Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Sep 26

The Comparative Study of the Abrahamic Religions: Heuristic Gains and Cognitive Pitfalls

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Sperry Room, Andover Hall, 45 Fancis Avenue

archesLecture by Guy Stroumsa, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Oxford University
Response by Jon Levenson, Harvard Divinity School
Opening Remarks by Charles Stang, Harvard Divinity School, and Adam Afterman, Tel-Aviv University

Sponsors: Center for the Study of World Religions, John Paul II Center for...

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2018 Sep 13

West Africa and the Maghreb Conference

Thu Sep 13 (All day) to Sat Sep 15 (All day)

Location: 

Sperry Room, Andover Hall, 45 Francis Avenue
event flyerSponsors: The Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program, Harvard Divinity School, Hutchins Center for African and African American Studies, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Department of African and African American Studies, Center for African Studies, The Weatherhead Center
2018 Dec 11

Native Cultures of the Americas Monthly Seminar

6:00pm

Location: 

The Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, Traditional Territory of the Massachusett People

Speaker TBA

 

A forum for the interdisciplinary study of the indigenous peoples and cultures of the Americas. All are welcome from Harvard and the wider community.

*Free Parking for seminar participants is available at Broadway Garage (Felton St. between Cambridge and Broadway). For questions, or to join the mailing list, contact mspellberg@fas.harvard.edu

 

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2018 Oct 09

Native Cultures of the Americas: "Indigenous Brooklyn: The Nexus of Ironworking, Urban History, and Haudenosaunee Nationhood"

6:00pm

Location: 

The Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, Traditional Territory of the Massachusett People

Speaker imageSPEAKER

Allan Downey, McMaster University

A forum for the interdisciplinary study of the indigenous peoples and cultures of the Americas. All are welcome from Harvard and the wider community.

*Free Parking for seminar participants is available at Broadway Garage (Felton St....

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2018 Sep 11

Native Cultures of the Americas: "First Nations, First Wave Petitioners: The Native Petitioning Surge in North America, 1800-1850"

6:00pm

Location: 

The Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, Traditional Territory of the Massachusett People

faculty photoSPEAKER

Daniel Carpenter, Harvard University

A forum for the interdisciplinary study of the indigenous peoples and cultures of the Americas. All are welcome from Harvard and the wider community.

*Free Parking for seminar participants is available at Broadway Garage (Felton St....

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2018 Oct 01

Deadline for Academy Scholars Fellowship

(All day)

Location: 

Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

Academy Scholars are appointed for a two-year-in-residence, postdoctoral fellowship. They receive substantial financial and research assistance. The Senior Scholars, a distinguished group of Harvard University faculty members, act as mentors to the Academy Scholars to help them achieve their intellectual potential. 

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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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