Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Apr 13

Reischauer Institute: “Ah humanity!” Roundtable Discussion

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St., Harvard University

Reception and installation viewing to follow

“Ah humanity!” is a large-scale audio-video installation on view from April 10 (Sunday) – April 16 (Saturday) from 8:00-10:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Harvard University Committee on the Arts the installation will feature a single channel of video...

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2016 Apr 07

Warren Center: “The Perilous State of Afghan Reconstruction”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Emerson Hall 210, Harvard Yard

John Sopko (Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction)

“The Perilous State of Afghan Reconstruction”

Presented by the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, with generous support from the Institute for Global Law and Policy (Law School), the Center for International Development (Kennedy School), and the Center for Mideast Studies (Faculty of Arts and Sciences).

2016 Apr 15

Peabody Museum: "Native American Running: Culture, Health, Sport "

Fri - Mon, Apr 20 to Apr 23, 1:30pm - 5:00pm

Location: 

Various Locations. Kick-off at Science Center, Hall C, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

The Boston Athletic Association has partnered with Harvard University in the upcoming Native American Running: Culture, Health, Sport event just before the Boston Marathon. The multi-day event kicks off with a Friday, April 15 afternoon conference at Harvard's Science Center on the same theme,...

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2016 Apr 14

Hutchins Center: "The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts"

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Coop Bookstore,1400 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Book Reading with Joshua Hammer

Journalist Joshua Hammer (Yokohama Burning) reports on librarian Abdel Kader Haidara and his associates’ harrowing ordeal as they rescued 370,000 historical manuscripts from destruction by...

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2016 Apr 08

DRCLAS Cuba Studies Program: "Voices of the Emerging Non-State Sector in Cuba"

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S-030, 1730 Cambridge St.

Roundtable discussion with Carmelo Mesa Lago, Roberto Veiga, and Lenier González

Carmelo Mesa-Lago is Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Economics and Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh and a visiting professor. He is a former president of the Latin American Studies Association and a member of the editorial boards of six academic journals. He was awarded the International Labor Organization Prize on Decent Work shared with Nelson Mandela.

Roberto...

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2016 Apr 14

Harvard Law School SJD Assoc: "International Legal History Day"

10:00am to 3:30pm

Location: 

Milstein West A, WCC 2019, Harvard Law School

The Harvard Law School SJD Association invites you to a day-long event on international legal history featuring book talks, paper presentations and a discussion on methodology. The event is co-sponsored by the Institute for Global Law and Policy, the Harvard Law School Graduate Program, and the Law and History Program.

 10am   “Exporting Freedom: Religious Liberty and American Power"
                        Book talk: Anna Su, University of Toronto
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2016 Apr 27

History Fair: Six Historical Encounters Between the Non-West and the West, From Tulips in the Ottoman Empire to McDonald's in China

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room
An afternoon of multimedia presentations by students in Humanities 52: Human History, taught by CES faculty, Niall Ferguson and Maya Jasanoff
Contact: Maya Jasanoff, mjasanof@fas.harvard.edu
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2016 Apr 15

CES Dissertation Workshop: Contraband, Bribes, Drugs and Big Bucks: Baltic Port Cities at the Zenith of the Cold War

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room
A forum for graduate students to present their current research to peers interested broadly in the study of Europe.
Tomasz Blusiewicz Graduate Student in History, Harvard University
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2016 Apr 08

CES: "Conservative Political Parties and the Birth of Democracy in Europe"

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room
The attendees will discuss two chapters of a book in progress that develops a new perspective on the role played by conservative political parties in the process of democratization in Europe, focusing in these chapters on the case of Britain and its comparative implications.

Please note: There is no presentation and the paper should be read in advance: "Conservative Political Parties and the Birth of Modern Democracy In Europe", Chapters 2 and 4
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2016 Apr 06

Harvard Extension School: Public History Master Class with Tony Horwitz: “Meditations on the Ignorance of History"

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St.

Join us for an intimate exploration of the "ignorance of history and the primacy of fiction over fact" with former Radcliffe Institute Fellow, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and best-selling author Tony Horwitz. Tony has taken public history in new directions with works such as his seminal Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil WarA Voyage Long and Strange, and Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before, each with his characteristically perspicacious view on the important ways that the past...

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