Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Mar 01

Peabody Museum/Harvard Semitic Museum/Standing Committee in Archaeology: "Destroying Images: Current Iconoclasm in Context" | James Simpson

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

James Simpson, Chair, Department of English and Donald P. and Katherine B. Loker Professor of English, Harvard University

 The destruction of iconic images and monuments—iconoclasm—carried out today by extremists representing a wide range of political and religious views, makes many recoil in horror. This response, however, is in part derived from the fact that our Western cultures have themselves been fiercely iconoclastic. James Simpson will discuss the six classic phases of iconoclasm in European history and highlight the role that museums...

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2016 Apr 12

Weatherhead: Program US-Japan Relations: Abenomics: Passes, Fails, and Incompletes

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St.

Robert Alan Feldman
Managing Director, Chief Economist, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities

Moderator: Susan Pharr 
Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

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2016 Apr 07

Weatherhead: Program US-Japan Relations: Associate Panel "Strategic Rivalry and Conflict Management in East Asia"

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

“Japan, Korea, and U.S.-China Maritime Rivalry in the Asia-Pacific Region”
Young-June Park
Professor, Korea National Defense University

“Multilateral Institution and Maritime Disputes in the South China Sea”
Kohei Yoshino
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 “U.S. Strategy and...

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2016 Apr 05

Weatherhead: Program US-Japan Relations: Fukushima Five Years Later: A View from the Ocean

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St.

Ken Buesseler
Senior Scientist, Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Moderator: Susan Pharr 
Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University...

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2016 Mar 22

Weatherhead: Program US-Japan Relations: Litigation, Lawyers, and the Politics of Victim Redress in Japan and South Korea

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St.

Celeste Arrington
Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University

Moderator: Susan Pharr 
Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

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2016 Mar 08

Weatherhead: Program US-Japan Relations: Associates Panel, "Politics, Ideologies, and Security Policy "

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St.

"Compensation for Policy Loss or Rewards for Party Loyalty? Intraparty Resource Allocation and Party Unity”
Naofumi Fujimura
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University

“Nippon Kaigi and the Grassroots Mobilization of Japan’s Right Wing”
Koji Sonoda
Asahi Shimbun

“Japan’s...

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2016 Mar 01

Weatherhead: Program US-Japan Relations: The Hacked World Order: How Nations Fight, Trade, Maneuver, and Manipulate in the Digital Age

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St.

Adam Segal
Marice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow for China Studies and Director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program, Council on Foreign...

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2016 Feb 23

Weatherhead: Program US-Japan Relations: "Slow Way Home": How the Japanese Have Preserved a Universal Walk-to-School System | Len Schoppa

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St.

Len Schoppa
Professor of Comparative Politics and Associate Dean for the Social Sciences, University of Virginia

Moderator: Susan Pharr
Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard...

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2016 Feb 16

Weatherhead: Program US-Japan Relations: Energy Transitions in Germany and Japan Five Years after Fukushima

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St.

Miranda Schreurs
Professor, Department of Government and Politics, Freie Universität Berlin

Moderator: Susan Pharr
Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

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2016 Feb 09

Weatherhead: Program US-Japan Relations: New Entrepreneurship in the Post-3.11 Tohoku Region

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St.

Hirotaka Takeuchi
Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School                    

Moderator: Susan Pharr
Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

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2016 Feb 02

Weatherhead: Program US-Japan Relations: "Domestic Politics and Grand Strategy in East Asia"

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Richard Samuels
Ford International Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jessica Chen Weiss
Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University

Sung-Yoon Lee
Kim Koo-Korea Foundation Professor and Assistant Professor of...

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2016 Jan 29

Reischauer Institute: Natural and Unnatural Disasters: 3/11, Asbestos, and the Unmaking of Japan's Modern World

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Kang Room (S050), 1730 Cambridge Street

Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

JAPAN FORUM

Natural and Unnatural Disasters: 3/11, Asbestos, and the Unmaking of Japan's Modern World

Speaker:

BRETT L. WALKER

Edwin O. Reischauer Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies, Harvard University & Regents Professor and Michael P. Malone Professor of History, Montana State University

 Moderator:

Ian J. Miller, Professor of History, Harvard University

Reischauer Institute...

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2016 Mar 08

History of Medicine: “Ill Composed: Sickness, Gender, and Belief in Early Modern England”

6:00pm

Location: 

Minot Room, Fifth Floor, Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

Reception begins at 5:30pm.

Olivia Weisser, Ph.D.: Assistant Professor of History, University of Massachusetts Boston

Olivia Weisser earned a PhD in the History of Medicine from Johns Hopkins University and specializes in the history of the body, gender, and sexuality in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Her talk is based on her first book, Ill Composed (Yale Press, 2015), which explores health and healing in early modern England from the patient’s point of view.

Minot Room, Fifth Floor,
Countway Library of...

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2016 Mar 03

History of Medicine: “The Unknown Story of Art and Artists in Louis Pasteur’s Personal and Professional Life”

5:30pm

Location: 

Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall, Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

Reception begins at 5:00pm.

Bert Hansen, Ph.D.: Retired Professor of History, Baruch College, City University of New York

For over a century, biographers of the great medical scientist Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) have ignored his passionate and sophisticated love for painting and sculpture and the delight he took in his close friendships with leading artists.  New research on this forgotten history enriches our understanding of his personality as well as his manner of working.  The sober chemist, who had seemed to be devoted strictly to...

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2016 Feb 24

History of Medicine: "Mystery Street", a Celebration of a New Exhibit

5:00pm

Location: 

Minot Room, Fifth Floor, Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

Pizza will be provided.

To celebrate the opening of Corpus Delicti: the Doctor as the Detective, our new exhibit on the history of legal medicine at Harvard Medical School, the Center of the History will present a screening of the 1950 MGM film Mystery Street. Mystery Street (also known as Murder at Harvard) was originally intended as a documentary on the work of the Department of Legal Medicine, but was later recast as a fictional drama. Corpus...

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