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2019 Apr 22

Seminar: Michael Homberg, Pathways to Modernity? The Rise of Technical Assistance Missions and the Early Days of the Digital Age in India, 1950s to 1970s

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

Speaker: Michael Homberg
Visiting Fellow Spring 2019, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Cologne

Commentator: Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University

Abstract:
With the decline of the European overseas empires and the increasing dynamics of a Global Cold War, international...

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2019 Apr 23

MHS: Boston’s North End: Post-World War II Italian Immigration, Segmented Assimilation, and the “Problem of Cornerville”

5:15pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

MHS logoPresented by the Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture and sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Featuring: James Pasto, Boston University

Comment: Marilynn Johnson, Boston College 

Attendance is free and open to all. RSVP to...

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2019 Apr 24

History Department Seminar: “When Historians Can Not Remain Silent” (The Historian as Public Intellectual series)

12:00pm

Location: 

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

SpeakerSidney Chalhoub (Professor of History and of African and African American Studies)

Talk Title: When Historians Can Not Remain Silent
A conversation about right-wing extremism and its challenges for historians.

Sponsored by the Harvard University Department of History as part of the Historian as Public Intellectual series.

Open to the public

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