Elsewhere at Harvard

2014 Nov 03

Romance Languages & Literatures: Fall Open House: students, prospective concentrators, concentrators, faculty

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, 4th Floor Lounge

Come and meet RLL Faculty and current concentrators and our team of advisors

Check out your options in RLL – concentration in one of our SIX concentration tracks and EXPLORE ways of combining Romance Languages with other fields

And summer study abroad Light refreshments will be served

http://rll.fas.harvard.edu/event/rll-fall-open-house-students-prospective-concentrators-concentrators-faculty

2014 Dec 03

CMES Director's Series: "Orientalism and the Apocalypse" - Mohammed Sharafuddin

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA

The CMES Director's Series

is pleased to present

Mohammed Sharafuddin
Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Sana'a University, Yemen. Dr. Sharafuddin is the author of Islam and Romantic Orientalism (IB Tauris) and a number of research papers on topics relating to English literature, religion and history. He has taught at a number of universities in the USA, Kuwait and Yemen.

The end of the 18th century was a...

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2014 Nov 03

CMES: "Redrawing borders? The Middle East Between Past and Present"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES Room 102, 38 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA

The Middle East Forum
Roger Owen and Sara Roy, co-chairs

are pleased to present

Lorenzo Kamel
Visiting Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

Lorenzo Kamel is an historian from Bologna University and a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Imperial perceptions of Palestine is the title of...

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2014 Oct 31

CMES: "Vampire trouble is more serious than the mighty plague." A Comparative Look at the History of Evil and Mischief, inspired by Evliya Celebi (1611-1684?)

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA

The Sohbet-i Osmani Seminar Series

is pleased to present

Cemal Kafadar
Vehbi Koc Professor of Turkish Studies


Curieuse Und sehr wunderbare RELATION der Blutsaugenden Todten, oder EIN BEITRAG ZUR GESCHICHTE UND VOLKSKUNDE DES VAMPIRISMUSGLAUBENS im lichte der METAPHYSIK DER BOSE  und der uberzeugunge von satan, mit besonderer BERUCKSICHTIGUNG auf die geschichte der furcht und schrecken in der OSMANISCH-TURKISCHEN GEOGRAPHIE und auf die rezeption und wandlungen der mythos der vampyre in westeuropaischen gebiete,  VON...

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2014 Nov 19

CES: "The Passages of Walter Benjamin": A New Documentary Film on the Arcades Project

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room
The Paris Arcades, known as Passages in French, were a principal focus of renowned literary and cultural critic Walter Benjamin. From 1927-1940 he worked on his study: "My book, Paris Arcades, is the theater of all my struggles and all my ideas." Benjamin's Arcades Project is the focus of this one hour documentary, set in the context of his life and times.

Sponsors: Harvard Center for Jewish Studies, William Landau Lecture and Publication Fund;...
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2014 Nov 18

CES: "Witnessing the Fall of the Berlin Wall: A Conversation with Tom Brokaw and Mary Elise Sarotte"

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA
Twenty-five years ago this November, the Berlin Wall—infamous symbol of divided Cold War Europe—seemed to be falling. But the opening of the gates wasn’t planned by the East German ruling regime, nor was it the result of a bargain between Reagan, Bush and Gorbachev. It was an accident. Tom Brokaw was there that night, broadcasting live from the Brandenburg Gate. Join Brokaw as he recalls this momentous event and its legacy in conversation with prize-winning historian Mary Sarotte, author of The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall....
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2014 Nov 10

CES: "Monetary and Fiscal Policies and the Labor Market in the Eurozone"

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room
After 40 inspiring years, the Greek Study Group will present its final event, featuring a keynote address by Sir Christopher Pissarides, the 2010 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics. This event will also recognize the contributions by the dedicated individuals...
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