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2016 Sep 07

DRCLAS: Annual Open House

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, 2nd Floor, 1730 Cambridge St.
Join us for refreshments and entertainment at the Annual DRCLAS Open House Celebration on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at 6pm.

The event will feature the opening of the fall 2016 exhibition, EL HAMBRE DE MI CORAZON, showcasing a selection of works by Chilean poet Raúl Zurita, former Robert F. Kennedy Professor in Latin...
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2016 Jul 30

CMES: Iran: Women Only, Art Exhibit

Sat Jul 30 (All day) to Sun Aug 28 (All day)

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Fisher Family Commons, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA 02138

CMES is pleased to present

Iran: Women Only

Their Revolution, Then and Now

An exhibit by Randy H. Goodman

Cambridge photojournalist Randy H. Goodman captured life in the Islamic Republic of Iran during the hostage crisis and the Iran-Iraq war. She recently returned to Iran after thirty-...

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2016 Oct 05

CES: The Invention and Inversion of the German National Landscape by Jewish Filmmakers, 1918-1968

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Both during the Weimar years and in the early decades of the Cold War, in the wake of national catastrophes, Heimat imagery had played a vital role in the German identity discourse. While the significance of Heimat-films within this trend is well documented, the fundamental contribution of Jewish artists to the formation of the Heimatfilm genre has been surprisingly overlooked. My talk analyzes the ways Jewish filmmakers in Germany appropriated conventional Heimat imagery in order to participate in and influence the constitution of the German nationality. In...

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2016 Sep 29

CES: A Nation of ‘Bystanders’? A Topography of Complicity and Capitulation in Nazi Germany and Beyond

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland St. Cambridge
This presentation explores the significance of personal and social relationships for the development of persecution in the Third Reich, as well as reverberations in postwar societies, using a wide range of ego-documents and other sources. Exploring a range of topics that are usually held to be the preserve of ‘the history of everyday life’ - including intimacy, family relationships, friendships, privacy and social life - the paper develops a theory of the 'social self’ and the role of personal relationships in the genesis of genocide. It concludes by exploring the long-...
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2016 Aug 16

HMNH: Summer Science Week: Under the Sea

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Ages 4-5 with one adult

Dive under the sea and learn about marine animals and their underwater home! Investigate, explore, and learn through stories, songs, hands-on activities, crafts, observations of live animals, and gallery explorations.This program is designed for adult/child teams to work and learn together.

August 16-18, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Fee: $105 members/$120 non-members

2016 Aug 01

HMNH: Summer Science Week: Animal Naturalists

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Two sections: one for children entering grades 3-5 and one for children entering grades 6-8

Combine your love of animals and drawing in this art and science program. With a museum educator, investigate the lives of birds, mammals, insects, reptiles, and amphibians. With artist Erica Beade, draw animals from the exhibitions and classroom and practice various drawing techniques. 

*This class has an additional $10 materials fee

August 1-5, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members
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2016 Jul 25

HMNH: Summer Science Week: Native American Technologies

Mon - Fri, Jul 25 to Jul 29, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

For children entering grades 4-6

Become an experimental anthropologist and use a spear thrower, drill a hole with a bow-drill, and try other technologies of Indigenous people of North America.

Hosted by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 

July 25-29, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members

2016 Jun 21

HURI: The Fourth Ukrainian Republic: Building a European Future | Lecture & Book Presentation

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Room S-050, CGIS South

Co-sponsored with Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Center for European Studies

Borys Lozhkin, Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine since June 2014, Founder of UMH Group, Member of the National Security and Defense Council, Deputy Head of the National Reforms Council
Copies of Borys Lozhkin's book, The Fourth Republic: Why Europe Needs Ukraine and Why Ukraine Needs Europe will be available for free at the event.

Lecture and Book Presentation
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2016 Jun 20

Harvard Museums: Summer Solstice Celebration

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museums - see below for specific venues

Kick off summer at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture's annual Summer Solstice Celebration on Monday, June 20 from 5-9 pm. Enjoy a fun evening with circus performers, music, dance, food trucks, and hands-on activities for all ages, with FREE evening admission to the Harvard Semitic Museum, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, and Harvard Museum of Natural History. Complimentary...

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2016 Jun 16

Archaeology: A talk by Drs. Laure Metz (Harvard) and Ludovic Slimak (CNRS, Toulouse)

1:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum Room 561

The Paleoanthropology Journal Club presents:

Evidence for the bow and arrow 50,000 years ago from the Mediterranean basin (Mandrin, France) and comparative studies with the Harvard Peabody Museum collections from Ksar Akil, Lebanon

a talk by Drs. Laure Metz (Harvard) and Ludovic Slimak (CNRS, Toulouse)

Thursday, June 16th
Peabody Museum Room 561
Anthropology Department
1 PM 

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