Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Mar 07

CMES: Blood Ties: Religion, Violence, And The Politics Of Nationhood In Ottoman Macedonia

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Seminar Series presents

İpek Kocaomer Yosmaoğlu
Assistant Professor, History, Northwestern University

İpek Yosmaoğlu (Ph.D. Princeton, 2005) is an historian of the late Ottoman Empire. She taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a member at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton before joining the history department at Northwestern in 2010. Her research interests include nationalism, violence, political legitimacy and state modernization. She has completed a book entitledBlood...

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2016 Mar 04

South Asian / CMES: Conference On The Music Of South, Central, And West Asia

Fri Mar 4 (All day) to Sun Mar 6 (All day)

The South Asia Institute at Harvard, The Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies at Harvard, The Department of Music at Harvard, The Department of South Asian Studies at Harvard, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Asia Center, and the Provostial Fund for Arts and Humanities present

The inaugural meeting of what will be the ICTM Study Group on the Music of Greater South Asia(ICTM: International Council of Traditional Music).  The growing number of scholars of South Asian music internationally calls out for an independent organization focused on...

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2016 Mar 10

CMES: How Did Salafism Become An Ideology?

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Henri Lauzière
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University
Prof. Lauzière's research interests lie at the intersection of Islamic intellectual history and the modern political history of the Arab world, including North Africa. His recent book, The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century, was published in 2016 by Columbia University Press.

Various analysts have defined Salafism as an “ideology of hate,” an “ideology of authoritarian, rationalized...

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2016 Mar 16

Career Services: Leveraging Your PhD: Why Employers Value Your Skills

4:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Dudley House Common Room

Open to Students only. 

Explore career options beyond academia and learn how to leverage your PhD. Please register through Crimson Careers.

4:00–5:00pm
Nuts and Bolts: Landing a Job in this Economy.
Curious how recent PhD graduates found their jobs? Come hear from recent GSAS graduates who have successfully...

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2016 Mar 03

Warren Center: "Collection Development Strategies for American History at Harvard"

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library, Lamont Forum Room

David Gary-Thursday March 3, 2016

11:00am-12:00pm/ in Lamont Forum Room located in Lamont Library

David Gary is the Kaplanoff Librarian for American History at Yale University Library where he is the collection development, reference, and instruction specialist in American history, American Studies, African American Studies, and the English-speaking Caribbean.  As the outreach specialist in those fields he participates in the scholarly community of Yale through attendance at lectures,...

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2016 Jun 08

Seventh Worldwide Conference of the Society for East Asian Archaeology (SEAA)

Wed Jun 8 (All day) to Sun Jun 12 (All day)

Location: 

Cambridge and Boston

The Society for East Asian Archaeology (SEAA) is pleased to announce that the Seventh SEAA Worldwide Conference will be held in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, USA, on June 8-12, 2016. The conference will be hosted by the Department of Anthropology...

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2016 Apr 20

SoHP / Standing Committee on Archaeology: "Dominic Powlesland (McDonald Institute, Cambridge University): on the archaeology of landscapes"

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Yenching Auditorium

A joint SoHP/SCA lecture by Dominic Powlesland

Following a visit to what appeared to be the bleakest quarry in the North of England in 1977 an Archaeological Research Project developed from a small rescue excavation examining an early Anglo-Saxon cemetery being destroyed by quarrying. This project has combined at various times the largest excavation in Europe and the largest geophysical survey in the world, has been the setting for pioneering work in applied technology in archaeology, transformed and...

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2016 Mar 02

Committee on Archaeology: "Production, Power, and the Spread of Metal Technologies in the Caucasus, 1500-500 BC"

12:15pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, Room S354 (third floor), 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Nathaniel Erb-Satullo (Harvard)

How do systems of existing technological knowledge impact the adoption of new innovations? Two models are readily apparent: one that envisions skills and technologies building upon one another and stimulating further innovation, and another in which established traditions engender a culture of conservatism and resistance to change. In the latter model,...

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2016 Feb 26

Hutchins Center / Harvard Book Store: "Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students' First Amendment Rights"

3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Catherine J. Ross

Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School

 Lessons in Censorship:

How Schools and Courts Subvert Students' First Amendment Rights

 Co-sponsored with the ...

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2016 Apr 20

Colloquium for Int Hist: Arendt Lecture Series : "Hannah Arendt: Thought Defying Evil"

5:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room
In 1946 Hannah Arendt and Karl Jaspers corresponded about the nature of evil and German guilt. The seeds of Arendt’s thinking about evil can be traced back to their exchange. Bernstein critically examines Arendt’s understanding of radical evil in The Origins of Totalitarianism and its relation the banality of evil in Eichmann in Jerusalem.He also relates Arendt discussion of evil to Primo Levi’s reflections on evil.
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2016 Apr 06

Arendt Lecture Series:"Hannah Arendt and the Problem of the Public Intellectual"

5:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room

Arendt Lecture Series

In Spring 2016, the Political Theory Colloquium, Intellectual History Colloquium, and Center for Jewish Studies will be co-hosting a series of talks on the work of Hannah Arendt. All events will be held in the Center for European Studies (Busch Hall), Lower Level Conference Room: 

Benjamin Wurgaft (MIT), "Hannah Arendt and the Problem of the Public Intellectual". (...
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2016 Mar 30

Center for Jewish Studies: Arendt Lecture Series: "Eichmann in Jerusalem: Conscience, Normality, and Rule of Narrative"

5:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room

Arendt Lecture Series

In Spring 2016, the Political Theory Colloquium, Intellectual History Colloquium, and Center for Jewish Studies will be co-hosting a series of talks on the work of Hannah Arendt. All events will be held in the Center for European Studies (Busch Hall), Lower Level Conference Room: ...
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