Past Events

  • 2021 Apr 12

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar (via Zoom)

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    Panel: “U.S.-Japan Alliance Cooperation in Air and Space”

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    Speakers:

    General Shunji Izutsu, Air Chief of Staff, Japan Air Self-Defense Force; HKS ’01; Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations (2001-02).

    Saadia M. Pekkanen, Job and Gertrud Tamaki Professor, Jackson School of International Studies; Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science; Adjunct Professor, School of Law, University of Washington.

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Faculty Associate (emeritus). Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Moderator:

    Christina DavisDirector, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; and Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Emma Duncan
    eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

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

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  • 2021 Apr 12

    Seminar in International Economics (via Zoom)

    4:30pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Urban Welfare - Tourism in Barcelona"

    Speaker:

    Simon Fuchs, Research Economist and Assistant Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

    Contact:

    Cynthia Gomez
    Cgomez@fas.harvard.edu

    Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University.

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  • 2021 Apr 12

    Science, Technology and Society Seminar: STS Circle at Harvard (via Zoom)

    12:15pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Digital Welfare Reform: The Constitutional Project of Computerizing Government"

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    Speaker:

    Marc Aidinoff, PhD candidate in History, Anthropology, and STS, MIT.

    Contact:

    Paul Sherman
    paul_sherman@hks.harvard.edu

    Co-sponsored by the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.

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  • 2021 Apr 12

    Nigeria in the World Event (via Zoom)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Fostering Peace in Nigeria's Restive Middle Belt: The Work of the Kaduna Peace Commission"

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    Speaker:

    Ms. Priscilla Ankut Esq, Chief Executive Officer, Kaduna State Peace Commission.

    Contact:

    Darren Kew
    Darren.kew@umb.edu

    Co-sponsored by the Center for Peace, Democracy and Development, University of Massachusetts Boston.

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  • 2021 Apr 12

    Canada Seminar (via Zoom)

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Struggles for Justice in the Great White North"

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    Speakers:

    "The Sacralization of Racism in the Anglosphere"

    Eric Kaufmann, Professor of Politics, Birckbeck, University of London.

    "Plantation U: Labour, Race, State and the Struggle against Command Capitalism"

    Tamari Kitossa, Associate Professor of Sociology, Brock University.

    "The Great White North: Race and Reckoning in Canada"

    Debra Thompson, Associate Professor of Political Science; Canada Research Chair in Racial Inequality in Democratic Societies, McGill University.

    "Dimensions of Whiteness: A self-reflexive exploration"

    Anna Triandafyllidou, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration, Ryerson University.

    Contact:

    Helen Clayton
    Canada@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2021 Apr 08

    Middle East Seminar (via Zoom)

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Yemen: A Long View on the Long War"

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    Speaker:

    Peter Salisbury, Senior Analyst, International Crisis Group.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard 
    Jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

    Co-sponsored by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

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  • 2021 Apr 08

    Project on Shi'ism Symposium on Diversity and Unity in Transnational Shi'ism

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Symposium on Diversity and Unity in Transnational Shi'ism"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    12:30PM–2:00PM EDT | Panel 4:  Shi'a Confessional Identities and Politics in the Middle East

    Speakers:

    • "Remarks on Historical and Religious Foundations of the Alevi-Sunni Conflict in Contemporary Turkey"
      Riza YildirimPhD Candidate, Emory University.

    • "Shi’i Families in Provincial Iran: Everyday Piety in and Beyond State Power"
      Rose WellmanAssistant Professor, University of Michigan-Dearborn.

    • "The Importance of the Concept of the Zaydi Imamate in the Context of the Current War in Yemen"
      Alexander WeissenburgerPhD Candidate, Austrian Academy of Sciences.

    • "The Alawites of Syria: Diversity and Unity in Transnational Shi'ism"
      Joshua LandisSandra Mackey Chair and Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and the Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies, University of Oklahoma.

    Moderator:

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

    For more information on the symposium and to view the full schedule, please visit the symposium website.

  • 2021 Apr 07

    Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) (via Zoom)

    3:45pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Rude Boy International: Sound Systems, Dancehall and Diasporas"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speaker:

    Quito Swan, Professor of Africana Studies, College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts Boston.

    Commentator: 

    Holger DroesslerAssistant Professor of Humanities and Arts, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

    Contact:

    Kristin Oberiano
    oberiano@g.harvard.edu

    This event is online only. Please click the "Read More" link for full instructions on how to attend this seminar.

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  • 2021 Apr 07

    Seminar in Economic Development (via Zoom)

    2:45pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "The Role of Finance in the Process of Development: Improving Access versus Reducing Frictions"

    Speaker:

    Maitreesh Ghatak, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics.

    Contact:

    Michael O'Neil
    michael_oneil@fas.harvard.edu

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

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