Elsewhere at Harvard

2022 Apr 29

Telling the Truth about All This: Reckoning with Slavery and Its Legacies at Harvard and Beyond

9:15am to 6:00pm

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Zoom (registration required)

An all-day conference titled "Telling the Truth about All This: Reckoning with Slavery and Its Legacies at Harvard and Beyond" will be held in-person and virtually.  The conference examines the historical ties to slavery in universities and the substantial financial benefits the institutions and their affiliates extracted from slave economies, and universities’ intellectual contributions to racist ideologies and practices. Discussions will explore questions about a range of topics, including engagement with descendant communities, legacies of slavery in libraries and museums, novel...

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2022 Apr 27

How Does Stuff Happen? A Roundtable on Causality in Medieval and Early Modern History

7:00pm to 8:30pm

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History Department Conference Room (#125), Robinson Hall

Harvard Medieval History Workshop and Early Modern Workshop 

How Does Stuff Happen? A Roundtable on Causality in Medieval and Early Modern HistoryThe opening discussants are Sama MammadovaReed MorganKonrad Boeschenstein, and Sergio Leos.

Location: History Department Conference Room (formerly Lower Library) 


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2022 Apr 28

Harvard's 2022 Arts First Festival

Thu Apr 28 (All day) to Sun May 1 (All day)

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Various

We are overjoyed to welcome you to the 2022 ARTS FIRST Festival, where you can encounter the many arts at the heart of Harvard’s diverse, creative community of students, faculty, staff, affiliates and alumni. Produced by the Office for the Arts at Harvard, this four-day celebration represents the musicians, actors, dancers, painters, writers, video artists and so many other innovative artmakers at the center of the imaginative world we foster and revel in every day at Harvard. Sharing this with you, and with classmates, family members, colleagues, neighbors or passersby, is our absolute...

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2022 Apr 19

Harvard International and Global History Seminar The New Atlantic Order, 1860-1933

4:15pm to 5:30pm

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Zoom (registration required)

Speaker:  Patrick O. Cohrs, Professor of International History, University of Florence

Chair: Charles Maier, Leverett Saltonstall Research Professor of History, Harvard University

In his new book, The New Atlantic Order (2022), Patrick O. Cohrs offers an in-depth analysis of the...

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2022 Apr 18

The Politics of Inflation

4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Zoom (registration required)

After years of austerity and deflationary pressures, the fear of inflation has once again reared its head. The year 2021 recorded the largest increase in the Consumer Price Index since 1981 . According to some economists, this is the first generational experience of inflation for Americans born after 1980. Debates have ensued regarding the causes of inflation, ranging from supply bottlenecks to rising labor costs. Such debates have subsequently informed policy, with some arguing for increasing interest rates while others call for increased investments in essential sectors and strategic...

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2022 Apr 20

Globalizing the History of Capitalism: A Roundtable

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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Zoom (registration required)

"Slavery’s Capitalism beyond the Nation-State: Trans-imperial business operations and the plantation complex"Pepijn BrandonAssociate Professor of History, Vrije Universiteit AmsterdamHow can we write the history of capitalism beyond the framework of the nation-state? This contribution will take the trans-imperial business operation of eighteenth-...

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2022 Apr 19

“Predestination: its Profile in Early British and American Modernity. A Debate”

4:30pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Conference Room, #125
Tues April 19, 4:30pm. Early Modern Workshop presents a debate on “Predestination: its Profile in Early British and American Modernity. A Debate” featuring David Hall (Harvard Divinity School) and James Simpson (English, Harvard), with... Read more about “Predestination: its Profile in Early British and American Modernity. A Debate”
2022 Apr 18

“The Toxic Detritus of Industry Beyond Borders: The Hazardous Waste Trade Between West Germany, Turkey, and the Global South, 1986-1989”

3:45pm to 5:45pm

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Zoom (registration required)

“The Toxic Detritus of Industry Beyond Borders: The Hazardous Waste Trade Between West Germany, Turkey, and the Global South, 1986-1989”
Matthew Sohm, Harvard University

Faculty Commentator: Hans-Helmut Kotz, Visiting Professor of Economics, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Student...

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2022 Apr 14

Abolitionists in Action: Transformative Justice and the University with Mariame Kaba and TJ Practitioners

6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Zoom (registration required)

Panelists: Dara Kwayera Imani Bayer (Brown University), Camila Pelsinger (Brown University), Sofia Meadows (Unity Circles)

Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/abolitionists-in-action-transformative-just...

About this event

If abolition demands a world without police, prisons, or punishment, transformative justice is the organized effort to imagine and enact the structures that will take their place. This...

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2022 Mar 31

A World of Public Debts. A Political History and France in the World. A New Global History

12:00pm

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Professor Nicolas Delalande from Sciences Po will be talking about his new work on the state, citizenship, and political economy. He is the editor, most recently, of A World of Public Debts. A Political History and France in the World. A New Global History. To register and to receive the event location please email ... Read more about A World of Public Debts. A Political History and France in the World. A New Global History

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