Elsewhere at Harvard

2014 Dec 11

Warren Center: Symposium on Global American Studies

8:30am to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room (S020)

Schedule

Harvard University’s Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History presents...

 SYMPOSIUM ON GLOBAL AMERICAN STUDIES

Thursday, December 11, 2014

CGIS S-020, 1730 Cambridge Street

 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.       Gather; light refreshments provided

 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  ...

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2014 Oct 09

Fairbank Center: Rules Regulation, Responsibility and Merchant Organizations in Qing Chongqing

12:15pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Room S153, 1730 Cambridge St.

Rules, Regulation, Responsibility, and Merchant Organizations in Qing Chongqing: A Revisionist History of the "Chinese Guild"
Maura Dykstra

Maura Dykstra will argue the last century of studies on Chinese merchant organizations is founded upon misleading assumptions...

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2014 Oct 27

CES: Educational Policies and Government in the EU: What can we learn from the US Approach?

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Speaker(s): Paul Reville, Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Rocío Albert, Director General of Universities, Madrid State Government; José Antonio Marco, Director, Nace International School Group; José Manuel Martínez Sierra, Former...

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2014 Oct 24

CES: Partisan Impacts on Social Policy and Distributive Outcomes in the Eras of Welfare State Expansion and Retrenchment

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, Cabot Room, Busch Hall

Speaker(s): John Stephens, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, University of North Carolina; Discussant: Jason Beckfield, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

Sponsor(s):  Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800

There is no presentation and the paper should be read in advance. It is posted at least a week ahead of each...

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2014 Oct 23

CES: The Politics of Sociocultural Leveraging: Why Gender Became Central to Immigrant Integration Policy in France

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, Cabot Room, Busch Hall

Speaker(s): Kimberly Morgan, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs , Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

Sponsor(s):  Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion

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2014 Oct 23

CES: European Economic Policy Forum: Lecture by H.E. Sigmar Gabriel, Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy and Vice Chancellor of Germany

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

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

Speaker(s): Sigmar Gabriel, Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy and Vice Chancellor of Germany

Sponsor(s):  European Economic Policy Forum

This lecture by H.E. Sigmar Gabriel is part of the Center’s European Economic Policy Forum series, which convenes leading academics, senior experts and policymakers to analyze contemporary and emerging European economic policy issues and effective responses.

A reception...

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2014 Oct 17

CES: The Decline of the Left in Europe

11:30am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Speaker(s): Josep Borrell, Former President, European Parliament; Jean Monnet Professor, Complutense University; Alexander H. Gourevitch, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Brown University

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

The European left political scenario is...

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2014 Oct 16

CES: A Public Address by Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

JFK Jr. Forum, Harvard Kennedy School

Edi Rama has many faces: an artist, a writer, a sportsman, a politician. During his 11 years as the Mayor of Tirana, Albania’s capital, Edi Rama uplifted Tirana’s post-communist spirit by turning its grey facades into colorful art and fought bribes in the public sector by redesigning the interior of civil servants’ offices. Now the Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania, Edi Rama promises an economic, political and cultural renaissance in his country.

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies and the Center for International Development.

Contact...

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2014 Oct 08

CES: Obedient, Efficient, and Always on Time? The German Temper across History

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, Cabot Room, Busch Hall

Speaker(s): Alexander Görlach, Founder, Publisher and Editor-in-chief, The European; Comment by: Racha Kirakosian, Assistant Professor of German and the Study of Religion, Harvard University

Germany is often perceived as Europe's powerhouse, with a stereotype around the world of being an efficient, obedient, on-time flock. How do its inhabitants tick? What drives them? How has this changed?
...

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2014 Oct 08

CES: Islands of Peace: The Untold Story of World War I

12:15pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, Cabot Room, Busch Hall

Speaker(s): Thomas Weber, Professor of History and International Affairs, University of Aberdeen; Visiting Scholar, CES

Sponsor(s):  Visiting Scholars Seminar: New Research on Europe

According to the standard narrative of the history of the twentieth century, the combatants of the Great War – the generation of our great-grandparents – were “men of violence”, sailing through a sea of utter destruction and change towards an ocean of even greater violence. Islands of...

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2014 Oct 09

Instituto Cervantes at Harvard: “LA ENTREVISTA DE TRABAJO”

4:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Observatorio. 2 Arrow St. 4th fl. Cambridge, MA. 02138

 INSTITUTO CERVANTES AT HARVARD

Observatorio de la lengua española y las culturas hispánicas en los Estados Unidos

TALLERES DE HABILIDADES COMUNICATIVAS PROFESIONALES EN ESPAÑOL

 “LA ENTREVISTA DE TRABAJO”

María Luisa Parra

(Harvard University)

Fuente: Pixabay.com

El Observatorio inicia una serie de talleres de habilidades...

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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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