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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