Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Jan 31

CMES: A Reporter's Perspective: Assad, Trump And The Failure Of US Syria Policy

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

 

The Middle East Forum presents

Reese Erlich
Veteran Foreign Correspondent

Reese Erlich’s history in journalism goes back over 40 years. He worked as a staff writer and research editor for Ramparts, an investigative reporting magazine published in San Francisco. Today he works as a full-time print and broadcast, freelance reporter. He reports regularly for National Public Radio, ABC (Australia), and Radio Deutsche Welle. His articles appear in Vice News and Foreign...

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2017 Jan 26

Weatherhead/CMES: Iraq: From Dictatorship To What?

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

 

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Ambassador Fareed Yasseen
Ambassador of Iraq to the United States

Educated in Iraq, Switzerland and the United States and trained as a Physicist, initially Ambassador Fareed Yasseen carried out research in Europe and the United States before getting involved in political activism and human rights advocacy. He has worked and consulted for various UN agencies and think tanks. He has served as Head of Policy Planning for the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Diplomatic Adviser to...

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2017 Jan 25

CMES: Population, Generation And Nation: Understanding The Arab World Through Demography

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Darman Seminar Rm, 1st floor, Taubman Bldg, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School

 

The Harvard Kennedy School Middle East Initiative and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies present

Philippe Fargues
Professor, Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute; Associate, Harvard Kennedy School.

Demographic trends, such as fertility decline and delayed marriage, have freed individuals from the family constraints of earlier periods. They have produced the first generation of individuals enjoying freedom of movement. Underlying demographic changes,...

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2017 Mar 02

CES: The Legacies of French Slave-Ownership, or the Long Decolonization of Saint-Domingue | Mary D. Lewis

4:15pm to 5:15pm

Location: 

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

New Directions in European History Study Group

SPEAKER 

Mary D. Lewis
Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, New Directions in European...

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2017 Feb 23

Hutchins Center: David Bromwich: Nathan I. Huggins Lecture Series

4:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

David Bromwich, Sterling Professor of English, Yale University

Nonconformity in Black and White: Douglass, Du Bois, and Ellison

February 21st: Douglass: Indignation and Gratitude

February 22nd: Du Bois: Representation and Dissent

February 23rd: Ellison: Laughter and Visibility

 

2017 Feb 22

Hutchins Center: David Bromwich: Nathan I. Huggins Lecture Series

4:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

David Bromwich, Sterling Professor of English, Yale University


Nonconformity in Black and White: Douglass, Du Bois, and Ellison


February 21st: Douglass: Indignation and Gratitude

February 22nd: Du Bois: Representation and Dissent

February 23rd: Ellison: Laughter and Visibility

 

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2017 Feb 21

Hutchins Center: David Bromwich: Nathan I. Huggins Lecture Series

4:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

David Bromwich, Sterling Professor of English, Yale University


Nonconformity in Black and White: Douglass, Du Bois, and Ellison


February 21st: Douglass: Indignation and Gratitude

February 22nd: Du Bois: Representation and Dissent

February 23rd: Ellison: Laughter and Visibility

 

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2017 Feb 14

Hutchins Center: Bobby Seale in Conversation

4:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Bobby Seale in Conversation

Please note - due a scheduling conflict, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. will no longer be participating in the conversation with Bobby Seale.

 Bobby Seale was Original 1966 Founding Chairman and National Organizer of the Black Panther Party. His activism and trials brought America and the world face to face with the Panthers’ radical articulation of civil rights and human rights for African Americans. 

Professor Jim Sidanius, professor of psychology and African and African American...

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2017 Feb 01

Hutchins Center: A Lost Prince: Alemayu Tewodros in the British Imperial World, 1868-1879 | Christian Ayne Crouch

12:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Rm. 110, (Thompson Room), 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Hutchins W.E.B. Dubois Research Institute

Christian Ayne Crouch, Associate Professor, Historical Studies and American Studies, Bard College


A Lost Prince: Alemayu Tewodros in the British Imperial World, 1868-1879        


Free and open to the public.  A Q+A session will follow each talk.  Please feel free to bring a lunch....

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2017 Apr 27

Davis Center: Film Screening: The Babushkas of Chernobyl

7:00pm

Location: 

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

 

30 years after the Chernobyl disaster, some 100 women fiercely cling to their ancestral homeland inside the radioactive “Exclusion Zone.” While most of their neighbors have long since fled and their husbands have gradually died off, this stubborn sisterhood is hanging on —...

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2017 Mar 22

Davis Center: Above the Barriers: Leonid Pasternak and the Renascence of Jewish National Art in 20th Century Russia

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

Jews of Russia/Eastern Europe Seminar

 

The paper discusses the artistic career of Leonid Pasternak (1862-1945), Boris Pasternak’s father, against the background of the debates about the possibility and the nature of Jewish art in the beginning of 20th century. It analyzes Leonid Pasternak’s role and place in the crystallization of Jewish national self-consciousness that expressed in the early stages of the Zionist movement in Russia and Europe.

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