Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Nov 13

HLS: The enduring Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

WCC 2036, Milstein East C, Harvard Law School

Third Biennial Symposium: The Enduring Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston: “Building Bridges to the Future: Education as a Path to Social Mobility”

Join Deborah Bial, President of the Posse Foundation, Professor Brown-Nagin, faculty director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute, and a panel of experts for a discussion of programs designed to increase disadvantaged students’ access to higher education.

Free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided. Doors will open at 11:45 am and the...

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2017 Nov 06

Yenching / Reischauer: Growing Service Economy with More Precarious Work? Convergence and Divergence in International Comparison

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge
YOKO TANAKA
Professor of Economic History, International and Advanced Japanese Studies, the University of Tsukuba; HYI Visiting Scholar
Chair/discussantAndrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

Harvard-Yenching Institute lunch talk co-sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
2017 Nov 17

DRCLAS: The Origins of Narcotrafficking: Mexico and Colombia in Comparative Perspective

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Speakers: Lina Britto, Assistant Professor Department of History, Northwestern University

Ana Villarreal, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University

Froylan Enciso, CIDE; Senior Analyst, Crisis Group Mexico

For the last half a century, Mexico and Colombia have been ground zeros of the problematic drug trade that connects North and South America in a murderous circuit of profits and politics. This talk addresses the local, regional, national, and transnational origins of the illegal business...

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2017 Nov 16

DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program: Lima Barreto - A sad visionary in Brazil at the beginning of the XX century

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Lilia Schwarcz, Full Professor of Anthropology, the University of São Paulo (USP); Visiting Professor, Princeton University

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The main goal of this lecture is to analyze the life and work of Lima Barreto: a black writer in Rio de Janeiro who fought against discrimination...

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2018 Mar 22

History of Science Seminar: Origin Stories: Constructing the liver in Egypt through epidemics of schistosomiasis and hepatitis C

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Rm. 469, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA
Photo of Jennifer Derr

Jennifer Derr,
Department of History, UC Santa Cruz 

"Origin Stories: Constructing the liver in Egypt through epidemics of schistosomiasis and hepatitis C"

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2017 Nov 02

History of Science: Islam as a Postcolony: Science, History and Modernism in the Making of Ethnoreligious Identities

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Science Center Rm. 469, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

PICTUREAhmed Ragab
Associate Professor of Science and Religion, Harvard Divinity School

"Islam as a Postcolony: Science, History and Modernism in the Making of Ethnoreligious Identities"

Abstract: In...

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