Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Nov 06

Office of Career Services: Undergraduate Opportunity - European Internships: How to Find & Fund Them

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA

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Want to intern in Europe, but unsure where to begin? Do you want to get experience in a particular country and need ideas? Hear from a student panel about their diverse internship experiences in Europe and learn strategies for finding and funding an internship. Co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies and the German Department Work Abroad Program.

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2017 Nov 15

WCFIA / CHE: Volcker Shock: American Capitalism Before and After 1980

4:15pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

History and Economics Seminar

 

Speaker:

Jonathan Levy, Professor of US History, Fundamentals, and the College, Department of History, University of Chicago.

Contact:

Emily Gauthier
gauth@fas.harvard.edu

Commentator:

Emma Rothschild, Director, Center for History and Economics; Faculty Associate. Jeremy and Jane Knowles Professor of History,...

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2017 Nov 03

WCFIA: Why Europe?: The Church, Kin-Networks and Institutional Development

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer Center M16, 1805 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

"Why Europe?: The Church, Kin-Networks and Institutional Development"

Speaker:

Jonathan SchulzPost Doctoral Fellow, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University.

Contact:

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu

Chairs:

Eric ChaneyFaculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
 
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2017 Nov 03

WCFIA: "For this they fight": Canadians in the Spanish Civil War

11:30am to 1:00pm

Location: 

61 Kirkland Street, Second Floor Conference Room, Cambridge, MA

Canada Program Special Event

 

"'For this they fight': Canadians in the Spanish Civil War"

Speaker:

Michael Petrou, 2018 Martin Wise Goodman Nieman Fellow, Nieman Foundation, Harvard University.

Contact:

Helen Clayton
canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

Chair:

Mireille Paquet, William Lyon Mackenzie King Postdoctoral Fellow...

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2017 Oct 31

WCFIA: Fugitive Slave Advertisements as Imperial Infrastructure in late Eighteenth- and early Nineteenth-Century Canada and Jamaica

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262 (Bowie-Vernon room), 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Cultural Politics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

 

"'Said Negro has been guilty of theft and many misdemeanors': Fugitive Slave Advertisements as Imperial Infrastructure in late Eighteenth- and early Nineteenth-Century Canada and Jamaica"

Speaker:

Charmaine A. NelsonWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. Professor of Art History, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University,...

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2017 Nov 16

SoHP: An Early Islamic Agricultural Revolution?' New Light on the Transformation of Agricultural and Irrigation Technologies in the late Roman and Islamic Near East

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

HUCE Seminar Room 440 (4th Floor), 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Dr. Gideon Avni,
Head of the Archaeological Division in the Israel Antiquities Authority and a lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University

 

Included will be a discussion on projects of OSL dating fields, the early Islamic agricultural estates, the mechanism of introduction and diffusion of qanats in the Near East and beyond (north Africa, Iran and the east), in relation to the main issues raised by Andrew Watson’s pioneering research.

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2017 Nov 08

"Beyond the PhD: Building Careers in Science Policy" Fall Career Panel

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall 110, 5 Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

Join the Harvard GSAS Science Policy Group and the Harvard Office of Career Services for a panel full of experts in science policy. Each panelist will share their experience transitioning from a science PhD to alternative careers, how they successfully obtained competitive science policy fellowships, and their experiences in Washington, D.C. We will have a moderator ask a few opening questions to the panel of former AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows and White House Fellow, then we will open it up for Q&A with the audience.

 

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2017 Oct 26

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

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

WCC 3015

NOTE: THIS IS A TIME CHANGE FROM THE NORMALLY SCHEDULED EVENT.

Law and Colonialism: Legal Debates in the British Empire

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...

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2018 Apr 09

WIGH Seminar: The Chinese Question in Late-Nineteenth Century Global Politics

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Mae Ngai, Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History, Columbia University

Commentator: Erez Manela, Professor of History, Harvard University
Graduate Student Commentator: Bohao Wu, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

This graduate-faculty research seminar is designed to bring together interested faculty and students on a continuing basis to...

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2018 Mar 26

WIGH Seminar: The Americas in the World: Commerce and Coercion in the Origins and Transformations of Global Capitalism

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Speaker: John Tutino, Professor of History and International Affairs; Director, Americas Initiative, Georgetown University

Commentator: Christy Thornton, Assistant Research Professor, Johns Hopkins University; Postdoctoral Fellow, WIGH
Graduate Student Commentator: Graduate Student Commentator: David Sadighian, PhD Candidate,...

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2018 Mar 05

WIGH Seminar: A Cultural History of Opiates in Japan, 1700s-1930s

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Judith Froehlich, Lecturer, University of Zurich, Switzerland; Thyssen Postdoctoral Fellow, WIGH

Commentator: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University
Graduate Student Commentator: Jesus Solis, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

This graduate-faculty research seminar is designed to bring together interested faculty and students on a continuing basis to cover topics...

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2018 Feb 12

WIGH Seminar: Peasant Consumers: Self-Fashioning and the Politics of Consumption in Bengal's Jute Tracts, 1850-1914

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Basement Seminar Room, Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Tariq Omar AliAssistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Commentator: Emmanuel K. Akyeampong, Ellen Gurney Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
Graduate-student commentator: Mou Banerjee, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

This graduate-faculty research seminar is designed to bring together interested faculty and...

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2018 Jan 29

WIGH Seminar: Forced Labor, Waged Labor and Industrial Work Practices: Naval Shipyards as Laboratories of Capitalism, 1750-1870

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Pepijn Brandon, Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands, WIGH Fellow

Commentator: Alex Keyssar, Matthew W. Stirling, Jr., Professor of History and Social Policy, Harvard University
Graduate-student commentator: TBA

This graduate-faculty research seminar is designed to bring together interested faculty and students on a continuing basis to cover topics on global history. It is part of History 2950A, Approaches to Global History, and includes both reading sessions designed for graduate students and research sessions...

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2017 Nov 16

WIGH Lunch Seminar: Jeremi Suri “The Rise and Fall of the American Presidency in Historical Perspective”

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

“The Rise and Fall of the American Presidency in Historical Perspective”

Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Distinguished Professor for Global Leadership, History, and Public Policy at the University of Texas at Austin

Chair: Arne Westad, S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations, Harvard Kennedy School

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