Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Apr 27

CMES: The Business of Astrology in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

A. Tunç Şen
Assistant Professor of History, Department of History, Columbia University

A. Tunç Şen is an Asst. Prof. of History at Columbia University Department of History. Anchored in early modern Ottoman history and culture, his research and teaching focus on the history of science and divination in early modern Islamicate world, history of books and readers in Islamic manuscript culture, and social history of Ottoman scholarly life. He has published several...

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2018 May 04

CES: Knowledge and the East India Company State, 1785-1795 w/ Josh Ehrlich

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room

 

CES Dissertation Workshop:

SPEAKER

Joshua Ehrlich

PhD Student in History and CES Graduate Student Affiliate, Harvard University

Contact:

 

Maxim Botstein

mbotstein@g.harvard.edu

 

 

The last years of the eighteenth century have been seen as both a golden age of British...

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2018 May 02

CES: Why Wilson Matters: The Origin of American Liberal Interventionism and its Crisis Today

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Goldman Room

European Union Study Group

Tony Smith will discuss his latest book.

SPEAKER

Tony Smith

Cornelia M. Jackson Professor of Political Science, Tufts Univeristy and CES Faculty Associate, Harvard University
 

DISCUSSANT

Stephen Walt

Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs, BCSIA, Harvard Kennedy School

MODERATED BY

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2018 Apr 30

Hutchins Center: Earl Lewis: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures

Repeats every day, 3 times .
4:00pm

4:00pm
4:00pm

Location: 

Hiphop Archive & Research Institute at the Hutchins Center, 104 Mount Auburn Street, 3R, Cambridge, MA

Exiting Slavery, Entering Reconstruction, and Enduring Jim Crow: Understanding Mental Illness and Mental Health in Black Communities from the Civil War to World War II

Monday: When The Demons Are From Within

Tuesday: When Is It Ever Safe?

Wednesday: When Humor Is The Answer

2018 Apr 30

Asia Center: Score One for the Dancing Girl, and Other Selections from the Kimun ch'onghwa: A Story Collection from Nineteenth-Century Korea

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA

Harvard-Yenching Library Book Talk

Si Nae Park, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Details: Score One for the Dancing Girl, and Other Selections from the Kimun ch'onghwa: A Story Collection from Nineteenth-Century Korea

Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University 

2018 Apr 26

the Romance Languages and Literatures Department will celebrate Sant Jordi, the Day of Books and Roses!

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Memorial Church porch (Harvard Yard

In case of rain: we will meet at Boylston Hall, 4th floor.

This year we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the death of Maria Mercè Marçal, and recognize three other major writers of literary classics who died on or around April 23, Saint George's Day: William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) and Josep Pla (1897-1981)....

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2018 Apr 26

RL&L: 'To Leave or Stay?' History, Politics, and Existential Choice in the Films of István Szabó

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Fong Auditorium

The Department of Comparative Literature cordially invites you to

The second annual Svetlana Boym Memorial Lecture by:

Susan Rubin Suleiman (Harvard University, C. Douglas Dillon Research Professor of the Civilization of France & Research Professor of Comparative Literature)

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2018 Apr 24
2018 Apr 23

RL&L: Making Universals: Portuguese Manuscript Atlases, 1550-1580

5:00pm

Location: 

Dana Palmer House, Room 102, 16 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Ayesha Ramachandran, Yale University

What is the origin of the world atlas as we know it today? And why should this genealogy matter to us now? This talk focuses on the small corpus of surviving Portuguese portolan-style manuscript “universal atlases” from the second half of the sixteenth century, which offer an alternate history for the atlas in modernity. Rather than deriving from such printed compilations as Abraham Ortelius’...

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