Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Oct 31

WIGH Seminar: Sebastian Schmidt, "Global History of Global Cities"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

"Global History of Global Cities"
Sebastian Schmidt, Fellow, WIGH; PhD, History, Theory & Criticism of Architecture and Art, MIT

 

Commentator: Eve Blau, Adjunct Professor of the History and Theory of Urban Form and Design, Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Graduate...

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2016 Oct 17

WIGH Seminar: Shubhankita Ojha, “Embracing Waterfronts: Dock Worker Solidarities in International Perspective”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

“Embracing Waterfronts: Dock Worker Solidarities in International Perspective”

 

Speaker:

Shubhankita OjhaGlobal Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University. PhD, Department of History, University of Delhi.

Commentator:

Sugata Bose,...

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2016 Nov 18

MIT: COWRIES AND THE ZOMIA PORT OF SYLHET

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Building E51 Room 275 Corner of Amherst and Wadsworth Streets, Cambridge, MA

WORLD HISTORY SEMINAR SERIES 2016-17

David Ludden, Professor of History
New York University

2016 Sep 16

MIT: South Asia's Coastal Frontiers

2:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

MIT Campus Building E-51-Room 095, 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge

WORLD HISTORY SEMINAR SERIES 2016-17

Sunil Amrith, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, Harvard University 
with the Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History 

2016 Oct 01

MIT Architecture: Conference: Purity and Contamination in Renaissance Art and Architecture

9:00am

Location: 

Bartos Theater, E15 (bottom floor), 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA

Felipe Pereda and many others

Purity and contamination have long figured in the accounts of the European Renaissance. Scholars, in the last few decades alone, have mapped the role these ideas have played in debates about godliness and sin, cleanliness, gender, and ethnicity, among other domains. Less thoroughly studied, though, is how these two intertwined categories informed European approaches to art and the built...

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2016 Sep 27

Peabody Museum: Smashing Agassiz’s Boulder

6:00pm

Location: 

Northwest Building, Lecture Hall B103, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Smashing Agassiz’s Boulder
Joseph L. Graves, Jr., Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Biological Sciences, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, North Carolina A&T State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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