Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Dec 05

From Turco-Mongolian Dual Kingship to Power Sharing: Questions of Theory and Practice

5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard University, CGIS-South Building, Belfer Case Study Room S020 730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*(Please note room change.)* 

The Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies presents the

2018 Joseph Fletcher Memorial Lecture:

From Turco-Mongolian Dual Kingship to Power Sharing: Questions of Theory and Practice

By Professor İsenbike Togan, Boğaziçi University

Political legitimacy in the Inner Asian world has been understood as arising from compound origins and as being distributed across multiple centers. To sustain their rule, nomadic conquerors had to calibrate a position amid various nodes of...

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2018 Nov 29

The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Hauser Hall 104 (Harvard Law School)
Professor Jerome Karabel, a sociologist from the University of California, Berkeley and author of the award-winning book The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton, will give a lecture, followed by a discussion, on the history of elite college admissions in the United States, the role of anti-Jewish prejudice in the development of admissions practices, the origins of race-based affirmative action, and the relevance of this history to the current case against Harvard and allegations of discrimination against Asian-Americans in college admissions.... Read more about The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton
2018 Oct 25

Perspectives on Selective Admissions

4:15pm to 5:50pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall 104

Panelists:

Christopher Avery, Harvard Kennedy School

Mitchell Stevens, Stanford

Natasha Warikoo, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Philip Lee, University District of Columbia

2018 Nov 13

International Conference: Reorganizing the Middle East 1912-1948

(All day)

Location: 

Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland St.

event flyerThe Balkan Wars of 1912-13 and the First World War led to the collapse and partition of the Ottoman Empire, the establishment of League of Nations Mandates for Mesopotamia, Palestine, and Syria, and the creation of the state system of the twentieth century Middle East. This conference...

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2018 Oct 25

Symposium: Follow the Map: Reflecting on 200 Years of the Harvard Map Collection

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

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An interdisciplinary symposium hosted by the Harvard Library and made possible through the generous gift of Abby Smith Rumsey, AB Radcliffe College, MA, PhD Harvard.

The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, please click...

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2018 Oct 15

The Impoverishment of the African Red Sea Littoral, 1640-1945

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland Street

event flyerFeaturing:

Steven Serels, Visting Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies; Research Officer, Zentrum fur Interdisziplinare Regionsalstudien (ZIRS), Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg

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