History Events

2019 Nov 01

Senior Thesis Conference (Day 2)

(All day)

Location: 

History Conference Room (125) and Basement Conference Room (B-21), Robinson Hall

 

All members of the College and the Department are warmly invited to attend this year’s Senior Thesis Writers’ Conference. The Conference will take place on Thursday, October 31, and Friday, November 1, and will showcase the thesis research of the Class of 2020. Please see the program for details.

 

(Closed to the Harvard Community)

2019 Oct 31

Senior Thesis Conference (Day 1)

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

History Conference Room (125) and Basement Conference Room (B-21), Robinson Hall

All members of the College and the Department are warmly invited to attend this year’s Senior Thesis Writers’ Conference. The Conference will take place on Thursday, October 31, and Friday, November 1, and will showcase the thesis research of the Class of 2020. Please see the program for details.


(Closed to the Harvard Community)
2019 Oct 16

History Department Seminar: “Giving Our Own Times a History” (The Public Face of History series)

12:00pm to 1:20pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Conference Room (#125), 35 Quincy St., Cambridge 02138

The “Public Face of History” is a year-long series sponsored by the Harvard History Department that aims to stimulate conversation among faculty, students, and the larger community over the challenges historians face in sharing their work with the public. In doing so, the department hopes to highlight the different ways that scholars have deepened historical understanding to a broad audience. Our first talk, “Giving Our Own Times a History,” will center around University of Washington Professor Margaret O’Mara’s recent book, The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America....

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2019 Sep 13

Department Fall Reception

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Great Space

(Closed Event)

The Harvard History Department invites you and your family to our Fall Reception. We hope to see you there!

2019 May 02

Book Discussion and Signing: "Becoming Mary Sully", with Phil Deloria

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Professor Philip Deloria will discuss and sign Becoming Mary Sully.

Dakota Sioux artist Mary Sully was the great-granddaughter of respected nineteenth-century portraitist Thomas Sully, who captured the personalities of America's first generation of celebrities (including the figure of Andrew Jackson immortalized on the twenty-dollar bill). Born on the Standing Rock reservation in South Dakota in 1896, she was largely self-taught. Steeped in the visual traditions of beadwork, quilling, and hide painting, she also engaged with the experiments in time, space,...

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2019 May 01

Syed Mujtaba Ali in Afghanistan: Autobiography at the Limits of History

3:45pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, 02138

Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series

Speaker: 
Mou Banerjee
Assistant Professor, History Department,
Clemson University

Chaired by:
Sugata Bose
Gardiner Professor of History,
Harvard University

Sunil Amrith
Mehra Family Professor of South Asian
Studies, Harvard University

Sponsored by: the Harvard University Asia Center

(Flyer attached below)

2019 Apr 16

"Imitation, Invasion, Innovation: What Really Matters in Global History of Technology"

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

In the last twenty or thirty years, innovation has been central to the discourse on the economy. This ‘innovation’ is disruptive, pervasive and fast, demanding new economic, political and social forms. On the other hand, the world has seen unprecedented rates of imitation, not least of old forms. In our imaginations innovation and imitation occupy different geographical, economic and moral spaces. Innovation is seen positively and futuristically, as a feature of a few selected, creative, entrepreneurial places; it marches...

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2019 Apr 11

History Graduate Student Association Book Sale

Thu - Fri, Apr 11 to Apr 12, 10:00am - 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Great Space

April 11th, 10:00am - 6:00pm (open to Harvard affiliates; closed to the public)

April 12th, 10:00am - 6:00pm (open to Harvard affiliates and the general public)

Cash and Venmo accepted!

Proceeds to Benefit the History Graduate Student Association


(Flyer attached below)

 

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