Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Nov 20

CES Dissertation Workshop: “The French Revolution of the Compagnie des Indes: 1789-1792” | Elizabeth Cross (History)

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

Closed session: Graduate Students and Faculty only.

Refreshments will be served. We are also pleased to announce that, starting this semester, students attending the workshop will be entitled to dine for free at CES’s in-house, delicious Friday lunch (12.30-2 pm).

Papers will be pre-circulated on the workshop’s e-mail list. To subscribe, for detailed information about the workshop or its schedule for 2015-16, or if you wish to present in Spring 2016, please contact organizers Paul Schmelzing (...

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2015 Nov 06

CES Dissertation Workshop: “An Enlightenment Fable: Leibniz and the Boundaries of Reason” | Tae-Yeoun Keum (Government)

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

Closed session: Graduate students and Faculty only.

Refreshments will be served. We are also pleased to announce that, starting this semester, students attending the workshop will be entitled to dine for free at CES’s in-house, delicious Friday lunch (12.30-2 pm).

Papers will be pre-circulated on the workshop’s e-mail list. To subscribe, for detailed information about the workshop or its schedule for 2015-16, or if you wish to present in Spring 2016, please contact organizers Paul Schmelzing (...

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2015 Nov 02

Davis Center: "Winter is Coming—Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped"

4:45pm

Location: 

Emerson Hall Rm. 105, Harvard Yard

Garry Kasparov:  "Winter is Coming—Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped"

(Hosted by The Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies)

The stunning story of Russia’s slide back into a dictatorship—and how the West is now paying the price for allowing it to happen.

The ascension of Vladimir Putin—a former lieutenant colonel of the KGB—to the presidency of Russia in 1999 was a strong signal that the country was headed away from democracy. Yet in the intervening years—as America and the world’s other leading powers have continued...

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2015 Nov 05

African History & Econ: Roundtable and Public Lecture

2:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall 201

For more information, see the Hutchins Center website.

Join us November 5 for WAHE's fall Rountable and Public Lecture. This year Howard French, the author of  China's Second Continent, will be giving a lecture (4:30-6pm) on Africa and China's evolving relationship. The preceding roundtable (2-4pm) will bring together prominent scholars and business people to address Africa...

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2015 Oct 28

Digital Arts & Humanities: "Multimedia & Academia: Tales from the Frontier"

1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Forum Room, Lamont Library, Harvard Yard

Come engage, learn, and share in this panel discussion on the possibilities, current uses, available resources, expert consultations, and best practices. For more information see the Digital Arts & Humanities website.

Nicole Mills
Preceptor in Romance Languages
Charlie Hebdo Project

Carla Martin
Fellow in African & African American...

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2015 Dec 01

CES: Governing Along Religious Lines: Jews, Muslims, and Christian Settlers in French Algeria, 1830-1870

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
When French troops invaded the Ottoman Regency of Algiers in 1830 they initiated a bloody conquest that lasted for over half a century. French colonial rule in Algeria was predicated on a treaty that legally committed France to "tolerate" the religion of local populations. This talk explores religious toleration as an instrument of colonial control; an instrument that aimed to draw the boundaries of inclusion and differentiation in French Algeria along religious (and consistorial) lines. At the same time, this colonial policy also served as a critical...
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2015 Nov 19
2015 Nov 18

CES: Empowerment of International Organizations over Time

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
For up-to-date information, see the CES Website.
In recent decades states have transferred competences to international organizations (IOs). In a first step, we will measure empowerment by focusing on IOs services and resources. In a second step, based on a principal-agent approach, we explain empowerment as a function of the degree of cohesion among principals, and the institutional design...
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2015 Nov 05

Harvard Library: Colonial North American Project

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

Harvard Library archival and manuscript collections include hundreds of thousands of items dating from the 17th and 18th centuries, representing a major source of largely untapped primary sources for scholars of British and North American history.

From political commentary to scientific explorations to records of daily life, these collections are rich resources for the continuing study of the Atlantic world over these two centuries. Drawing from over 1,600 relevant collections at 12 Harvard repositories, we are undertaking a multi-year project funded by Arcadia to survey, process/...

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