Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Feb 14

CMES: A Play within a Play, Khurma, 1918 -- Riyadh, 2015: Abd al-Aziz, Salman, Succession, and Censorship

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138
4:00pm to 6:00pm

The CMES Arabian Peninsula Studies Lecture Series presents

Benjamin Braude
Associate Professor, Department of History, Boston College; Research Associate, Department of Religion, Smith College

In March 2015 the Islamic University of Al-Imam Muhammad bin Saud held the Second International Conference on the History of King Abdulaziz. That is the outer play. The inner play is my contribution: how Abdulaziz manipulated the unwitting British representative in Riyadh, Harry St. John Philby, in 1917-1918, to support a key...

Read more about CMES: A Play within a Play, Khurma, 1918 -- Riyadh, 2015: Abd al-Aziz, Salman, Succession, and Censorship
2018 Feb 16

PCG Lunchtime Seminar:The Development Narrative Versus the Bias Narrative: Persistent Racial Inequality in the Last Century

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K354, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138
12:00pm to 2:00pm

The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) Lunchtime Seminar presents:

"The Development Narrative Versus the Bias Narrative: Persistent Racial Inequality in the 2ast Century"
Glenn Loury, Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences, Brown University
John McWhorter, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

Bloggingheads.tv
...

Read more about PCG Lunchtime Seminar:The Development Narrative Versus the Bias Narrative: Persistent Racial Inequality in the Last Century
2018 Feb 09

The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) Lunchtime Seminar w/ R. Shep Melnick

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K354, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138
12:00pm to 2:00pm

"From Opportunity to Stereotypes: The Transformation of Title IX"
R. Shep Melnick, Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr., Professor of American Politics, Boston College

The Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University is directed by Harvey Mansfield. PCG Seminar talks are open to the public but RSVP is required. RSVP to pcg@gov.harvard.edu

2018 Jan 31

Dept. of Government / CAPS: Why Has Title IX Become so Controversial?

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA
4:30pm to 6:00pm

R. Shep Melnick, Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr., Professor of American Politics, Boston College

Abstract: The original objective of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was to provide equal educational opportunity to women and girls. As the doors of opportunity swung open, women and girls rushed through, outperforming their male counterparts at nearly all educational levels. Yet over the past decade, Title IX has become more...

Read more about Dept. of Government / CAPS: Why Has Title IX Become so Controversial?
2018 Jan 29

Center for African Studies: Reading Under the Covers: A History of Schooling in Kenya.

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge
6:00pm to 8:00pm

African Studies Workshop

 

Kenda Mutongi is Professor of African History at Williams College and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor of History at MIT. Her research interests include: Modern Africa (focus on eastern and southern Africa); Women’s and Gender History; Political Economy; Urban History; Historical Ethnography; and Business History. At Williams College, Mutongi has served as chair of the Africana Studies and the Africa/Middle Eastern Studies Programs, is on the editorial boards of several journals in African Studies, and teaches a...

Read more about Center for African Studies: Reading Under the Covers: A History of Schooling in Kenya.
2018 Mar 02

HLS Economic History Workshop: Killer Incentives: Status Competition and Pilot Performance during World War II

Location: 

Harvard Law School, Littauer Center, 1805 Cambridge Street, M16
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Speaker:

Leonardo BursztynAssistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Chicago.

Contact:

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu

 

Chairs:

Eric ChaneyFaculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
 
Melissa DellFaculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Economics...

Read more about HLS Economic History Workshop: Killer Incentives: Status Competition and Pilot Performance during World War II
2018 Feb 09

HLS Economic History Workshop: The Development Effects of the Extrative Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System in Java

Location: 

Harvard Law School, Littauer Center, 1805 Cambridge Street, M16
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Speaker:

Benjamin OlkenProfessor of Economics, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Contact:

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu

 

Chairs:

Eric Chaney, Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
 
Melissa DellFaculty Associate. Assistant Professor of...

Read more about HLS Economic History Workshop: The Development Effects of the Extrative Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System in Java
2018 Feb 02

WCFIA Workshop on Culture, History, and Society: Abroad and at Home: 'Militarization,' or the Colonial Counter-Insurgenization of Policing in Early 20th America

Location: 

William James Hall Rm. 1550, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Speaker:

Julian GoProfessor, Department of Sociology, Boston University.

Contact:

Yueran Zhang
yueranzhang@g.harvard.edu

 

Chairs:

Orlando PattersonFaculty Associate. John Cowles Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Daniel Lord SmailFrank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard...

Read more about WCFIA Workshop on Culture, History, and Society: Abroad and at Home: 'Militarization,' or the Colonial Counter-Insurgenization of Policing in Early 20th America
2018 Feb 02

2018 Weatherhead Center Undergraduate Associate Thesis Conference

Location: 

CGIS South, S020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
7:45am to 6:00pm

The Weatherhead Center invites you to its annual conference featuring senior thesis research presentations by its Undergraduate Associates. For full details, including the agenda and presentation abstracts, please visit the conference website at http://conferences.wcfia.harvard.edu/undergraduate_thesis.

Contact:

Clare Putnam
cputnam@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9899

See also: ...

Read more about 2018 Weatherhead Center Undergraduate Associate Thesis Conference
2018 Feb 01

2018 Weatherhead Center Undergraduate Associate Thesis Conference

Location: 

CGIS South, S020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
12:15pm to 6:15pm

The Weatherhead Center invites you to its annual conference featuring senior thesis research presentations by its Undergraduate Associates. For full details, including the agenda and presentation abstracts, please visit the conference website at http://conferences.wcfia.harvard.edu/undergraduate_thesis.

Contact:

Clare Putnam
cputnam@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9899

See also: ...

Read more about 2018 Weatherhead Center Undergraduate Associate Thesis Conference
2018 Jan 30

WCFIA Political Violence Workshop: State Development in Civil War: How Rebels and Bureaucrats Manage Institutional Change

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K401, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Speaker:

Rachel SweetAcademy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. PhD, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University.

Contact:

Kaitlyn Chriswell
chriswell@g.harvard.edu

See also: Political Violence Workshop2017-2018...

Read more about WCFIA Political Violence Workshop: State Development in Civil War: How Rebels and Bureaucrats Manage Institutional Change

Pages