History Events

2019 Feb 25

Early Modern Workshop - "Peculiarities of the English Enlightenment"

5:15pm

Location: 

Basement Seminar Room, Robinson Hall

Presentation Title: "Peculiarities of the English Enlightenment"

Speaker: Colin Kidd (Wardlaw Professor of Modern History, University of St Andrews)

Sponsored with the Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History

 

2019 Feb 04

Lecture and Discussion: Sweden and Haiti 1791-1825

4:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University Knafel Center, Room 104, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA

Haitian historiography is evolving rapidly and the recent focus on the revolution has expanded to cover the first decades of the independent nation/s. New research has refuted the notion of Haitian post-independence isolation.

 

Uppsala University historian Fredrik Thomasson contextualizes these perspectives in a discussion of Swedish-Haitian relations from the beginning of the rebellions in...

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2019 Jan 31

Lecture by Marcia Lima: "Narratives on race and gender in the Brazilian elections"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

104 Mt. Auburn Street 3R, Seminar Room

The purpose of this lecture is to present - from the perspective on race and gender studies - how the representations of these social markers were mobilized in the 2018 elections, especially the presidential election. The dispute between leading candidates demonstrated that the public debate around these issues was crucial for this election. The question to the discussion is: Do the division of perspectives and narratives represent a division of Brazilian society about race and gender?

Márcia Lima is Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of São Paulo, and a...

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2019 Mar 27

The Dominican Protestants: Historical Narrative, Religious Freedom, and Property Law in Late Nineteenth-Century Santo Domingo

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS, S450

Presenter: Christina Davidson (Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History)

Talk Title: The Dominican Protestants: Historical Narrative, Religious Freedom, and Property Law in Late Nineteenth-Century Santo Domingo

Sponsored by: Early Modern Events at the Latin American Workshop

Location: CGIS, S450

Date: 03/27/19

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm

2019 Jan 30

Ports of Sanctuary: Maritime Marronage, Imperial Law and the Judicial Imaginary of Enslaved Mariners

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S450

Presenter: Mary Hicks (Amherst College, Mamolen Fellow at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research).

Talk Title: Ports of Sanctuary: Maritime Marronage, Imperial Law and the Judicial Imaginary of Enslaved Mariners

Sponsored by: Early Modern Events at the Latin American Workshop

Location: CGIS, S450

Date: 01/30/19

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm

 

2018 Dec 07

History Department Holiday Reception

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Great Space

By Invitation only. Not open to the public.

(Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff)

2018 Nov 15

The Lead Summit at Harvard: Revolutionary Discoveries in Lead Pollution and Health Impacts

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, 1350 Massachusetts Ave. (Harvard Yard), Cambridge, MA

event flyerFeaturing:

Philip Landrigan, Boston College Global Health and Harvard School of Public Health; Bruce Lanphear, Simon Frasier University; Paul A. Mayewski, Climate Change Institute, UMaine;  Michael McCormick, Harvard; Alexander More, Harvard; Jessica Reyes, Amherst College...

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