Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Oct 24

GSAS/Classics Department: Herodotus, Aristotle and Sounding Weights: The Deep Sea as a Frontier in the Hellenistic and Roman World

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Emerson Hall Rm. 101, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Classics Department and the GSAS research workshop Technical Traditions in Greece and Rome: Between Theory and Practice are sponsoring a talk on Tuesday, October 24, 4:30–6:00 in Emerson 101, by Professor John Peter Oleson. The title of the talk, which focuses on the technology of navigation in the ancient Mediterranean, is ‘Herodotus, Aristotle and Sounding Weights: The Deep Sea as a Frontier in the Hellenistic and Roman World.’

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2017 Oct 19

Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture: Architecture on the Edge of the Muslim World: The Deccan during the 14th and 15th centuries

5:30pm

Location: 

Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street, Cambridge, MA (corner of Trowbridge and Harvard Streets)
2017 Oct 20

Getting High at Harvard: Studying the Ludlow-Santo Domingo (LSD) Library at Houghton Library

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Edison & Newman Room, Houghton Library, 15 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

FlyerIn conjunction with the fall exhibition 'Altered States: Sex, Drugs and Transcendence in the Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library,' Houghton Library celebrates what would have been the collector Julio Santo Domingo’s 60th birthday with an in-depth look at his creation, the...

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2017 Oct 31

Center for History and Economics Workshop: Corporate Democracy: How Corporations Justified Their Right to Speak in 1970s Boston

5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S-422, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Center for History and Economics Workshop

Niko Bowie, Corporate Democracy: How Corporations Justified Their Right to Speak in 1970s Boston

The full schedule for the year can be found here.

email kumekawa@fas.harvard.edu for the paper.

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2017 Nov 07

CMES: From Ancient Gates to Postmodern Drawbridges: Exclusivity and Exclusion in Contemporary Jerusalem

12:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES Middle East Forum presents

Paola Caridi
Lecturer, Palermo University; author, Jerusalem
Without God 
(2017)

Journalist and historian Paola Caridi has lived in the Middle East since 2001. She contributed to the founding of the press agency Lettera22 and has worked with L'EspressoSole 24 OreLa Stampa, and Famiglia CristianaHamas: From Resistance To Government, her second book, was published in Italy in 2009 and in...

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2017 Oct 26

CMES: The Early Zaytuna: The Mosque of a Rebellious City

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES Director's Series presents

Sihem Lamine
Architect; Administrative Manager, CMES Tunisia Office

Sihem Lamine was trained as an architect (ESA, Paris) and holds an MA degree in History of Islamic Architecture from SOAS, London

 

Contact: Liz Flanagan

See also: North Africa, ...

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2017 Oct 23

CMES: Ottoman Consuls in Boston: 1845-1917

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

The Sohbet-i Osmani Lectures Series presents

Ömür Budak
Consul General of Turkey in Boston

 

Ömür Budak has assumed his duties as the Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Boston as of October 1, 2014. Previously, he served as the Deputy Chief of Staff to President Gül between 2012 and 2014. His other past assignments include serving as the Counselor at the Permanent Mission of Turkey to the UN, New York; Head of Section at the Deputy Undersecretariat for European...

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2017 Dec 08

CES: Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Between Distribution and Reallocation: The Politics of Taxation Revisited

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room

SPEAKER

Lukas Haffert
Senior Researcher, University of Zurich; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow 2017-2018, CES, Harvard ; Visiting Scholar 2017-1918, CES, Harvard

 

DISCUSSANT

Daniel Mertens
Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Frankfurt

 

** Please note: Those planning to attend events in this series should read the paper that...

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2017 Nov 17

CES: Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Lessons from the First Globalization 1870-1914

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, Cambridge, MA

** Please note: Those planning to attend events in this series should read the paper that will be posted on the CES website before the seminar.**

 

SPEAKER

Suzanne Berger
Raphael Dorman-Helen Starbuck Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

 

DISCUSSANT

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2017 Nov 14

CES Senior Thesis Workshop — How to Find an Adviser and Access Harvard's Resources?

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, Cambridge, MA

 

This session will help you learn about Harvard Library resources for conducting research on Europe, about the proper etiquette and timeline in asking for letters of recommendation, and about how to find a proper thesis adviser for your thesis project.

About

Join us for the series of workshops designed to help juniors with the process of formulating a thesis topic, tackling research questions, and elaborating grant proposals for summer thesis research. In vibrant sessions led by CES graduate affiliates, students develop a set of...

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2017 Nov 02

Harvard-Yenching Inst. / Asia Center: River, Governance and Place: Sentiment in The Travels of Lao Can

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Hsu Hui-Lin, Associate Professor, Department of Chinese Literature, National Taiwan University; HYI Visiting Scholar

Chair/discussant: Karen Thornber, Victor and William Fung Director, Harvard University Asia Center and Professor of Comparative Literature and of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute: co-sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center

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2017 Oct 19

Harvard Divinity School: Sisters and Consorts, Adepts and Goddesses: Representation of Women in Early Saiva Bhairvatantras

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CSWR 202, 42 Francis Avenue, Cambridge

South Asian Religions Colloquium 2017-2018 Series

Shaman Hatley, Associate Professor of Asian Studies & Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts, UMass Boston

Details: Sisters and Consorts, Adepts and Goddesses: Representation of Women in Early Saiva Bhairvatantras

Sponsored by the Harvard Divinity School
 

See also: Asia Center

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