Elsewhere at Harvard

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.
2017 Oct 11

RLL: The Italian presence in Machado de Assis’s Dom Casmurro: adaptations, translations and filigrees

6:00pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Room 403

Sonia Netto Salomão, Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Language and Literature, Department of Humanities, Sapienza University, Rome

 

Sonia Netto Salomão, Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Language and Literature, Department of Humanities, Sapienza University, Rome

"The Italian presence in Machado de Assis’s Dom Casmurro: adaptations, translations and filigrees"

The lecture will demonstrate recurrent Italian themes ranging from opera as a structure and a motif, namely Verdi’s Othello...

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2017 Sep 08

RLL: Misplaced Things: Trabal’s Odd Economy in The Man Who Lost Himself (1929)

1:00pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Room 403

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Robert Arthur Davidson, University of Toronto

Francesc Trabal, a well-known figure in Catalan letters during the first half of the twentieth century and a key member of the group “La Mirada,” won the Crexells Prize in 1936 for his book Vals [Waltz]. While that work has received considerable...

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2017 Oct 12

SAI: American Council for Southern Asian Art Symposium XVIII

Thu - Sun, Oct 12 to Oct 15, 4:00pm - 12:15pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010 / MFA, Mabel Louise Riley Seminar Room (Meeting Room 156)
ACSAA Symposium XVIIIACSAA symposia occur in alternating years, and serve as opportunities to meet colleagues, reconnect with mentors and graduate school cohorts, and share one’s current research with the field.

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