Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Feb 18

DRCLAS: Brazil Studies Program: "The Collapse of Governability: Three Theories on Brazilian Democracy that Failed"

Location: 

CGIS South S-050, 1730 Cambridge St.
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Andrei Roman, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University; John H. Coatsworth Fellow; Jorge Paulo Lemann Fellow

Andrei Roman is a PhD candidate in Government at Harvard University. His research interests are related to Latin American and European politics, in particular the study of political economy, party systems, electoral politics, and social policy. Andrei has conducted field research in Brazil, China, India, Peru, Poland, Romania, and Turkey...

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2016 Feb 16

DRCLAS: Tuesday Seminar Series: "From Political Polarization to Protest Escalation: The 2013 Events in Brazil and Turkey in Comparative Perspective"

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Andrei RomanPh.D. Candidate in Government, Harvard University

Andrei Roman is a Ph.D. candidate in Government at Harvard University. His research agenda is focused on the study of interrelationships among political cleavages, identities, and political behavior and seeks to integrate political science approaches with theories developed in sociology and social psychology. Andrei's dissertation proposes a new theoretical...

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2016 Feb 04

DRCLAS: Brazil Studies Program: "The Legacy of Slavery: Tales of Gender and Racial Violence in Machado de Assis"

Location: 

CGIS South S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History, Harvard University

Machado de Assis, widely regarded as the most important Brazilian novelist of all time, dealt with the themes of slavery and racism throughout his literary career. He wrote stories about the seigneurial custom of resorting to sexual violence against free and enslaved black women, and he depicted these women’s dignity in dealing with the problem. In the final years of his life, Machado de Assis turned to the legacy of slavery and its consequences for Brazilian history and society.

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2016 Feb 21

Brandeis: "Living with Difference: How to Build Community in a Divided World"

Location: 

Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center, Epstein Building, Brandeis University, 515 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453
4:00pm to 6:00pm

CEDAR–Communities Engaging with Difference and Religion

invites you to
celebrate our new publication
and meet the authors

Living with Difference: How to Build Community in a Divided World

By Adam B. Seligman, Rahel R. Wasserall, and David B. Montgomery

Sunday, February 21 from 4 pm to 6 pm

at the Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center, 
Epstein Building, Brandeis University,
...

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2016 Mar 01

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

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138
6:00pm

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 07

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

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
12:30pm to 2:00pm

“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 Mar 22

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

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St.
12:30pm to 2:00pm

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

2016 Mar 08

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

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St.
12:30pm to 2:00pm

"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

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St.
12:30pm to 2:00pm

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

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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

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St.
12:30pm to 2:00pm

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 02

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

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
12:30pm to 2:00pm

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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