Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Apr 26

CES: Visiting Scholars' Seminar: New Research on Europe — Exploring and Explaining Devolution in Europe, 1815-2015

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

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

 

Paolo Dardanelli
Senior Lecturer in Comparative Politics, University of Kent; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

 

This talk will seek to identify under what conditions central governments in Europe devolve 'strong' powers to regional governments through a comparative analysis of eighteen European countries...

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2017 Apr 24

CES: European Economic Policy Forum — Workshop: Incompatible Economic Philosophies: German Ordo vs. U.S. Pragmatism

2:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

See more on the CES website.

About

German economics appears to be a different land. Some critics have even suggested German policymakers and academics live in a “parallel intellectual universe”. The conflict with U.S. economic policy pragmatism is a hardy perennial in international debates – long before the most recent...

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2017 Apr 21

CES: Institutionalizing Protestant Ethics: Families, Schools, and the West German Basic Law, 1949-1957

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

 

Brandon Bloch

PhD Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Graduate Student Associate , Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University; Graduate Fellow, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Contact: Gili Kliger (kliger@g.harvard.edu)

 

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2017 Apr 17

CES: Book Launch & Discussion — Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

How do democracies form and what makes them die? In his new book, Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy, Daniel Ziblatt revisits this timely and classic question in a wide-ranging historical narrative that traces the evolution of modern political democracy in Europe from its modest beginnings in 1830s Britain to Adolf Hitler’s 1933 seizure of power in Weimar Germany. Based on rich historical and quantitative evidence, the book offers a major...

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2017 Apr 11

Peabody Museum: Museums in Tanzania: History, Transformation, and Impact

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

2017 Hallam L. Movius, Jr. Lecture and Reception

Audax Z. P. Mabulla, Director General, The National Museum of Tanzania

Tanzania has a record of more than three million years of human history and diversity, including fossil remains, footprints, and stone toolkits of early humans and hominin ancestors, from sites such as Laetoli, Olduvai Gorge, and Peninj. The National Museum of Tanzania supports the preservation of the country’s rich natural and cultural diversity through scientific research, education, and public outreach programs. Audax Mabulla will discuss...

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2017 Apr 07

CARR Center: Remembering the Victims of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Land Lecture Hall (4th Floor) Kennedy School 79 John F. Kennedy Street Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Please join the Carr Center and a group of Rwandan students from Harvard University for a commemorative seminar in honor of the victims of the 1994 genocide of Rwandans. 

The Rwandan Student Community at Harvard University together with the Carr Center For Human Rights Policy, the Center for African Studies and the HKS Africa Caucus invite you to the 23rd commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi.

This commemoration event will feature a seminar discussion on crimes of genocide and how the global community can work together to prevent such atrocities from...

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2017 Apr 06

SLL: "Immemory" Abandoned Killing Sites and Their Memory Cultures in Central and Eastern Europe

4:15pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-354, 1730 Cambridge St,. Cambridge, MA

 Roma Sendyka
Associate Professor at the Polish Studies Department and the head of the Research Center for Memory Cultures at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow

 

Central and Eastern Europe—the scenes of brutal genocides during the last century—are dotted with sites of trauma. Only some of those potential sites of memory are now marked with plaques, gravestones or memorials. This talk will focus on the sites that have been left behind, contested or forgotten and that still contain the bodies of victims. Because the problematic sites are kept out of the social...

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2017 Apr 03

Center for the Environment: LUNCHTIME DISCUSSION: Producing Public Geographies: Creating a Field Guide to the American West

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge

 

William Wyckoff, a leading historical geographer of the American West, will be at Harvard on April 3rd for an evening lecture (4-6pm) titled, “Producing Public Geographies: Creating a Field Guide to the American West,” and a lunchtime discussion (12-1:15pm) of his recent book How to Read the American West: A Field Guide. The lunch meeting will be a discussion of Chapter 6 of that work, “Landscapes of Federal Largesse” which explores how to see the federal presence that is imprinted on the...

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2017 Apr 07

Center for African Studies Film Screening: The Land Beneath Our Feet

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Room B-04, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA United States

 

Join the University of Wisconsin-Madison, MIT STS and Harvard University for a screening of The Land Beneath Our Feet.

The Land Beneath Our Feet weaves together rare archival footage from a 1926 Harvard expedition to Liberia with the journey of a young Liberian man, uprooted by war, seeking to understand how the past has shaped land conflicts in his country today. This film is an explosive reminder of how large-scale land grabs are transforming livelihoods across the planet.

 

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2017 Mar 28

Anthropology: “Live, Write, Advocate Beyond the Discipline: A Conversation with Arthur Kleinman”

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Tozzer Anthropology Building, Room 203 21 Divinity Ave, Cambridge

 

The Public Engagement in the Social Sciences Working Group presents:

Live, Write, Advocate Beyond the Discipline:

A Conversation with Arthur Kleinman”

Tuesday, March 28th from 5-6:30PM

Tozzer Anthropology Building, Room 203

21 Divinity Ave, Cambridge

 

Dr. Arthur Kleinman is professor of medical...

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2017 Apr 06

CAPS: American History, Re-Visited | Talk & Reception with artists Oscar Palacio and Robin Kelsey

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Talk: CGIS K262 Reception: CGIS Knafel Bldg. 4th Floor, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

Please join The Center for American Political Studies for a talk & reception with artist Oscar Palacio and Robin Kelsey, in conjunction with Palacio's exhibition, American...

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2017 Mar 28

Weatherhead Center: Cultural Politics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building (K262),Bowie-Vernon Room, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

For more information, see the WCFIA website.

Speaker:

Jeffrey SchnappAffiliated Professor, Department of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design; Professor of Romance Languages & Literature, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University.

Contact:

Heather Conrad...

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