Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Feb 12

DRCLAS: Cuba Studies Program: "Racial Womanhood and the Practice of Cuban Citizenship, 1886-1958" | Takkara Brunson

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

DRCLAS, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

"Racial Womanhood and the Practice of Cuban Citizenship, 1886-1958"

Dr. Brunson is Assistant Professor at Morgan State University. Her research interests include race, gender, and nation formation in Latin America and the African Diaspora; 19th and 20th-century Cuba; history of visual and material culture. Dr. Brunson received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.A. from Spelman College.

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2016 Jan 26

DRCLAS: Summer Opportunities in Latin America Info Session

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Join us at 4pm on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, to learn more about DRCLAS summer opportunities in Latin America, including structured internship, study abroad, health and immersion programs and opportunities for Harvard students.

Programs available in the following countries:

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Peru

For more information, click here or email Rachel Murray-Crawford (rachelmurray@fas....

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2016 Feb 08

Warren Center: American Capitalism Workshop: Nicolas Barreyre

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Nicolas Barreyre
Associate Professor in American History (EHESS)

“Our national debt may be a national blessing!': How the Civil War Changed American views on the public debt”

2016 Feb 24

CMES: Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World: "The 'New Turkey' and Individual Freedoms: Is There Still room for Coexistence?"

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

The Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World presents:

Cansu Çamlıbel Writer and Senior Diplomatic Correspondent,  2015-16 Nieman Fellow, Harvard University

Contact: Liz Flanagan

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2016 Mar 09

CES: Timothy Snyder's Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning, A Panel Discussion

12:15pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room
Join author Timothy Snyder and a panel of experts for a discussion of Snyder's latest book, Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning, which re-interprets the history of the great atrocity of the twentieth century.
Alison Frank Johnson Professor of History, Harvard University
Terry Martin George F. Baker III Professor of Russian Studies, Harvard University; Director, Davis...
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2016 Apr 07

CES: Beyond the Siege: Cultural Traffic between Austrians and Turks in the 20th Century

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room

The 1683 Ottoman siege of Vienna has had a long and malleable cultural afterlife. Central Europeans have 're-written' the siege story in modern times to support Habsburg patriotism, Austrian republicanism, Polish nationalism of the nineteenth century, German nationalism of the twentieth, and post-1960 scares about Muslim immigration. This talk takes up one unexpected chapter in the story: In the 1920s, Turkey became a desired destination for unemployed Austrians. In job seekers’ accounts of their dreams and travails in “the Orient” we find a surprising reversal of the Gastarbeiter...

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2016 Mar 08

CES: The Annual Zaleski Lecture in Modern Polish History: The Holocaust in Poland: Controversies and Explanations

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room
Chaired by Grzegorz Ekiert Professor of Government, Harvard University;
Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Timothy Snyder Housum Professor of History, Yale University

Sponsors:...
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