Past Events

  • 2019 Apr 26

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Doris and Ted Lee Gathering Room (S030)

    "Trade and Investment in U.S.-Japan Relations"

    "Japanese Foreign Direct Investment Location in the U.S.: A Home-Country Firm Bandwagon Effect"

    Remy Magnier Watanabe, Associate Professor, University of Tsukuba; Academic Associate, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

    "Japan's Intellectual Property and International Trade"

    Naoya Okada, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; Associate, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

    "Management and Sale of Government-Owned Shares in Japanese and U.S. Financial Markets"

    Kazuhide Ishiwaka, Ministry of Finance; Associate, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

    Discussant:

    Henry Laurence, Associate Professor of Government and Asian Studies, Bowdoin College.

    Moderator:

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

    Contact:

    Jenni Ting
    wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Apr 26

    Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry and Global Mental Health

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

    "Iraqibacter: War and the Biology of History"

    Speaker:

    Omar Dewachi, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Rutgers University.

    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 Apr 26

    Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Populism/Challenges to Democracy Workshop

    9:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S153

    "Navigating a Populist World: Responses to the Global Rise of Populism"

    Presenters:

    Claire Berlinski, Freelance Journalist; Senior Fellow for Turkey, American Foreign Policy Council; Manhattan Institute Scholar.

    Erin Jenne, Professor of International Relations, Central European University, Hungary.

    Saumitra Jha, Associate Professor of Political Economy, Stanford Graduate School of Business.

    Johanna Rickne, Associate Professor in Economics, Stockholm University; Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, Yale University.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Apr 25

    CANCELLED: Middle East Seminar

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Please note: This event has been cancelled.

    "The End of Politics: Egypt Under Sisi"

    Speaker:

    Denis J. Sullivan, Director, Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies (a Carnegie Corporation Project). Professor of Political Science & International Affairs; Co-Director, Middle East Center, Northeastern University.

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

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Apr 24

    Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality Seminar

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

    Please note the change in location.

    "Prep School for Poor Kids: The Long-Run Impacts of Head Start on Human Capital and Economic Self-Sufficiency"

    Speaker:

    Martha Bailey, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Michigan.

    Contact:

    Ana Inoa
    ainoa@fas.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Apr 23

    Weatherhead Research Cluster on Regions in a Multipolar World Lecture

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building,1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

    "Regions: The Geographer`s Point of View"

    Speakers:

    Tamar Herzog, Faculty Associate. Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs; Professor, Department of History; Radcliffe Alumnae Professor, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

    Jacobo Garcia Alvarez, Professor of Human Geography, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid.

    Contact:

    Ana Inoa
    ainoa@fas.harvard.edu

    Chairs:

    Timothy J. Colton, Co-Chair, Canada Program...

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  • 2019 Apr 23

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Insider Out: Foreign-Born Women's Labor Force Participation in Japan, Sweden, and the United States"

    Speaker:

    Tristan Ivory, Assistant Professor of Black Studies and Sociology, University of Missouri.

    Moderator:

    Mary Brinton, Director, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies; Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Jenni Ting
    wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Apr 23

    Tuesday Seminar on Latin American Studies

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S030

    "The Political Origins of Mexico’s Corruption"

    Speaker:

    Viridiana Rios, PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    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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