Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 May 30

Fairbank Center: From Eco-Threat to Green Leader: Narratives of China’s Environment

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S153, 1730 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

Elizabeth Lord, An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

This talk aims to unpack dominant narratives about China’s environment, see how they spatialize China, and examine their assumptions and political implications. This talk argues that the environment increasingly serves as a new platform to ‘re-orientalize’ China, or construct China as an environmental ‘other,’ by those outside the country.

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2018 May 17

Belfer Center: Iran's Nuclear Decision-Making: Historical Trends and the Role of U.S. Policy

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

L-324 Fainsod Room

Series:Project on Managing the Atom

Speaker: Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, Research Fellow with the Iran Project and Project on Managing the Atom

During this seminar, Sahar Nowrouzzadeh will examine historical trends in Iran's nuclear-decision making and discuss the role of U.S. foreign policy in shaping such decision-making.  This event will take place following the May 12th deadline for the United States to renew or not renew waivers related to U....

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2018 May 15

Davis Center: The Changing Image of Europe and the U.S. in Russian Political Discourse

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S354, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Fellows Seminar

 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S354

The aim of this project is to look at how the image of Europe and the U.S. has changed in Russia’s official discourse, namely – Presidential speeches in the period of 2000-2018. The presentation will focus on the theoretical part of the research.

The 2017–2018 Fellows Seminar is coordinated by Professors Stephanie Sandler and ...

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2018 May 14

CMES: The Many Faces of Arab Refugeehood: Survival, Stress, and Seeking a Home - a Roundtable Discussion

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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

The Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies (BCARS) and American University of Beirut (AUB)present a roundtable discussion with

Dr. Sawsan Abdulrahim (AUB), Dr. Denis J. Sullivan (Northeastern Univ), Dr. Rim Saab (AUB), and Alice Verticelli (BCARS, AUB)

Register here.

Dr. Sawsan Abdulrahim is an associate professor and chair in...

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2018 May 07

Reischauer Inst: Periodization is Like Luggage': Japanese Art History in Transcultural Perspective in the Early Twentieth Century

5:15pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Noriko Murai, Associate Professor, Sophia University and Reischauer Institute Visiting Scholar

Details: Periodization is Like Luggage': Japanese Art History in Transcultural Perspective in the Early Twentieth Century

Sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University

2018 May 18

Harvard Book Store: Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe w/ Serhii Plokhy

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

in conversation with ALEXANDRA VACROUX

For more info see: http://www.harvard.com/event/serhii_plokhy4/

 

Harvard Book Store welcomes Eastern Europe historian and Harvard professor SERHII PLOKHY for a discussion of his latest book, Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe. He will be joined in conversation by ALEXANDRA VACROUX, the Executive Director of the Davis Center for Russian and...

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2018 May 14

Harvard Book Store Signing: An Academic Life: A Memoir w/ Hanna Holborn Gray in conversation with Jane Kamensky

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Free and Open to the Public. 

For more info see: http://www.harvard.com/event/hanna_holborn_gray/

 

Harvard Book Store welcomes HANNA HOLBORN GRAY—the first woman president of a major American University—for a discussion of her debut memoir, An Academic Life. She will be joined in conversation by historian, author, and Harvard professor JANE KAMENSKY.

About An...

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2018 May 11

Harvard Book Store Signing: Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World w/ Eileen McNamara

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Free and Open to the Public. 

For more info see: http://www.harvard.com/event/eileen_mcnamara/

 

Harvard Book Store welcomes Brandeis professor and Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist EILEEN MCNAMARA for a discussion of her latest book, Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World.

About Eunice

While Joe Kennedy was grooming his sons for the White House...

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