Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Mar 27

MHC: Plus quam civile bellum in Isidore of Seville | Shane Bobrycki

12:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Rm. 133, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge

 

Monday, March 27, 2017, 12:00pm, Room 133, Barker Center

Shane Bobrycki, Harvard University

Plus quam civile bellum in Isidore of Seville

Medieval Studies Seminar, Mahindra Humanities Center

http://mahindrahumanities.fas.harvard.edu/content/plus-quam-civile-bellum-emisidore-sevilleem

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2017 Mar 27

HLS: Fellow’s Lecture: The Trial of a Heretic: (Muslim Toledo, 11th Century) Judicial Procedure and Political Context

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

WCC 4059, Harvard Law School

Join a Fellow’s Lecture with Dr. Maribel Fierro.

 Dr. Fierro will discuss her current research on a significant Andalusian judicial figure from the 11th Century. Dr. Fierro's research focuses on the political, religious, and intellectual history of al-Andalus and the Islamic West (eighth—fifteenth centuries), on Islamic law, and on violence and its representation in Medieval Arabic sources.

 Dr. Fierro is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University; and Director of El Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales (...

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2017 Mar 25

Asian Borderlands: the First Annual Symposium

1:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS -S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

Asian Borderlands This is the first meeting of a proposed annual conference of a research network that will meet every year at a different university, our other partner institutions being Chicago, Columbia and Cornell. Graduate Students from Harvard and beyond will convene to discuss a range of historical topics about...

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2017 Mar 22

Asia Studies in Asia - Roundtable Discussion

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St.

 

Panelists:

  • Hirano Kenichiro (Professor Emeritus of Tokyo University and of Waseda University, Executive Director of Toyo Bunko (education and employment))
  • Park Hyungji (Professor of English Literature, Yonsei University)
  • Wang Hui (Professor of Literature and History, Tsinghua University; Coordinate Research Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute and Visiting Professor in East Asian Languages and Civilizations (Spring 2017), Harvard University)
  • Zhang Longxi (Chair...
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2017 Mar 29

Harvard Art Museums: From  Byrsa to Tiber: Carthaginian Coins and History

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museum, Menschel Hal, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Harvard Art Museums

Ilse and Leo Mildenberg Memorial Lecture

Paolo Visonà
associate professor at the University of Kentucky at Lexington

In this lecture, Paolo Visonà,  will discuss how these coins provide essential information on the history and the economy of Carthage, underscoring its...

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2017 Mar 24

CES: Who Speaks for the Poor: Electoral Geography, Party Entry and Representation?

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge

Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800
Who Speaks for the Poor: Electoral Geography, Party Entry and Representation?

Karen Jusko
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

 

Please note: there is no paper for this talk

This talk will present the argument of a forthcoming book, Who Speaks for the Poor? that explains why political parties represent some groups but not others. Jusko offers a new explanation for the absence of a low-income peoples’ party in the US, and a more...

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2017 Apr 05

History of Art+Architecture: "Fear of The Unseen:" Geology, (Paleo)Anthropology, and Inhabitation in Frederick Kiesler's Magic Architecture

5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, Deknatel Lecture Hall, Enter via Broadway St., Cambridge, MA

Harvard University History of Art + Architecture
Graduate Student Lecture Series

"Fear of The Unseen:" Geology, (Paleo)Anthropology, and Inhabitation in Frederick Kiesler's Magic Architecture

Spyros Papapetros

Associate Professor, History and Theory of Architecture

Princeton University

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017, 5:30pm

Harvard Art Museums

Deknatel Lecture Hall

Enter via Broadway

 

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2017 Apr 13

HLS: Student-Faculty Lunch with Prof. Christine Desan

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Russell House Tavern

*Not open to the public. 

Professor Chris Desan will host a student-faculty lunch on April 13. Professor Desan is the Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Her research explores money as a legal and political project, one that configures the market it sets out to measure. She has recently published a book called Making Money: Coin, Currency, and the Coming of Capitalism (Oxford University Press, 2014).  She is also the editor of Inside Money:  Re-Theorizing Liquidity (forthcoming, University of Pennsylvania Press),...

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2017 Mar 28

HLS: Student-Faculty Lunch with Prof. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Grafton Street Pub & Grill

Professor Higginbotham will host a student-faculty lunch on March 28 at Grafton Street Pub & Grill.

Professor Higginbotham is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and African American Studies and currently serves as the National President of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. A pioneering scholar in African American women’s history, she is the author of the prizewinning book Righteous Discontent: The Women’s Movement in the Black Baptist Church 1880-1920. She is the recipient of numerous awards...

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2017 Mar 22

HLS: Immigration Law in Historical Perspective

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Wasserstein Hall, Room 3019

 

Spring Reception/ Panel on Immigration Law in Historical Perspective, Wednesday March 22 from 12-1

The Law & History Program of Study Spring Reception and Advising Lunch will feature a panel discussion on "Immigration Law in Historical Perspective," with Professors Gerald Neuman and Mary Lewis, moderated by Adriaan Lanni. Wasserstein Hall, Room 3019. (Poster attached.)

 

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2017 Mar 30

SoHP: Reccopolis Revealed: Workshop on recent archaeological discoveries

1:00pm to 6:45pm

Location: 

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

poster(public reception to follow)

hosted by Michael McCormick

The public lecture will be preceded by a workshop from 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm on studies in progress involving Reccopolis. Those interested in attending the workshop should ...

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2017 Apr 12

HLS: Emotions in the Early Common Law

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

WCC 2019 Milstein West B, Harvard Law School

 

Harvard Law School European Legal History Lecture Series

Sponsored by the International Academic Program – Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Fundación Asisa.

 

Speaker:  John Hudson (University of St Andrews and Michigan Law)

Topic:  “Emotions in the Early Common Law"

 

2017 Apr 20

HGSA Annual Book Sale!

Thu - Fri, Apr 26 to Apr 27, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Great Space, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

2017 Annual HGSA Book SaleHistory Graduate Student Association Annual

BOOK SALE!!!

Find rare and interesting books, text books, coffee table books, so many books you won't believe your eyes! Priced to go and all to help the Graduate Student Association with annual projects and events. 

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