Elsewhere at Harvard

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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2016 Apr 18

Mahindra Humanities: The Politics of History and the Historicity of Politics: Documentaries of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Rm. S050, 1730 Cambridge St.
China Humanities
Laikwan Pang, Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Politics of History and the Historicity of Politics: Documentaries of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement

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2016 Apr 29

Hutchins Center / Davis Center: The 'Red South' and Other Paradigms: Reflections on Teaching Race in Post-Soviet Russia | Jennifer Wilson

2:00pm

Jennifer Wilson, Postdoctoral Fellow for Academic Diversity, Slavic Language and Literatures, University of Pennsylvania

This talk will draw from Dr. Jennifer Wilson's recent experience teaching "The Harlem Renaissance: From New York to Tashkent" at the Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU) in Moscow; the course dealt with the racial dynamics of the Cold War as told through the perspectives of influential black artists and thinkers such as Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, and Zora Neale Hurston. Dr. Wilson will reflect on her...

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2016 May 02

Fairbank Center: China Humanities Seminar: How Should We Use the Chinese Past?: Non-Western Histories of Thought in a Global Age

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel, K354, 1737 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Leigh Jenco, Associate professor of political theory at the London School of Economics

Recent work in contemporary Confucian philosophy promises the holy grail of comparative philosophy: the elaboration of a globally compelling thought-system whose terms and practitioners are generally found outside of the Euro-American historical experiences that currently dominate global terms of knowledge-production.  I argue, however, that in styling their Confucianism as adapted “for the modern world” many of...

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2016 May 02

Asia Center/Fairbank Center: Chinese Gold Miners, The "Chinese Question," and Global Politics in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

12:15pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St.

Presenter: Professor Mae Ngai, Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History, Columbia University

Discussant: Professor Arthur Kleinman, Director, Harvard Asia Center

Asia Diaspora Series, Harvard Asia Center; co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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2016 Apr 22

History of Art/Architecture: Conference: The Photographer Who Shaped Modern China: Sha Fei and His World

Fri - Sat, Apr 27 to Apr 28, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Location: 

Friday, April 22: S020 | CGIS South | 1730 Cambridge Street | Cambridge; For Saturday, April 23: Room 515, Sackler Museum, Broadway, Cambridge

This conference is co-sponsored by the Harvard University Department of History of Art and Architecture, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard-Yenching Institute, and China Academy of Art. There will also be a round-table discussion on CCP visual culture and Chinese revolution at 3:30pm, April 22, which includes discussants: Eugene WANG (Harvard University), Elizabeth PERRY, (Harvard University), Arunabh GHOSH (Harvard University), Jie LI (Harvard University), Catherine YEH (Boston University), and Rudolph WAGNER (Heidelberg University).

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