Past Events

  • 2020 Jun 18

    Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations Webinar (via Zoom)

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    “A Conversation on Tulsa and the Long History of Dispossession of African-Americans: What We Don’t Know”

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

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    Opening Remarks: 

    Malcolm Jenkins, Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Founder, Malcolm Jenkins Foundation. Safety, New Orleans Saints.

    Academic Panel:

    Elizabeth Hinton, Associate Professor, Departments of History and African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

    David J. Harris, Managing Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice, Harvard Law School.

    Nathan Nunn, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Frederic E. Abbe Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

    Heather Ann ThompsonCollegiate Professor, Departments of History and Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan.

    Local Voices:

    Caleb Gayle, Tulsa-raised journalist.

    Damario Solomon-Simmons, Tulsa attorney, leader in effort for reparations.

    Dr. Tiffany Crutcher, from a family of long-time Tulsa residents.

    Sports Professionals' Panel

    TBD

    Conveners:

    Stephen Ortega, Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Associate Professor, Department of History, Simmons College.

    Lisa McGirr, Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

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  • 2020 Jun 17

    Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) (via Zoom)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Covid-19, the WHO, and International Society"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advanced registration required)

    Panelists:

    Heidi TworekAssistant Professor, Department of History, University of British Columbia.

    Nitsan ChorevHarmon Family Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs, Department of Sociology; Director, Graduate Program in Development, Brown University.

    Sanjoy BhattacharyaProfessor in the History of Medicine, Department of History; Director, Centre for Global Health Histories, University of York. Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Health Histories.

    Thomas ZimmerProfessor, Department of Contemporary History, University of Freiburg.

    Contact:

    Joshua Mejia
    joshua_mejia@fas.harvard.edu

    Remote Access Information:

    Advanced registration is required. To obtain the link to the meeting, please register at https://forms.gle/KreuR4Pp9YRhgc1B9

    The link will be emailed to the address you provide about 24 hours prior to the event.

  • 2020 Jun 10

    POSTPONED: Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) (via Zoom)

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Covid-19, the WHO, and International Society"

    NOTE: This event has been postponed to the same time next week in solidarity with the call to #ShutDownAcademia.

    Attend this event via Zoom (advanced registration required)

    Panelists:

    Heidi Tworek, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of British Columbia.

    Nitsan Chorev, Harmon Family Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs, Department of Sociology; Director, Graduate Program in Development, Brown University.

    Sanjoy Bhattacharya, Professor in the History of Medicine, Department of History; Director, Centre for Global Health Histories, University of York. Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Health Histories.

    Thomas Zimmer, Professor, Department of Contemporary History, University of Freiburg.

    Remote Access Information:

    Advanced registration is required. To obtain the link to the meeting, please register at https://forms.gle/KreuR4Pp9YRhgc1B9

    The link will be emailed to the address you provide about 24 hours prior to the event.

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  • 2020 May 22

    Friday Morning Seminar (via Zoom)

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "COVID19 in Italy, Brazil, and Native populations in North and South America"

    Attend this event via Zoom

    Speakers:

    Maria de Lourdes Alcantara, Professor, Medical Faculty, University of Sao Paulo-FMUSP. Head, Support Group for Indigenous Youth. Consultant for IWGIA International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs, UNICEF, and the United Nations Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues.

    Michael M.J. Fischer, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities; Professor of Anthropology and Science and Technology Studies, MIT. Lecturer, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

    Joseph P. Gone, Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University. Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Faculty Director, Harvard University Native American Program. President Elect, Society of Indian Psychologists.

    Virginia Moreira, Professor of Anthropology, Universidade de Fortaleza.

    Mariella Pandolfi, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Montreal. Co-chair and founder, GRIMH research group on military and humanitarian interventions.

    Contact:

    Sadeq Rahimi
    Sadeq_Rahimi@hms.harvard.edu

    Co-sponsored by the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

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  • 2020 May 08

    Friday Morning Seminar (via Zoom)

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Clinical, Cultural and Political features of COVID19 in Iran, Turkey and UAE"

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    Speakers:

    Orkideh Behrouzan, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

    Andrea Chiovenda, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Zayed University.

    Melissa Kerr Chiovenda, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Zayed University.

    Saime Ozcurumez, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration; Associate Dean, Faculty of Administrative, Economics and Social Sciences, Bilkent University.

    Contact:

    Sadeq Rahimi
    Sadeq_Rahimi@hms.harvard.edu

    Co-sponsored by the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

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  • 2020 May 05

    Political Violence Workshop (via Zoom)

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "How Criminal Organizations Expand to Strong States: Migrants' Exploitation and Vote Buying in Northern Italy"

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    Speaker:

    Gemma Dipoppa, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania; Visiting Student, Harvard University. 

    Contact:

    Manuel Meléndez-Sánchez
    mmelend@g.harvard.edu

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  • 2020 Apr 30

    Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) Fellows Presentation (via Zoom)

    1:30pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Little Africa and the Tulsa Massacre: Discovering the Historical Legacy"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speaker:

    Malcolm Jenkins, Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Founder, Malcolm Jenkins Foundation.

    Contact:

    Jessica Barnard
    jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

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  • 2020 Apr 29

    Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) (via Zoom)

    3:45pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    "Sentiments and Strategies: Forging Asian-African Solidarity, 1963-1974"

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    Speaker: 

    Ruodi Duan, Doctoral Candidate, Stephen A. Walsh History Prize Instructor, Department of History, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    Marino Auffant
    mauffant@g.harvard.edu

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  • 2020 Apr 28

    CANCELLED: Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Japan and ESG Investment: The Road Ahead"

    PLEASE NOTE: This 4/28 event has been cancelled.

    Speaker:

    Keiko Honda, CEO and Executive Vice President (2013-19), Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), World Bank Group; Adjunct Professor and Adjunct Senior Research Scholar, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University.

    Moderator:

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

    Contact:

    Emma Duncan
    eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu    

  • 2020 Apr 28

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

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    Associates' Panel: "Environmental and Economic Imperatives of Advanced Capitalism"

    Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

    Speakers:

    "Japan's Renewable Energy Policy Changes from 1970s to 2011"

    Rie Watanabe, Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Associate Professor, School of International Politics, Economics and Communications, Aoyama Gakuin University.

    "International Cooperation to Reduce Marine Plastic Waste"

    Kuniaki Iwatani, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Deputy Director, Material Industries Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Government of Japan.

    "Regional Financial Institutions and Local Economic Revitalization in Japan" 

    Kenji Haramura, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Director, Office of Liaison and Financial Inspection of the Local Finance Bureaus, Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan.

    Discussant:

    William Grimes, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies; Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University.

    Moderator: 

    Christina Davis, Director, 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

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