Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Apr 04

NELC: The End of the Bronze Age in the Levant and its Aftermath: Crisis, Transformation and the Emergence of the Biblical World

4:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, Rm. 105, 33 Kirkland Street

Ann Killebrew
Associate Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Jewish Studies, and Anthropology
The Pennsylvania State University

For more information, see the NELC website. 

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2016 Mar 11

IQSS: Scholars & Startups: How to commercialize your academic Work

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K354

University communities generate huge numbers of ideas with commercial potential, and that potential is becoming increasingly realized. You might be familiar with high profile start-ups with university roots (e.g., Genzyme, Akamai, Google, Facebook) and the associated ‘creation stories’ (e.g., “Genius researcher spins-out breakthrough scientific discovery”, “Computer Science whiz drops out and moves to Silicon Valley”). The reality is more varied, with new companies emerging from all disciplines, including the social sciences. These companies commercialize academic research, internally...

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2016 Mar 21

Early Sciences/History of Medicine: “Paracelsus Goes East: Ottoman Medicine in the Early Modern Period”

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Science Center #469, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Akif Ercihan Yerlioǧlu (Harvard, History & Middle Eastern Studies) “Paracelsus Goes East: Ottoman Medicine in the Early Modern Period”

Co-sponsored by the Early Sciences working group and the History of Medicine Working Group

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2016 Mar 08

JFP Jr. Forum: "Divided we Fall: when Police and Communities Collide"

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School of Government

A conversation with
Garry McCarthy
Former Superintendent, Chicago Police Department


DeRay McKesson
Co-Founder, Campaign Zero


Tom Jackman
Reporter, The Washington Post


Annise Parker
Mayor of Houston (2010- Jan. 2016)
IOP Fellow, Spring 2016


Candy Crowley (Moderator)
Former Anchor and Journalist, CNN
IOP Fellow, Fall 2015

Tuesday, March 8th, 6:00pm...

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2016 Mar 31

BOK Center: Intercultural Communication Workshop Series: "Body Language: Sending the Right Message"

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Bok Center Room 307, 125 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA

What messages are you sending through your non-verbal communication? In this workshop, discuss how body language is expressed and interpreted differently in various cultural contexts. With a special emphasis on the academic environment here at Harvard, participants will have the opportunity to practice nonverbal communication that will enable them to more effectively connect with others, engage students, and exude openness and confidence.

Enrollment for this workshop ...

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2016 Mar 30

Harvard Law Dean's Office: Professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin's Chair Lecture, “On Being First: Judge Constance Baker Motley & Social Activism in the American Century”

5:00pm

Location: 

2019 Milstein West AB

Professor Brown-Nagin will discuss the life and times of Constance Baker Motley, a protégée of Thurgood Marshall, U.S. Supreme Court litigator, and the first black woman, and only the fifth woman, appointed to the federal bench. To observers, Motley’s rise to power looked seamless; she embodied the opening of the modern American workplace to women and minorities. Behind the scenes, Motley faced setbacks. Professor Brown-Nagin will examine how gender shaped Motley’s career as a lawyer and judge.

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2016 Mar 23

Harvard Law School Dean's Office: Justice Louis D. Brandeis: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of his Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

WCC 2036 Milstein East BC

A panel discussion of Justice Louis Brandeis’ life, work, and legacy, coinciding with the 100th anniversary of his confirmation to the United States Supreme Court.

 The panel will include Brandeis scholars Melvin Urofsky (author, ‘Louis D. Brandeis: A Life’), Clyde Spillenger (legal historian and professor of law, UCLA Law School), and Jeffrey Rosen (President and CEO, National Constitution Center and author of forthcoming book on Brandeis). Moderated by Professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin and Dean Martha...

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2016 Mar 04

7th Annual African Development Conference: The African Rennaissance

(All day)

The African Development Conference, 7th Annual meeting, covering "The African Renaissance."  Conversations on Re-Imagining Engagement and Opportunities.  Located at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School.  For more information, visit harvardadc.com/register.

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