Events

  • Apr 21

    Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Circle at Harvard

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford Street, Room 100F

    "Fat China: Who Is Making China's Obesity Science and How"

    Speaker:

    Susan Greenhalgh, John King and Wilma Cannon Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society; Professor of Anthropology, Social Anthropology Program, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

    Co-sponsored by the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

    Sandwich lunches will be provided. Please RSVP to sts@hks.harvard.edu by the Wednesday before.

    Contact:

    Erik Aarden 
    erik_aarden@hks.harvard.edu

    Shana Rabinowich 
    shana_rabinowich@hks.harvard.edu

  • Apr 21

    Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar: Student Presentations

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel Building,1737 Cambridge Street, Room K050

    "Cotton, Cloth, and the Cultures of Violence on the Upper Guinea Coast: Merchants, Migrants, Slaves and Speculators, 1785-1805"

    Speaker:

    Jody Benjamin, PhD Candidate in African and African American History, Harvard University.

    Commentator:

    Steven Serels, WIGH Postdoctoral Fellow. PhD in History, McGill University, Canada.

    "The Global Life of Camphor and the Japanese Empire of Scents, 1890-1940"

    Speaker:

    Feng-En Tu, PhD Candidate in History and East Asian Languages, Harvard University.

    Commentator:

    Robert Julio Decker, WIGH Postdoctoral Fellow. PhD Candidate in History and Political Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany.

    The precirculated seminar papers are available at http://bit.ly/wighseminar (Harvard ID required) or by request to jbarnard@fas.harvard.edu.

  • Apr 21

    Canada Seminar

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Room 4

    "Canadian Poetry Quartet"

    Speakers:

    Jan Zwicky, Poet.

    Roo Borson, Poet.

    Joseph Clifton, Poet.

    George Elliott Clarke, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. E.J. Pratt Professor of Canadian Literature, Department of English, University of Toronto.

    Contact:

    Helen Clayton
    Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • Apr 22

    Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Politics

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

    "Vote Buying and Participatory Clientelism in Brazil"

    Speaker:

    Simeon Nichter, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego.

    Contact:

    Sophie Jampel
    (617) 496-1605
    sjampel@fas.harvard.edu

  • Apr 22

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

    "Future Robots, Disaster, and Demographic Crisis in Japan"

    Speaker:

    Shawn Bender, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, Dickinson College.

    Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and Department of Anthropology.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • Apr 23

    Political Violence Workshop

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S450

    "Rebel Laws of War? Establishing Control vs. Cohesion in the RUF in Sierra Leone"

    Speaker:

    Zoe Marks, Chancellor's Fellow, Centre for Africa Studies, University of Edinburgh; Fellow, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Lunch will be served.

    Contact:

    Kai Thaler
    thaler@fas.harvard.edu

  • Apr 24

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S153

    "The Geopolitics of Japan’s National Security"

    Speakers:

    Takehiko Ogihara, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    Shinju Fujihira, Executive Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

    Discussant:

    Thomas Berger, Associate Professor of International Relations, Boston University.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

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