Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Feb 23

CES: Demobilizing Democrats and the Working Class: The Enduring Political Consequences of Right-to-Work Laws Across the U.S. States

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800

SPEAKER

Alexander Hertel-Fernandez

Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

 

DISCUSSANT

Theda Skocpol

Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology and CES Faculty Associate, Harvard University

 

A number of newly-GOP...

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2018 Feb 09

CES Dissertation Workshop: Twelve Anxious Men: Re-Examning Algeria's Transition to Independence

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

Andrew Bellisari - PhD Student in History and CES Graduate Student Affiliate, Harvard University

 

In this Dissertation Workshop, Andrew Bellisari will present an overview of the Algerian War between November 1954 and March 1962 and offer a detailed look at the four-month “transition period” between the signing of the Evian Accords in March 1962 and the referendum on Algerian independence in July 1962.

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2018 Jan 24

Hutchins Center: [A] tone of voice peculiar to New-England”: Fugitive Slave Advertisements and the Heterogeneity of Enslaved Blacks in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Quebec

12:00pm

Location: 

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

Hutchins W.E.B Du Bois Research Institute

Charmaine Nelson, Professor of Art History, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University; William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Harvard University           

2018 Apr 05

Legal History Workshop: Defending Kenyatta: Decolonization, Mobility, and a Global History of Rebellious Lawyering w/Rohit De

5:00pm

Location: 

WCC 4059, Harvard Law School

Rohit De
Yale History 

 

If you would like a copy of the paper or have any questions, please email (dseung@law.harvard.edu) or call (617-496-2024) Dami Seung.

The Legal History Workshop takes place Thursdays at 5pm through the semester. 

 

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2018 Mar 29

Legal HIstory Workshop: Laws of War and Peace: Sovereigns and Violence in the Early U.S. Territories w/Gregory Ablavsky

5:00pm

Location: 

WCC 4059, Harvard Law School

Gregory Ablavsky
Stanford Law 

 

If you would like a copy of the paper or have any questions, please email (dseung@law.harvard.edu) or call (617-496-2024) Dami Seung.

The Legal History Workshop takes place Thursdays at 5pm through the semester. 

 

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2018 Mar 01

Legal History Workshop: Manumission and Freedom in the Age of Revolution: Cuba, Louisiana, and Virginia, 1763-1806 - book chapter by Ariela Gross & Alejandro de la Fuente

5:00pm

Location: 

WCC 4059, Harvard Law School

Ariela Gross (USC Law and History) & Alejandro de la Fuente (Harvard History) presenting their book chapter entitled Manumission and Freedom in the Age of Revolution: Cuba, Louisiana, and Virginia, 1763-1806

If you would like a copy of the paper or have any questions, please email (dseung@law.harvard.edu) or call (617-496-2024) Dami Seung.

The Legal History Workshop takes place Thursdays at 5pm through the semester. 

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2018 Feb 22

Legal History Workshop: Reading Rainbows: Battles over Gay-Inclusive Curricula in 1990s America - dissertation chapter w/Marie-Amélie George

5:00pm

Location: 

WCC 4059, Harvard Law School

Marie-Amélie George
Berger-Howe Fellow in Legal History at HLS 

If you would like a copy of the paper or have any questions, please email (dseung@law.harvard.edu) or call (617-496-2024) Dami Seung.

The Legal History Workshop takes place Thursdays at 5pm through the semester. 

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2018 Feb 01

Legal History Workshop: The Sovereign Market, Antislavery, and Sex Difference: Human Rights in America w/Amy Dru Stanley

5:00pm

Location: 

WCC 4059, Harvard Law School

Prof. Amy Dru Stanley
University of Chicago Department of History

If you would like a copy of the paper or have any questions, please email (dseung@law.harvard.edu) or call (617-496-2024) Dami Seung.

The Legal History Workshop takes place Thursdays at 5pm through the semester. 

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2018 Jan 31

Harvard-Yenching Institute / Fairbank Center: When Buddha *Tejaprabha Came To Yunnan: Regional Characteristics And His Place In The Local Pantheon

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Liao Yang (Professor, Institute of Ethnology & Anthropology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute)

Chair/discussant: Eugene Wang (Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University)

Harvard-Yenching Institute lunch talk

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2018 Jan 29

Fairbank Center: Personal Moments in Medieval Chinese Poetry with Paul W. Kroll

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Speaker: Paul W. Kroll, University of Colorado

Medieval Chinese poetry, like most self-consciously traditional literature, embraces learning, presumption, and intertextuality with ardor. Scholarship delights to roam in these fields which provide rich fare for the mind. But those moments that suddenly engage the heart (a somewhat neglected organ in the postmodern era) affect us at a deeper level. It is for these irregular but personally cherished splendors and miseries that one continues to read throughout a lifetime. In this lecture readings and...

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