Events

  • Sep 22

    International Economics Workshop

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Littauer Center M-15

    This seminar is joint with the Monetary and Fiscal Policy Workshop.

    "Managing Credit Bubbles"

    Speaker:

    Alberto Martin, Senior Researcher, Centre de Recerca en Economia Internaciona (CREI).

    Contact:

    Jane Trahan
    jtrahan@harvard.edu

  • Sep 23

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    “Japan's Trouble With Islands: Law, Territory, and History"

    Speaker:

    Alexis Dudden, Professor of History, University of Connecticut.

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

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu 

    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.

  • Sep 25

    Comparative Politics Speaker Series

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Democracy through Strength: Asia's Development and Democratization"

    Speaker:

    Dan Slater, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago.

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

    Conveners:

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

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

    Contact:

    Kai Thaler
    thaler@fas.harvard.edu

  • Sep 26

    The Economic History Workshop

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Littauer M-16, North Yard

    "The Effects of Labor Unions on Elections and Policy"

    Speaker:

    James Feigenbaum, PhD Candidate, Harvard University (Job Market Presentation).

    Contact:

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

  • Sep 29

    International Economics Workshop

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Littauer Center M-15

    This seminar is joint with the Monetary and Fiscal Policy Workshop.

    "The Pass-Through of Sovereign Risk"

    Speaker:

    Luigi Bocola, Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

    Contact:

    Jane Trahan
    jtrahan@harvard.edu

  • Sep 30

    Political Violence Workshop

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room 401

    "Productivity Shocks and Forced Displacement in Colombia"

    Speaker:

    Maria Cecilia Acevedo, PhD Candidate, Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

    "Whose Side Are You On? Government Repression, Political Protest, and Public Opinion"

    Speakers:

    Connor Huff, Graduate Student Associate; PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Dominika Kruszewska, PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Kai Thaler
    thaler@fas.harvard.edu

  • Oct 01

    Turkey in the Modern World

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    1737 Cambridge St, Room K262, Cambridge, MA 02138

    "Ethnic Rulers versus Ethnic Insurgents: The Dynamics and Prospects of Kurdish Mobilization"

    Speaker:

    Güneş Murat Tezcür, Associate Professor of Political Science, Loyola University Chicago.

    This event is co-sponsored by The Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

    Contact:

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

  • Oct 02

    Open House for Undergraduates

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Fisher Family Commons, 1st floor

    The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs warmly welcomes Students of Harvard College to join us for our annual Open House for Undergraduates.

    Learn about Weatherhead Center programs and opportunities for undergraduates including: summer travel grants for thesis research and J-term research/travel, thesis workshops, seminars on international topics, IRC-WCFIA events, and grants for student groups. Meet the Weatherhead Center’s faculty, Fellows, staff, IRC members, graduate students, and visiting scholars.

    Refreshments will be served!

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