Elsewhere at Harvard

2021 Feb 23

Green New Deals: Past and Future

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Zoom (RSVP Required)

Hosted by the Harvard Environmental History Working Group

 

Alyssa Battistoni (Harvard University) and Neil M. Maher (New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University-Newark)

For Zoom access information, please email Joyce Chaplin: chaplin [at] fas.harvard.edu

 

2021 Feb 23

Towards a Transregional History of Sunni Legal Pluralism: Indian Hanafis in the Indian Ocean, 1500-1926

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Sohaib Baig surveys the dynamic histories of the Hanafi school (madhhab) and Sunni legal pluralism in the Indian Ocean in the early modern and modern periods. He explores how Hanafi interplay with other Sunni schools and traditions across multiple empires produced major transformations as Indian Hanafis reformulated foundational concepts concerning legal authority, including independent reasoning (ijtihād) and legal conformity (taqlīd). This...

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2021 Apr 05

History of Global Capitalism Seminar: Paul Cheney, "István Hont, the Cosmopolitan Theory of Commercial Globalization, and Twenty-First Century Capitalism"

4:10pm to 6:10pm

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Zoom (RSVP Required)

Paul Cheney, Professor of European History, University of Chicago

Graduate Student Commentator: Annie Boniface, PhD Candidate, Harvard University
Faculty Commentator: John ShovlinAssociate Professor of History, NYU

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2021 Mar 22

History of Global Capitalism Seminar: Emilie Connolly (Brandeis), "Inheriting the Earth: Trusteeship, Civilization Policy, and Native Economies"

3:45pm

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"Inheriting the Earth: Trusteeship, Civilization Policy, and Native Economies"
Emilie Connolly, Assistant Professor of History, Brandeis University

Graduate Student Commentator: Eve O'Connor, PhD Candidate in American Studies, Harvard University

Faculty commentator: Mandy Izadi, WIGH

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2021 Mar 08

History of Global Capitalism Seminar: Andrew Liu (Villanova), “Hong Kong and the Neoliberal World Economy”

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Zoom (RSVP Required)

Speaker: Andrew Liu, Assistant Professor of History, Villanova University

Graduate Student Commentator: Ge Zhou

Faculty Commentator: Hatice Yildiz, WIGH Fellow; Lecturer in Modern Gender History, University of Edinburgh

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2021 Feb 22

History of Global Capitalism Seminar; Jairus Banaji, "The Labyrinth of Capital: Reading the History of Capitalism through Jute and Rubber"

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Zoom (RSVP Required)

 

"The Labyrinth of Capital: Reading the History of Capitalism through Jute and Rubber"
Jairus Banaji, Department of Development Studies, SOAS University of London

Graduate Student Commentator: Marten Dondorp, PhD Candidate, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam

Faculty Commentator: Tariq Omar Ali,...

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2021 Feb 08

History of Global Capitalism Seminar: Mary Hicks (Amherst), "Slaving and Abolitionism in the Age of Revolutions"

3:45pm to 5:45pm

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"Slaving and Abolitionism in the Age of Revolutions"
Mary E. Hicks, Assistant Professor of Black Studies and History, Amherst College

Graduate Student Commentator: William Conroy, PhD Candidate in Urban Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Faculty Commentator: Seth Rockman, Associate Professor of...

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2021 Jan 25

History of Global Capitalism Seminar: Toby Green, "Africa and the Global History of Capitalism: Repairing a History of Omission"

3:45pm to 5:45pm

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"Africa and the Global History of Capitalism: Repairing a History of Omission"
Toby Green, Senior Lecturer in Lusophone African History and Culture, Kings College London

Graduate Student Commentator: Oliver Lazarus, PhD Candidate, History of Science, Harvard University

Faculty Commentator: James McCann, Professor of...

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2021 Feb 10

“Religion and American Foreign Relations in the 19th Century”, Emily Conroy-Krutz (Michigan State University)

12:30pm to 2:30pm

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Zoom (RSVP Required)

Presented by the Warren Center’s Workshop on “Religion and Public Life in North America, 16th Century to the Present”

Speaker: Emily Conroy-Krutz (Michigan State University)

 

For the workshop paper, and the password to access the paper, please contact cwc@fas.harvard.edu.

 

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2021 Jan 27

"The Origins of Religious (Un)settlement: Missionary Encounters, Military Engagements, and Hmong Refugee Migration in Asia"

12:30pm to 2:30pm

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Title: "The Origins of Religious (Un)settlement: Missionary Encounters, Military Engagements, and Hmong Refugee Migration in Asia"

Speaker: Melissa Borja, University of Michigan

For the workshop paper, and the password to access the paper, please contact cwc@fas.harvard.edu.


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2021 Apr 29

(Early Modern Workshop) "Isaac Abendana (c. 1638-1699): Rabbinic learning and the Hebrew book in Restoration Cambridge and Oxford."

1:00pm

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Theodor Dunkelgrün (Cambridge University), "Isaac Abendana (c. 1638-1699): Rabbinic learning and the Hebrew book in Restoration Cambridge and Oxford." Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies, the Early Modern History Workshop and the Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar in Book History. Please register here: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMoceuppjMiHtJ2yhjHtle00fmIMcOlCwi3 Read more about (Early Modern Workshop) "Isaac Abendana (c. 1638-1699): Rabbinic learning and the Hebrew book in Restoration Cambridge and Oxford."
2021 Feb 23

Walter Johnson in Conversation with Cornel West on the Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States

6:00pm

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A discussion of Walter Johnson's new book, The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States.

From Lewis and Clark’s 1804 expedition to the 2014 uprising in Ferguson, American history has been made in St. Louis. The city exemplifies how imperialism, racism, and capitalism have persistently entwined to corrupt the nation’s past. St. Louis was a staging post for Indian removal and imperial expansion, and its wealth grew on the backs of its poor black...

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