Elsewhere at Harvard

2022 Feb 01

Book Talk w/Tomiko Brown-Nagin

4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Zoom (registration required)
The Harvard Radcliffe Institute hosts a book talk with Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin.  The event will feature Dean Brown-Nagin reading from her recent book, Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality (Pantheon, 2022) and include a discussion and Q&A with AAAS Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.  The event is free and open to the public with ... Read more about Book Talk w/Tomiko Brown-Nagin
2021 Dec 01

HIGHS Seminar: "A City on the Western Indian Ocean: Muslim Colombo as Idea and Artefact"

3:45pm to 5:45pm

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Zoom (registration required)

 

The Harvard International and Global History Seminar (HIGHS)
https://highs.fas.harvard.edu/highs

Speaker: Sujit Sivasundaram, University of Cambridge
Comment: Yi Ning Chang, Harvard University

This session will take place remotely, using Zoom.
Please register in advance to receive the paper and the meeting link.

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https://harvard....

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2021 Nov 22

"Global Rubber and the Temporalities of Ecological Imperialism"

3:45pm to 5:45pm

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Zoom (registration required)

"Global Rubber and the Temporalities of Ecological Imperialism"Moritz von Brescius, John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Senior Lecturer, University of Bern

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2021 Nov 17

An Alternative History of Slavery and Universities: Black Abolitionists and the Meaning of Higher Learning

3:45pm to 5:45pm

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Zoom (registration required)

Title: An Alternative History of Slavery and Universities: Black Abolitionists and the Meaning of Higher Learning

Speaker: Michael Jirik (Carleton College)

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2021 Nov 19

On Guest Workers, Migrants, and Germans of Turkish Descent: Reflections on the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the German-Turkish Recruitment Agreement

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Zoom (registration required)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a conversation moderated by Cemal Kafadar with Lauren Stokes, Assistant Professor of History, Northwestern University

Lauren Stokes is an Assistant Professor of History at Northwestern University, where she teaches classes on German history and migration history. Her book Fear of the Family: Guest Workers and Family Reunification in the Federal Republic of Germany...

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2021 Nov 18

To Burn a Fireproof Building: Race and Risk in the 1970s Bronx

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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"To Burn a Fireproof Building: Race and Risk in the 1970s Bronx"

Speaker: Bench Ansfield, American Democracy Fellow at Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University 

Respondent: Jacob Anbinder,  PhD candidate in American History at Harvard University 

Chair: ...

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2021 Dec 02

Past and Future European Knowledge in Indian Tongues: Translating Political Economy in Colonial Delhi, c. 1840

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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Zoom (registration required)

Seminar on Academic Knowledge:
Past and Future European Knowledge in Indian Tongues: Translating Political Economy in Colonial Delhi, c. 1840

Speaker:
Osama Siddiqui, Assistant Professor, History and Classics Department, Providence College

Discussant
Gili Kliger, Ph.D. Student in History & Teaching Fellow in Social Studies, Harvard University ; Graduate Student Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda...

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2021 Nov 05

Jewish Politics Between Minorityhood and Triage in Interwar Poland

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Zoom (registration required)

Jews in Modern Europe Seminar
Jewish Politics Between Minorityhood and Triage in Interwar Poland

Speaker: Kenneth Moss, Harriet and Ulrich E. Meyer Professor of Jewish History and the College, University of Chicago
Chair: Derek J. Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

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2021 Oct 05

Jewish Politics Between Minorityhood and Triage in Interwar Poland

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Zoom (registration required)

Jews in Modern Europe Seminar
Jewish Politics Between Minorityhood and Triage in Interwar Poland

Speaker: Kenneth Moss, Harriet and Ulrich E. Meyer Professor of Jewish History and the College, University of Chicago
Chair: Derek J. Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University

The mid-1920s brought stability to Poland and sped the assimilation of its three million Jews. But already in...

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2021 Nov 03

Alexis Broderick, "The Literal Repulsiveness of Nature”: Agassiz, Race Pictures, and the Aftermath of Slavery

3:45pm

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Zoom (registration required)

Speaker: Alexis Broderick (University of New Hampshire)

Title: "The Literal Repulsiveness of Nature”: Agassiz, Race Pictures, and the Aftermath of Slavery  

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2021 Nov 08

Whither? The Jews as a Diaspora Nation

1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Zoom (registration required)

Daniel Boyarin, Hermann P. and Sophia Taubman Professor of Talmudic Culture, Departments of Near Eastern Studies and Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley

Daniel Boyarin is Taubman Professor of Talmudic Culture and Rhetoric at the University of California Berkeley. He has been, among other things, an NEH Fellow (twice), a Guggenheim Fellow, a Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Jerusalem, a holder of the Berlin Prize at the American Academy in Berlin and a Ford Foundation Fellow. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 2006...

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