Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 May 18

Radcliffe: Plantation Empire: An Intellectual and Cultural History of Global Agricultural Capitalism

4:00pm

Location: 

Sheer Room, Fay House, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Part of the 2015–2016 Fellows' Presentation Series

Lecture by Kris Manjapra RI '16

While at the Institute, Manjapra is working on his next book project: a global study of the plantation complex from its modern inception in the Americas in the 17th century to its apotheosis in the Indian Ocean during the 19th and 20th centuries. The work is an intellectual history of how a new way of incorporating land, labor, law, and capital in the Global...

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2016 Apr 30

Harvard Native American Program: Annual Pow Wow

1:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Yard, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Harvard University students and staff host an annual pow wow. This year's event takes place at Radcliffe Yard.

The event is free and open to the public.

For updates and additional information, see Harvard University Native American Program website.

*Please note, our initial events email had the incorrect date. The date for this event is April 30th, not March 30th.

2016 Apr 14

Radcliffe: The Origins of "Women's Rights are Human Rights" Pan-American Feminism and the 1945 United Nations Charter

5:30pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, Seminar Room, 1154 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02215

Katherine Marino, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Comment: Kirsten Weld, Harvard University

In June 1945, at the conference in San Francisco that created the United Nations, a group of Latin American feminists pushed “women’s rights” into the category of international human rights in the founding documents of the UN and proposed what became the UN Commission on the Status of Women. The Brazilian delegate and feminist Bertha Lutz called their work a “Latin American contribution to the constitution of the world.” This paper examines what...

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2016 May 02

WIGH Graduate Student Presentations

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Graduate Student Presentations and Wrap-up Discussion

See the WIGH website for updates about this event.

This graduate-faculty research seminar is designed to bring together interested faculty and students on a continuing basis to cover topics on global history. It is part of History 2950hf, Approaches to Global History, and includes both reading sessions designed for graduate...

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2016 Mar 21

Career Services:" Hacking the Academic Job Market" with Karen Kelsky

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Emerson Hall Rm. 105

Hear expert academic job search advice from Dr. Karen Kelsky, the author of The Professor Is In. Dr. Karen will discuss the essential advice every tenure-track job seeker needs to know. Book signing to follow presentation.

Register at tinyurl.com/kelsky

Co-sponsored by African and African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, English, Graduate Student Council, Graduate Commons Program, Henry Adams Society, History, and the...

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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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