Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Sep 18

Peabody Museum: Two Ways of Knowing: Creating Ancient Maya History through Inscriptions and Archaeology

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Image of Myan Temple2017 Tatiana Proskouriakoff Public Lecture and Reception

Simon Martin, Associate Curator and Keeper of Collections, American Section, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

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2018 Feb 05

Program on the Study of Capialism: Presentations by Tim Barker and Samantha Payne

4:00pm

Location: 

MOVED to Basement Seminar Room, Robinson Hall, 35 Qunicy Street

Tim Barker, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Harvard University
“How to Pay for the War: The Political Economy of Military Keynesianism in the United States, 1945-1979”

Samantha Payne, Ph.D Candidate in History, Harvard University
“The Last Atlantic Revolution: Emancipation and Reconstruction in the U.S. and Latin America”

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2018 Jan 22

Program on the Study of Capialism: States, Not Nation: The Sources of Political and Economic Development in the Early United States

4:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Naomi Lamoreaux, Professor of Economics and History, Yale University
“States, Not Nation: The Sources of Political and Economic Development in the Early United States”

 

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2017 Nov 20

Program on the Study of Capialism: The United States as a Developing Nation: The Political Origins of Modern American Capitalism

4:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Noam Maggor, Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University, and Stefan Link, Assistant Professor of History, Dartmouth College  

“The United States as a Developing Nation: The Political Origins of Modern American Capitalism”   

 

Commentator: Shaun Nichols, College Fellow in History, Harvard University

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2017 Oct 23

Program on the Study of Capitalism: Primal Capital: Money and the Microfoundations of Keynes's General Theory

4:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
2017 Oct 24

Weatherhead Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar: Japan's Imperial Household and Abdication: The Contemporary Controversy in Historical Perspective

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

Speaker:

Ken RuoffProfessor of History and Director of the Center for Japanese Studies, Portland State University.

Discussant:

Andrew GordonExecutive Committee; Faculty Associate. Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University; Victor and William Fung Acting Director, Harvard University Asia Center (2016-2017).

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu...

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2017 Oct 13

Weatherhead Economic History Workshop: The Costs of Patronage: Evidence from the British Empire

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer Center, M16, 1805 Cambridge Street

Speaker:

Guo XoAssistant Professor of Economics, Hass School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.

Contact:

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu

Chairs:

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

Melissa DellFaculty Associate. Assistant Professor of...

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2017 Oct 10

Weatherhead Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar: Why the Fishhead Faces Left and Other Tales: Learning from Food Workers in Japan

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

Speaker:

Merry WhiteProfessor of Anthropology, Boston University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

Moderator:

Susan PharrDirector, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

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2017 Oct 06

Weatherhead Economic History Workshop: Mistrust in Medicine: The Legacy of Colonial Medical Campaigns in Central Africa

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer Center, M16, 1805 Cambridge Street

Speaker:

Eduardo Montero, PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Contact:

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu

Chairs:

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

Melissa DellFaculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of...

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2017 Sep 29

Weatherhead Economic History workshop: Long Live Keju! The Persistent Effects of China's Imperial Examination System

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Littauer Center, M16, 1805 Cambridge Street

Speaker:

James KungProfessor of Social Science, Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Contact:

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu

Chairs:

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

Melissa DellFaculty Associate. Assistant...

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2017 Sep 29

Weatherhead Workshop on Culture, History, and Society: The Revolutionary Ethic and the Spirit of Factionalism in the Chinese Cultural Revolution

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, Rm. 1550, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

Speaker:

Guobin YangGrace Lee Boggs Professor of Communication and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania.

Contact:

Yueran Zhang
yueranzhang@g.harvard.edu

Chairs:

Orlando PattersonFaculty Associate. John Cowles Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Daniel Lord SmailFrank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of History...

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2017 Sep 19

Weatherhead Center Open House Reception for Undergraduates

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel, Fisher Family Commons, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

We warmly welcome students of Harvard College to our annual Open House for Undergraduates.

Meet Weatherhead Center faculty, graduate students, visiting scholars, fellows, staff, and IRoC members. Learn about Weatherhead Center grants and opportunities for undergraduates including:

  • Summer travel grants for thesis research
  • Research internships in France
  • Study groups led by Weatherhead Center affiliates
  • Winter-break grants for research and travel
  • Research...
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2017 Sep 15

Weatherhead: Workshop on Culture, History, and Society - "Viewing Morality Sociologically"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, Rm. 1550, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: 

Steven LukesProfessor of Sociology, New York University.

Contact:

Yueran Zhang
yueranzhang@g.harvard.edu

Chairs:

Orlando PattersonFaculty Associate. John Cowles Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Daniel Lord SmailFrank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard...

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