Events

  • Oct 29

    Transatlantic Relations Seminar

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    “Germany and Europe Facing the Ukraine Crisis and ISIS”

    Speaker:

    Thomas Bagger, Head of Policy Planning, German Foreign Office, Berlin.

    This event is co-sponsored by the Boston Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany. The American Council on Germany’s Dr. Henry A. Kissinger Transatlantic Speaker Program at the Warburg Chapters is made possible by a generous grant from the Robert Bosch Foundation.

  • Oct 29

    Turkey in the Modern World

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    “EU-Turkish relations in tough times: Could upgrading the customs union become a means to reviving EU-Turkish relations?”

    Speaker:

    Kemal Kirisci, TUSIAD Senior Fellow, Center on U.S. and Europe’s Turkey Project, The Brookings Institution.

    Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University.

    Contact:

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

  • Oct 30

    Middle East Seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge St. Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

    “Palestinian Strategy After Kerry and the War on Gaza: A Way Forward”

    Speaker:

    Huram Zomlot, Executive Deputy, Fatah International Affairs Committee and Professor of Strategic Studies, Birzeit University.

    Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

    Contact:

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

  • Oct 31

    Economic History Workshop

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Littauer Center, M-16 North Yard

    "Is Causal Understanding Necessary for Cultural Adaptation?"

    Speaker:

    Robert Boyd, Origins Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University.

    Moderators and Chairs:

    Eric Chaney, Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

    Melissa Dell, Faculty Associate. Department of Economics, Harvard University.

    Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Harvard University.

  • 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.

    "Topic Pending"

    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: 

    Belfer Library, (L369) Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

    "Kurdistan: Tragic Past, Uncertain Future in 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

    "Title TBA"

    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.

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