Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Oct 20

CES: The Italian Republic and the Role of Women in the Political Sphere

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge

Salvemini Colloquium in Italian History and Culture

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Kyriakos Tsakopoulos Professor of Political Theory and Hellenic Studies, Department of Political Science, Columbia University

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the foundation...

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2016 Oct 03

CES Visiting Scholars Seminar: The Politics of Wealth Taxation in Europe, 1840-2013

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland St. Cambridge
Postdoctoral Fellow, Jacobs University Bremen; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow, CES, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

The distribution of wealth is one of the most controversial issues in history. There are powerful forces pushing both towards greater equality and away from it. In 19th century Europe, conservative political forces feared...

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2016 Oct 03

CES Visiting Scholars Seminar: New Research on Europe — What Were Germans Fighting for in World War II? Patriotic Mentalities and Moral Choices

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland St. Cambridge

Nick Stargardt – Professor of Modern European History, Oxford University; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

This talk will address several questions discussed in the speaker's book, The German War: A Nation Under Arms 1939-1945. How did Germans see the outbreak of the Second World War through...

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2016 Oct 21

DRCLAS: Bate-Papo

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Resource Room

Practice your Portuguese and discuss Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking countries and cultures at this informal roundtable.  Everyone is welcome!

2016 Oct 20

RL&L: "From Charlie to Bataclan : a research project on social reactions to 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.”

5:00pm

Location: 

Sever Hall 113

Sociologists Sarah Gensburger (CNRS, Paris Ouest Nanterre-La Défense) and  Gérôme Truc (CNRS,ENS Cachan) 

Unlike 9/11, the terrorist attacks that struck Paris in January and November 2015 did not destroy and alter the architecture of the city. In a way, Paris’s public spaces could be said to bear no physical traces of the events, which happened in multiple sites, at two different times. Each time, most of the attacks took place in the same lively and densely inhabited neighborhood, which could be named after what became its symbolic center, “Republic...

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2016 Oct 12

RL&L: Concert of chamber music by the Mexican experimental composer Julián Carrillo (1875-1985) played by the Momenta Quartet

12:00pm

Location: 

Payne Concert Hall, Department of Music

The Momenta Quartet will perform string quartets nos. 3, 6, and 8 by the visionary Mexican composer Julián Carrillo (1875-1985). This will be a unique opportunity to hear the rarely-played music of one of Latin America's most extraordinary musical figures and to experience the mystical overtones of his enigmatic Sonido 13 (microtonal music system). The Momenta Quartet played the world premiere of Carrillo's String Quartet No. 6 (ca. 1937) last year at the Festival Cervantino in Mexico. This Fall, at Harvard, the ensemble will play its Boston premiere. The concert will take place in...

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2016 Oct 06
2016 Mar 03

Radcliffe: Universities and Slavery: Bound by History

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Slavery was intertwined with the founding and growth of Harvard. 

The relationship was neither accidental nor exceptional.

This daylong conference explores the connections between universities and the institution of slavery—across the United States and around the globe—and examines what the relationship...

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2016 Oct 17

Center for Ethics: "NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE" Race and Power in America" Book Event

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

First Parish Church, 1446 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA

Please join the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics for a very special "Ethics in Your World" Book Series event at the Cambridge Forum featuring Tommie Shelby, Elizabeth Hinton, and Khalil Gibran Muhammad in Conversation with Danielle Allen.

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