Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 May 15
2015 Apr 29

CES: "Italy During and After the 2008-2009 Crisis. Is it Over? And What are its Country Specific and Euro-area Causes and Impact? | Carolo Cottarelli

12:50pm

The Italian economy has performed very poorly in the aftermath of the 2008-09 global financial crisis. This has reflected a combination of factors, some of them pertaining to the overall Euro-area crisis, some of them Italy-specific. Now Italy seems to be emerging from the crisis, although the recovery is still tentative. Why has Italy suffered so much from the 2008-09 crisis? Has its economic outlook now really improved? And how will policies and developments in the rest of the European Union affect Italy?
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2015 Apr 29

CES: "A Behavioral Theory of Party Change" | Gijs Schumacher

12:50pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
Dr. Gijs Schumacher will present a new theory proposing that party behavior is influenced by current and future electoral performance and expectations of performance formed by historical experience. Contrary to what many existing theories claim, government parties change their electoral program more than opposition parties. Dr. Schumacher will discuss several empirical cases from contemporary Europe that illustrate that particularly parties new to government – such as green, radical right and radical left parties are likely to change. This throws an interesting light on...
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2015 Apr 04

Romance Languages: “The Unbearable Lightness of Bones: Memory, Emotion, and Pedagogy in Patricio Guzmán’s Chile"

4:00pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall

 The Annual Raimundo Lida Memorial Lecture

Brad Epps, Professor of Spanish, and Head of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Cambridge

“The Unbearable Lightness of Bones:

Memory, Emotion, and Pedagogy in Patricio Guzmán’s Chile, la memoria obstinada and Nostalgia de la luz

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2015 Apr 29

Phillips Academy Andover: A Talk by Dr. Edward Ayers

7:15pm

Location: 

Cochran Chapel, 2 Chapel Ave. Andover, MA

The United States is culminating five years of commemoration of the pivotal events in its history. Dr. Edward Ayers, Civil War scholar and president of the University of Richmond, will explore what we have learned about ourselves and our history during these years, and then offer thoughts about what we still need to learn—and how we might...

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2015 Apr 27

Harvard Museums of Science & Culture: Harvard Curatorial Innovations Series Showcases Experts from MoMA and the Exploratorium

6:00pm to 7:15pm

Location: 

Northwest Building, B-103, 52 Oxford Street

Harvard Curatorial Innovations Series Showcases Experts from MoMA and the Exploratorium in April 27 Lecture

 Museums can be important spaces for exploring social, political, and historic experiences through art and science.  Experts from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the Exploratorium in San Francisco will discuss examples at Harvard’s second annual Seminar on Innovative Curatorial Practice Monday, April 27.

 The event will be held from 6 to 7:15 p.m. at Harvard University’s Northwest Building, B-103, 52 Oxford Street. ...

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2015 Apr 30

Mahindra Humanities Center: "Whitman's Civil War Revisited: Drim-Taps at 150"

6:00pm

Location: 

Paine Hall, Music Building, 1 Oxford Street

Speakers:

Lawrence Buell - Harvard University
Lawrence Kramer - Fordham University

Elisa New - Harvard University

Heinrich Christensen - King's Chapel

Eric Christopher Perry - Tenor & Conductor

Copies of the new edition of Drum-Taps, edited by Lawrence Kramer and published by the New York Review Books, will be available for purchase. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.

2015 May 01

Center for Ethics: "Ending Institutional Corruption" Conference

Fri - Sat, May 1 to May 2, 8:30am - 7:00pm

Location: 

Milstein Conference Suite, Wasserstein Building, Harvard Law School

Over the last five years, hundreds of researchers, journalists, activists, and scholars from a variety of fields have come together at Harvard University's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, under the direction of Lawrence Lessig, to investigate, map, and find solutions for institutional corruption around the world.

On May 1-2, the project will culminate with a two-day conference to celebrate the accomplishments of the Lab and point the way forward. Join us as we present the findings of the Lab in fields from pharma to academia to Wall Street to K Street and beyond.

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2015 May 05

Historic New England/Tufts University: Opening Reception for "Focus: Experiements in Photographic Interpretation"

5:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Koppelman Gallery at the Aidekman Arts Center, Tufts University

There are as many ways to react to a photograph as there are people viewing
it. Focus: Experiments in Photographic Interpretation, hosted by the Tufts University Art Gallery,
explores the power of photography and curation to prompt personal responses in viewers.
Curated by graduate students in the Tufts University Museum Studies program, the exhibition
will be open to the public from Tuesday, May 5 through Sunday, May 17, 2015. A public
opening reception will take place on May 5 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M.

On display are twelve distinct experiments in curatorial...

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