Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Apr 10

DRCLAS Hispanic Cultures Seminar: The Legacy of Lygia Clark's Structuring of the Self

12:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Nebel Room 359, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge

For more information see the DRCLAS website. 

Lygia Clark (1920–1988) was a leading abstract artist at the forefront of the Neoconcrete movement in Brazil. She developed her artistic practice by increasingly experimenting with sensory experience, leading to her Objetos sensoriais (Sensorial objects). These objects—often made of...

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2017 Apr 08

DRCLAS: 8th Annual FDR Memorial Lecture: Formulating a New Good Neighbor Policy

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

 

For more information see the DRCLAS website

In 1943, President Roosevelt spoke at Monterrey, Mexico noting Mexico’s contributions of military support and farm laborers to the war effort. “Our two countries,” he stated, “owe their independence to the fact that your ancestors and mine held the same truths to be worth fighting for and dying for… No less important than the military cooperation...

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2017 Apr 05

DRCLAS: La Biblioteca Nacional de Cuba José Martí y Su Sistema de Bibliotecas Públicas: de los Inciertos Orígenes al Mundo Actual de las Tecnologías (1901-2016)

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S216, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

For more information, see the DRCLAS website. 

Speaker: Dr. Eduardo Torres Cuevas, Director of Cuba’s National Library José Martí

This talk will be in Spanish.

Dr. Eduardo Torres Cuevas...

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2017 Apr 05

DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program: Military dictatorship and political repression in Brazil in the 1960s and 1970s

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

For more information, see the DRCLAS Website. 

Speaker: Mariana Joffily, Professor, Department of History, State University of Santa Catarina

Moderator: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor, Department of History, Harvard University

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2017 Mar 31

DRCLAS Cuba Studies Program: The 'Liberal Moment' of the Revolution: Early Educational Reforms in Revolutionary Cuba

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216 (Resource Room), 1730 Cambridge Street

 

For more information, see the DRCLAS Website

Speaker: Rainer Schultz, PhD, Director of the Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA), Cuba Divisional Center in Havana 

Moderators: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American...

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2017 Mar 30

DRCLAS: Brazil Studies Program: Ecology, Art and Politics in the 1970's in Brazil

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-030, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

For more information see the DRCLAS Website

Speaker:  Claudia Mattos Avolese, Associate Professor of History of Art, University of Campinas; DRCLAS Cisneros Visiting Scholar, Harvard University

Moderator:  Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government,...

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2017 Mar 29

DRCLAS: The Many Returns of José Dolores: Displacement and Colombia’s Forgotten Midcentury Peace

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

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Speaker: Robert Karl, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University; Santander Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS

As their society attempted in the late 1950s to move beyond the...

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2017 Mar 30

Warren Center: Undocumented Knowledge: Students, Borders, and the Politics of Sanctuary

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Emerson Hall 210, Reception from 6-7pm in the Robinson Hall Great Space

Panelists:

Prerna Lal (East Bay Community Law Center)
Lisa Lowe (Tufts University)
Keish Kim (Harvard American Studies graduate student)
Medhin Paolos (Asmarina Project, and Rete G2 Milano)
Maurice Stierl (University of California, Davis)
Lorgia Garcia Pena (Harvard University) – introductions and leading the discussion

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2017 Apr 24

CMES: The Curious Case Of Ahmed Necmeddin Bey: A Look Into The Sociopolitical Climate In Aintab On The Eve Of 1915

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Ümit Kurt
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Turks, Kurds, Arabs, Armenians, Greeks, and Jews of Aintab greeted the CUP's declaration of the Second Constitutional Era and the...

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2017 Apr 17

CMES: Mechanizing The Flow: Machines And Politics On The Nile Before The British Occupation

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

The CES/CMES Colonial Encounters Working Group presents

Casey Primel
Volkswagen Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History, Harvard University

On December 10, 1902, the sluices of Egypt's Aswan Dam were opened for the first time. The Aswan Dam was an exemplar of colonial engineering, the project of remaking colonial society through material infrastructure. Its completion culminated one among many competing visions for the Nile in the late nineteenth century. This paper examines another of those visions....

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2017 Apr 04

CMES: The Late Ottoman Empire And Egypt: Hybridity, Law, And Gender

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Elizabeth Shlala
Visiting Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Elizabeth H. Shlala earned a PhD in History from Georgetown University. She has held academic positions at London School of Economics and Political Science, Oxford University, Columbia University,...

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2017 Mar 30

CMES: The Naksa Fifty Years Later: New Sources, Questions And Approaches To The ‘67 War - Workshop

Thu - Fri, Mar 30 to Mar 31, 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Location: 

Williams James Hall, Lecture Hall B1, Lower Level, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

 

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a workshop

On the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the June 1967 War, this workshop seeks to explore new approaches to understand and rethink this pivotal and transformative moment in the history of the modern Middle East. At stake is the search for new sources...

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