Past Events

  • 2020 Feb 24

    Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) Seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Conference Room 125

    "Making Tea, Making Empire: Social Reproduction of Workers in Colonial Assam"

    Speaker:

    Tithi Bhattacharaya, Professor of South Asian History and the Director of Global Studies, Purdue University.

    Graduate Student Commentator: 

    Swarnabh Ghosh, PhD Candidate in Architecture and Urban Planning, Harvard Design School.

    Faculty Commentator: 

    Norberto Ferraras, Visiting Fellow, WIGH; Professor of American History, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    wigh@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2020 Feb 24

    International Economics Workshop

    3:00pm to 4:15pm

    Location: 

    Littauer Center of Public Administration, 1805 Cambridge Street, M-15

    "Redrawing the Map of Global Capital Flows: The Role of Cross-Border Financing and Tax Havens"

    Speaker:

    Brent Neiman, Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics, Booth School of Economics, University of Chicago.

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

    Contact:

    Cynthia Gomez
    Cgomez@fas.harvard.edu

    Chairs:

    Pol Antràs, Faculty Associate. Robert G. Ory Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard...

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  • 2020 Feb 24

    Science, Technology and Society Seminar: STS Circle at Harvard

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S050

    "Remaking the Regretful Agent: Cancer Surgery, Medical Harm, and the Role of Affect in Therapeutic Reversals"

    Speaker: 

    Jacob Moses, PhD Candidate, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University.

    Moderator: 

    Shuang Lu Frost, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    STS Program
    sts@hks.harvard.edu

    ... Read more about Science, Technology and Society Seminar: STS Circle at Harvard

  • 2020 Feb 24

    Canada Seminar

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Struggle to Belong: Immigration Policies and Experiences of Temporariness in Canada"

    Speaker:

    Danièle Bélanger, Professor of Geography; Canada Research Chair in Global Migration Processes, Laval University.

    Chair:

    Elke Winter, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. Professor of Sociology, School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies, University of Ottawa.... Read more about Canada Seminar

  • 2020 Feb 21

    Seminar in Economic History

    1:15pm to 2:45pm

    Location: 

    Littauer Center for Public Administration, North Yard, M-16

    “The Rise of the Medici and the Fall of the Florentine Republic”

    Speaker:

    Francesco Drago, Professor, Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania.

    Contact:

    Liz Thach
    elizabeth_thach@fas.harvard.edu

  • 2020 Feb 18

    History and Economics Seminar

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Public Gathering Room (S030)

    "Empires of Vice: The Rise of Opium Prohibition across Southeast Asia"

    Speaker:

    Diana Kim, Assistant Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

    Comments:

    Emma Rothschild, Director, Center for History and Economics; Faculty Associate. Jeremy and Jane Knowles Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Emily Gauthier
    gauth@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 2020 Feb 18

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    “Revolution Goes East: Imperial Japan and Soviet Communism”

    Speaker:

    Tatiana Linkhoeva, Assistant Professor, Department of History, New York University.

    Moderator:

    Ian Miller, Professor of History, Department of History of Science and Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; Chair, Program in History and East Asian Languages (HEAL), Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Emma Duncan
    eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2020 Feb 18

    Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Studies

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

    "Bureaucratic Entrepreneurs, Reputations, and Shocks: A Theory of Transnational Bureaucratic Cooperation on Migration Control"

    Speaker: 

    Angie Bautista-Chavez, Executive Committee; Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Moderator:

    Frances Hagopian, Faculty Associate (on leave fall 2019). Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Jillian Scales
    jscales@fas.harvard.edu

    ... Read more about Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Studies

  • 2020 Feb 14

    Seminar in Economic History

    1:15pm to 2:45pm

    Location: 

    Littauer Center for Public Administration, North Yard, M-16

    “Andrew Jackson’s Bank War and the Panic of 1837”

    Speaker:

    Eric Hilt, Professor, Department of Economics, Wellesley College.

    Co-sponsored by the Economics Department, Harvard University.

    Contact: 

    Liz Thach
    elizabeth_thach@fas.harvard.edu

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