Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Feb 03

Weatherhead Center Undergraduate Associate Thesis Conference

9:00am to 4:15pm

Location: 

CGIS South S020, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA

 

The Weatherhead Center invites you to its annual conference featuring senior thesis research presentations by its Undergraduate Associates. For full details, including the agenda and presentation abstracts, please visit the conference website at http://conferences.wcfia.harvard.edu/undergraduate_thesis.

Contact:

Clare Putnam
cputnam@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9899

 

 

2017 Feb 02

Weatherhead Center Undergraduate Associate Thesis Conference

12:15pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S020, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA

 

The Weatherhead Center invites you to its annual conference featuring senior thesis research presentations by its Undergraduate Associates. For full details, including the agenda and presentation abstracts, please visit the conference website at http://conferences.wcfia.harvard.edu/undergraduate_thesis.

Contact:

Clare Putnam
cputnam@wcfia.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9899

 

2017 Feb 01

CMES: "Robbing the Armenians and the Making of the Gaziantep Urban Bourgeoisie Elites in the Republic of Turkey (1923-1931)"

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building (K262),Bowie-Vernon Room, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Turkey in the Modern World

 

Speaker:

Umit KurtFellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jessica Barnard 
jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

Chairs:

Mary-Jo DelVecchio GoodFaculty Associate. Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine,...

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2017 Oct 26

History Grad Student Assoc: The Invention of Byzantine Studies in Early Modern Europe

Thu - Fri, Nov 1 to Nov 2, 5:00pm - 5:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center Rm. 110, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Thurs. October 26 (from 5-7 pm)
Fri. October 27 (9 am-5:30pm)

Conference: The Invention of Byzantine Studies in Early Modern Europe, Harvard University 26–27 October

A two-day international conference on the development of Byzantine scholarship in early modern Europe. The conference will feature a keynote address by Professor Anthony Grafton (Princeton University) and a range of papers on the art historical, historiographical, ethnographic...

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2017 Feb 17

CES Dissertation Workshop: Politics of Plaint: Nagas, Namibians, and the United Nations System of the early 1960s

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge
2017 Jan 30

Institute of Politics: Muslim Communities vs. Trump: Controlling the Political Message

8:00pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium - Boylston Hall 110, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

Hosted by: The Politics of Race and Ethnicity at the Institute of Politics

Join the Politics of Race and Ethnicity for a conversation about Muslim narratives in Trump's America

Professor Ali H. Asani is a member of the Harvard University Class of 1977 and a current professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures. Prof. Asani will be focusing on Trump rhetoric's impact on Muslim communities and how they are fighting back.

To engage even more with the Muslim community beyond this conversation, please stay in touch with the...

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2017 Feb 02

SoHP: "Solar Storms, TreeRings and Astrochronology: New Radiocarbon Research from Oxford"

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Rm. S250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

On Thursday, February 2ndDr. Michael Dee will speak on “Solar Storms, Tree Rings and Astrochronology: New Radiocarbon Research from Oxford” from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm in CGIS South Room S250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge.  Dr. Dee is currently at the Centre for Isotope Research, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, and recently completed a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at the University of Oxford / Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit.  The workshop will be chaired by Noreen Tuross, Landon T. Clay Professor of...

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2017 Feb 06

Ash Center (HLS): Presidential Secrecy from Washington to Trump

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, 79 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Join the Ash Center and the Institute of Politics for a conversation with: 

  • Norman L. Eisen

Fellow, The Brookings Institution

Special Assistant and Special Counsel to the President for Ethics and Government Reform, 2009-2011

U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic (2011 – 2014)

  • Archon Fung

Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship and Academic Dean, Harvard Kennedy School

  • Mary Graham

Co-Director, Transparency Policy Project, Ash...

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2017 Feb 15

Derek Bok Center: Dudley Herschbach Teacher/Scientist Lecture

4:00pm

Location: 

Pfizer Lecture Hall, B23, Mallinckrodt Building 12 Oxford St, Cambridge MA

 

“The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program: A Model for Dramatically Increasing Diversity at the PhD Level in Science and Engineering”

Keivan Stassun

Professor of Physics & Astronomy

Vanderbilt University

 

 

Wednesday, February 15 at 4 PM

Pfizer Lecture Hall — B23, Mallinckrodt Building

12 Oxford St, Cambridge MA

 

...

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2017 Apr 07

Radcliffe: Game Changers: Sports, Gender, and Society

8:00am to 5:00pm

 

The degree to which sports—broadly defined—permeates societies and cultures has never been greater, making it a revealing lens through which to understand many contemporary issues. The Radcliffe Institute conference “Game Changers: Sports, Gender, and Society” will explore the relationship between sports and gender in the United States and around the world.

The conference begins with an arts performance and conversation on Thursday evening: scenes from a work in progress by...

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2017 Mar 30

Radcliffe: Game Changers: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon (Writing Women Athletes into Wikipedia)

4:00pm

Location: 

Schlesinger Library, 3 James Street Cambridge, MA

 

Game Changers: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Join us on March 30, 2017, to write women athletes into Wikipedia. Entries about women are underrepresented in Wikipedia, the world’s largest online source of information. We will write new entries about women athletes and women’s sports, supplement current entries, and begin to address the imbalance.

...

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2017 Mar 09

MHC: Challenging Biological Essentialism with Embodied Histories of Health Inequities

5:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Rm. 133, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge

 

Gender and Sexuality

Nancy Krieger, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Abstract

A lurking biological essentialism infuses contemporary research on “health disparities.” Mindful of the long reach of early 20th century...

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