Events

  • Nov 03

    International Economics Workshop

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Littauer Center M-15

    This seminar is joint with Monetary and Fiscal Policy Workshop.

    "Are Sticky Prices Costly?: Evidence from the Stock Market"

    Speaker:

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Associate Professor, University of California at Berkeley.

    Contact:

    Jane Trahan
    jtrahan@harvard.edu

  • Nov 03

    Turkey in the Modern World

    5:15pm to 6:45pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Kennedy School, Belfer Library, L369

    "Kurdistan: Navigating from a Tragic Past to a Brighter Future in a Troubled Region"

    Speaker:

    Falah Mustafa Bakir, Head of Foreign Relations, The Kurdish Regional Government .

    Co-sponsored by Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Geopolitics of Energy Project, and The Belfer Center, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Marina Ivanova
    mivanova@wcfia.harvard.edu
    (617) 495-9006

  • Nov 04

    Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Politics

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

    "Norm Diffusion from the Global South: Latin American Protagonism of the Idea of International Protection of Human Rights"

    Speaker:

    Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

    Co-sponsored by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.

    Contact:

    Isade Salcedo
    isalcedo@fas.harvard.edu

  • Nov 04

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    “Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty’s Trek across the Pacific”

    Speaker:

    Christine Yano, Edwin O. Reischauer Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies, Harvard University; Professor of Anthropology, University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

    Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.

    Moderator and Chair:

    Susan J. Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • Nov 04

    Economic Development Workshop

    2:45pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Hall 104

    "Dynamic Loss Aversion, Growth, and Development"

    Speaker:

    Michael Kremer, Gates Professor of Developing Societies, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Jeanne Winner
    jwinner@fas.harvard.edu

  • Nov 06

    Comparative Politics Speaker Series

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Is the Long Route of Accountability Just Too Long? Evidence from Post-apartheid South Africa"

    Speaker:

    Evan Lieberman, Total Professor of Political Science and Contemporary Africa, Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Conveners:

    Gwyneth McClendon, Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Daniel Smith, Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Co-Sponsored by the Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Kai Thaler
    thaler@fas.harvard.edu

  • Nov 06

    Middle East Seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    “Jordan and the Politics of National Narratives: Current Challenges in Historical Perspective”

    Speaker:

    Dr. Laurie Brand, Robert Grandford Wright Professor of International Relations.

    Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

    Contact:

    Marina Ivanova
    mivanova@wcfia.harvard.edu
    (617) 495-9006

  • Nov 07

    Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Joukowsky Forum, Watson Insititute, Brown University, 111 Thayer Street.

    "Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development"

    Speaker:

    Sunila Kale, University of Washington.

    Contact:

    Stephanie Abbott-Pandey
    stephanie_abbott@brown.edu

  • Nov 07

    Economic History Workshop

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Littauer M-16, North Yard

    "The Effects of Cash Transfers on Health"

    Speaker:

    Shari Eli, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto.

    Contact:

    Gia Petrakis
    gpetrakis@fas.harvard.edu
    (617) 496-5079

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