Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Apr 28

Instituto Cervantes: "Spain on the Edge of American Revolution"

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Observatorio. 2 Arrow St. 4th floor. Cambridge

 CONVERSATIONS IN THE OBSERVATORY:

SPAIN ON THE EDGE OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION

While citizens of the thirteen rebelling colonies came to blows with the British Empire over tariffs and parliamentary representation, the situation on the rest of the continent was even more fraught. In the Gulf of Mexico, Spanish forces clashed with Britain’s strained army to carve up the Gulf Coast, as both sides competed for allegiances with the powerful Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Creek...

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2016 Apr 29

Kennedy School: The Molecularization of Identity: Science and Subjectivity in the 21st Century (*Friday's room has changed, see below)

Fri - Sat, May 4 to May 5, 9:00am - 6:00pm

Location: 

See Schedule Below

The Program on Science, Technology and Society at the Harvard Kennedy School

 presents the conference

 The Molecularization of Identity:

Science and Subjectivity in the 21st Century

 Organized by  Ruha Benjamin (...

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2016 May 04

Davis Center: Anti-Economics in Russian Realism: Action and Work in the Stories of Nikolai Leskov

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, Room S250, 1730 Cambridge Street,

Andrea Zink, University Professor, University of Innsbruck, Austria; Visiting Scholar, Davis Center

Russian classical literature is famous for its idlers, Oblomov being the most widely known and beloved example. The heroes’ hesitation or inability to act goes hand in hand with a conspiciously long absence of the subjects of work and labor in Russian...

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2016 May 02

Davis Center: Roundtable Discussion: State Security Files in Former Communist Countries -- The Implications for Human Rights and Democratization

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, Room S450, 1730 Cambridge Street,

Sakharov Seminar on Human Rights

Kostadin Grozev, Associate Professor of Modern History, Sofia University (Bulgaria)

Nadia Boyadjieva
, Professor of International Relations and International Law, Plovdiv University (Bulgaria); Visiting Scholar, Davis Center

Mark Kramer
, Program Director, Cold War Studies Project, Davis Center...

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2016 Apr 15

Davis Center: "Undergraduate Colloquium on Russian and Eurasian Studies"

1:45pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Rm. S020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 1730 Cambridge St.

Multidisciplinary research presentations by advanced undergraduates from Harvard, Wellesley, and Wheaton colleges.

Opening Remarks - 1:45-2:00 p.m.

Panel I - 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Oleksandra Lozytska, Wheaton College, The Idea of a European Ukraine

Lane Baker, Harvard College, New World in the North: Renaissance Debates on the Riphean...

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2016 Apr 25

Davis Center: "Hetmans and Regimental Colonels in the Eighteenth-Century Hetmanate: Genealogies and Integration"

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Omeljan Pritsak Memorial Library, 34 Kirkland Street, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute
2016 Apr 22

Harvard Coop: Tom Grace: Kent State Author/Survivor

4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass Ave. Cambridge

Tom Grace, who earned his PhD in History at the University of Buffalo, has a new book out that's an important and serious look at what happened at Kent State on May 4, 1970 -- and what led to those events -- by a special person; Tom was one of the nine students wounded at Kent State that day when the Ohio National Guard opened fire without warning on young people protesting the War in Vietnam on their campus, killing four unarmed students.

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