Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Oct 07

DRCLAS: States of Exception and the Rise of Human Rights in Latin America (1977-1990)

4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216 (Resource Room)

The talk addresses the way in which left and right wing political and legal thinkers came to embrace human rights discourses within the framework of authoritarian regimes. These discourses attempted to defuse a set of constitutional theories that justified repression, coups and/or military governments during the twentieth century. Human rights affected constitutional debates about rights in the 1980s and 1990s, partly in light of the intellectual and social domestic conflicts taking place in different Latin American countries. The talk will focus in the cases of Argentina, Chile...

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2015 Oct 06

DRCLAS: Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean Program: "Treasures from the Underworld of the City of the Gods"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-030, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Sergio Gómez Chávez, Archaeologist and Director of the Tlalocan Project: Underground Road in Teotihuacan 

Moderator: David Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America, with a joint appointment with the Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

This event will explore findings in the archaeological...

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2015 Oct 05

DRCLAS: Info Session - January Programs in Chile & Mexico

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

DRCLAS CGIS S-216, 1730 Cambridge St.

Join us at the information session for the DRCLAS January Programs in Brazil, Chile and Mexico and learn about the various opportunities available for Harvard students in computer science, public administration, health, government, microfinance, women’s rights, economics, documentary film, entrepreneurship, venture capital and more.

For more information, please contact Yadira Rivera (yrivera@...

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2015 Nov 03

CMES: H.A.R. Gibb Lecture: Avicenna and Avicennism

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Rm S030, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

CMES is pleased to present the 2015 H.A.R. Gibb Arabic & Islamic Studies Lecture Series with

Robert Wisnovsky
Professor and James McGill Professor of Islamic Philosophy, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University

Robert  Wisnovsky received his BA (1986) in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures from Yale University, and his MA...

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2015 Oct 09

CMES: Symposium on Gallipoli 1915

9:15am to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a one-day Symposium to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli 1915 Campaign

As part of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies’ program of commemorating the various centenaries associated with the First World War in the Middle East – a conflict as murderous and bloody as that in western Europe – CMES will hold a one-day symposium on the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915. This event will include a panel of discussion by several American-based experts in late Ottoman History as well as two Ottoman historians from Germany and from Turkey.

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2015 Oct 01

HMSC: Your Obedient Servant: The History of the Handheld Navigational Device | Joyce Chaplin

6:00pm

Location: 

Science Center (Hall A), 1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138

For updated information, see this Harvard Museums event listing.

Public lecture with Joyce E. Chaplin, James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History and Chair, Program in American Studies, Harvard University

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