Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Nov 15

Borders in Modern Asia: "From Martial Race Mercenaries to Defenders of the Nation," a history of the peoples of the North-west Frontier of British India, 1930-60

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 450

Please join us for the third session of the Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series. Zayad Bangash, PhD Candidate in History, George Washington University, will workshop his paper, "From Martial Race Mercenaries to Defenders of the Nation," a history of the peoples of the North-west Frontier of British India, 1930-60.

The commentators are Professor Thomas Barfield, Professor of Anthropology at Boston University, and Saira B. Orakzai, Fellow at Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program and NELC at Harvard University.

The seminar will be...

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2017 Nov 16

HLS: Law & Colonialism Workshop: Legal Debates in the British Empire

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Session 7: Decolonisation and After

WCC 3015, Harvard Law School

 

The relationship between law and empire has been a fraught one and the subject of intense academic scrutiny. In this workshop, we will explore various strands in the literature by examining the role of law in the context of the British Empire. Was law “the state’s emissary,” a tool of resistance or something more complicated...

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2018 Feb 06

CHE: Effective Collaborators: Parliamentary Networks in Government and Policymaking - Jamie McSpadden

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S422, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA
The workshop provides an informal forum for graduate students to present their research or papers in progress to an audience of their peers. The meetings take place on TUESDAYS from 5 - 6:30 pm in the Center at CGIS S-422. For more information please contact the co-organizers, Hardeep Dhillon and Ian Kumekawa.
2017 Nov 28

CHE: The Rural Transport Worker in the Age of Global Capital: From Adaptable Historical Agent to Defeated Romantic Hero - Joan Chaker

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S422, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA
The workshop provides an informal forum for graduate students to present their research or papers in progress to an audience of their peers. The meetings take place on TUESDAYS from 5 - 6:30 pm in the Center at CGIS S-422. For more information please contact the co-organizers, Hardeep Dhillon and Ian Kumekawa.
2017 Nov 14

CHE: Power Conveyance: Transnational Afterlives of Géométrie Descriptive - Liat Spiro

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S422, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

The workshop provides an informal forum for graduate students to present their research or papers in progress to an audience of their peers. The meetings take place on TUESDAYS from 5 - 6:30 pm in the Center at CGIS S-422. For more information please contact the co-organizers, Hardeep Dhillon and Ian Kumekawa.

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2017 Nov 16

Ash Center: Democratization after Democratization: The Adoption of Reforms Limiting Electoral Fraud in 19th Century Europe

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Suite 200 North

Join Isabela Mares, Professor of Political Science at Columbia University for a talk on Democratization after Democratization: The Adoption of Reforms Limiting Electoral Fraud in 19th Century Europe as part of the Ash Center's Democracy in Hard Places Initiative. This discussion will be moderated by Tarek Masoud, Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations at HKS. 

About the Speaker
Isabela Mares is a Professor of Political Science at Columbia University in New York City. Her research has covered a wide range...

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2017 Nov 08

Borders in Modern Asia Session 2: Matthew Shutzer

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall Rm. 450, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

Please join us for the second session of the Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series. Matthew Shutzer, PhD Candidate in History, New York University, will workshop his paper, "Nature has become carbonised: Landscapes of Coal and Frontiers of Value in Eastern Chotanagpur, 1870-1914," a history of coal in the subcontinent. The commentators are Anthony Medrano, postdoctoral fellow at Harvard, and Rohit Chandra, PhD student at Harvard Kennedy School.

The seminar will be in William James Hall 450 on Wednesday, November 8, 4-6 pm. A light dinner will be served,...

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2017 Nov 13

HLS: The enduring Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

WCC 2036, Milstein East C, Harvard Law School

Third Biennial Symposium: The Enduring Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston: “Building Bridges to the Future: Education as a Path to Social Mobility”

Join Deborah Bial, President of the Posse Foundation, Professor Brown-Nagin, faculty director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute, and a panel of experts for a discussion of programs designed to increase disadvantaged students’ access to higher education.

Free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided. Doors will open at 11:45 am and the...

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2017 Nov 06

Yenching / Reischauer: Growing Service Economy with More Precarious Work? Convergence and Divergence in International Comparison

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge
YOKO TANAKA
Professor of Economic History, International and Advanced Japanese Studies, the University of Tsukuba; HYI Visiting Scholar
Chair/discussantAndrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

Harvard-Yenching Institute lunch talk co-sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

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