Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Nov 30

Peabody Museum: “Let the Indian Paint His Own Picture”: Alice Fletcher and Cultural Representation Paradoxes

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA
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Free Public Lecture

Robert Baron, Folk Arts Program Director, New York State Council on the Arts

Pioneering Peabody anthropologist Alice Fletcher researched and advocated for Native Americans at a time...

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2017 Nov 01

Peabody Museum: Day of the Dead Museum Open House and Evening Celebration at the Peabody Museum

4:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA
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Special Event

Remember and celebrate your departed loved ones at this year’s Día de los Muertos altar, savor traditional Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muerto, and enjoy a presentation by Harvard Professor Davíd Carrasco as part of this festive...

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2017 Oct 09

Peabody Museum: Zooarchaeology Laboratory Open House

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Special Event (all ages)

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes visit to a major museum lab that helps archaeologists identify excavated animal bones. Are the bones from an ancient human occupation site or last year’s picnic? Researchers will demonstrate techniques using skeletons of modern animals. This is a popular event for school-age children. If you have found a bone in your backyard, bring it with you and have it identified!

Regular museum admission rates ...

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2017 Sep 19

Peabody Museum: Cracking Bones, Gnawing Flesh, and Pondering Hearts: Body, Mind, and Medicine in Ancient Mesopotamia

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

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Ulrike Steinert, Research Associate, Babylonian Medicine, Department of History and Cultural Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

The human body has not changed significantly during recorded history–we share sensory...

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2017 Sep 18

Peabody Museum: Two Ways of Knowing: Creating Ancient Maya History through Inscriptions and Archaeology

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

 

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Simon Martin, Associate Curator and Keeper of Collections, American Section, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

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2018 Feb 05

Program on the Study of Capialism: Presentations by Tim Barker and Samantha Payne

4:00pm

Location: 

MOVED to Basement Seminar Room, Robinson Hall, 35 Qunicy Street

Tim Barker, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Harvard University
“How to Pay for the War: The Political Economy of Military Keynesianism in the United States, 1945-1979”

Samantha Payne, Ph.D Candidate in History, Harvard University
“The Last Atlantic Revolution: Emancipation and Reconstruction in the U.S. and Latin America”

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2018 Jan 22

Program on the Study of Capialism: States, Not Nation: The Sources of Political and Economic Development in the Early United States

4:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Naomi Lamoreaux, Professor of Economics and History, Yale University
“States, Not Nation: The Sources of Political and Economic Development in the Early United States”

 

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2017 Nov 20

Program on the Study of Capialism: The United States as a Developing Nation: The Political Origins of Modern American Capitalism

4:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Noam Maggor, Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University, and Stefan Link, Assistant Professor of History, Dartmouth College  

“The United States as a Developing Nation: The Political Origins of Modern American Capitalism”   

 

Commentator: Shaun Nichols, College Fellow in History, Harvard University

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2017 Oct 23

Program on the Study of Capitalism: Primal Capital: Money and the Microfoundations of Keynes's General Theory

4:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
2017 Oct 24

Weatherhead Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar: Japan's Imperial Household and Abdication: The Contemporary Controversy in Historical Perspective

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

Speaker:

Ken RuoffProfessor of History and Director of the Center for Japanese Studies, Portland State University.

Discussant:

Andrew GordonExecutive Committee; Faculty Associate. Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University; Victor and William Fung Acting Director, Harvard University Asia Center (2016-2017).

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu...

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