Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Dec 11

CES: Isaiah Berlin. Philosopher of Freedom - Film Screening

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference room

"Isaiah Berlin: Philosopher of Freedom" is a 72 minute documentary film tracing the development of his ideas in the context of his life and times. The film presents this intellectual biography through interviews with Sir Isaiah, and filmed for the documentary, with Michael Ignatieff, his biographer, and Henry Hardy, his principal editor, along with Alfred Brendel, pianist and friend, and others.

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A film by Judith Wechsler, Professor Emerita, Tufts University

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2018 Nov 15

CES: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism in Europe

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffman Room

SPEAKER

Paul Hanebrink

Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University

For much of the twentieth century, Europe was haunted by a threat of Judeo-Bolshevism myth. This myth—that Communism was a Jewish plot to destroy the nations of Europe—was a paranoid fantasy, and yet fears of a Jewish Bolshevik conspiracy took hold during the Russian Revolution and spread across Europe. During World War II, these fears sparked genocide.

Paul Hanebrink will discuss the...

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2018 Oct 04

CES: The Italian Executioners: The Genocide of the Jews of Italy

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Hoffmann Room, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street at Cabot Way

Speaker:

Simon Levis Sullam
Associate Professor of Modern History, Ca' Foscari, University of Venice

The talk addresses the role of ordinary Italians in the Holocaust. Contrary to commonly held conceptions, almost half of the about 8,000 Jews arrested in Italy and deported mostly to Auschwitz, in 1943-45, were arrested by Italians. Mussolini had paved the ground for this with anti-Jewish propaganda and persecution since the...

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2018 Sep 05

CES: Polish Historical Politics and the Future of POLIN (Museum of the history of Polish Jews)

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference room

ImageSpeaker:
Dariusz Stola

Director, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

POLIN, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, has been considered one of the best examples of progress in Polish-Jewish...

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2018 May 31

Davis Center: The Prospects for Russia in Putin's Fourth Term

12:15pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S354, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA
Yulia Latynina

Yulia Latynina, Columnist for Ekho MoskvyNovaya Gazeta, and The Moscow Times

Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

For more information, please call 617-495-4037.

2018 May 30

Fairbank Center: From Eco-Threat to Green Leader: Narratives of China’s Environment

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S153, 1730 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

Elizabeth Lord, An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

This talk aims to unpack dominant narratives about China’s environment, see how they spatialize China, and examine their assumptions and political implications. This talk argues that the environment increasingly serves as a new platform to ‘re-orientalize’ China, or construct China as an environmental ‘other,’ by those outside the country.

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2018 May 17

Belfer Center: Iran's Nuclear Decision-Making: Historical Trends and the Role of U.S. Policy

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

L-324 Fainsod Room

Series:Project on Managing the Atom

Speaker: Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, Research Fellow with the Iran Project and Project on Managing the Atom

During this seminar, Sahar Nowrouzzadeh will examine historical trends in Iran's nuclear-decision making and discuss the role of U.S. foreign policy in shaping such decision-making.  This event will take place following the May 12th deadline for the United States to renew or not renew waivers related to U....

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2018 May 15

Davis Center: The Changing Image of Europe and the U.S. in Russian Political Discourse

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S354, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Fellows Seminar

 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S354

The aim of this project is to look at how the image of Europe and the U.S. has changed in Russia’s official discourse, namely – Presidential speeches in the period of 2000-2018. The presentation will focus on the theoretical part of the research.

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

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