Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Mar 25

Asian Borderlands: the First Annual Symposium

Location: 

CGIS -S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA
1:00pm to 6:00pm

Asian Borderlands This is the first meeting of a proposed annual conference of a research network that will meet every year at a different university, our other partner institutions being Chicago, Columbia and Cornell. Graduate Students from Harvard and beyond will convene to discuss a range of historical topics about...

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2017 Mar 22

Asia Studies in Asia - Roundtable Discussion

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St.
4:00pm to 6:00pm

 

Panelists:

  • Hirano Kenichiro (Professor Emeritus of Tokyo University and of Waseda University, Executive Director of Toyo Bunko (education and employment))
  • Park Hyungji (Professor of English Literature, Yonsei University)
  • Wang Hui (Professor of Literature and History, Tsinghua University; Coordinate Research Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute and Visiting Professor in East Asian Languages and Civilizations (Spring 2017), Harvard University)
  • Zhang Longxi (Chair...
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2017 Mar 29

Harvard Art Museums: From  Byrsa to Tiber: Carthaginian Coins and History

Location: 

Harvard Art Museum, Menschel Hal, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
6:00pm to 7:00pm

 

Harvard Art Museums

Ilse and Leo Mildenberg Memorial Lecture

Paolo Visonà
associate professor at the University of Kentucky at Lexington

In this lecture, Paolo Visonà,  will discuss how these coins provide essential information on the history and the economy of Carthage, underscoring its...

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2017 Mar 24

CES: Who Speaks for the Poor: Electoral Geography, Party Entry and Representation?

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge
2:15pm to 4:00pm

Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800
Who Speaks for the Poor: Electoral Geography, Party Entry and Representation?

Karen Jusko
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

 

Please note: there is no paper for this talk

This talk will present the argument of a forthcoming book, Who Speaks for the Poor? that explains why political parties represent some groups but not others. Jusko offers a new explanation for the absence of a low-income peoples’ party in the US, and a more...

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2017 Apr 05

History of Art+Architecture: "Fear of The Unseen:" Geology, (Paleo)Anthropology, and Inhabitation in Frederick Kiesler's Magic Architecture

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, Deknatel Lecture Hall, Enter via Broadway St., Cambridge, MA
5:30pm

Harvard University History of Art + Architecture
Graduate Student Lecture Series

"Fear of The Unseen:" Geology, (Paleo)Anthropology, and Inhabitation in Frederick Kiesler's Magic Architecture

Spyros Papapetros

Associate Professor, History and Theory of Architecture

Princeton University

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017, 5:30pm

Harvard Art Museums

Deknatel Lecture Hall

Enter via Broadway

 

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2017 Apr 13

HLS: Student-Faculty Lunch with Prof. Christine Desan

Location: 

Russell House Tavern
12:00pm to 1:00pm

*Not open to the public. 

Professor Chris Desan will host a student-faculty lunch on April 13. Professor Desan is the Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Her research explores money as a legal and political project, one that configures the market it sets out to measure. She has recently published a book called Making Money: Coin, Currency, and the Coming of Capitalism (Oxford University Press, 2014).  She is also the editor of Inside Money:  Re-Theorizing Liquidity (forthcoming, University of Pennsylvania Press),...

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2017 Mar 28

HLS: Student-Faculty Lunch with Prof. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Location: 

Grafton Street Pub & Grill
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Professor Higginbotham will host a student-faculty lunch on March 28 at Grafton Street Pub & Grill.

Professor Higginbotham is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and African American Studies and currently serves as the National President of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. A pioneering scholar in African American women’s history, she is the author of the prizewinning book Righteous Discontent: The Women’s Movement in the Black Baptist Church 1880-1920. She is the recipient of numerous awards...

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2017 Mar 22

HLS: Immigration Law in Historical Perspective

Location: 

Wasserstein Hall, Room 3019
12:00pm to 1:00pm

 

Spring Reception/ Panel on Immigration Law in Historical Perspective, Wednesday March 22 from 12-1

The Law & History Program of Study Spring Reception and Advising Lunch will feature a panel discussion on "Immigration Law in Historical Perspective," with Professors Gerald Neuman and Mary Lewis, moderated by Adriaan Lanni. Wasserstein Hall, Room 3019. (Poster attached.)

 

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2017 Mar 30

SoHP: Reccopolis Revealed: Workshop on recent archaeological discoveries

Location: 

CGIS South S020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
1:00pm to 6:45pm

poster(public reception to follow)

hosted by Michael McCormick

The public lecture will be preceded by a workshop from 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm on studies in progress involving Reccopolis. Those interested in attending the workshop should ...

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2017 Apr 12

HLS: Emotions in the Early Common Law

Location: 

WCC 2019 Milstein West B, Harvard Law School
5:00pm to 6:00pm

 

Harvard Law School European Legal History Lecture Series

Sponsored by the International Academic Program – Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Fundación Asisa.

 

Speaker:  John Hudson (University of St Andrews and Michigan Law)

Topic:  “Emotions in the Early Common Law"

 

2017 Apr 20

HGSA Annual Book Sale!

Location: 

Robinson Hall Great Space, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Thu - Fri, Apr 26 to Apr 27, 10:00am - 5:00pm

2017 Annual HGSA Book SaleHistory Graduate Student Association Annual

BOOK SALE!!!

Find rare and interesting books, text books, coffee table books, so many books you won't believe your eyes! Priced to go and all to help the Graduate Student Association with annual projects and events. 

Now...

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2017 Mar 02

HIGHS Seminar: The Chicago World Constitution (1948) and the Quest for Post-war Order

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
4:00pm to 6:00pm

 

The Harvard International and Global History Seminar (HIGHS)

http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~int-hist/seminarseries.shtml

 co-sponsored with the Colloquium on Intellectual and Cultural History

 

"The Chicago World Constitution (1948) and the Quest for Post-war Order"

 

Or Rosenboim...

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2017 Mar 27

Ash Center: Resisting Tyranny: Lessons from the European 20th Century

Location: 

Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building 4th Floor, HKS
6:00pm

 

Join Timothy Snyder, Bird White Housum Professor of History, Yale, as he discusses the historical lessons learned from anti-authoritarian movements in 20th century Europe. Moshik Temkin, Associate Professor of History and Public Policy, HKS, will moderate the event. 

About the Speaker

Timothy Snyder is the Bird White Housum Professor of History at Yale University, specializing in the history of central and eastern Europe. Born in 1969 in southwestern Ohio and a graduate of Centerville High School, he received his B.A. from Brown University and his...

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2017 Mar 06

STS Circle at Harvard: The Strange Life of Film-Return Spy Satellites, 1946–1986

Location: 

K262 Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA
12:15pm to 2:00pm

Matthew Hersch (Harvard, History of Science).

The Harvard STS Circle is co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Contact Name:
Shana Ashar
sts@hks.harvard.edu...

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