Past Events

  • 2019 Feb 19

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Democracy and Inequality: Learning Through Sound in Tokyo, Boston, and Berlin"

    Speaker:

    Ian Condry, Professor of Japanese Culture and Media Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Moderator:

    Theodore Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Jenni Ting
    wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Feb 19

    Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Politics

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

    "Homicidal Ecologies: Illicit Economies and Complicit States in Latin America"

    Speaker:

    Deborah Yashar, Professor of Politics & International Affairs, Princeton University; Editor of World Politics.

    Moderator:

    Steven Levitsky, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Populism/Challenges to Democracy. David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University; Harvard College Professor.

    Contact:

    Jillian Scales
    jscales@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Feb 14

    Middle East Seminar

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Covering the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Analyzing from a Turkish Perspective"

    Speaker:

    Afsin Yurkadul, Robert Long Fellow, Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University 20182019; News Anchor and Correspondent for Haberturk News Network, Turkey.

    Discussant:

    Can Ozen, Research Fellow, FXB Center for Health & Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health; Assistant Professor of Economics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara.

    Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Feb 13

    Cultural Politics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

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

    "What Do We Owe 'Outsiders'? The Challenge of Managing Large Scale Distress Migration"

    Speaker:

    Jacqueline Bhabha, Faculty Associate. Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population; Director of Research, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School.

    Contact:

    Ilana Freedman
    ifreedman@g.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Feb 13

    Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS)

    3:45pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library (1st floor)

    "'Never Again Enter Upon Such Crusades': Herbert C. Hoover and the Meaning of Conservatism"

    Speaker:

    Kevin Kim, Visiting Scholar, Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Harvard University.

    Co-sponsored by the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History
    cwc@fas.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Feb 13

    Seminar in Economic Development

    2:45pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building E51, Room 395

    "In Vaccines We Trust? The Effects of the CIA’s Vaccine Ruse on Immunization in Pakistan"

    Speaker:

    Monica Martinez-Bravo, Associate Professor, Center for Monetary and Financial Studies.

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

    Contact:

    Jeanne Winner
    jwinner@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Feb 12

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "The Economic Impact of America's New Protectionism"

    Speaker:

    David Weinstein, Carl S. Shoup Professor of Japanese Economy; Director of Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University.

    Moderator:

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

    Contact:

    Jenni Ting
    wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

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