Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Dec 02

Dudley House - Fireside Chat, Peabody Museum History in Relation to the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago

2:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Fireside Room at Dudley House

Note: Not open to the public. Harvard Faculty, Students and Staff only.

 Come and join us for a Fireside Chat with Diana Loren, Director of Academic Partnerships and Museum Curator of the Harvard Peabody Museum. The talk will focus on the history of anthropological knowledge creation at Harvard and in Chicago during the late 19th century. Refreshments will be served. No RSVP required.

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2015 Dec 02

CES: Sex and Scandal in France since the Old Regime

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
Here is the abstract: It is a truism that the personal lives of French politicians are regarded as private matters as opposed to the real stuff of politics. However, this has not always been the case. In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, sex scandals sparked significant political mobilization and indeed contributed to the downfall of both the Old Regime and the July Monarchy. This presentation examines three case studies from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century to explore the declining relevance of sex scandals in...
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2015 Nov 23

BU: "The End of Dating? Romance and Courtship among Muslim Javanese Youth" | Nancy J. Smith Hefner

4:00pm

Location: 

Boston University, 121 Bay State Road, Boston, MA

You’re invited:

 The End of Dating? Romance and Courtship among Muslim Javanese Youth

 With Nancy J. Smith Hefner, Department of Anthropology

 Romantic love is going global. Recent ethnographic studies of youth have identified a new emphasis on romantic love and companionate marriage, perceived...

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2015 Dec 04

Hutchins Center: "Afrodescendants: Fifteen Years after Santiago. Achievements and Challenges" Symposium (Mainly in Spanish)

Fri - Sat, Dec 7 to Dec 8, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS-S030, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Activists from the Afrodescendant movement in Latin America, agency representatives and government officials reflect on the achievements and obstacles faced by the antiracist agenda formulated at the Latin American Regional Conference Against Racism (Santiago de Chile, 2000). This symposium is part of a broader effort by the Afro-...

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2015 Dec 02

Standing Committee on Archaeology: "Breaking Iconoclasm: Destroying and Rebuilding Past and Present Heritage"

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall

Breaking Iconoclasm: Destroying and Rebuilding Past and Present Heritage

Organized by the Harvard Standing Committee on Archaeology and Bastien Varoutsikos (CNRS)

Wednesday December 2, 2015

4-7pm Fong Auditorium, ...

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2015 Nov 24

Fairbank Center: China’s Slowing Growth and Implications for the Global Economy

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

China’s Slowing Growth and Implications for the Global Economy

China’s stock market correction and currency devaluation sent shock waves through global markets over the summer.  President Xi Jinping on his recent visit said that China’s growth slowdown was a normal development now that China has reached middle income and is rebalancing from an investment-led economy to one based more on innovation on the supply side and consumption on the demand side.  Chinese leaders expect the economy to grow at 7 percent for the...

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2015 Nov 30
2015 Nov 17

American Studies: "Just a Jornalist: Reflections on journalism, life, and the spaces between" | Linda Greenhouse

Tue - Thu, Nov 20 to Nov 22, 5:30pm - 5:30pm

Location: 

Sackler Auditorium, 485 Broadway, Cambridge, Massachusetts

2015 Massey Lectures...

 LINDA GREENHOUSE

“Just a Journalist: Reflections on journalism, life, and the spaces between”

 Tuesday, November 17, 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 18, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 19, 5:30 p.m.

A reception will follow the lecture on Tuesday, November 17
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge

 Parking available at the Broadway Garage, 7 Felton Street, during the lectures and reception

 Free and open to the public.

...

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2015 Nov 17

Kirkland House: Marlon James, Author of “A Brief History of Seven Killings”

4:00pm

Location: 

Kirkland House Junior Common Room

Conversations with Kirkland

presents

Marlon James

Author and winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize 
for his novel “A Brief History of Seven Killings”


Moderated by award winning author and journalist

Scott Poulson-Bryant

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Kirkland House Junior Common Room


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2015 Nov 16

CMES: " Muslims in Europe in the Interwar Years: A Trans-Cultural Perspective" | Umar Ryad

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Director’s Series and

The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program

 present 

 Muslims in Europe in the Interwar Years:

A Trans-Cultural Perspective 

 Umar Ryad

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University

 No comprehensive attempt has yet been made to cover...

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