History Events

2019 Sep 11

Transformations of European Ideologies: A Discussion to Mark the Retirement of Charles S. Maier and Patrice Higonnet

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (entrance at at Cabot Way)

Join the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) at Harvard for the launch of the CES 50th Anniversary Series and a discussion to mark the retirement of CES Resident Faculty Charles S. Maier and Patrice Higonnet. Following the lecture, attendees are invited to a reception in the CES Atrium from 6:00-7:00pm.

2019 Sep 10

Outpost of the French Empire: Caribbean Connections and Racial Slavery in French New Orleans

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Hoffmann Room, Adolphus Busch Hall

(See event flyer here)

This talk presents Cécile Vidal's new book entitled Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society. The author argues that it is more accurate to view eighteenth-century New Orleans as a Caribbean port city rather than as a North American one, as its late founding, its position within the French Empire and its connections with...

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2019 Sep 12

Mobilities & Immobilities: Histories of Modern Migration to and in the Americas

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard University (Multiple Locations)

Please note: All papers for this workshop are precirculated. For access to a given participant's work, please contact them directly or email historiesofmodernmigration@gmail.com.
(Click here to see event flyer!)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
LOCATION | WILLIAM JAMES HALL 1550
9:00–10:00AM
The Martyr in Argentine Siberia: Anarchism, Immigration,
and the...

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2020 Mar 11

HIGHS Seminar: Michele Louro, Title TBA

3:45pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Department Conference Room

Speaker: Michele Louro (Salem State University)

Co-chairs: David Armitage and Erez Manela

The Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) is a forum for cutting-edge work in the fields of international and global history. The seminar, organized at the Department of History and generously supported by the Weatherhead Center for International...

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2020 Feb 12

HIGHS Seminar: Keisha N. Blain, Title TBA

3:45pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Department Conference Room

Speaker: Keisha N. Blain (University of Pittsburgh/Radcliffe Institute)

Co-chairs: David Armitage and Erez Manela

The Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) is a forum for cutting-edge work in the fields of international and global history. The seminar, organized at the Department of History and generously supported by the Weatherhead...

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2019 Nov 06

HIGHS Seminar: “Undermining Rights: Transnational Environmental Justice and Indigenous Activism across Settler States”

3:45pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Department Conference Room

Speaker: Megan Black (London School of Economics)

Co-chairs: David Armitage and Erez Manela

The Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) is a forum for cutting-edge work in the fields of international and global history. The seminar, organized at the Department of History and generously...

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2019 Oct 16

HIGHS Seminar: "The Plantation’s Colonial Modernity in Comparative Perspective"

3:45pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Department Conference Room

Speaker: Adom Getachew (University of Chicago/Safra Center for Ethics)

Co-chairs: David Armitage and Erez Manela

The Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) is a forum for cutting-edge work in the fields of international and global history. The seminar, organized at the Department of History and...

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2019 Sep 25

HIGHS Seminar: "Catastrophic Diplomacy: A History of U.S. Response to Natural Disaster"

3:45pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Department Conference Room

Speaker: Julia Irwin (University of South Florida)

Co-chairs: David Armitage and Erez Manela

The Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) is a forum for cutting-edge work in the fields of international and global history. The seminar, organized at the Department of History and generously supported by the Weatherhead Center...

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