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2014 Nov 14

Joint Center for History & Econ./Center for Environment: Energy History Workshop

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, Room S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

ENERGY HISTORY WORKSHOP

1:00-3:00 p.m. – Panel Presentation

John R. McNeill, Georgetown University
ECOLOGICAL TELECONNECTIONS OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Christopher F. Jones, Arizona State University
THE FORGOTTEN KING: COAL, ENERGY, AND HISTORY

Paul Warde, University of East Anglia
COMMENTS AND RESPONSE

Ian J. Miller...

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2014 Dec 18

Center for History of Medicine: "Infant Science: Global Intervention and Production of Knowledge around Infant Mortality, 1942-1965"

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School, Countway Library, Ballard Room, Fifth Floor, 10 Shattuck St., Boston, MA

 Emily A. Harrison: Ph.D. candidate, History of Science Department, Harvard University
"Infant Science: Global Intervention and Production of Knowledge around Infant Mortality, 1942-1965"

 The last in a series of four lectures given as the 2014 Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine. The Colloquium offers an opportunity to clinicians, researchers, and historians interested in a historical...

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2014 Nov 20

Center for History of Medicine: Making the Suicidal Object: Sympathy and Surveillance in the American Asylum: Kathleen Brian, GWU

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School, Countway Library, Ballard Room, Fifth Floor, 10 Shattuck St., Boston, MA

The Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine offers an opportunity to clinicians, researchers, and historians interested in a historical perspective on their fields to discuss informally historical studies in progress.  Below you will find an announcement of this year's rich Colloquium.  Please join us.

Making the Suicidal Object:  Sympathy and Surveillance in the American Asylum 

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2014 Nov 20

U. Penn: Mellon Distringuished Lecture Series (3 days) - Featuring Samuel Moyn

5:00pm

Location: 

The Golkin Room in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Mellon Distinguished Lecture Series 2014

The Mellon Distinguished Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pennsylvania Press, the Penn Law School, the Department of History at Penn, the Perry World House, and the Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism. The 2014 series runs from November 18 to 20 in the Golkin Room in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania, located at 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public.

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2014 Nov 19

U. Penn: Mellon Distringuished Lecture Series (3 days) - Featuring Samuel Moyn

5:00pm

Location: 

The Golkin Room in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Mellon Distinguished Lecture Series 2014

The Mellon Distinguished Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pennsylvania Press, the Penn Law School, the Department of History at Penn, the Perry World House, and the Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism. The 2014 series runs from November 18 to 20 in the Golkin Room in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania, located at 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public.

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2014 Nov 18

U. Penn: Mellon Distringuished Lecture Series (3 days) - Featuring Samuel Moyn

5:00pm

Location: 

The Golkin Room in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Mellon Distinguished Lecture Series 2014

The Mellon Distinguished Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pennsylvania Press, the Penn Law School, the Department of History at Penn, the Perry World House, and the Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism. The 2014 series runs from November 18 to 20 in the Golkin Room in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania, located at 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public.

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2014 Nov 20

Boston University: Economic Racism Series - "The Last Store Standing: Commerce as Force, Symbol and Casualty in the Gentrifying American City"

7:00pm

Location: 

Florence and Chafetz Hillel House, 213 Bay State Road, Boston MA 02215

Nov 20, 7 pm: BU Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino will speak on the effects of gentrification on retail stores in Chicago and Provincetown in a lecture titled The Last Store Standing: Commerce as Force, Symbol and Casualty in the Gentrifying American City.

About the series:
All of these events will take place at the Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at Boston University.

 We hope that you will join our conversation as we make use of the German past and the American present to reflect together on the insidious legacies of racism in commerce...

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2014 Nov 13

Boston University: Economic Racism Series - "Obama, Katrina, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality"

7:00pm

Location: 

Florence and Chafetz Hillel House, 213 Bay State Road, Boston MA 02215

Nov 13, 7 pm: Professor Robert A. Margo, former chair of the Boston University Economics Department and incoming president of the Economic History Association, will discuss the effects of racism on African-American economic status in a lecture on Obama, Katrina, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality.

About the series:
All of these events will take place at the Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at Boston University.

 We hope that you will join our conversation as we make use of the German past and the American present to reflect together...

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2014 Nov 09

Boston University: Economic Racism Series - "Kristallnacht and the Destruction of Jewish Commercial Activity in Germany"

5:00pm

Location: 

Florence and Chafetz Hillel House, 213 Bay State Road, Boston MA 02215

Nov 9, 5 pm: Dr. Christoph Kreutzmüller (Lead Researcher, House of the Wannsee Conference, Berlin) on Kristallnacht and the Destruction of Jewish Commercial Activity in Germany. This public keynote lecture opens an international conference on the dispossession of German Jewry (Nov 9-11).

About the series:
All of these events will take place at the Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at Boston University.

 We hope that you will join our conversation as we make use of the German past and the American present to reflect together on the insidious...

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2014 Nov 06

Boston University: Economic Racism Series - "Final Sale: The End of Jewish Businesses in Nazi Berlin"

7:00pm

Location: 

Florence and Chafetz Hillel House, 213 Bay State Road, Boston MA 02215

Nov 6, 7 pm: Opening reception for Final Sale. The End of Jewish Businesses in Nazi Berlin, an exhibition that explores the fate of small businesses owned by Jews, the entrepreneurs who built them, and their struggle to survive in an increasingly racist business environment.

About the series:
All of these events will take place at the Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at Boston University.

 We hope that you will join our conversation as we make use of the German past and the American present to reflect together on the insidious legacies of...

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