History Events

2020 Mar 28

CON-IH: Militarization: Methods, Approaches, & New Directions

(All day)

The Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International and Global History (Con-IH) is organized by Harvard graduate students who are immersed in the field of international history. The conference selects 12 graduate students from around the world to participate in a two-day conference to present and discuss cutting-edge scholarship in various themes of international and global history. 

For the past two decades, Con-IH has been generously supported by various centers at Harvard including the Harvard History Department, the Weatherhead Center for International...

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2019 Nov 05

"Harlem in Germany": Race, Migration, and the American Analogy in the Federal Republic

5:00pm

Location: 

History Department Conference Room

Speaker:
Lauren Stokes 
Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Northwestern University

Lauren Stokes (Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2016) is a historian of modern Germany, with a particular focus on migration and race in German history. She is currently at work on a book manuscript about “family reunification” for foreign workers in West Germany, one that explores the ways that regulation of the intimate sphere was linked to broader processes of labor migration, national identity formation, and European integration. She currently conducts research in...

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2019 Oct 04

Postwar Japan: A Pre-Postmortem

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium S010, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Speaker: Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History, Columbia University

Moderator: Ian J. Miller, Professor of History, Harvard University

2019 Nov 01

“From Homer to History with the Max Planck-Harvard Research Center. Recent results from Bronze Age Investigations.”

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

On Friday, November 1st, German and U.S. team members from the Max Planck-Harvard Research Center for the Archaeoscience of the Ancient Mediterranean (MHAAM) will present some of our most remarkable discoveries from archaeoscience and ancient genetics in: “From Homer to History with the Max Planck-Harvard Research Center. Recent results from Bronze Age Investigations...

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2019 Oct 15

“Marriage, mobility and households in Bronze Age Germany: integrating ancient DNA, isotopes and archaeology”

5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge 02138

On Tuesday, October 15th, Dr. Alissa Mittnik, Department of Genetics (Reich Lab) at Harvard Medical School, will speak on her remarkable research: “Marriage, mobility and households in Bronze Age Germany: integrating ancient DNA, isotopes and archaeology. ” Showing the power of traditional archaeological and newer archaeoscientific methods to illuminate life in Bronze Age Germany, the talk takes place at 5:30 pm at CGIS South: S020 Belfer Case Study Room (1730 Cambridge Street, poster attached). Professor Matthew Liebmann (...

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2019 Nov 20

Early Modern History Workshop - “Trade and Lawsuits across the Atlantic: litigation involving Sephardic and converso traders in sixteenth and seventeenth century Amsterdam, Porto and Brazil”

6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Department Conference Room (#125)

Speaker: Daniel Strum (University of São Paulo and Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton)

Talk Title: “Trade and Lawsuits across the Atlantic: litigation involving Sephardic and converso traders in sixteenth and seventeenth century Amsterdam, Porto and Brazil”

Sponsored by the Early Modern History Workshop

2019 Dec 02

WIGH Seminar: Prabhu Mohapatra, "The Worker in the Mirror of Law: Towards a Global History of Informality"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Department Conference Room, 35 Quincy Street

"The Worker in the Mirror of Law: Towards a Global History of Informality"
Prabhu Mohapatra, Associate Professor of History, University of Delhi, India

Graduate Student Commentators:
Chao Lang, PhD Candidate in History and East Asian Languages
Maya Singhal, PhD Candidate in Anthropology, Harvard University

Faculty Commentator: ...

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2019 Nov 25

WIGH Seminar: Steven Press, "Capitalism and German Imperialism before World War I: A Reassessment"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Department Conference Room, 35 Quincy Street

"Capitalism and German Imperialism before World War I: A Reassessment"
Steven Press, Assistant Professor of History, Stanford University

Graduate Student Commentator: Natalie Behrends, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

Faculty Commentator: Charles Maier, University Research Professor, Harvard University

Please note that...

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2019 Nov 18

WIGH Seminar: Antara Haldar, "The Future of the History of Capitalism"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Department Conference Room, 35 Quincy Street

"The Future of the History of Capitalism"
Antara Haldar, University Lecturer in Empirical Legal Studies at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge University

Graduate Student Commentator: Yedong Chen, PhD Candidate in East Asian Arts/Film/Cultural Studies, Harvard University

Commentator: Alex Keyssar, Matthew W. Stirling Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy,...

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2019 Oct 28

WIGH Seminar: Pedro Machado, "A Trove of Ocean Riches: Marine Products and the Political Economy of Empire"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Department Conference Room, 35 Quincy Street

"A Trove of Ocean Riches: Marine Products and the Political Economy of Empire"
Pedro Machado, Associate Professor of History, Indiana University

Graduate Student Commentator: Kenneth Alyass, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

Faculty Commentator: Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor...

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