Events

  • 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

  • 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

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Negotiating with North Korea: Proliferation, Peninsular Stability, Power Consolidation"

    Special Series on International Relations of East Asia.

    Speaker:

    John Park, Adjunct Lecturer; Faculty Affiliate, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute; Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA), Harvard Kennedy School.

  • 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 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

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