History Events

2017 Aug 31

History Department Fall Welcome Reception and Ice Cream Social (Undergraduates)

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Great Space, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Fall Ice Cream social picAll are welcome to attend!

Enjoy J.P. Licks ice cream while meeting students and faculty!

Interested in learning more about history and what its study enables you to do?

•Check out the gateway courses in history: history.fas.harvard.edu/gateway-gened

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2017 May 17

Digital Teaching Seminar

Wed - Thu, May 17 to May 18, 9:00am - 2:00pm

Location: 

Location TBA

Digital ProgramsOn Wednesday and Thursday, May 17–18th, the DiTF program, in collaboration with Academic Technology for FAS and the Harvard Libraries, will offer a two day seminar on the use of digital methods in the classroom. The seminar will provide a hands-on...

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2017 May 10

Digital Teaching Fellows Showcase

12:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Digital ProgramsOn Wednesday, May 10th, 2017, the Digital Teaching Fellows Program, an initiative designed to support faculty and graduate students from across the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in the use of digital methods to enable flexible, active learning...

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2017 Apr 21

New Histories of Class: A Workshop - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

(All day)

Location: 

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

On behalf of Prof. Penny Russell and the Harvard Australian Studies Committee, we wish to invite you to the workshop "New Histories of Class," to be held on Friday and Saturday, April 21–22 in the Lower Library, Robinson Hall. 

The workshop will consist of a series of roundtables, each starting with four or five short presentations by leading academics in the field, followed by lengthy periods for discussion. Breakfast and lunch will be provided both days. Roundtable discussion topics will include:

  • Class and Global Capitalism
  • Has the "White Working Class"...
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2017 Apr 05

DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program: Military dictatorship and political repression in Brazil in the 1960s and 1970s

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

For more information, see the DRCLAS Website. 

Speaker: Mariana Joffily, Professor, Department of History, State University of Santa Catarina

Moderator: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor, Department of History, Harvard University

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2017 Mar 27

HLS: Fellow’s Lecture: The Trial of a Heretic: (Muslim Toledo, 11th Century) Judicial Procedure and Political Context

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

WCC 4059, Harvard Law School

Join a Fellow’s Lecture with Dr. Maribel Fierro.

 Dr. Fierro will discuss her current research on a significant Andalusian judicial figure from the 11th Century. Dr. Fierro's research focuses on the political, religious, and intellectual history of al-Andalus and the Islamic West (eighth—fifteenth centuries), on Islamic law, and on violence and its representation in Medieval Arabic sources.

 Dr. Fierro is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University; and Director of El Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales (...

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2017 Mar 25

Asian Borderlands: the First Annual Symposium

1:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS -S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

Asian Borderlands This is the first meeting of a proposed annual conference of a research network that will meet every year at a different university, our other partner institutions being Chicago, Columbia and Cornell. Graduate Students from Harvard and beyond will convene to discuss a range of historical topics about...

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