Past Events

  • 2021 Sep 24

    Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry and Global Mental Health (Zoom)

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "COVID in Indonesia: The Betrayal of Global Health?"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speakers:

    Sandeep Nanwani, Program Officer, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health, United Nations Population Fund.

    Veronika Kusumaryati, Postdoctoral Fellow, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

    Santi Kusumaningrum, Director and Principal Investigator, Center on Child Protection and Wellbeing (PUSKAPA), Universitas Indonesia; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.

    Discussant:

    Paul Farmer, Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

    Contact:

    Sadeq Rahimi
    Sadeq_Rahimi@hms.harvard.edu

    This seminar is cosponsored by the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

    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 Sep 23

    Middle East Seminar (Zoom)

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    “Global Jihad and Movements of Rage”

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speakers:

    Glenn Robinson, Professor, Defense Analysis Department, Naval Postgraduate School.

    Peter Krause, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Boston College.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    Jbarnard@wcfia.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 Sep 22

    Seminar in Economic Development (Zoom)

    2:45pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Worth Your Weight? Experimental evidence on the benefits of obesity in low-income countries?"

    Speaker:

    Elisa Macchi, PhD Candidate in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Zurich.

    Contact:

    Abigail Powers
    abigailpowers@fas.harvard.edu

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

    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 Sep 21

    Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Studies (Zoom)

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "The State of Democracy in Latin America"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speakers: 

    Maria Victoria Murillo, Director, Institute of Latin American Studies, Columbia University.

    Scott Mainwaring, Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame.

    Fernando Limongi, Professor of Political Science, University of Sao Paulo.

    Beatriz Magaloni, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University.

    Moderator:

    Steven Levitsky, Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Paola Ibarra
    pibarra@fas.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 Sep 21

    Special Event: Climate Dialogues-Solidarity, Youth Engagement, and Intergenerational Equity (Zoom)

    8:30am to 9:30am

    Location: 

    Online Only

    Hand holding a climate change protest sign

    "Solidarity, Youth Engagement, and Intergenerational Equity"

    This session is open to the public and will be recorded. Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Climate change is a long-standing problem that requires solutions that will span several generations.

    • How do we pass on the baton to the next generation of climate leaders?
    • How do we galvanise collective global action to ensure that we have continued and sustainable climate actions beyond the current generation?
    • To what extent does the principle of intergenerational equity contribute to ensuring that we have sustainable development and ecological conservation?

    Welcome Remarks:

    Melani Cammett, Center Director; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

    Moderator:

    Dustin Tingley, Faculty Associate. Professor of Government, Department of Government; Deputy Vice Provost for Advances in Learning, Harvard University.

    Speakers:

    Naomi Davy, Undergraduate, Harvard College; recent intern at Green for All.

    Clea Schumer, Graduate, Harvard College; Research Analyst, Climate Program, World Resources Institute.

    Aleksandra ConevskaPhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Sarah Banse
    sarahbanse@wcfia.harvard.edu

    Cosponsored by the Scotia Group.

    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 Sep 20

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

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Geoengineering the Climate with a Human-made Volcano"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speaker:

    Jack Hensley, PhD Candidate in Environmental Science and Engineering (SEAS), Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Emily Neill
    erneill@hks.harvard.edu

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

    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 Sep 20

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

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "The Digital Transformation and Japan’s Business Reinvention”

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speaker:

    Ulrike Schaede, Professor of Japanese Business, School of Global Policy & Strategy, University of California, San Diego.

    Moderator:

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

    Contact:

    Emma Duncan
    eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

    This seminar is part of the Special Series on Japan-U.S. Cooperation in Digital Governance.

    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 Sep 15

    Culture and Social Analysis Workshop (In Person)

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

    "From the Job’s Worth to the Person’s Price: The Transformation of Organizational Pay Practices since 1950"

    Speaker:

    Laura Adler, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Lisa Albert
    lalbert@fas.harvard.edu

    This is a joint session with Harvard's Economic Sociology Seminar.

    This is an in-person event. Please click the "Read More" link for full instructions on how to attend this seminar.

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  • 2021 Sep 15

    Harvard International and Global History Seminar (HIGHS) (Zoom)

    3:45pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Women's International Thought: Introduction to a New Canon"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speaker:

    Patricia OwensProfessor of International Relations, Department of Politics & International Relations, University of Oxford.

    Commentator:

    Tania Shew, PhD Candidate, University of Manchester.

    Contact:

    Annie Boniface
    anneboniface@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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