Past Events

  • 2013 Sep 24

    Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Unpacking the Diaspora Channel: When Do Migrants Act Politically Back Home?"

    Speaker:

    Katrina Burgess, Associate Professor of Political Economy, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

    Discussant:

    Deepak Lamba-Nieves, PhD candidate, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Contact:

    Charlotte Lloyd
    charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu... Read more about Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

  • 2013 Sep 24

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "America’s Role in Making Japan’s Economic Miracle"

    Speakers:

    Yusaku Horiuchi, Associate Professor of Government, Mitsui Chair in the Study of Japan, Dartmouth College.

    Michael Beckley, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Tufts University.

    Jennifer Miller, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Dartmouth College.

    Co-sponsored by the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

    ... Read more about Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

  • 2013 Sep 24

    Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Politics

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, S050

    “Strong Constitutions: Constituent Power in Latin America”

    Speaker:

    Maxwell A. Cameron, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI), The University of British Columbia.

    Opportunity for comments and questions to follow presentation.

    Contact:

    Sophie Jampel
    sjampel@fas.harvard.edu
    617-496-1605... Read more about Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Politics

  • 2013 Sep 23

    Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Circle at Harvard

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Maxwell Dworkin, 33 Oxford Street, Room 119

    “Making Democracy in the Patent System: Comparing the Life Form Patent Battles in the US and Europe”

    Speaker:

    Shobita Parthasarathy, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan.

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

    Sandwich lunches will be provided. Please RSVP to sts@hks.harvard.edu by the Wednesday before. 

    Contacts:

    Shana Rabinowich
    shana_rabinowich@hks.harvard.edu

    Erik Aarden
    erik_aarden@hks.harvard.edu... Read more about Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Circle at Harvard

  • 2013 Sep 23

    Joint Council of Europe-Harvard University Conference

    9:30am to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East C

    “Divided by a Common Heritage: Human Rights in Europe and the United States”

    Keynote Speaker:

    Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe.

    Introductory remarks from Martha Minow, Dean of Harvard Law School.

    An all-day conference devoted to commonalities and divergences in approaches to human rights. Topics include privacy and security (in the context of cyber communications) and discrimination and equality (focusing on race). Panelists are Harvard academics and European scholars and practitioners. For more...

    Read more about Joint Council of Europe-Harvard University Conference
  • 2013 Sep 20

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "The Kennedy Legacy and US-Japan Relations"

    Speakers:

    Yukio Okamoto, Robert E. Wilhelm Fellow, Center for International Studies (CIS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology; President, Okamoto Associates, Inc.; former Special Advisor to Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and Ryutaro Hashimoto.

    Jennifer Lind, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College.

    Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University.

    Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

    ... Read more about Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

  • 2013 Sep 20

    Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry and Global Mental Health

    10:00am to 11:45am

    Location: 

    William James Hall, R1550

    "The Lancet and University College London Commission on Culture and Health: Old and New Horizons"

    Speaker:

    David Napier, Director of the Science, Medicine and Society Network; Professor of Medical Anthropology, University College London.

    Contact:

    Seth Donal Hannah
    seth_hannah@hms.harvard.edu
    617-432-0715... Read more about Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry and Global Mental Health

  • 2013 Sep 19

    Open House for Undergraduates

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    1737 Cambridge Street, Knafel Building, Fisher Family Commons, 1st floor

    The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs warmly welcomes Students of Harvard College to join us for our annual Open House for Undergraduates.

    Learn about Weatherhead Center programs and opportunities for undergraduates including: summer travel grants for thesis research and J-term research/travel, thesis workshops, seminars on international topics, IRC-WCFIA events, and grants for student groups. Meet the Weatherhead Center’s faculty, Fellows, staff, IRC members, graduate students, and visiting scholars.

    Refreshments will be served!

    Contact

    Clare Putnam, Program Coordinator, Student Programs and Fellowships.
    cputnam@wcfia.harvard.edu
    p: (617) 495-9899

  • 2013 Sep 19

    Joint seminar with the Middle East Seminar and the Transatlantic Relations Seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    “The Conflict in Syria: Its Regional and International Implications”

    Speaker:

    Souad Mekhennet, Associate, Program on Transatlantic Relations. Reporter, Columnist, New York Times, Der Spiegel, ZDF.

    Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Future of Diplomacy Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Contact:

    Ann Townes
    atownes@wcfia.harvard.edu

    ... Read more about Joint seminar with the Middle East Seminar and the Transatlantic Relations Seminar

  • 2013 Sep 18

    Harvard International and Global History Seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, S050

    Panel: "The Collapse of Communism in Europe: New Perspectives" (25th anniversary of 1989)

    Speakers:

    Serhii Plokhii, Faculty Associate. Mykhailo Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian History, Department of History, Harvard University; Director, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University.

    Mary E. Sarotte, Visiting Professor, Department of Government and Department of History, Harvard University. Professor of History and International Relations, University of Southern California.

    Respondents:

    Charles S. Maier, Senior Adviser; Faculty Associate. Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

    Terry Martin, Faculty Associate. George F. Baker III Professor of Russian Studies, Department of History; Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Dzavid Dzanic
    dzanic@fas.harvard.edu... Read more about Harvard International and Global History Seminar

Pages