Elsewhere at Harvard

2014 Nov 21

Weatherhead Center: "The Case for the Establishment of Truth Commissions in Europe"

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

GIS Knafel Building, Room K354, 1737 Cambridge Street

Speaker:

Thomas Weber, Professor of History and International Affairs and Director, Centre for Global Security and Governance, University of Aberdeen; Visiting Scholar, Center for European Studies, Harvard University.

 This talk makes the case for the establishment of Truth Commissions in Europe to deal with the darkest chapters of the continent’s living past.  In the case of Holocaust-era crimes, Weber argues that Truth Commissions would serve the cause of Holocaust education and the historical record far better than court...

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2014 Nov 20

CES/Harvard Ukrainian Res. Inst.: A Future for Ukraine: Lessons From Poland

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Sever Hall 113, Harvard Yard

Livestream available at 4:15 pm.

A Public Address by H.E. Radoslaw Sikorski, Speaker of Parliament and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland

A Future for Ukraine: Lessons From Poland

In his capacity as Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, H.E. Radoslaw...

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2014 Dec 02

SoHP: “What’s New in Genomic Archaeology? The Peopling of Europe from ancient and modern DNA”

5:30pm

Location: 

Yenching Auditorium, Yenching Library 2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, M.A.

 The Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard invites you to this exciting talk and discussion:

 “What’s New in Genomic Archaeology? The Peopling of Europe from ancient and modern DNA”

 By Nick Patterson,  Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and David Reich, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

 Hosted by Michael McCormick, Francis Goelet Professor of Medieval History Chair, Steering Committee for the Science of the Human Past

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2014 Nov 20

Mahindra Humanities: A History of Death

6:20pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

DEATH & DYING LECTURE SERIES

For 2014 - 2015, Science, Religion and Culture program and the Mahindra Humanities seminar on Science and Religion are exploring the theme of "Death and Dying" through a series of lectures, panels, exhibition, and other events.


A HISTORY of DEATH

Nov 20, 6:20PM, Thompson Room, Barker Center


Death and the dead body have always...

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2014 Nov 14

Joint Center for History & Econ./Center for Environment: Energy History Workshop

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, Room S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

ENERGY HISTORY WORKSHOP

1:00-3:00 p.m. – Panel Presentation

John R. McNeill, Georgetown University
ECOLOGICAL TELECONNECTIONS OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Christopher F. Jones, Arizona State University
THE FORGOTTEN KING: COAL, ENERGY, AND HISTORY

Paul Warde, University of East Anglia
COMMENTS AND RESPONSE

Ian J. Miller...

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2014 Dec 18

Center for History of Medicine: "Infant Science: Global Intervention and Production of Knowledge around Infant Mortality, 1942-1965"

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School, Countway Library, Ballard Room, Fifth Floor, 10 Shattuck St., Boston, MA

 Emily A. Harrison: Ph.D. candidate, History of Science Department, Harvard University
"Infant Science: Global Intervention and Production of Knowledge around Infant Mortality, 1942-1965"

 The last in a series of four lectures given as the 2014 Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine. The Colloquium offers an opportunity to clinicians, researchers, and historians interested in a historical...

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2014 Nov 20

Center for History of Medicine: Making the Suicidal Object: Sympathy and Surveillance in the American Asylum: Kathleen Brian, GWU

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School, Countway Library, Ballard Room, Fifth Floor, 10 Shattuck St., Boston, MA

The Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine offers an opportunity to clinicians, researchers, and historians interested in a historical perspective on their fields to discuss informally historical studies in progress.  Below you will find an announcement of this year's rich Colloquium.  Please join us.

Making the Suicidal Object:  Sympathy and Surveillance in the American Asylum 

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