Elsewhere at Harvard

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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2016 Feb 25

Radcliffe: How Numbers Lie: Intersectional Violence and the Quantification of Race

4:15pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Speaker(s):

  • Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library; visiting professor, City University of New York. Muhammad has been recently named a professor of history, race, and public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Cost: Free

Contact Info: ...

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2016 Apr 13

Radcliffe: Witnessing Death: Policing, Race, and the Limits of Democracy in the 21st Century

4:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Speaker(s):

  • Lawrence Ralph, 2015-2016 Joy Foundation Fellow, Radcliffe Institute; John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Departments of Anthropology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Cost: Free

Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu

Notes:  Anthropologist Lawrence Ralph will share insights...

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2016 Feb 24

Radcliffe: Black Power Lawyers: Unique and Unorthodox Methods

4:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Sheerr Room, Fay House 10 Garden Street Cambridge, MA

Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Speaker(s):

  • Joyce M. Bell, 2015-2016 Maury Green Fellow, Radcliffe Institute; associate professor and the Don E. Martindale Chair of Sociology, University of Minnesota

Cost: Free

Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu

Notes:  Bell will speak about her new book, Black Power Lawyers: Unique and Unorthodox Methods. Utilizing...

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2016 Feb 04

Radcliffe: Household Workers Unite! A Conversation between Scholars and Activists

4:15pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Speaker(s):

  • Moderator, Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College and Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development, Harvard Business School
  • Lydia Edwards, Massachusetts Coalition of Domestic Workers
  • Premilla Nadasen, Department of History, Barnard College
  • Monique Nguyen, MataHari
  • Natalicia Tracy, Brazilian Worker Center

Cost: Free

Contact Info: ...

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2016 Jan 28

The Charlie Archive at Harvard Library: Archiving Today for Tomorrow

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Lamont Forum Room

A collaboration between Harvard librarians, scholars, and digital humanists, the Charlie Archive at Harvard Library is an evolving project that collects a broad range of materials, including ephemera. Volunteers in France and elsewhere have donated photographs, blog posts, leaflets, posters, and more associated with the Paris attacks in January 2015.

 Please join us for a panel discussion and exhibit about what the project means as a scholarly endeavor and library collection.

 Featuring: Professors Virginie Greene and Nicole Mills, Bibliographer...

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2016 Mar 31

Hutchins Center: Richard D. Cohen Lecture Series with Richard Powell (Lecture 3 of 3)

4:00pm

Location: 

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

Richard Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art & Art History and Dean of Humanities, Duke University

Going "There": Considering Black Visual Satire

March 29: Dis/compositions, Hazards, and Rags
March 30: The Minstrel Stain
March 31: A Colescott Shellacking and its Legacy

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