Events

  • Oct 23

    Comparative Politics Speaker Series

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Why Elections Fail"

    Speaker:

    Pippa Norris, Paul. F. McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics, Harvard Kennedy School.

    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

  • Oct 23

    Middle East Seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

    The seminar is co-sponsored with the Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World.

    "Working Across the Turkish Border in Syria: Drinking from the Humanitarian Fire Hose"

    Speaker:

    Martha Myers, Country Director, Save the Children-Syria Response.

    Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

    Contact:

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

  • Oct 24

    Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry and Global Mental Health

    10:00am to 11:50am

    Location: 

    William James Hall, Room 1550

    "Faints, Fluids, Tremors, and Winds: The Story of Hysteria in India and the Ways Medicine Moves"

    Speaker:

    Sarah Pinto, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Tufts University.

    Co-sponsored by The Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Program in Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University; and The Global Health and Medical Humanities Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Contact:

    Karen Kwass
    karen_kwass@hms.harvard.edu
    617-432-2676

  • Oct 24

    The Economic History Workshop

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Littauer M-16, North Yard

    "Ethnicity Dynamics and Economic Performance in US Counties: 1850–2010"

    Speaker:

    Scott Fulford, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Boston College.

    Contact:

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

  • Oct 27

    Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Ebola: From Real Needs in West Africa, to Fear and Fumbling in the US. How This Crisis is Teaching Us That Health Systems Matter"

    Speakers:

    Andrew Sechler, MD, Associate Medical Director, Last Mile Health; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital.

    Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH, Director, Harvard Global Health Institute; Professor of Health Policy, Harvard School of Public Health; Practicing Internal Medicine Physician, VA Boston Healthcare System.

    Stefanie Friedhoff, German-American Journalist; Former Programming Director, Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard.

    Contact:

    Donna Hicks
    dhicks@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • Oct 28

    Political Violence Workshop

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room 401

    "How Defense Spending Responds to Unexpected Shifts in Violence"

    Speaker:

    Michael Gill, PhD candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Kai Thaler
    thaler@fas.harvard.edu

  • Oct 28

    Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Politics

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

    "Oil Windfalls and the Political Resource Curse: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Brazil"

    Speaker:

    Noam Lupu, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Trice Faculty Scholar, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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

    Contact:

    Isade Salcedo
    isalcedo@fas.harvard.edu

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