Elsewhere at Harvard

2022 Mar 23

"Unequal Encounters: A Recurrent Dynamic of Global History"

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Zoom (registration required)

Weatherhead Forum with Weatherhead Initiative on Global History

Moritz von Brescius, John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow at the Center for European Studies and affiliate of the Weatherhead Center for Global Transformation/Initiative for Global History (WIGH) Author of German Science in the Age of Empire (2020). Current work on rubber plantation production in Southeast Asia.

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2022 Mar 28

Book Presentation: Between Embodiments and Weaving in Futuro Anterior

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S010 (Tsai) 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02138
Art historian, curator, and visiting Scholar Cecilia Fajardo-Hill will present and discuss sections of her upcoming book on Decolonial Art History in Latin American and Latinx Art in the 20th and 21st Centuries on Monday, March 28, 2022, from 4:30-6:00pm.  The event, "Book Presentation: Between Embodiments and Weaving in Futuro Anterior,"  will be co-moderated by AAAS Professor Alejandro de la Fuente ... Read more about Book Presentation: Between Embodiments and Weaving in Futuro Anterior
2022 Mar 23

The World is Watching: Democracy and Human Rights in Brazil’s 2022 Elections

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Zoom (registration required)

This event is virtual and will take place in both English and Portuguese with simultaneous interpretation. To register, click here.

Speakers: Julissa Mantilla Falcón, President, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR); Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; Jamil Chade, Journalist
Moderated by: ...

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2022 Mar 23

"Ritualized Production and Cultivated Distinctions on the Early Deccan: Re-Centering Perspectives of Early Historic (ca. 500 BCE – CE 500) Indian Ocean Trade"

3:00pm

Location: 

In person or Zoom (see posting)

Please note: this talk is limited to the Harvard Community

On Wednesday, March 23rd at 3 pm in Boylston 103 and on Zoom (details below), Professor Bauer will run a masterclass, "Ritualized Production and Cultivated Distinctions on the Early Deccan: Re-Centering Perspectives of Early Historic (ca. 500 BCE – CE 500) Indian Ocean Trade".

Talk Abstract:

"This lecture reviews recent archaeological evidence from the interior Deccan region of southern India to address the...

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2022 Mar 22

"Archives, Archaeology, and the Anthropocene: Reconciling Disparate Epistemic Foundations in a Time of Precarity"

6:00pm

Location: 

In person or Zoom (see posting)

On Tuesday, March 22nd at 6 pm in Sever 113 and on Zoom (details below), Professor Bauer will deliver a lecture, "Archives, Archaeology, and the Anthropocene: Reconciling Disparate Epistemic Foundations in a Time of Precarity"

Talk abstract:
"In this presentation I critically engage R.G. Collingwood’s provocation that “archaeology is the methodology of history.” In distinction from typical definitions of “text-aided archaeology,” which imply the use of documentary...

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2022 Apr 01

Book Talk: States of Liberation: Gay Men between Dictatorship and Democracy in Cold War Germany

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

WCC B010 (Singer Classroom), Harvard Law School

Please note this event is limited to the Harvard Community. 

Lambda and the Harvard Department of History are excited to host a book talk on Professor Samuel Clowes Huneke's new book, "States of Liberation: Gay Men between Dictatorship and Democracy in Cold War Germany."

Speaker: Prof. Samuel Clowes Huneke, George Mason University

STATES OF LIBERATION traces the paths of gay men in East and West Germany from the violent aftermath of the Second World War to the thundering nightclubs of present-day Berlin. Following a captivating cast of characters, from...

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2022 Mar 09

The War in Ukraine: A Community Conversation

6:00pm to 7:45pm

Location: 

Room S010 (Tsai Auditorium), CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Please join us for a conversation with the Harvard community on the ongoing war in Ukraine. Experts from Harvard’s Ukrainian Research Institute and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies will present their perspectives, provide up-to-date understanding on the state of the conflict, and engage in Q&A and conversation with the audience.

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2022 Mar 09

Mexico Seminar: La Reconquista: Indigenous Migrants and Their New Geographies of Mestizaje in the US

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Zoom (registration required)

This event is virtual, to register click here.
 

Speaker: María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, Professor of Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University
Moderated by: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Harvard University

 

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2022 Mar 09

“Another Commercial Revolution? The Case of Fatimid Egypt”

12:00pm

Location: 

Zoom (registration required)

Wednesday, March 9th at 12:00 pm ET

Lorenzo Bondioli

Research Fellow

Peterhouse College, University of Cambridge

 

Another Commercial Revolution? The Case of Fatimid Egypt

Lorenzo Bondioli is a social and economic historian of the premodern Middle East working on the longue durée history of capital accumulation in noncapitalist societies. His research investigates the political economy of Islamic empires, focusing on the Fatimid Caliphate (909-1171 CE). This talk...

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2022 Mar 07

“The Making of an Islamic City-State: Genealogy, Religion and Sovereignty in Nasrid Granada”

12:00pm

Location: 

Zoom (registration required)

Monday, March 7th at 12:00 pm ET

Mohamad Ballan

Assistant Professor of Medieval History

Stony Brook University

 

The Making of an Islamic City-State: Genealogy, Religion and Sovereignty in Nasrid Granada”

Mohamad Ballan (PhD, UChicago 2019) is currently an Assistant Professor of Medieval History at Stony Brook University. His research focuses on the intellectual and political history of the medieval Islamic world, with a focus on Islamic Spain and North...

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2022 Mar 07

Global History Seminar: Faith Hillis, “Forged in Plain Sight: A Global History of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion”

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Zoom (registration required)

Speaker: Faith Hillis, Professor of Russian History, University of Chicago

Faculty Commentator: Derek Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University
Student Commentator: Natalie Behrends...

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