Elsewhere at Harvard

2014 Oct 22

CES: Variations on Simone Weil: European and North American Receptions of Her Antisemitica

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, Cabot Room, Busch Hall

Speaker(s): Benjamin Braude, Professor of History, Boston College

Sponsor(s):  Jews in Modern Europe; Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History; Contemporary Europe

Paradoxically Simone Weil was both one of the most polarizing thinkers in the twentieth century and an important unifying figure for both left and right in post-war France. Some called her a pacifist saint and others as bad as Hitler. This talk will argue that Weil's...

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2014 Aug 04

Visualizing Global Studies: A Mapping Workshop for Educators

Mon - Thu, Aug 4 to Aug 7, 8:30pm - 4:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room (Room 110), Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

In partnership with other international studies centers across the university, the Davis Center will be offering a four-day intensive summer workshop on the use of digital media and mapping resources in the classroom. Geared toward secondary educators in the humanities and social sciences but open to those in all...

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2014 Sep 26

Chinese Language Program: First Harvard International Conference on Chinese Pedagogy (Harvard ICCP)

(All day)

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA

The Harvard International Conference on Chinese Pedagogy (Harvard ICCP), hosted by the Chinese Language Program, will be Harvard’s first international conference on Chinese language pedagogy. The conference will be aimed at promoting dialogue among top scholars from around the world on current issues related to teaching Chinese as a second/foreign language. The theme of this year’s conference is “Pedagogical Expertise from Multidisciplinary Perspectives.” More information, a list of panelists, and a full schedule may be found in the attached itinerary. To register, please visit the...

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2014 Jul 08

Indonesia Votes: Twitter Q&A with Vikram Nehru

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Twitter.com

Read the announcement on the Carnegie Website

Indonesia is at a crucial moment in its history. On July 9, outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will hand the reins to one of two candidates standing in the country’s presidential election. Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo both have the capacity to bend Indonesia’s arc of history—but each in a...

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