Past Events

  • 2019 Dec 04

    History and Economics Seminar

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room 030

    "Red Meat Republic: A Hoof-to-Table History of How Beef Changed America"

    Joshua SpechtLecturer, Department of History, Monash University.

    Book signing and reception to follow.

  • 2019 Dec 04

    Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS): Elizabeth Ingleson

    3:45pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, History Department Conference Room

    “Making Made In China: Race, Labor, and Politics in U.S.-China Trade 1971-1980" 

    Speaker: 

    Elizabeth Ingleson, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Presidential History, Southern Methodist University. 

    Contact: 

    Marino Auffant 
    mauffant@g.harvard.edu 
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  • 2019 Dec 03

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Special Duty: A History of the Japanese Intelligence Community"

    Speaker:

    Richard Samuels, Ford International Professor, Department of Political Science; Director, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Moderator:

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

    Co-sponsored by the International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Contact:

    Amy Stockton
    astockton@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Dec 03

    Canada Program Special Event

    9:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K354

    "Pluralism in a Historic Context: Challenges and Opportunities in North America"

    Speakers:

    Pluralism's Imperialism: Legality Difference on Turtle Island
    Aaron Mills, Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Constitutionalism and Philosophy McGill University.

    African Americans and Racial Incorporation: Preindustrial Urban Roots
    Joe Trotter, Giant Eagle Professor of History and Social Justice, History Department, Carnegie Mellon University.

    “He Couldn’t Have A Life:” State Violence as Slow Violence in the Post-Civil-Rights Era
    Adriane Lentz-Smith, Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of History, Duke University.

    Black Women, Internationalism, and Afro-Asian Solidarity in the 1930s
    Keisha N. Blain, Associate Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh. President of the African American Intellectual History Society.

    Keynote Lecture:

    Earl Lewis, Professor of History and Director of the Center for Social Solutions, University of Michigan, and Former President of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

    From Pluralism to the Clash of Civilizations: Re-racializing Global Disorder and Reframing Immigration at the End of the Cold War
    Penny Von Eschen, William R. Kennan Jr. Professor of American Studies and Professor of History, University of Virginia.

    Language, Race, and Nation: Haitian Immigration and Quebec in the 1970s
    Sean Mills, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Canadian and Transnational History, University of Toronto.

    ... Read more about Canada Program Special Event

  • 2019 Dec 02

    Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

     "The Future of the History of Capitalism"

    Speaker:

    Antara Haldar, University Lecturer in Empirical Legal Studies at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge University.

    Graduate Student Commentator:

    Yedong Chen, PhD Candidate in East Asian Arts/Film/Cultural Studies, Harvard University.

    Commentator:

    Alex Keyssar, Matthew W. Stirling Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

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

  • 2019 Dec 02

    Regions in a Multipolar World: Lecture

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K354

    “Regionalisms in East Asia”

    Speakers:

    Arne Westad, Elihu Professor of History and Global Affairs, Yale University.

    Ezra Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Bota Ussen
    bussen@fas.harvard.edu  

  • 2019 Dec 02

    Seminar in Economic Development

    3:00pm to 4:15pm

    Location: 

    Emerson Hall, 29 Quincy Street, Room 210

    "Direct and Indirect Effects of Financial Access on SME"

    Speaker: 

    Jing Cai, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland. 

    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

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  • 2019 Dec 02

    Science, Technology and Society Seminar: STS Circle at Harvard

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S050

    "Listening Like a Computer: Computational Psychiatry and the Re-coding of Psychiatric Screening"

    Speaker: 

    Beth Michelle Semel, PhD candidate, History, Anthropology, Science, Technology and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Moderator: 

    Sam Weiss Evans, Science, Technology & Society Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

    Contact:

    STS Program
    sts@hks.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Dec 02

    Canada Seminar

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Multiculturalism vs Interculturalism: Municipal Governance and Double Binds in the Era of Super-Diversity"

    Speaker:

    Bob White, Associate Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Montreal.

    Chair:

    Elke Winter, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Harvard University, and Professor of Sociology, University of Ottawa.

    Contact:

    Helen Clayton
    canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

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