Past Events

  • 2019 Apr 22

    Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar

    3:45pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

    "Pathways to Modernity? The Rise of Technical Assistance Missions and the Early Days of the Digital Age in India, 1950s to 1970s"

    Speaker:

    Michael Homberg, Visiting Fellow Spring 2019, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations; Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Cologne.

    Commentator:

    Sugata Bose, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Department of History, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2019 Apr 22

    Science, Technology and Society Seminar: STS Circle at Harvard

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S050

    "Materializing Time: The Techno-Scientific Transformation of Olive Agriculture in Israel/Palestine"

    Speaker:

    Natalia Gutkowski, Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. PhD, Porter School of Environmental Studies and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

    Moderator:

    Tito Carvalho, Fellow, Program on Science, Technology and Society, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Chair:

    Sheila Jasanoff, Faculty Associate. Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Harvard Kennedy School.

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

    Contact:

    Tito Carvalho
    tito_carvalho@hks.harvard.edu
     
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  • 2019 Apr 19

    Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry and Global Mental Health

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

    TBD

    Speaker:

    Michael Puett, Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History and Anthropology, Harvard 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 18

    Conference | Weatherhead Research Cluster on Religion and Public Life in Africa and the Americas

    8:30am to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S030/S020

     

    8:30am–12:15pm, CGIS South Building, Room S030

    8:30–9:00    Welcome and opening remarks

    9:00–10:30    Panel I: Religion and State Law

    Chair: John Comaroff, Harvard University.

    Discussant: Emmanuel Akyeampong, Harvard University.

    Speakers: Peter Geschiere, University of Amsterdam.

    Susan F. Hirsch, George Mason University. 

    Adnan Zulfiqar, Rutgers University.

    10:45–12:15    Panel II: Performing Ritual Musics in Public Religion

    Chair: Kay Shelemay, Harvard University.

    Discussant: Olabode Omojola, Mount Holyoke College.

    Speakers: Steven M. Friedson, University of North Texas.

    Vicki Brennan, University of Vermont.

    Birgitta Johnson, University of South Carolina.

    1:30–5:30 pm, CGIS South Building, Belfer Case Study Room (S020)

    1:30–3:00    Panel III: Religion and Public Ethics in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Chair: Leila Ahmed, Harvard University.

    Discussant: Simeon Ilesanmi, Wake Forest University.

    Speakers: Terrence Johnson, Georgetown University.

    William Hart, Macalester College.

    Carol Wayne White, Bucknell University.

    3:00–4:30    Panel IV: Black Evangelicalism in the African Diaspora

    Chair: Marla Frederick, Harvard University.

    Discussant: Todne Thomas, Harvard University.

    Speakers: Stephen Selka, Indiana University.

    Mary Beth Swetnam Mathews, University of Mary Washington.

    Jacob Olupona, Harvard University.

    4:45–5:30    Closing Lecture

    Speaker: Tracey Hucks, Colgate University.

     

    Contact:

    Ana Inoa
    ainoa@fas.harvard.edu

  • 2019 Apr 16

    Science and Democracy Lecture

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S010

    "Imitation, Invasion, Innovation: What Really Matters in Global History of Technology"

    Speaker:

    David Edgerton, Hans Rausing Professor of the History of Science and Technology, King’s College London.

    Moderator:

    Sheila Jasanoff, Faculty Associate. Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Panelists:

    Warwick Anderson, Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Visiting Professor of Australian Studies, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University.

    Maya Jasanoff, Coolidge Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

    Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School.

    Co-sponsored by the Harvard University Center for the Environment.

    Contact:

    Harvard Science, Technology, and Society Program
    harvard.sts@gmail.com

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