Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Feb 10
2015 Jan 15

DRCLAS: "Before and After Goya: Spain and its Empire"

7:00pm

Location: 

Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

“Before and After Goya: Spain and its Empire (1746-1828)” by TAMAR HERZOG

Born in 1746 in an imperial Spain that dominated large parts of the globe, by the time of his death in 1828, Goya lived through a series of events that had his country loose most of its territory, engage in a war for...

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2015 Mar 13

Fairbank Center: Forming and Redefining Belles Lettres - Graduate Student Conference

8:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Harvard Graduate Student Conference on Pre-modern Chinese Literature

During the long interval between the earliest textual records and our modern sense of what constitutes literature, the concept of wenxue 文學 went through myriad transformations that both enrich and challenge our understanding of the literary past. At this conference, our faculty discussants and graduate student presenters will explore four topics: the relationship between textuality and genre, the performativity of ritual and religion, the reciprocity between the authorial self and community, and the impact of...

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2015 Mar 10

Weatherhead Center: "Survival and Recovery from the Tohoku Disaster"

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, K262 (Bowie-Vernon Room)

Special Series: Post-Disaster Japan

Daniel Aldrich, Associate Professor of Political Science, Purdue University
 
Chiaki Moriguchi, Professor, Institute for Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, and Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University

Moderator: Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University


Sponsored by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs...

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2015 Feb 05

Korea Institute: Social Hierarchy and Civil Society in South Korea: Class, Gender, Ethnicity/Nation

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

S250, Porté Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Seungsook Moon, Professor of Sociology, Vassar College; Sang-kee Kim Visiting Professor of the Social Sciences, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and Department of Sociology, Harvard University

Chaired by Paul Y. Chang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

Abstract
Building upon empirically grounded studies of civil society in contemporary Asia and beyond, this study examines how such enduring social hierarchy...

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2015 Feb 04

Yenching Institute: Human Rights, Coercive Power, and the Idea of Global Justice

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

Tan Ankui (Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, School of Government, Sun Yat-sen University)

Chair/discussant: Eric Beerbohm (Frederick S. Danzinger Associate Professor of Government and Social Studies, Harvard University)

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute

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2015 Apr 14

Yenching Institute: Why Did Old Chinese Coins Dominate Medieval Japan?

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave.

For more information see the Harvard-Yenching Institute Website.

Kuroda Akinobu (Professor of East Asian History, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo)
Chair/Discussant: David Howell (Professor of Japanese History, Department of East Asian Languages &...

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