Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Nov 06

CAS African Studies Workshop: Beyond Kin Care: Openness to New Age Scripts in Southern Ghana. With Cati Coe

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Cati Coe is Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University, Camden. She will present Beyond Kin Care: Openness to New Age Scripts in Southern Ghana. 

A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the Harvard African Studies Workshop listserv. It is assumed that everyone has read the paper before the workshop.  After presentation and commentary, Workshop attendees are invited to engage in critique and discussion, under the moderation...

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2017 Aug 30

CAS: African Language Program Open House

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
The African Language Program Open House is a chance to learn about Harvard's many African language courses, meet the ALP's language instructors, and decide on class meeting times for the upcoming semester. Come to learn more about the most linguistically-diverse program on campus (the ALP hopes to offer over 20 African languages this semester!), and to meet the ALP's talented language instructors.
2017 Sep 25

Radcliffe Panel Discussion: The Museum, the City, and the University: Boston Art Museum Directors in Discussion

4:15pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

This panel brings together five distinguished museum directors to discuss their leadership of major cultural institutions in urban and university settings and to share personal perspectives on their work. The directors will address questions about the role of museums in debates about public and private support for the humanities and arts; in research and learning endeavors; and in conversations about citizenship, identify, and diversity. Register online.

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2017 Sep 15

Radcliffe Symposium: It Depends What State You’re In: Policies and Politics of the US Health Care System

1:00pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

imageHealth care and political systems are deeply intertwined, with implications for the quality and equality of access to health care. In this half-day symposium, health professionals, policy and public health experts, economists, sociologists, and political scientists will...

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2017 Sep 14

Radcliffe Exhibit: Visual Intelligence—A Multidisciplinary Exhibition of Radcliffe Fellows

Thu Sep 14 (All day) to Sat Oct 28 (All day)

Location: 

Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, 8 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Visual Intelligence—A Multidisciplinary Exhibition of Radcliffe Fellows

September 14-October 28, 2017 | 12-5 PM, Monday-Saturday

Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, 8 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

This exhibition introduces viewers to the stunning work of members of the 2017–2018 Radcliffe Institute fellowship class. Visitors will encounter underground...

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2017 Sep 19

Radcliffe: Space, Time, and Reality

4:15pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Albert Einstein revolutionized our understanding of space and time, elevating them to dynamic participants in the evolution of the cosmos. Today, research has pushed this revolution further, suggesting that there may be additional dimensions of space and possibly even other universes. In this lecture, Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, will explore these ideas visually as he and the audience dive into the changing conceptions of space, time, and reality. ...

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2017 Sep 15

Harvard Book Store/Hutchins Ctr: The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers w/ Henry Louis Gates, Jr. In conversation with Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

3:00pm

Location: 

1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Friday Forum

 

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. PhotoHarvard Book Store welcomes HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.—the founding Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, author or co-author of twenty-one books, and Emmy Award-winning creator fifteen...

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2017 Sep 12

DRCLAS: Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Rebel MotherTuesday Seminar Series

Peter Andreas, John Hay Professor of International Studies, Brown University

Peter Andreas will discuss his new book, a political memoir described by the New York Times as "thoroughly engrossing," about his childhood on the run in South America with...

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2017 Oct 05

CFGA: Data-Driven Urban Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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

Presentation by Dr. Shan Jiang, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning

 

 Abstract: Cities are growing at an unprecedented speed: by 2050 the urban population will grow to 6.4 billion, and over 60% of new urban areas will be built (United Nations, 2014). As a result, human beings are facing enormous challenges such as traffic congestion, environmental degradation, increased energy consumption, decreased quality of life, and climate change. Meanwhile, the explosion of urban sensors, mobile phone traces, social...

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2017 Sep 14

Asia Center: One Belt/One Road in Historical and Global Context

4:15pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S020, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA,

Inaugural Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar Series

Chair: Professor Elizabeth Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute

Professor Mark Elliott, Vice Provost of International Affairs; Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History, Harvard University

Professor Michael Szonyi,  Professor of Chinese History; Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University

Dr. William Overholt, Senior Fellow, Harvard University Asia Center

Sponsored by...

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2017 Oct 02

CES: Three Elections and a Brexit: The Unraveling of Europe?

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room,  27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

EU Study Group and the American Council on Germany, Boston Warburg Chapter

 

Thomas Matussek, Senior Advsor, Flint Global, Berlin

 

The historical promises of European integration, peace, prosperity and a powerful voice in a globalized world, seem to have lost their appeal. War in the east, economic and social meltdown in the south, millions of refugees, xenophobia and nationalism have a led to Brexit, Le Pen and the AfD, but have the elections in The Netherlands, France and...

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2017 Sep 21

CES: A Brief History of Neoliberal Problems

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

 

Quinn Slobodian, Associate Professor of History, Wellesley College; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

 

The intellectual history of neoliberalism is often told as one of conviction, consistency and coherence with notes of inevitability. As neoliberalism shows its cracks, it is a good time to revisit the problems that have dogged the leading thinkers of the circle around F. A. Hayek for the last seven decades. Some problems are predictable: securing...

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2017 Sep 06

CES Open House

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall Atrium, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA
Join us for refreshments and meet our faculty, visiting scholars and students interested in Europe from Harvard and the area’s many universities. Find out about our programming, upcoming events, internships & grants! Open to the public.

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