Elsewhere at Harvard

2014 Sep 30

Fairbank Center: Film, The Last Moose of Aoluguya (Han da han, 2013), directed by Gu Tao

3:55pm

The Last Moose of Aoluguya (Han da han, 2013), directed by Gu Tao
(Mandarin and Ewenki with English subtitles)

Gu Tao has spent the past decade documenting the life worlds of the Ewenki people in northeast China, an ethnic minority group of herders and hunters who migrated from Siberia centuries ago to live nomadically in the thick forests of...

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2014 Oct 08

Boston University Seminar on Climate Change: "Heroes, Villains, and Nerds: How Science is Portrayed in the Media, and How Portrayals Have Changed" with James Shanahan

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Boston University, Life Science & Engineering Building, Room B-01, 24 Cummington Street, Boston

Boston University Seminar Series on Climate Change

"Heroes, Villains, and Nerds: How Science is Portrayed in the Media, and How Portrayals Have Changed" with James Shanahan, Associate Dean, College of Communication, Boston University
Contact Name: Jennifer L. Berglund berglund@bu.edu

2014 Oct 01

Discussion of FREDERICK COOPER's Citizenship between Empire and Nation.Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960 (PrincetonU.P., 2014)

6:30pm

Location: 

La Maison française of New York University, 16 Washington Mews

Wednesday, October 1, 6:30 p.m.: Book Event
(La Maison française of New York University, 16 Washington Mews)

Discussion of FREDERICK COOPER's Citizenship between Empire and Nation.Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960 (PrincetonU.P., 2014)
 
 
Between 1946 and 1960 the inhabitants of French colonies possessed the rights of French citizens. Moreover, they did not have to conform to the French civil code that regulated marriage and inheritance. One could, in principle, be a citizen and different too. Citizenship between Empire and Nation examines momentous...

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2014 Oct 31

Conference at Tufts University: "Fear in the Revolutionary Americas"

(All day)

Location: 

Tufts University - for parking see http://www.tufts.edu/home/visiting_directions/

All are welcome, please RSVP: Ms. Khalilah Tyre, administrator of the Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT)   |   email: Khalilah.Tyre@tufts.edu

Directions to Tufts, parking, campus map can be found here:
http://www.tufts.edu/home/visiting_directions/
 
Sponsored by the Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT), the Department of History, the Center for the Study of Race &...

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2014 Oct 28

CES: 25th Anniversary of the East German Peaceful Revolution

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall

Speaker(s): Uwe Schwabe, Civil Rights Activist; Siegbert Schefke, Civil Rights Activist; Mary Elise Sarotte, Visiting Professor of Government and History, Harvard University

East German civil rights activists Siegbert Schefke and Uwe Schwabe will give first-hand accounts of...

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2014 Oct 21

CES: The 2014 Salvemini Colloquium in Italian History and Culture: “Italy's Great War: A Centennial Perspective”

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall

Speaker(s): Charles Maier, Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Harvard University

The Salvemini Colloquium is named in honor of the Italian anti-fascist historian who spent much of his career as a professor in the Harvard Department of History. Since 2012, the Colloquium is an annual event at the Center, open to the Harvard academic community and to the public. It is organized with the generous support of the Consulate General of Italy in Boston. The lecture will be followed by a...

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2014 Oct 14

CES: The Future of the European Union: New Institutions with Old Politics?

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall
Speaker(s): Josep Borrell, Former President, European Parliament; Jean Monnet Professor, Complutense University

Sponsor(s):  EU Law and Government Study Group; Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Law and Government, Real Colegio Complutense.

This lecture attempts to examine some of the key contemporary challenges confronting the EU, namely: the new EU agenda, the challenges of the new Commission and Parliament, the...
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2014 Nov 07

****CANCELED**** IAAS Lecture: “Scythian Philosophy, the Persian Empire, and the Question of the Axial Age in Central Eurasia”: Christopher Beckwith

1:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S-250 South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

This talk has been canceled.

Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Prof. Christopher Beckwith, Indiana University - Department of Central Eurasian Studies
“Scythian philosophy, the Persian Empire, and the question of the Axial Age in Central Eurasia”

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