Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 May 01

CMES: "Iranian Cities from the Arab Conquest to the Early Modern Period"

(All day)

Location: 

Friday, May 1: Science Center Hall A; Saturday, May 2: Science Center Hall E, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies

is pleased to present a conference organized by


Roy P. Mottahedeh, Gurney Professor of History, Harvard University

This conference will consider the social and economic history of Iranian cities and their hinterlands from the 7th to the 15th centuries (excluding the Safavid and Qajar periods), and including Persianate areas beyond the borders of modern-day Iran. Topics considered will include questions of arrangement such as the placement of symbols of authority and markets, systems of water...

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2015 Apr 20

CMES: "Three Apples Fell from Heaven: An Exploration of Armenian Identities in the Ottoman and Post-Ottoman World"

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present

A Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide with

Rachel Goshgarian, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Lafayette College
A 17th-century Armenian (Dis)Placement:...

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2015 Mar 30

Davis Center: Celebrate Nowruz

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Join the Davis Center and friends to mark the Persian New Year and beginning of spring at Harvard’s annual Nowruz celebration! Featuring traditional food, drink, music and a presentation of Nowruz customs.

This event is open to the public; no registration required.

2015 Apr 27

Fairbank Center: "School Education, Political Ideology and Social Mobility: A Comparative Study of 1950's Mainland China and Taiwan "

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room | 2 Divinity Avenue | Cambridge, MA

Details on the Fairbank Center Website.

Osawa Hajime, Assistant Professor of Chinese Area Studies, College of International Studies, Chubu University,...

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2015 Mar 25

Fairbank Center: "Challenging Myths About China's One-Child Policy"

12:30pm to 1:50pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020) | CGIS South | 1730 Cambridge Street | Cambridge, MA

Martin K. Whyte, John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored with Harvard University Asia Center, with generous support from the Lee and Juliet Folger Fund.

2015 Mar 24

Fairbank Center: :"Water and Land: Changing Landscapes in China "

8:00am to 6:00pm

Location: 

Room S153 | CGIS South | 1730 Cambridge Street | Cambridge, MA

For full information and sessions, see the Fairbank Center website.

This workshop brings together scholars from multiple disciplines to explore China’s changing landscapes across space and time – from a landscape painting exhibited at the imperial capital Kaifeng to the expanding desert around the Yellow River’s Great Bend, from animal pasture in Tibet’s sacred mountains to steamships in the currents of the Yangzi River, from...

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2015 Mar 23

CES: "A Behavioral Theory of Party Change" | Gijs Schumacher

12:25pm

Dr. Gijs Schumacher will present a new theory proposing that party behavior is influenced by current and future electoral performance and expectations of performance formed by historical experience. Contrary to what many existing theories claim, government parties change their electoral program more than opposition parties. Dr. Schumacher will discuss...
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2015 Apr 29

EU Law & Govn't Study Group: "The EU Competition Policy and the European Single Market: A Review 50 Years After "

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room
This lecture aims to present the historical changes and the current challenges of EU Competition Policy. This policy is central to the European Single Market functioning has evolved substantially from the original Council Regulation 17/1962, in order to adapt to the several enlargement processes and the profound changes in European Economies due to technological and social changes in Europe and the emerging of new global economic players as China, India or Brazil.
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