Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Apr 03

DRCLAS: Cuban Studies Program: "West African Warfare in Bahia and Cuba: Soldier Slaves in the Atlantic World, 1807-1844"

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-050, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Manuel Barcia Paz, University of Leeds

Manuel Barcia is a Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Leeds. He's the author of three books and several articles focusing on the experiences of the African Diaspora in Cuba and Brazil. His most recent book, West African Warfare in Bahia and Cuba: Soldier Slaves in the Atlantic World, 1807-1844, was recently published within the prestigious Past & Present book series of...

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2015 Apr 01

DRCLAS: Latin America in the 60's: Color Images by Martin Karplus

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel, Fischer Commons Cafe (1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138)

Reception: April 1, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Exhibit: March 23 - Jun 15, 2013

An exhibition presented by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) and made possible in part by generous support from the Brillembourg and Brodsky Endowment Funds at DRCLAS.

For more information, see the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies website.

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2015 Mar 27

DRCLAS: "Perspecitves on Governance: A Talk with Former President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla Miranda"

2:30pm

Location: 

L-150, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School

Laura Chinchilla Miranda was the first woman to be elected to the Costa Rican presidency (2010-2014).

Her election as President of the Republic of Costa Rica was preceded by a successful political career and service in the public sector which began with her appointment as Minister of Public Security - the first woman to hold that...

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2015 May 01

CMES: "Iranian Cities from the Arab Conquest to the Early Modern Period"

(All day)

Location: 

Friday, May 1: Science Center Hall A; Saturday, May 2: Science Center Hall E, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies

is pleased to present a conference organized by


Roy P. Mottahedeh, Gurney Professor of History, Harvard University

This conference will consider the social and economic history of Iranian cities and their hinterlands from the 7th to the 15th centuries (excluding the Safavid and Qajar periods), and including Persianate areas beyond the borders of modern-day Iran. Topics considered will include questions of arrangement such as the placement of symbols of authority and markets, systems of water...

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2015 Apr 20

CMES: "Three Apples Fell from Heaven: An Exploration of Armenian Identities in the Ottoman and Post-Ottoman World"

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present

A Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide with

Rachel Goshgarian, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Lafayette College
A 17th-century Armenian (Dis)Placement:...

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2015 Mar 30

Davis Center: Celebrate Nowruz

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Join the Davis Center and friends to mark the Persian New Year and beginning of spring at Harvard’s annual Nowruz celebration! Featuring traditional food, drink, music and a presentation of Nowruz customs.

This event is open to the public; no registration required.

2015 Apr 27

Fairbank Center: "School Education, Political Ideology and Social Mobility: A Comparative Study of 1950's Mainland China and Taiwan "

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room | 2 Divinity Avenue | Cambridge, MA

Details on the Fairbank Center Website.

Osawa Hajime, Assistant Professor of Chinese Area Studies, College of International Studies, Chubu University,...

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