Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Feb 21

CES: What Can’t Happen Here? European Historical Perspectives on Current American Politics

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge

Since the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States, a cottage industry of political classification and comparison has emerged. Terms like “fascism,” “authoritarianism,” “kleptocracy” and “demagoguery,” – to name just a few – have become commonplace in our political discourse. But what does it all mean? Are historical analogies, particularly to the European past, useful in trying to understand American politics today? Or is the Trump regime a class unto itself? Historians of Europe, Russia, and International Relations will share their perspectives on...

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2017 Mar 01

Colloquium for Intellectual History: World History and Earth History: Perspectives on Our Time

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge

Dipesh Chakrabarty

SPEAKER

Dipesh Chakrabarty
Professor of History, University of Chicago

 

CONTACTS

Peter E. Gordon
pgordon@fas.harvard.edu

Ethan Kleinberg
ekleinberg@wesleyan.edu

Samuel Moyn
smoyn@law.harvard.edu

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2017 Feb 23

EALC: Liberalism, Globalization, Populism and Nationalism in the World Today

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge Mass. Harvard University

Liberalism-Globalization-Populism-NationalismAcross the world there has been a growing reaction against liberalism and globalization paired with a rise in populism and nationalism. Speakers: Wang Hui on China, David Armitage on the UK and Europe,  Malika Zeghal on the Mideast, Mahdav...

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2017 Feb 08

Harvard Book Store: "Civil Wars: a History in Ideas" discussion with David Armitage

7:00pm

Location: 

1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

 

Harvard Book Store and Mass Humanities welcome Harvard's Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History DAVID ARMITAGE, author of The Declaration of Independence: A Global History, for a discussion of his latest book, Civil Wars: A History in Ideas.

About Civil Wars

A highly original history, tracing the least understood and most intractable form of...

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