Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Apr 03

WIGH Seminar: Durability: A History of the Future, 1869-1912 | Timothy Mitchell

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
4:00pm to 6:00pm

 

"Durability: A History of the Future, 1869-1912"
Speaker: Timothy Mitchell, Professor, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University

Commentator: Khaled Fahmy, Shawwaf Visiting Professor of Modern Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University
Graduate Student Commentator: ...

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2017 Mar 20

WIGH Seminar: "al Bustani's Arabic Encyclopedia (1870s-1880s) and the Global Production of Knowledge in the Late Ottoman Levant"

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
4:00pm to 6:00pm

 

"al Bustani's Arabic Encyclopedia (1870s-1880s) and the Global Production of Knowledge in the Late Ottoman Levant"
Speaker: Ilhan Khuri Makdisi, Associate Professor of History, Northeastern University

Commentator: Leila Fawaz, Issam M. Fares Professor of Lebanese and Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Tufts University

 

Speaker:...

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2017 Feb 13

WIGH Seminar: "Through a Camera Obscura: Economic Science and the Emergence of the Market in Colonial Egypt"

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Casey Primel, WIGH Volkswagen Postdoctoral Fellow

This graduate-faculty research seminar is designed to bring together interested faculty and students on a continuing basis to cover topics on global history. It is part of History 2950A, Approaches to Global History, and includes both reading sessions designed for graduate students and research sessions open to the interested public during which students and faculty participants will present current research. Faculty participants will be drawn...

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2017 Oct 19

CES: Salonika Jews in the Context of Modern and Contemporary European Jewish History

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge
4:15pm to 6:00pm

Jews in Modern Europe Study Group

SPEAKER
Devin E. Naar
Sephardic Studies Program Chair, Isaac Alhadeff Professor of Sephardic Studies, Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies, University of Washington

Drawing on his book, Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece, this presentation will explore the fate of the Jews of Salonica (Thessaloniki)--once home to the largest Sephardic community in the world--as they managed the impact of the collapse of the Ottoman...

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2017 Apr 20

CES:Explaining Modernization of Jews in Nineteenth Century Italy

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge
4:15pm to 6:00pm

Jews in Modern Europe Study Group: 

SPEAKER

Marco Di Giulio

Associate Professor of Hebrew Language and Literature, Program of Judaic Studies & Italian Department Franklin & Marshall College

This talk will analyze how modern Jewish translations of traditional religious texts into Italian have served as a platform for ethnic self-definition and, more recently, for engaging in forms of identity politics.

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Unlike German Jews, who had generated eight translations of the Bible...

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2017 Mar 10

CES Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800: Bringing Class Back In: Cultural Bubbles and American Political Polarization

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge
2:15pm to 4:00pm

 

SPEAKER

Kathleen McNamara

Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Georgetown University

 

** Please note: Those planning to attend events in this series should read the paper that will be posted on the CES website before the seminar.**

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