Elsewhere at Harvard

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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2017 Nov 13

HLS: The enduring Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston

Location: 

WCC 2036, Milstein East C, Harvard Law School
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Third Biennial Symposium: The Enduring Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston: “Building Bridges to the Future: Education as a Path to Social Mobility”

Join Deborah Bial, President of the Posse Foundation, Professor Brown-Nagin, faculty director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute, and a panel of experts for a discussion of programs designed to increase disadvantaged students’ access to higher education.

Free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided. Doors will open at 11:45 am and the...

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2017 Nov 06

Yenching / Reischauer: Growing Service Economy with More Precarious Work? Convergence and Divergence in International Comparison

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge
12:00pm to 1:30pm

YOKO TANAKA
Professor of Economic History, International and Advanced Japanese Studies, the University of Tsukuba; HYI Visiting Scholar
Chair/discussantAndrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

Harvard-Yenching Institute lunch talk co-sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
2017 Nov 17

DRCLAS: The Origins of Narcotrafficking: Mexico and Colombia in Comparative Perspective

Location: 

CGIS South, S-030, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Speakers: Lina Britto, Assistant Professor Department of History, Northwestern University

Ana Villarreal, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University

Froylan Enciso, CIDE; Senior Analyst, Crisis Group Mexico

For the last half a century, Mexico and Colombia have been ground zeros of the problematic drug trade that connects North and South America in a murderous circuit of profits and politics. This talk addresses the local, regional, national, and transnational origins of the illegal business...

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2017 Nov 16

DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program: Lima Barreto - A sad visionary in Brazil at the beginning of the XX century

Location: 

CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Lilia Schwarcz, Full Professor of Anthropology, the University of São Paulo (USP); Visiting Professor, Princeton University

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The main goal of this lecture is to analyze the life and work of Lima Barreto: a black writer in Rio de Janeiro who fought against discrimination...

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