervantes/Institut Ramon Llull: "La Plaga" Screening and Film Discussion

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Fong Auditorium, 1308 Mass Ave, Cambridge

Neus Ballús, Spanish filmmaker, will be presenting her film "La Plaga,” which was released in 2013, and premiered at 63rd Berlinale. “La Plaga” is a film of intertwining stories that offers a moving portrait of life in the outskirts of Barcelona. The screening will be followed by a film discussion.

 La directora de cine española Neus Ballús presenta su película "La Plaga", estrenada en la 63 Berlinale en 2013. "La plaga" es una película de historias entrelazadas que muestra un conmovedor retrato de la vida a las...

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2015 Apr 29

Dept. of Classics: "Of Mummies and Skeletons: When the Dead Teach the Living" | Frank Ruehli

4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall Rm. 201

Prof. Dr. med Frank Ruehli, MD PhD
Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, University of Zurich

King Tutankhamen, Oetsi ‘the Iceman’ from the Alps, Iranian salt mummies, mummies from Peru – Prof. Dr. med Frank Ruehli has examined and written about them all.  Prof. Ruehli is the Director of the University of Zurich’s Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, a world-renowned research institute that focuses on the interdisciplinary study of the...

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