Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Mar 28

Harvard-Yenching Institute Roundtable on Asian Archaeology: Recent Discoveries and Controversies

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Lower Level Seminar Room, Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland St, Cambridge

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the Asia Center, Harvard University

Panelists:
Parth R. Chauhan (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Mohali, Punjab, India) 
Piphal Heng (PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of...
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2016 Mar 30

RLL: Desseins du livre en France, 1530-1590: Journée d'Étude des Amis de l'Atelier XVIe Siècle (Paris-Sorbonne)

9:30am

Location: 

Sr Common Room, Kirkland House, 95 Dunster Street

Event in French.

Cosponsored by the Provostial Fund for the Arts and Humanities, The Robert F. Bacon Fund and The Renaissance Studies Seminar, Mahindra Humanities Center

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2016 Mar 28

RLL: On the Importance of Being an Individual in Renaissance Italy: Men, Their Professions, and Their Beards

5:00pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Room 403

Douglas Biow (University of Texas at Austin)
On the Importance of Being an Individual in Renaissance Italy: Men, Their Professions, and Their Beards (University of Pennsylvania Press)
Respondent: Matt Collins
Second respondent: Amelia Linsky
DeBosis Colloquium in Italian Studies- open to the public – seating is limited

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2016 Mar 23

RLL: Nikumbuke: Women Turning Structural Violence into Health and Well-Being

4:00pm

Location: 

Room 110, Barker Center

Araceli Alonso, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Nikumbuke: Women Turning Structural Violence into Health and Well-Being

This talk is a personal and professional reflection about the way in which the application of academic and scientific knowledge—backed up by commitment, creativity, collaboration and empathy—has created positive synergies towards equality, equity and human flourishing in seven communities of rural Kenya.

Cultural and Humanitarian Agents, Mahindra Humanities Center

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2016 Mar 21

RLL: “Reading after the death of reading: Levinas, Derrida and Ranciere in Latin America"

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Erin Graff Zivin, University of Southern California

Arts and Sciences Workshop: “Reading after the death of reading: Levinas, Derrida and Ranciere in Latin America"

Mira Schendel: Untitled, de la serie "Objetos gráficos", 1967

Series chaired and moderated by Mariano Siskind, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

Discussant: Rodrigo Del Río, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

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2016 Apr 04

URI: "A Future for our Past: engineering Sciences for the Conservation and Preservation of World Cultural Heritage"

5:00pm

Location: 

Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons, Galanti Lounge Kingston Campus, U. of Rhode Island

Lecture by URI Distinguished Visiting International Scholar, Maurizio Seracini, a world-famous art diagnostic expert - The Science of Art Diagnostics.

"A Future of Our Past: Engineering Sciences for the Conservation and Preservation of World Cultural Heritage."

2016 Mar 22

SRC: Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet

7:00pm

Location: 

Common Room, CSWR, 42 Francis Ave, Cambridge

"Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet"

Janet Gyatso, Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies and Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, discusses her recent publication with two respondents:

David Eckel, Professor of Religion and Director of the Institute for Philosophy and Religion,
Boston University 

Mark D. Jordan, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Christian Thought, HDS

2016 Apr 11

Northeastern: “How Small Men Become Great: Theodor Herzl as a Zionist Leader”

5:30pm

Location: 

Northeastern University, 909 Renaissance Park, 1135 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

Please join us at Northeastern University on April 11 at 5:30 for “How Small Men Become Great:  Theodor Herzl as a Zionist Leader,” a lecture by Derek Penslar, Stanley Jewish Professor of Modern Israel Studies at University of Oxford.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  

2016 Mar 23

BU: "Krishna's Instruction in the Bhagavad Gita: Many Doubts, One Faith"

5:00pm

Location: 

Boston University School of Theology, Room 325, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

BU Institute for Philosophy & Religion

"Krishna's Instruction in the Bhagavad Gita: Many Doubts, One Faith"

Francis X. Clooney, SJ, Parkman Professor of Divinity, Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School

 Wednesday, March 23, 5 p.m.

 Boston University School of Theology

745 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 325

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