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2015 Oct 22

History Project Conference: The History of Energy and the Environment

Thu - Fri, Oct 22 to Oct 23, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Concourse

The History of Energy and the Environment

 The History Project, in cooperation with the Joint Center for History and Economics and the Global History of Energy Project, supported by the Harvard University Center for the Environment, will hold its fourth conference on October 22-23, 2015 at Harvard University.

 A presentation of research by conference participants and Harvard University scholars will run concurrently in the CGIS South Concourse. The projects will be on display all day Thursday,...

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2016 Mar 10

CON-IH 16 || Global and International History: The Economic Dimension

Thu - Fri, Mar 10 to Mar 11, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Lower Level Conference Room Minda de Ginzburg Center for European Studies 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

See the CON-IH 16 Website for updates.

CON-IH 16

International and Economic History: The Global Dimension

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016; Friday, March 11, 2016

Location: Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies 

 

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Since its inception in 2001, the Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International History (Con-IH) has developed into an annual event, organized by graduate students in ...

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2015 Oct 29
2015 Nov 30

Weatherhead (WIGH) Seminar: “The Geography of Containment: Colonialism, Slavery, the American Civil War, and the Making of Epidemiology”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Jim Downs, Associate Professor of History, Connecticut College.

Commentator: Evelynn M. Hammonds, Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science; Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Graduate Student Commentator: Westenley Alcenat, PhD candidate at Columbia.

The seminar paper will be available one week ahead of time at www.bit.ly/wigh2015 (Harvard ID required) or by request to...

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2015 Nov 16

Weatherhead (WIGH) Seminar: “Archipelago Capitalism, Or What Tax Havens Tell Us About the Nation-State in the International Political Economy, 1870s-1980s”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Vanessa Ogle, Julie and Martin Franklin Assistant Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania.

Commentator: Neil Brenner, Professor of Urban Theory and Director of the Urban Theory Lab at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.

Graduate Student Commentator: Rephael Stern, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University.

The seminar paper will be available one week ahead of time at www.bit.ly/wigh2015 (Harvard ID...

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2015 Nov 02

Weatherhead (WIGH) Seminar: “From USA to Brazil: Some Notes Concerning a Modern-Revolutionary Space of Experience in the 18th and 19th Centuries”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower LIbrary, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

João Paolo Garrido Pimenta, University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Commentator: Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University.

Graduate Student Commentator: Ruodi Duan, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University.

The seminar paper will be available one week ahead of time at www.bit.ly/wigh2015 (Harvard ID required) or by request to jbarnard@fas.harvard....

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2015 Oct 19

Weatherhead (WIGH) Seminar: "Detroit, Capital of the 20th Century: Fordism's First Globalization"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Commentator: Terry Martin, George F. Baker III Professor of Russian Studies, Harvard University.

Graduate Student Commentator: Tim Barker, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University.

The seminar paper will be available one week ahead of time at www.bit.ly/wigh2015 (Harvard ID required) or by request to jbarnard@fas.harvard.edu.

2015 Dec 03

CES: A Tribute to Stanley Hoffmann

1:00pm

Location: 

Memorial Church, Harvard Yard
A celebration of the life and work of our dear colleague, friend and co-founder of the Center, Professor Stanley Hoffmann. The program will include brief remarks by a small number of Stanley’s colleagues and friends, as well as a musical tribute by the Parker Quartet.

To RSVP for this event, please complete this form.

 

2015 Oct 13

Instituto Cervantes: Jonathan Mayhew: Lorca's Modernist Self-Fashioning

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Observatorio. 2 Arrow St. 4th floor. Cambridge, MA. 02138

CONVERSATIONS IN THE OBSERVATORY
JONATHAN MAYHEW: LORCA’S MODERNIST SELF-FASHIONING

The proposal is to read Lorca's self-creation as a literary artist from the perspective of the postmodern "death of the subject." The result will be to locate this questioning or dissolution of subjectivity in modernism itself (rather than in its later manifestations) and to re-situate Lorca in relation to his modernist contemporaries, like Kafka, Borges, and Pessoa. Prof. Mayhew’s approach presents a challenge to the biographical imperative of Lorca studies, which...

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2015 Oct 14

Fairbank Center: Animal Management in Northern China during the Late 3rd Millennium B.C.: Zooarchaeological and Genetic Patterns

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South S153, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Katherine Brunson, 2015-16 An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

The late third millennium BCE was a period of technological and cultural change in China’s Yellow River valley. Domestic cattle and sheep were introduced into China from West Asia during this period, marking a shift in the zooarchaeological record and the arrival of new methods of animal exploitation. Using...

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2015 Oct 13

Fairbank Center: The Social Life of Pots: Migration, Diffusion, and Trade in Neolithic NW China

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South S153, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Ling-yu Hung, 2015-16 An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies.  Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University Bloomington.  .

The Majiayao culture complex (ca. 3300–2000 BC) in Gansu and Qinghai Provinces has yielded tens of thousands painted pots, now among the most popular of Chinese cultural relics exhibited at museums worldwide. In this talk, I explore the...

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2015 Oct 08

Fairbank Center: From Imperialism to Anti-Communism: Romance in Colonial and Early Postwar Taiwan

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room | 2 Divinity Avenue | Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Lin Pei-yin (Assistant Professor, School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong; Harvard Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar)

Chair/Discussant: David Wang (Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University)

This...

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