Past Events

  • 2019 Dec 10

    Seventy Years of China’s Economic Development

    4:15pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Seventy Years of China’s Economic Development: Reflections on Modern Economics

    Speaker:

    Justin Lin, Former World Bank Chief Economist. Dean, Institute of New Structural Economics; Dean, Institute For South-South Cooperation and Development; Professor And Honorary Dean, National School Of Development, Peking University.

    Contact:

    Dan Murphy
    daniel_murphy@fas.harvard.edu

    Cosponsored by Harvard College Association of U.S.-China Relations, Harvard College China Forum, and International Relations on Campus.

  • 2019 Dec 06

    Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry and Global Mental Health

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

    "The Buddha’s Mother’s Death: Maternal Mortality Then and Now"

    Speaker:

    Kim GutschowLecturer in Religion, Anthropology and Sociology, Williams College.

    Co-sponsored by the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

    Contact:

    Andrea Chiovenda 
    Andrea_Chiovenda@hms.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Dec 06

    Conference | Indigeneity, Religion, and Remaking the Public Sphere

    9:00am to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    GSAS Student Center, Lehman Hall, Room 201

    Program

    Presented by the Weatherhead Research Cluster on Religion and Public Life in Africa and the African Diaspora.

    December 5-6, 2019

    Location
    The GSAS Student Center
    Lehman Hall, Room 201
    Harvard Yard
    Harvard University
    Cambridge, MA 02138

    Thursday, December 5, 2019

    9:00–9:15 | Opening Remarks

    • Todne Thomas, Co-chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Religion in Public Life in Africa and the African Diaspora; Assistant Professor...
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  • 2019 Dec 05

    Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Lunch Talk

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K450

    "The Political Economy of Punishment under the Second Slavery"

    Speaker:

    Marcelo Ferraro, WIGH Global Fellow, Spring 2015 and Fall 2019; PhD Candidate in History, Universidade de São Paulo.

    Advance sign up is requested: https://wigh.wcfia.harvard.edu/event/lunch-talk-marcelo-ferraro-political-economy-punishment-under-second-slavery?delta=0

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    wigh@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Dec 05

    Conference | Indigeneity, Religion, and Remaking the Public Sphere

    9:00am to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    GSAS Student Center, Lehman Hall, Room 201

    Program

    Presented by the Weatherhead Research Cluster on Religion and Public Life in Africa and the African Diaspora.

    December 5-6, 2019

    Location
    The GSAS Student Center
    Lehman Hall, Room 201
    Harvard Yard
    Harvard University
    Cambridge, MA 02138

    Thursday, December 5, 2019

    9:00–9:15 | Opening Remarks

    • Todne Thomas, Co-chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Religion in Public Life in Africa and the African Diaspora; Assistant Professor...
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  • 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.

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