Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Nov 16

Harvard Library: What’s Next? Exploring New Ways to Use Digital Early American Manuscripts

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Knafel Center at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

 

You are welcome to participate in What’s Next? Exploring New Ways to Use Digital Early American Manuscripts, an unconference that will bring together researchers, teachers, technologists, librarians and archivists, and others with an interest in discussing and planning for new ways to use digital manuscripts, particularly those related to 17th and 18th century North America, for teaching and research.
 
The meeting is Wednesday, November 16, 2016, from 9:00  am - 4:00 pm at the Knafel Center, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University....

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2016 Oct 27

Cambridge Historical Society: "Houseing for All?" 3-Part Symposium

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Cambridge Community Center, 5 Callender Street

'HOUSING FOR ALL?' 3-PART SYMPOSIUM

-a new initiative by the CHS, meeting you in the City

This fall, the Cambridge Historical Society presents 3 conversations

about the past, present, and future of affordable housing in Cambridge. The question, 'Housing for All?' will be posed to knowledgeable experts and to Cantabrigians like you. Bring your stories and questions to the conversations. 

Conversation 2, "What have been the successes and failures of affordable housing planning and activism?" 

Thursday 10...

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2016 Oct 13

Cambridge Historical Society: "Housing for All?" 3-Part Symposium

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Cambridge Public Library Main Branch 

'HOUSING FOR ALL?' 3-PART SYMPOSIUM

-a new initiative by the CHS, meeting you in the City

This fall, the Cambridge Historical Society presents 3 conversations

about the past, present, and future of affordable housing in Cambridge. The question, 'Housing for All?' will be posed to knowledgeable experts and to Cantabrigians like you. Bring your stories and questions to the conversations. 

Conversation 1, "How did we get here? What are the challenges? Who is the 'we'?" 

Thursday 10/13, 6-8pm, ...

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2016 Oct 14

HGSA: The Crisis of Brazilian Democracy

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Basement Seminar Room, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

On August 31, the Brazilian Senate voted to oust President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers’ Party. The impeachment process was controversial, and many consider it to have been a parliamentary coup d’Etat. The purpose of this panel is to analyze the historical and social causes of President Rousseff’s fall, as well as the prospects for the country, now ruled by a right wing government coalition not chosen in democratic elections.

Panelists include Dr. Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History at Harvard...

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2016 Oct 14

Weatherhead Center Special Event: Conference on the Cambridge History of the Indian Ocean

Repeats every day, 2 times .
10:00am to 6:00pm

10:00am to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (Room S010), 1730 Cambridge St. Cambridge

October 14 - 15, 2016

The interregional arena of the Indian Ocean has emerged as a connected—if not unified—field of historical study. Past projects have explored and explained webs of relationships that bound together the peoples of South Asia, Middle East, East and South Africa, and Southeast and East Asia. Sugata Bose and Sunil Amrith now bring together the best historians of the Indian Ocean to offer a grand synthesis of the scholarship of the past few decades, resulting in a two-volume project called The Cambridge History of the Indian Ocean. The conference will allow the...

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2017 Jan 30

WIGH Seminar: Tâmis Parron, "Capitalism and Slavery: World Economy, the British Empire and the End of the Slave Trade to Brazil"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Tâmis Parron, Volkswagen Global Fellow, WIGH; Postdoctoral Fellow, Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp), Brazil

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...

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2016 Oct 20

Hutchins Center: Nathan I Huggins Lecture 3: "Pnubs, an Egyptian Foundation in the Southern Lands"

4:00pm

Location: 

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

 

Charles Bonnet, Professor, University of Geneva; Membre de l’Institut de France

The Double Capital of Kush: Kerma and Dukki Gel

Tuesday, October 18th: The Urban Development of the Nubian City of Kerma

Wednesday, October 19th: Dukki Gel, an African Town in Nubia

Thursday, October 20th: Pnubs, an Egyptian Foundation in the Southern Lands

 

2016 Oct 19

Hutchins Center: Nathan I Huggins Lecture 2 "Dukki Gel, an African Town in Nubia"

4:00pm

Location: 

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

 

Charles Bonnet, Professor, University of Geneva; Membre de l’Institut de France

The Double Capital of Kush: Kerma and Dukki Gel

Tuesday, October 18th: The Urban Development of the Nubian City of Kerma

Wednesday, October 19th: Dukki Gel, an African Town in Nubia

Thursday, October 20th: Pnubs, an Egyptian Foundation in the Southern Lands

 

2016 Oct 18

Hutchins Center: Nathan I Huggins Lecture 1 "The Urban Development of the Nubian City of Kerma"

4:00pm

Location: 

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

 

 

Charles Bonnet, Professor, University of Geneva; Membre de l’Institut de France

The Double Capital of Kush: Kerma and Dukki Gel

Tuesday, October 18th: The Urban Development of the Nubian City of Kerma

Wednesday, October 19th: Dukki Gel, an African Town in Nubia

Thursday, October 20th: Pnubs, an Egyptian Foundation in the Southern Lands

 

 

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