Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 May 04

Fairbank Center: Gender Studies Workshop: Gender and Friendship in China

Location: 

CGIS South Room S354. 1730 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA
12:45pm to 5:30pm

12:45-1 p.m.   Welcoming remarks

First Panel

Moderator:     Wai-yee Li, Harvard University

1-1:30p.m.      Zhou Yiqun, Stanford University: “Hermits and Their Wives in Early Chinese Texts”

1:30-2p.m.      Hu Ying, University of California Irvine: “Strange Friends: Reconceptualizing Gender and Community”

2-2:30p.m.      Ellen Widmer...

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2018 May 04

CMES: "If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem": The Use and Abuse of Jewish Memory

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, Ma
5:00pm to 7:00pm

The 2018 Hilda B. Silverman Memorial Lecture Series presents

Brian Klug
Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy, St. Benet's Hall, University of Oxford

On December 6 2017, the U.S. acknowledged Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. "This is," said Donald Trump, "nothing more, or less, than a recognition of reality." It was, actually, both less and more than that: less, because in reality the city's political status is contested; more, because Jerusalem in the Jewish imagination transcends reality. It is Zion, the city that the...

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2018 May 03

WCFIA / CMES: The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA
4:00pm to 6:00pm

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Salim Tamari
Shawwaf Visiting Professor, Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University; Professor of Sociology Emeritus, Birzeit University, and Senior Fellow and Research Associate, Institute for Palestine Studies

Sponsors: Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Contact: ...

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2018 Apr 27

CMES: The Business of Astrology in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138
4:00pm to 6:00pm

The CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

A. Tunç Şen
Assistant Professor of History, Department of History, Columbia University

A. Tunç Şen is an Asst. Prof. of History at Columbia University Department of History. Anchored in early modern Ottoman history and culture, his research and teaching focus on the history of science and divination in early modern Islamicate world, history of books and readers in Islamic manuscript culture, and social history of Ottoman scholarly life. He has published several...

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2018 May 04

CES: Knowledge and the East India Company State, 1785-1795 w/ Josh Ehrlich

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room
2:00pm to 4:00pm

 

CES Dissertation Workshop:

SPEAKER

Joshua Ehrlich

PhD Student in History and CES Graduate Student Affiliate, Harvard University

Contact:

 

Maxim Botstein

mbotstein@g.harvard.edu

 

 

The last years of the eighteenth century have been seen as both a golden age of British...

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2018 May 02

CES: Why Wilson Matters: The Origin of American Liberal Interventionism and its Crisis Today

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room
4:15pm to 6:00pm

European Union Study Group

Tony Smith will discuss his latest book.

SPEAKER

Tony Smith

Cornelia M. Jackson Professor of Political Science, Tufts Univeristy and CES Faculty Associate, Harvard University
 

DISCUSSANT

Stephen Walt

Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs, BCSIA, Harvard Kennedy School

MODERATED BY

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2018 Apr 30

Hutchins Center: Earl Lewis: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures

Location: 

Hiphop Archive & Research Institute at the Hutchins Center, 104 Mount Auburn Street, 3R, Cambridge, MA
Repeats every day, 3 times .
4:00pm

4:00pm
4:00pm

Exiting Slavery, Entering Reconstruction, and Enduring Jim Crow: Understanding Mental Illness and Mental Health in Black Communities from the Civil War to World War II

Monday: When The Demons Are From Within

Tuesday: When Is It Ever Safe?

Wednesday: When Humor Is The Answer

2018 Apr 30

Asia Center: Score One for the Dancing Girl, and Other Selections from the Kimun ch'onghwa: A Story Collection from Nineteenth-Century Korea

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Harvard-Yenching Library Book Talk

Si Nae Park, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Details: Score One for the Dancing Girl, and Other Selections from the Kimun ch'onghwa: A Story Collection from Nineteenth-Century Korea

Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University 

2018 Apr 26

the Romance Languages and Literatures Department will celebrate Sant Jordi, the Day of Books and Roses!

Location: 

Memorial Church porch (Harvard Yard
5:00pm to 7:00pm

In case of rain: we will meet at Boylston Hall, 4th floor.

This year we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the death of Maria Mercè Marçal, and recognize three other major writers of literary classics who died on or around April 23, Saint George's Day: William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) and Josep Pla (1897-1981)....

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2018 Apr 26

RL&L: 'To Leave or Stay?' History, Politics, and Existential Choice in the Films of István Szabó

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Fong Auditorium
4:00pm to 6:00pm

The Department of Comparative Literature cordially invites you to

The second annual Svetlana Boym Memorial Lecture by:

Susan Rubin Suleiman (Harvard University, C. Douglas Dillon Research Professor of the Civilization of France & Research Professor of Comparative Literature)

...

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2018 Apr 24

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