Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Apr 12

HLS: Emotions in the Early Common Law

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

WCC 2019 Milstein West B, Harvard Law School

 

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!

Thu - Fri, Apr 20 to Apr 21, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Great Space, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

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

6:00pm

Location: 

Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building 4th Floor, HKS

 

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

12:15pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

K262 Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

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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2017 Mar 02

Davis Center: Grozny Blues

7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Room S010 (Tsai Auditorium) 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Grozny Blues Film Screening

Grozny Blues follows a few people around Grozny, the capital of war-torn Chechnya where daily life is defined by political repression, constricting customs, forced Islamification and the failure to come to terms with recent history. The film revolves around...

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2017 Mar 24

Warren Center: “Dakota Access Pipeline in Historical Perspective” Panel Discussion

12:15pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

Science Center D, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Panelists:

Jace DeCory (Lakota Sioux and Black Hills State University)
Nick Estes (Lower Brule Sioux and University of New Mexico)
Lewis Grass Rope (Lower Brule Sioux)
Chase Iron Eyes (Standing Rock Sioux)
Lisa McGirr (Harvard University)
Jeffrey Ostler (University of Oregon)

...

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2017 Mar 08

Warren Center: Albert Woodfox & Robert King of the Angola 3

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Ames Courtroom, Harvard Law School

 

Albert Woodfox and Robert King were exonerated after spending decades imprisoned in Angola Penitentiary (formerly Angola Plantation) in Louisiana. King spent 29 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2001. Woodfox spent 41 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2016. The third member of the Angola 3, Herman Wallace, passed away in 2013 days after being released. All three were placed in long-term solitary confinement because of their role in forming a chapter of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense in Angola.

Woodfox and King continue...

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2017 Mar 01

CES: The Uses and Abuses of the Political Economy of Speculation in 18th Century France

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge

Visiting Scholars Seminar: New Research on Europe

Christine Zabel – Postdoctoral Faculty Member, University of Duisburg-Essen; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

About

This talk will discuss 17th and 18th century ideas of uncertainty and possible knowledge of future events. An ‘epistemology of the uncertain’ had emerged by the end of the 17th century. By the mid-18th century it had been applied to economics and finance and transformed into a 'political economy of speculation.' The talk will focus especially on the plans to reform the French trade...

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2017 Apr 19

Harvard Asia Center: Book Talk: Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea: The Roots of Militarism, 1866–1945

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

S020, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge,

 

Asia Center Seminar Series

Professor Carter Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

Chair: Professor Sun-Joo Kim, Director, Korea Institute; Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

Discussants: Professor Andrew Gordon, Acting Director, Harvard Asia Center; Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor, Harvard University

Co-sponsored by Asia Center, Korea Institute, Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, and East Asian Legal Studies, Harvard Law School

 

2017 Apr 05

Fairbank/Asia Center: Book Talk: The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom

12:30pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

S020, Belfer Case Study Room, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

 

Critical Issues Confronting China Seminar Series

John Pomfret, Author of The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: American and China, 1776 to the Present and Chinese Lessons; former Washington Post correspondent

Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and the Harvard University Asia Center

 

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