Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Jun 15

History of Medicine: Gender and Risk Perception in the Development of Oral Contraceptives, 1940-1968

5:30pm

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Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall, Harvard Medical School 25 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

The Archives for Women in Medicine and the Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation present:

Gender and Risk Perception in the Development of Oral Contraceptives, 1940-1968

2016-2017 Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine Fellowship Lecture

Kate Grauvogel:  2016-2017 Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine Fellow, Doctoral student in the History...

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2017 May 15

Houghton Library Exhibition: 75th anniversary open-house-inspired showcase

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Houghton Library, Edison and Newman Room, Harvard Yard

Houghton Library staff celebrate the library’s 75th anniversary with an open-house-inspired showcase of its outstanding collections.

Fifty archivists, conservators, curators, librarians, specialists, and student workers who make up “Team Houghton” share memorable items encountered during careers at the library that range from four months to over 40 years. Gained through providing access to over 600,000 printed books and six miles of manuscript and archival materials that comprise the Houghton collection, the staff’s encyclopedic knowledge of the library comes to the fore in...

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2017 May 10

MHC: A Press of One’s Own: Celebrating 100 Years of Virginia and Leonard Woolf’s Hogarth Press

4:30pm

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Houghton Library, Bow & Arrow Press

 

Nana Ariel, Harvard University

Elizabeth Willson Gordon, The King’s University

John Lurz, Tufts University

Mine Özyurt Kılıç, Harvard University

Michelle Alexis Taylor, Harvard University

This event is free, but space is limited. Please RSVP to nana_ariel@fas.harvard.edu.

For more information, visit the event website: ...

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2017 Jun 12

Davis Center: Security and Human Rights in Russia, Ukraine, and the Balkans

12:15pm to 2:00pm

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

 

Speaker(s): 

Petur Hristov, Professor of Law and Dean of the Faculty of Law, Varna Free University (Bulgaria)
Joshua Rubenstein, Associate Director, Major Gifts, Harvard Law School; Center Associate, Davis Center
Oxana Shevel, Associate Professor of Political Science, Tufts University; Center Associate, Davis Center
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2017 May 09

Davis Center: Political Prisoners and Human Rights Violations in Putin's Russia

12:15pm to 2:00pm

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

 

Speaker(s): 

Sergei Davidis, Board Member and Manager of Political Prisoner Assistance Project, Human Rights Center "Memorial" (Russian Federation)
Ekaterina Petrikevich, International Human Rights Consultant, Human Rights Center "Memorial"

Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

For more information, please call 617-495-4037.

 

2017 May 08

CMES: Why France Fears Islam: Religion, Democracy And Human Rights In The Time Of Elections

4:00pm to 6:00pm

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CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Jocelyne Cesari
Professor of Religion and Politics, Department of Theology and Religion, Director of Research, Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, University of Birmingham

Jocelyne Cesari is Professor of Religion and Politics, and Director of the Cadbury Centre at the University of Birmingham. She is also Senior Fellow at Georgetown University’s Berkley Center where she directs the ‘Islam in World Politics’ program....

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2017 May 10

Peabody Museum: Where the Roads all End: The Marshall Family's Kalahari Photography

6:00pm

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Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02138

 

3D Lecture and Book Signing 

The Marshall family, which filmed and studied the Ju/’hoansi of the Kalahari Desert, created one of the most significant visual anthropology projects of the twentieth century. Sponsored by the Peabody Museum, the Marshalls made eight trips to Namibia (then South West Africa) in the 1950s to document some of the world’s last surviving self-sufficient hunter-gatherers, the Ju/’hoansi and G/wi people (earlier known pejoratively as “Bushmen” and later as the !Kung and the San). Using the Marshall family’s collection of stereo...

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2017 May 16

Radcliffe: Title IX over Time

7:00pm

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Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA

 

Reception at 5:30pm

To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Title IX, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, will host a conversation about the impact of Title IX and the work that remains to be done when it comes to equality and sports.

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  • Swin Cash, director of player development, New York Liberty; WNBA champion (2003, 2006, and 2010); Olympic gold medalist in women’s basketball (2004 and 2012); NCAA champion (University of...
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2017 May 11

Ceramics Program Spring Show & Sale

Thu May 11 (All day) to Sun May 14 (All day)

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224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA

 

Opening reception: Thursday, May 11, 2017 4:00pm - 8:00pm

The Show and Sale continues: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 12, 13, and 14, 10:00am - 7:00pm

More than fifty artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has something for everyone and attracts several thousand visitors each year. It’s the perfect place to find Mother’s Day gifts! Free cups made by the exhibitors will be given away on a first-come...

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2017 May 04

Harvard Peabody Museum: Curiouser and Curiouser: Why Twenty-First-Century Wonderlands Need Anthropology Museums More Than Ever

6:00pm

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Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Ruth PhillipsRuth Phillips, Canada Research Chair and Professor of Art History, Carleton University, Ottawa; Visiting Professor of Art History, Yale University

Western museums have always been in the business of displaying, provoking, and seeking to satisfy curiosity. The collections of the Peabody...

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