Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Apr 11

MHAAM: Death by Contact: Ancient Pathogen Genomes from Epidemics in Early Mexico

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street in Cambridge - Reception Follows
5:30pm to 7:00pm

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Please join MHAAM on Wednesday, April 11th for “Death by Contact: Ancient Pathogen Genomes from Epidemics in Early Mexico," with Prof. Dr. Johannes Krause, Director, Department of Archaeogenetics, Max...

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2018 Mar 28

MHS: Learning the Values of a Dollar: Childhood & Cultures of Economy, 1825-1900

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Jaclyn Schultz, University of California at Santa Cruz

Nineteenth-century children rarely had access to money, even when they worked. Yet, several forms of authority instructed children in specific expectations of spending, saving, and giving. This talk explores how and why children were taught to interact with and value financial resources as well as how these lessons were racialized.

2018 Mar 21

W.E.B. Du Bois Center: The Massacre of the Freedmen: Race, Emancipation, and Republic in 1889 (Maranhão - Brazil)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
12:00pm

Matheus Gato, Sociologist

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The Massacre of the Freedmen: Race, Emancipation, and Republic in 1889 (Maranhão - Brazil)


Free and open to the public.  A Q+A session will follow each talk.  Please feel free to bring a lunch.

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2018 Mar 21

Fairbank Center: Philology as a Science in Pre-Modern China

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Room 203, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Speaker: Nathan Vedal, Visiting Fellow, Center for Humanities and Information, Penn State

Organizer: Technical Traditions in Greece and Rome: Between Theory and Practice, Harvard University GSAS Workshop 

2018 Mar 26

DRCLAS: Social Origins of Legal Rule in Nineteenth-Century Mexico

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street
5:00pm

Speaker: Timo Schaefer, Adjunct Professor, Brandeis University, Department of History; Boston University, Pardee School of Global Studies

Moderator: Kirsten Weld, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences

In the nineteenth century, Mexicans faced the challenge of constructing republican legal institutions in a society shaped by centuries of colonial rule. This talk examines how people attempted to meet that challenge in towns and in hacienda (agricultural estate) settlements. More broadly, it analyzes in what...

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2018 Apr 13

CMES / NELC: Sharḥ: Two Kinds of Sociality and Two Ways of Reading in Three Mughal Commentaries on Sa‘di’s Gulistān

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA
4:00pm to 6:00pm

The CMES Director's Series and the Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations present

IMAGEPrashant Keshavmurthy
Associate Professor of Persian-Iranian Studies, McGill University

Sa'...

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2018 Apr 05

CMES: Gibb lecture: Designing Transcendence: Light in Islamic Architecture

Location: 

CGIS South, Rm 020, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA
5:00pm to 7:00pm

CMES is pleased to present the 2018 H.A.R. Gibb Arabic & Islamic Studies Lecture Series speaker

Nasser Rabbat

 

Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, MIT

Please note the lecture's new time: 5:00-7:00 pm

Light has often been deployed as a transcendental element in Islamic architecture. For more than fifteen centuries, architects all over the Islamic World have...

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