History Events

2017 Nov 20

Early Modern Workshop: New Approaches to Early Modern Political Economy

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Basement Seminar Room, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
"New Approaches to Early Modern Political Economy" featuring Sophus Reinert (Harvard Business School), "Political Economy and the Medici" andDoohwan Ahn (Seoul National University), "Bringing International Relations Back In: Anglo-French Relations and the Financial Revolution in Eighteenth-Century Britain.” 
2017 Nov 09

Early Modern Workshop: Archive Envy: An Early Modern Jewish Community and its Records

4:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center Rm. 133 (Plimpton Room), 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Elisheva Carlebach (Columbia University), "Archive Envy: An Early Modern Jewish Community and its Records." 
The formation of archives has become the object of critical historical inquiry. This lecture explores dimensions of Jewish communal archives from the early modern period with particular emphasis on the rich archive of the Hamburg-Altona community and its fate. 

Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies, the Jewish Cultures and Societies Seminar, Mahindra Humanities Center and the Early Modern History Workshop

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2017 Sep 19

Early Modern Workshop: 'Comparing cultures in the early modern world: hierarchies, genealogies and the idea of modernity

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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

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Joan-Paul Rubiés (Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) 'Comparing cultures in the early modern world: hierarchies, genealogies and the idea of modernity.’ 
Pizza and salad will be served but please RSVP if possible. 

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2017 Sep 16

History Department Outing: Artemas Ward House - RSVP by Septmeber 7th

10:00am

History Department Outing
Artemas Ward House
Saturday, September 16th, 2017
10:00 am – Late Afternoon
 

Join Harvard faculty and students on a tour of the 18th-century farmhouse of Major General Artemas Ward: Hero of the American Revolution!

No cost to students — Bag lunch included!

Please RSVP to Andrew Bellisari (abellisari@fas.harvard.edu) by Sept. 7,

And specify any dietary restrictions or preferences, including none.

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2017 Nov 30

History Undergraduate Office: Tempus and Concentrators’ Reception

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Great space

The History Undergraduate Office is holding its second concentration party of the semester to welcome new sophomore concentrators and the new issue of TEMPUS, Harvard's undergraduate journal of history. Please stop by to enjoy light refreshments, meet your colleagues—old and new!—in the history department, and congratulate the authors of our excellent papers. For more information about TEMPUS, please visit the Undergraduate Resources i-Site:  ...

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