Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Mar 03

CMES: "Subterfuge and Deception in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean"

Thu - Sat, Mar 8 to Mar 10, 4:00pm - 12:00pm

Location: 

Center for Middle Eastern Studies (location to be announced)

The Mediterranean Seminar and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies present

Subterfuge and Deception in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean
A Winter 2016 Seminar

Program (tentative)
Thursday, March 3, 4:00 pm
“What is Mediterranean Studies and Why?”...

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2016 Feb 17

CES: tomorrow is Today's Uncertainty: Speculating on Futures in Early Modern Europe

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room
Zabel will examine speculation as a theological and philosophical concept in the 16th-18th centuries and will investigate the gradual emergence of speculation as an economic and financial tool. By looking at the development of the modern concept of risk as a means of calculating and controlling economic uncertainty, she will explore cases of failed speculation in financial capitals, such as Amsterdam, Boston, London and Paris.
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2016 Jan 26

NELC: “The Ordeal of Jacob Sasportas: Jewish Messianism and the Sephardic Diaspora in the Seventeenth Century”

4:00pm

Location: 

Semitic Museum, Rm. 201 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Yaacob Dweck; Associate Professor of History and Judaic Studies, Princeton University presents a lecture: "The Ordeal of Jacob Sasportas: Jewish Messianism and the Sephardic Diaspora in the Seventeenth Century" Tuesday, January 26, 4:00 p.m. -- 6 Divinity Avenue, room 201

Yaacob Dweck is an associate professor of history and Judaic studies. His first book, The Scandal of Kabbalah: Leon Modena, Jewish Mysticism, Early Modern Venice appeared in 2011. The book was a finalist...

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2016 May 04

International & Global History Seminar: "Development Politics and the Cold War" David Engerman (Brandeis)

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

David Engerman, Ottilie Springer Professor of History, Brandeis University.

Contact:

Heather Conrad
hconrad@wcfia.harvard.edu

Chairs:

David ArmitageFaculty Associate. Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History; Chair, Department...

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2016 Apr 14

WIGH Conference: "Soccer as a Global Phenomenon"

Thu - Sat, Apr 19 to Apr 21, 4:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street

SOCCER AS A GLOBAL PHENOMENON
Harvard University
April 14th, 15th, & 16th, 2016

Soccer is the most global of games and one of the most vigorous engines of the process commonly known, celebrated, or feared as globalization. Beyond its immense popularity, soccer now enjoys tremendous success as a global industry with many interlocking parts in an intricate architecture of...

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2016 Mar 07

WIGH Seminar: “Wastelands, Heartlands and El Dorados: Rethinking China’s Western Frontiers from High Qing to 20th Century.”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
2016 Feb 22

Warren Center/WIGH Seminar: Sir Hilary Beckles, “Reparatory Justice for Global Black Enslavement: The Greatest Political Movement of the 21st Century”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Ames Moot Courtroom, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School, 1515 Massachusetts Ave

Topic: “Reparatory Justice for Global Black Enslavement: The Greatest Political Movement of the 21st Century”
Speaker: Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-chancellor of the University of the West Indes; Chairman of the Caribbean Community[CARICOM] Commission on Reparation and Social Justice.

Introduction and Comments:
Sven Beckert, Laird Bell Professor of History, Harvard University
...

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