Past Events

  • 2019 Oct 10

    Destination World

    4:15pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Tsai Auditorium (S010)

    Poster for Destination World

    Each summer, Harvard students travel to locations around the globe to study, intern, volunteer, or do research. “Destination: World” celebrates their adventures in cities from Cape Town to Volgograd, bringing new perspectives back to campus. Nine students take to the stage to share their inspirational stories about global engagement, intellectual exploration, and personal discovery made possible through travel abroad.... Read more about Destination World

  • 2019 Oct 10

    Project on Shi'ism & Global Affairs

    2:30pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS-Knafel: Room K262 - Bowie-Vernon

    "Re-Drawing the Rules of the Game? Iran, Israel, and the Geopolitics of the Levant"

    Speakers: 

    Hussein Kalout, Associate of the Project on Shi'ism and Global Affairs and Research Scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), Harvard University.

    Daniel Sobelman, Assistant Professor, International Relations Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    Chair:

    Payam Mohseni, Director of the Project on Shi'ism & Global Affairs.

    ...

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  • 2019 Oct 09

    Special Event | International Comedy Night with Cristela Alonzo

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Smith Campus Center, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Harvard Commons, 1st Floor

    Poster of International Comedy Night with Cristela Alonzo

    No tickets are required. This event is FREE and open to the public—at the newly renovated Smith Campus Center in the heart of Harvard Square.

    This event is part of Worldwide Week at Harvard, celebrated from October 6–12, 2019.

    Get a fresh new perspective on the world. Join us for a dose of international-themed humor with Netflix comedian Cristela Alonzo and the Harvard College Stand-Up Comic Society.... Read more about Special Event | International Comedy Night with Cristela Alonzo

  • 2019 Oct 08

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Voters, Candidates, and Gender Representation in Japan"

    Speaker:

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

    Moderator:

    Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Special Series on the Future of Democracy in Japan and Asia, supported by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP). Co-sponsored by the Department of Government and the Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Contact:

    Amy Stockton
    astockton@wcfia.harvard.edu... Read more about Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

  • 2019 Oct 08

    Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Studies

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

    "Population Pressures: Migration, Repression, and Agrarian Reform in Latin America"

    Speaker: 

    Emily Sellars, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University.

    Moderator:

    Fernando Bizzarro, PhD Candidate, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Jillian Scales
    jscales@fas.harvard.edu... Read more about Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Studies

  • 2019 Oct 07

    Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

     "The Atlantic Slave-Sugar Complex in the Genoese Cycle of Accumulation: Origins of the Capitalist World-Economy"

    Speaker: 

    Dale Tomich, Professor of Sociology and History, Binghamton University.

    Faculty Commentator: 

    Orlando Patterson, John Cowles Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

    Graduate Student Commentator: 

    Marcelo Ferraro, WIGH Global Fellow; Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil.

    Contact: 

    Jessica Barnard
    wigh@wcfia.harvard.edu

    ... Read more about Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar

  • 2019 Oct 07

    Seminar in Economic Development

    3:00pm to 4:15pm

    Location: 

    Emerson Hall, 29 Quincy Street, Room 210

    "Representation through Information: Politician Responsiveness to Citizen Preferences"

    Speaker:

    Asad Liaqat, PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, Harvard University. 

    Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Contact:

    Jill Smith
    jill_smith@harvard.edu

    ... Read more about Seminar in Economic Development

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