Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Feb 09

The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) Lunchtime Seminar w/ R. Shep Melnick

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K354, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

"From Opportunity to Stereotypes: The Transformation of Title IX"
R. Shep Melnick, Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr., Professor of American Politics, Boston College

The Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University is directed by Harvey Mansfield. PCG Seminar talks are open to the public but RSVP is required. RSVP to pcg@gov.harvard.edu

2018 Jan 31

Dept. of Government / CAPS: Why Has Title IX Become so Controversial?

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

R. Shep Melnick, Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr., Professor of American Politics, Boston College

Abstract: The original objective of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was to provide equal educational opportunity to women and girls. As the doors of opportunity swung open, women and girls rushed through, outperforming their male counterparts at nearly all educational levels. Yet over the past decade, Title IX has become more...

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2018 Jan 29

Center for African Studies: Reading Under the Covers: A History of Schooling in Kenya.

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge

African Studies Workshop

 

Kenda Mutongi is Professor of African History at Williams College and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor of History at MIT. Her research interests include: Modern Africa (focus on eastern and southern Africa); Women’s and Gender History; Political Economy; Urban History; Historical Ethnography; and Business History. At Williams College, Mutongi has served as chair of the Africana Studies and the Africa/Middle Eastern Studies Programs, is on the editorial boards of several journals in African Studies, and teaches a...

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2018 Mar 02

HLS Economic History Workshop: Killer Incentives: Status Competition and Pilot Performance during World War II

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School, Littauer Center, 1805 Cambridge Street, M16

Speaker:

Leonardo BursztynAssistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Chicago.

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...

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2018 Feb 09

HLS Economic History Workshop: The Development Effects of the Extrative Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System in Java

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School, Littauer Center, 1805 Cambridge Street, M16

Speaker:

Benjamin OlkenProfessor of Economics, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Contact:

Gia Petrakis
gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu

 

Chairs:

Eric Chaney, Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
 
Melissa DellFaculty Associate. Assistant Professor of...

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2018 Feb 02

WCFIA Workshop on Culture, History, and Society: Abroad and at Home: 'Militarization,' or the Colonial Counter-Insurgenization of Policing in Early 20th America

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Speaker:

Julian GoProfessor, Department of Sociology, Boston 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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2018 Feb 02

2018 Weatherhead Center Undergraduate Associate Thesis Conference

7:45am to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

The Weatherhead Center invites you to its annual conference featuring senior thesis research presentations by its Undergraduate Associates. For full details, including the agenda and presentation abstracts, please visit the conference website at http://conferences.wcfia.harvard.edu/undergraduate_thesis.

Contact:

Clare Putnam
cputnam@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9899

See also: ...

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2018 Feb 01

2018 Weatherhead Center Undergraduate Associate Thesis Conference

12:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

The Weatherhead Center invites you to its annual conference featuring senior thesis research presentations by its Undergraduate Associates. For full details, including the agenda and presentation abstracts, please visit the conference website at http://conferences.wcfia.harvard.edu/undergraduate_thesis.

Contact:

Clare Putnam
cputnam@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9899

See also: ...

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2018 Jan 30

WCFIA Political Violence Workshop: State Development in Civil War: How Rebels and Bureaucrats Manage Institutional Change

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K401, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Speaker:

Rachel SweetAcademy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. PhD, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University.

Contact:

Kaitlyn Chriswell
chriswell@g.harvard.edu

See also: Political Violence Workshop2017-2018...

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2018 Jan 29

STS Circle Seminar: Democracy by the Numbers: The Twentieth-Century Fight over US Congressional Reapportionment

12:15pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Speaker:

Alma SteingartLecturer, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.

Contact:

Shana Ashar
shana_ashar@hks.harvard.edu

 

Chair:

Sheila JasanoffFaculty Associate. Pforzheimer Professor of Science and...

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2018 Feb 13

WIGH: Book Round Table for The Cold War: A World History

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Book Round Table
The Cold War: A World History
by Odd Arne Westad
S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations, Harvard Kennedy School

Discussants:
Timothy J. Colton, Professor of Government, Harvard University
Serhii Plokhii, Mykhailo S. Hrushevs'kyi Professor of Ukrainian History; Director, Ukrainian Research Institute
Kirsten Weld, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard University
 

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