Elsewhere at Harvard

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.

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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