Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Nov 08

Borders in Modern Asia Session 2: Matthew Shutzer

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall Rm. 450, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

Please join us for the second session of the Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series. Matthew Shutzer, PhD Candidate in History, New York University, will workshop his paper, "Nature has become carbonised: Landscapes of Coal and Frontiers of Value in Eastern Chotanagpur, 1870-1914," a history of coal in the subcontinent. The commentators are Anthony Medrano, postdoctoral fellow at Harvard, and Rohit Chandra, PhD student at Harvard Kennedy School.

The seminar will be in William James Hall 450 on Wednesday, November 8, 4-6 pm. A light dinner will be served,...

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2017 Nov 13

HLS: The enduring Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

WCC 2036, Milstein East C, Harvard Law School

Third Biennial Symposium: The Enduring Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston: “Building Bridges to the Future: Education as a Path to Social Mobility”

Join Deborah Bial, President of the Posse Foundation, Professor Brown-Nagin, faculty director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute, and a panel of experts for a discussion of programs designed to increase disadvantaged students’ access to higher education.

Free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided. Doors will open at 11:45 am and the...

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2017 Nov 06

Yenching / Reischauer: Growing Service Economy with More Precarious Work? Convergence and Divergence in International Comparison

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge
YOKO TANAKA
Professor of Economic History, International and Advanced Japanese Studies, the University of Tsukuba; HYI Visiting Scholar
Chair/discussantAndrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

Harvard-Yenching Institute lunch talk co-sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
2017 Nov 17

DRCLAS: The Origins of Narcotrafficking: Mexico and Colombia in Comparative Perspective

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-030, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Speakers: Lina Britto, Assistant Professor Department of History, Northwestern University

Ana Villarreal, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University

Froylan Enciso, CIDE; Senior Analyst, Crisis Group Mexico

For the last half a century, Mexico and Colombia have been ground zeros of the problematic drug trade that connects North and South America in a murderous circuit of profits and politics. This talk addresses the local, regional, national, and transnational origins of the...

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2017 Nov 16

DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program: Lima Barreto - A sad visionary in Brazil at the beginning of the XX century

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Lilia Schwarcz, Full Professor of Anthropology, the University of São Paulo (USP); Visiting Professor, Princeton University

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The main goal of this lecture is to analyze the life and work of Lima Barreto: a black writer in Rio de Janeiro who fought against...

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2018 Mar 22

History of Science Seminar: Origin Stories: Constructing the liver in Egypt through epidemics of schistosomiasis and hepatitis C

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Rm. 469, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA
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Jennifer Derr,
Department of History, UC Santa Cruz 

"Origin Stories: Constructing the liver in Egypt through epidemics of schistosomiasis and hepatitis C"...

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