Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Nov 28

Davis Center: Patriotism Revisited: Anthropological Sketches from Moscow Streets

Location: 

CGIS South, S354, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
5:00pm to 6:00pm

The 2017–2018 Fellows Seminar is coordinated by Professors Stephanie Sandler and Terry Martin.

Speaker(s): 

Hayk Anoushavan Demoyan, Director, Armenia Genocide Museum-Institute, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia

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2017 Nov 30

Borders in Modern Asia: "On the March," a history of the 1963 Delhi-to-Peking Friendship March following the 1962 India-China War

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Please join us for the fourth session of the GSAS Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series. Lydia Walker, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University, will workshop her paper, "On the March," a history of the 1963 Delhi-to-Peking Friendship March following the 1962 India-China War.

The seminar will be in Robinson Lower Level Library on Thursday, November 30, 4-6 pm. A light dinner will be served, and you are free to hang out and chat till 7 pm.

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

Location: 

William James Hall 450
4:00pm to 6:00pm

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 in ...

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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 altogether? We will...

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2018 Feb 06

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

Location: 

CGIS South, S422, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA
5:00pm to 6:30pm

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

Location: 

CGIS South, S422, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA
5:00pm to 6:30pm

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 16

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

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Suite 200 North
4:15pm to 6:00pm

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 of...

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2017 Nov 08

Borders in Modern Asia Session 2: Matthew Shutzer

Location: 

William James Hall Rm. 450, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA
4:00pm to 6:00pm

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, and you...

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