Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Oct 24

GSAS/Classics Department: Herodotus, Aristotle and Sounding Weights: The Deep Sea as a Frontier in the Hellenistic and Roman World

Location: 

Emerson Hall Rm. 101, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA
4:30pm to 6:00pm

The Harvard Classics Department and the GSAS research workshop Technical Traditions in Greece and Rome: Between Theory and Practice are sponsoring a talk on Tuesday, October 24, 4:30–6:00 in Emerson 101, by Professor John Peter Oleson. The title of the talk, which focuses on the technology of navigation in the ancient Mediterranean, is ‘Herodotus, Aristotle and Sounding Weights: The Deep Sea as a Frontier in the Hellenistic and Roman World.’

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2017 Oct 19

Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture: Architecture on the Edge of the Muslim World: The Deccan during the 14th and 15th centuries

Location: 

Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street, Cambridge, MA (corner of Trowbridge and Harvard Streets)
5:30pm

2017 Oct 20

Getting High at Harvard: Studying the Ludlow-Santo Domingo (LSD) Library at Houghton Library

Location: 

Edison & Newman Room, Houghton Library, 15 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138
5:30pm to 6:30pm

FlyerIn conjunction with the fall exhibition 'Altered States: Sex, Drugs and Transcendence in the Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library,' Houghton Library celebrates what would have been the collector Julio Santo Domingo’s 60th birthday with an in-depth look at his creation, the LSD...

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2017 Nov 07

CMES: From Ancient Gates to Postmodern Drawbridges: Exclusivity and Exclusion in Contemporary Jerusalem

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138
12:30pm to 2:30pm

The CMES Middle East Forum presents

Paola Caridi
Lecturer, Palermo University; author, Jerusalem
Without God 
(2017)

Journalist and historian Paola Caridi has lived in the Middle East since 2001. She contributed to the founding of the press agency Lettera22 and has worked with L'EspressoSole 24 OreLa Stampa, and Famiglia CristianaHamas: From Resistance To Government, her second book, was published in Italy in 2009 and in...

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2017 Oct 26

CMES: The Early Zaytuna: The Mosque of a Rebellious City

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138
5:00pm to 6:30pm

The CMES Director's Series presents

Sihem Lamine
Architect; Administrative Manager, CMES Tunisia Office

Sihem Lamine was trained as an architect (ESA, Paris) and holds an MA degree in History of Islamic Architecture from SOAS, London

 

Contact: Liz Flanagan

See also: North Africa, ...

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2017 Oct 23

CMES: Ottoman Consuls in Boston: 1845-1917

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138
4:00pm to 6:00pm

 

The Sohbet-i Osmani Lectures Series presents

Ömür Budak
Consul General of Turkey in Boston

 

Ömür Budak has assumed his duties as the Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Boston as of October 1, 2014. Previously, he served as the Deputy Chief of Staff to President Gül between 2012 and 2014. His other past assignments include serving as the Counselor at the Permanent Mission of Turkey to the UN, New York; Head of Section at the Deputy Undersecretariat for European Affairs at the...

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2017 Dec 08

CES: Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Between Distribution and Reallocation: The Politics of Taxation Revisited

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room
2:15pm to 4:00pm

SPEAKER

Lukas Haffert
Senior Researcher, University of Zurich; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow 2017-2018, CES, Harvard ; Visiting Scholar 2017-1918, CES, Harvard

 

DISCUSSANT

Daniel Mertens
Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Frankfurt

 

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2017 Nov 17

CES: Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800 — Lessons from the First Globalization 1870-1914

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, Cambridge, MA
4:15pm to 6:00pm

** Please note: Those planning to attend events in this series should read the paper that will be posted on the CES website before the seminar.**

 

SPEAKER

Suzanne Berger
Raphael Dorman-Helen Starbuck Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University

 

DISCUSSANT

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2017 Nov 14

CES Senior Thesis Workshop — How to Find an Adviser and Access Harvard's Resources?

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, Cambridge, MA
6:00pm to 7:00pm

 

This session will help you learn about Harvard Library resources for conducting research on Europe, about the proper etiquette and timeline in asking for letters of recommendation, and about how to find a proper thesis adviser for your thesis project.

About

Join us for the series of workshops designed to help juniors with the process of formulating a thesis topic, tackling research questions, and elaborating grant proposals for summer thesis research. In vibrant sessions led by CES graduate affiliates, students develop a set of skills...

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2017 Nov 02

Harvard-Yenching Inst. / Asia Center: River, Governance and Place: Sentiment in The Travels of Lao Can

Location: 

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

Hsu Hui-Lin, Associate Professor, Department of Chinese Literature, National Taiwan University; HYI Visiting Scholar

Chair/discussant: Karen Thornber, Victor and William Fung Director, Harvard University Asia Center and Professor of Comparative Literature and of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute: co-sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center

2017 Oct 19

Harvard Divinity School: Sisters and Consorts, Adepts and Goddesses: Representation of Women in Early Saiva Bhairvatantras

Location: 

CSWR 202, 42 Francis Avenue, Cambridge
4:00pm to 6:00pm

South Asian Religions Colloquium 2017-2018 Series

Shaman Hatley, Associate Professor of Asian Studies & Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts, UMass Boston

Details: Sisters and Consorts, Adepts and Goddesses: Representation of Women in Early Saiva Bhairvatantras

Sponsored by the Harvard Divinity School
 

See also: Asia Center

2017 Oct 19

Harvard Yenching Institute: Embodied Virtue: How was Loyalty Edited and Performed in Late Imperial China?

Location: 

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

Chiung-yun Evelyn Liu, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica; HYI Visiting Scholar

Chair/discussant: Wai-yee Li, Professor of Chinese Literature, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Details: Embodied Virtue: How was Loyalty Edited and Performed in Late Imperial China?

Sponsored by the Harvard Yenching Institute

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