Elsewhere at Harvard

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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2015 May 04

Romance Languages: "The Unbearable Lightness of Bones: Memory, Emotion, and Pedagogy in Patricio Guzman'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

 4:00 pm - Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall

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2015 Apr 14

SoHP: "Environments, Genes, Archaeology and the End of Prehistory: Discussion of Making of the Middle Sea"

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room (S020), 1730 Cambridge Street

Initiative for Science of the Human Past: (SoHP):
Tues. 4/14/15
5:00pm - 7:00pm
CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room

Cyprian Broodbank
University of Cambridge

Discussants:...

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2015 Apr 20
2015 Apr 16

South Asia Institute: "Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral Megacity" Book Launch and Exhibition

4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard University Loeb House

Thursday, April 16, 4:00 pm
Harvard University Loeb House

Over fifty Harvard professors, students, administrative staff, and medical practitioners made the pilgrimage to Allahabad, India, to the Kumbh Mela site in 2013, to analyze issues that emerge in any large-scale human gathering. The Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral MEGACITY book and exhibition consolidate research findings and serve as an example of interdisciplinary research conducted at Harvard.

Welcome: Tarun KhannaDirector,...

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2015 Apr 07

Dept. of Art & Architecture: Theodosian Harbor Excavations and 37 Byzantine Shipwrecks at Yenikapi in Istanbul, Turkey

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Ave.

A Lecture by Professor Ufuk Kocabas, Istanbul University

Salvage excavations at Yenikapi in Istanbul, Turkey, have unearthed in the Theodosian Harbor the largest collection of medieval ships ever uncovered at an excavation site - 37 ships from the 5th to 11th century CE.

See more in the attached pdf.

Reception in Yenching Library Common Room following the lecture.

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